Erin Beeghly, assistant professor of philosophy, was the only scholar in Utah to receive a fellowship. With the $35,000 grant, she’ll research and write a book-length study on the problem of stereotyping.
Strong community, resilient history and vibrant traditions are key elements of the Pacific Islands culture. These same elements are the foundation of a Pacific Islands Studies initiative at the University of Utah—and a new $600,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will allow major acceleration of this effort.
Kent Alan Ono, professor of Communication at the University of Utah and second vice president of the National Communication Association, recently received NCA’s 2018 Douglas W. Ehninger Distinguished Rhetorical Scholar Award.
The Western History Association's Autry Public History Prize was recently awarded to Travis Ross, doctoral student in the Department of History at the U, and his associates for an exhibit titled, "Utah Drawn: An Exhibition of Rare Maps.”
Doctoral alum José Ángel Maldonado’s dissertation, "Diana’s Confession: Precarious Rhetoric in Post-NAFTA Mexico," has been named the recipient of the Rhetoric Society of America’s Dissertation Award for 2018.