College of Social and Behavioral Science

SSAC: Sociology Student Advisory Committee

Department of Sociology

SSAC is a group of sociology students that promotes academic and social activities; encourages collaboration with other student organization; provide service opportunities; performs and facilitates faculty retention, promotion, and tenure; facilitates the course evaluation process; and builds community at the University.

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Psi Chi National Honor Society

Department of Psychology

The purpose of Psi Chi is to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology.

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APSA: American Political Science Association

Department of Political Science

APSA is the leading professional organization for the study of political science. With a range of programs and services for individuals, departments and institutions, APSA brings together political scientists from all fields of inquiry, regions, and occupational endeavors in order to expand awareness and understanding of politics.

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Political Science Organizations and Associations

Department of Political Science

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Political Science Honor Societies

Department of Political Science

Leadership opportunities are available in the two political science honors societies, Pi Alpha Alpha and Pi Sigma Alpha.

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DIGIT Lab

Department of Geography

The computing facilities at the DIGIT Lab provide instructional support for courses in the science and application of GIS, remote sensing, and spatial data analysis. In addition, the DIGIT Lab offers 2-day workshops providing the basic tools to utilize ArcGIS. The DIGIT Lab also supports faculty research in the Department of Geography as well as […]

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Center for Natural and Technological Hazards

Department of Geography

The mission of the Center for Natural and Technological Hazards is to develop and implement a research, educational and outreach program focused on natural and human-induced hazards. Goals include include promoting and conducting research on hazard mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery with an emphasis on the use of geographic information science and related technologies as […]

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The RED (Records of Environment and Disturbance) Lab

Department of Geography

Research in the RED Lab focuses on reconstructions of past environments with a strong focus on studies that contain possible management applications. These projects include reconstructions of fire and vegetation regimes from ecologically sensitive areas, studying past insect outbreaks in the mountain west, restoration and preservation of water resources, and human paleoecology (specifically focused on […]

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URSA: Utah Remote Sensing Applications Lab

Department of Geography

Remote sensing is the science of acquiring information about a place or a process without direct physical contact. Remote sensing can be used to make a wide variety of biophysical measurements, from fuels and fire danger to mapping wetlands in Uganda.

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Costa Rica Program

Department of Environmental Studies

This study abroad program immerses students in an international perspective on sustainable infrastructure and development, allowing them to gain insight from practicing infrastructure design and management. Students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge to create innovative solutions to infrastructure sustainability challenges faced nationally and abroad.

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