Society & Environment blog

  • OSR Offers Financial Help for Projects

    September 7, 2017

    Truman’s  Office of Student Research will be accepting Grants-In-Aid-of-Scholarship and Research (GIASR) applications for research and creative scholarship to be conducted during the fall 2017 semester.  All disciplines are invited to participate. The purpose of these grants is to promote a culture of research and scholarship at Truman while providing flexibility to accommodate different research […]

  • Research Project Explores the Power of Words

    June 21, 2016

    For her first large-scale research project, Truman student Allison Kelly aimed high. She chose to study linguistic relativity – or the cognitive impact of language structure on society. “By understanding how language relates to worldview, one can better understand people and can better relate to them,” said Kelly. Kelly, a junior anthropology and justice systems […]

  • New Book on Hopi History

    February 5, 2016

    A new book on Hopi history, “Moquis and Kastiilam: Hopis, Spaniards, and the Trauma of History, Volume I, 1540–1679,” co-edited by Anton Daughters and six other scholars, is in print! This volume, the first in a two-part series published by The University of Arizona Press, covers the history and culture of the Hopi from 1540 […]