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Racing Toward the Future: USU STARS GEAR UP Race Their Own Electric Cars

Racing Toward the Future: USU STARS GEAR UP Race Their Own Electric Cars

Jun. 12, 2017

Students from 19 Utah schools gathered in Tooele recently to race small electric vehicles as a part of UUS's Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP). The go-kart siz...

Sharing Our Appreciation: Dean Foley Provides Lunch for Construction Workers

Sharing Our Appreciation: Dean Foley Provides Lunch for Construction Workers

Jun. 06, 2017

Construction workers don't usually receive this much appreciation. Crews and contractors working on the new Sorenson Legacy Center for Clinical Excellence were recently treated to a lunch by Beth Fole...

ITLS Doctoral Students 'Hack the Garden'

ITLS Doctoral Students 'Hack the Garden'

Jun. 01, 2017

Not everyone who tries to plant a garden has the proverbial 'green thumb,' which is why a group of doctoral students in the ITLS program at Utah State developed a prototype indoor gardening system. Co...

I Dare You to Dream: USU Partners with NASA and Sen. Orrin Hatch for Live Feed from Space

I Dare You to Dream: USU Partners with NASA and Sen. Orrin Hatch for Live Feed from Space

May. 22, 2017

Utah State University's GEAR UP program and Space Dynamics Laboratory partnered with U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch and NASA to provide a live conversation between astronauts currently aboard the Internatio...

Excellence in Teaching: National Award for CEHS Professor

Excellence in Teaching: National Award for CEHS Professor

May. 16, 2017

An innovative teaching method is bringing increased attention to Dr. Courtney Stewart, an assistant professor in the School of Teacher Education and Leadership. Stewart was recently recognized with th...

Breaking Barriers in Communication: New Research Could Improve Communication for Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

Breaking Barriers in Communication: New Research Could Improve Communication for Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

May. 11, 2017

Dr. Stephanie Borrie, an assistant professor of speech-language pathology, has been awarded a $300,000 National Institute of Health grant to study “conversational entrainment.” This study could le...

CEHS Lifetime Achievement Award: Awarded to Stew and Vicki Morrill

CEHS Lifetime Achievement Award: Awarded to Stew and Vicki Morrill

Apr. 27, 2017

The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services Lifetime Achievement Award is given to those who have provided an outstanding contribution towards education and human services. Stew and ...

ITLS Professor Gets CWG Grant

ITLS Professor Gets CWG Grant

Apr. 24, 2017

Dr. Jody Clarke-Midura, an Assistant Professor from Instructional Technologies and Learning Sciences (ITLS) Department, was awarded a grant from the Center for Women and Gender (CWG) at USU in April 2...

Moving to the Music

Moving to the Music

Apr. 10, 2017

Children at USU laboratory schools were pleased to receive a visit from one of the top elementary music educators in the country this week. Dr. Wendy Valerio, a professor of music education at the Uni...

KHS Helps Students GEAR UP

KHS Helps Students GEAR UP

Apr. 03, 2017

Faculty members from the Kinesiology and Health Science Department at USU recently hosted a group of high school students from Wendover, Nevada....

How Do Our Brains Perceive Time? The Answer Could Cure Diseases of the Brain

How Do Our Brains Perceive Time? The Answer Could Cure Diseases of the Brain

Feb. 28, 2017

Catalin "Cat" Buhusi has spent his career asking deeper questions about how one's brain perceives the passage of time. For Dr. Buhusi, scientifically and literally, "time is money," and he studies why...

Can Teaching Math Be Fun? Beth MacDonald: Teacher of the Year

Can Teaching Math Be Fun? Beth MacDonald: Teacher of the Year

Feb. 21, 2017

Dr. Beth MacDonald is giving an important gift to the world: exceptional math teachers. Our society needs mathematicians who are both creative and technical, and Dr. MacDonald trains educators to resp...

Traditions of Learning: Connecting Native American Heritage to STEM

Traditions of Learning: Connecting Native American Heritage to STEM

Feb. 13, 2017

Two Utah State researchers are taking a unique approach to "makerspaces" to improve STEM education in the Native American community. One important goal is to help the students realize that "STEM prof...

Returning the Favor: Helping Our Homeless Veterans

Returning the Favor: Helping Our Homeless Veterans

Feb. 06, 2017

Dr. Jamison Fargo has committed much of his time, energy and passion towards alleviating homelessness among military veterans. Fargo is a professor in the Department of Psychology in the Emma Eccles J...

Representative of Queen Elizabeth visits CEHS

Representative of Queen Elizabeth visits CEHS

Jan. 30, 2017

USU was recently pleased to receive a visit from the Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Ontario Canada's Lieutenant Governor. In this position, Ms. Dowdeswell is a representative of Queen Elizabeth II, who is...

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