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Can Design of Wearable Technology Impact Health? 9-year-old Co-Authors Research Paper, Published in Medical Journal

Can Design of Wearable Technology Impact Health? 9-year-old Co-Authors Research Paper, Published in Medical Journal

Jul. 18, 2017

Chris Thurston lives a pretty typical life for a 9-year-old; except that he just co-authored research for a medical journal, and he self-manages Type 1 Diabetes in nearly every moment of his life. Vic...

Banishing Intrusive Thoughts: New Research Can Help Those with OCD

Banishing Intrusive Thoughts: New Research Can Help Those with OCD

Jul. 06, 2017

How can you let go of intrusive thoughts if you have OCD? That is the question Brooke Smith, a graduate research assistant in the psychology department, is attempting to answer....

Getting Down to Business: Sound Beginnings Program Reunites for Summer Fun

Getting Down to Business: Sound Beginnings Program Reunites for Summer Fun

Jun. 29, 2017

The Sound Beginnings program at USU, part of the Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education department, recently hosted its annual summer camp on the Logan campus. The three-day camp, now in its ninth...

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....

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...

Creating a Win: Connecting Local Employers to Clients with Disabilities

Creating a Win: Connecting Local Employers to Clients with Disabilities

Jan. 01, 2017

It's the paycheck that Ryan loves talking about the most. Normally, wages are not a conversational topic in the workplace, but no one in this office seems to mind. For Ryan, the paystub is a source of...

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