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Past Issue Articles

Fall 2017

The Reindeer Express

The Reindeer Express

Isaac Bott, a veterinarian in Springville, Utah, and a Utah State University alumnus, is a leading authority on reindeer health.

Frøya Honors a Native Son

Frøya Honors a Native Son

A statue of John A. Widtsoe now stands in Froya, Norway, in hope of inspiring others to pursue careers in science.


Dietetics Students Visit Greece

USU dietetics students traveled to the island of Crete to learn about local foodways and healthy lifestyles.

Doc McKinnon

Human Health in the Lab and on the Farm

Recognized for his work as an outstanding large animal veterinarian, he has been coined with the name Doc.

Educator Award

USU Professor Wins Outstanding Educator Award

Brian Warnick, professor and CAAS associate dean, recieved an award recognizing his outstanding teaching and commitment to agricultural education

Ability Center

USU Students Create Award-winning Plan for Ranch and Ability Center

USU students created a plan to convert the Hinckley Ranch into an ability and equine therapy center.

Life on a Limb

Life Out on a Limb

Known for being president of The American Society for Horticultural Science and columnist for "The American Fruit Grower" for 25 years, Larsen was sought out by people in Japan, Italy and China for his expertise.

Silvana Martini

The Last Word with Silvana Martini

As a food scientist, I find chocolate to be a fascinating material. Chocolate products that we consume today are very different from those that the Olmecs, Mayans, and Aztecs prepared thousands of years ago.

Spring 2017

Vineyards in Dameron Valley

Vineyards in Dammeron Valley?

Mark and Mary Bold have family and emotional ties to the area and are investing their money, labor and energy in the belief that the special qualities of southern Utah can become part of a new grape-growing region.

On Collaboration and Creativity

On Collaboration and Creativity

Founded 15 years ago, the LAEP Alumni Board sought to define its mission.

Almnus Helps Students

Almnus Helps Students Succeed at Real Estate Competition

Kurt Altvater, now a senior vice president of CBRE Capital Markets decided the competition would be the perfect opportunity for current students at USU.

Utah Agriculture

Utah Agriculture Products BBQ

Come enjoy Utah beef, lamb, pork, turkey, dairy, products, onion rings, corn, and salad prior to USU vs. CSU.

Day in the life of Caas

Day in the Life of CAAS

Days begin early and finish late in our College. If you account for students who are studying abroad and faculty who collaborate with researchers around the world, the sun never really sets on CAAS.

Doc McKinnon

Doc McKinnon Still on the Job

Recognized for his work as an outstanding large animal veterinarian, he has been coined with the name Doc.


Winner of National Welder Competition is CAAS Student at USU Eastern

After four days of nonstop welding, Chandler Vincent was named the USA WorldSkills welding champion, a feat never achieved by anyone from USU Eastern.

Governor's Medals

Governor's Medals for Science and Technology

Debra Spielmaker, John Morrey, and Terry Messmer are among the 2017 recipients of the Governor’s Medal.