Joe Crum is a paradox. A kid from a small Wyoming town who earned high school first-team all-conference honors in football, basketball, and track, but who doesn’t consider himself a “natural” athlete. The “little Crum” next to older brother Gary who playe...
"True resilience, whether in a person, a community, or a nation requires a belief and a faith in something better and the confidence and capacity to make it happen." - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to graduates and guests at USU Commencement
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From his start in a village with no electricity, running water, or school, through boarding school, challenging years earning graduate degrees in food science, and then building a multinational company, USU alumnus Ram Chaudhari has given his best efforts and believed that "...unless you try something, you don't know how good you will be."
The late Colonel Robert A. Adams (U.S. Army Retired) rode horses while working his family’s ranch well before he flew airplanes in Vietnam or during his long career with Western and Delta airlines. Veterans and others are now able to participate in therapies with horses at the Robert A. Adams Equine-Human Science Arena.
Work is underway to transition USU's 11-year-old program in veterinary medicine to a four-year, doctor of veterinary medicine degree-granting college, opening more opportunities for future veterinarians.
It's tempting to say that great teaching is just part of Chad Warnick's DNA. After all, being honored as Utah's 2023 Teacher of the Year came 32 years after his father won the same award. But the award is the result of 17 years of investing his skills to educate teens in Millard County.
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Additive manufacturing (a.k.a. 3D printing) students are getting hands-on laboratory and industry experience via a collaboration between USU Eastern in Price and local company Merit 3D.
New opportunities for collaboration and cooperation will come with USU's new agreement with Fort Valley State University, a land-grant and historically black university in Georgia.
A team of USU food science students conquered three very different national product development competitions with two wins and a third-place finish last year. Someday, maybe MOBA Boba, Crocos, or Saurus Snacks will be available near you.
USU’s Janet Quinney Lawson Institute for Land, Water, and Air released its second report to Utah’s governor and policymakers in late 2022. The institute is interdisciplinary and seeks to bring USU researchers focused on Utah’s natural resource challenges together with state, county, and city governments.