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Record breaking scorching temperatures affecting Utah into September this year are the undeniable effects of excess atmospheric carbon. Locking carbon into soils is the main driver of a recently announced five-year, $15 million research project.
USU Soil & Plant Scientists Part of $15M Project to Study Carbon Farming

USU Soil & Plant Scientists Part of $15M Project to Study Carbon Farming

Record breaking scorching temperatures affecting Utah into September this year are the undeniable effects of excess atmospheric carbon. Locking carbon into soils is the main driver of a recently announced five-year, $15 million research project.

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Seven Utah State University’s College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences faculty members were honored by the 2022 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture at the organization’s annual conference.
USU Professors Awarded 2022 NACTA Educator Honors

USU Professors Awarded 2022 NACTA Educator Honors

Seven Utah State University’s College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences faculty members were honored by the 2022 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture at the organization’s annual conference.

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Producers in Utah will benefit from veterinary doctorate graduates opening and joining veterinary practices in the state, following internships and networking with area professionals.
UTAH STATE’S NEWLY ANNOUNCED FOUR-YEAR VET PROGRAM WILL BENEFIT PRODUCERS

UTAH STATE’S NEWLY ANNOUNCED FOUR-YEAR VET PROGRAM WILL BENEFIT PRODUCERS

Producers in Utah will benefit from veterinary doctorate graduates opening and joining veterinary practices in the state, following internships and networking with area professionals.

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The American Society of Horticulture Science recognized worldwide as a leading organization for horticulture science and technology, recently honored PSC Assistant Professor Youping Sun with its Early Career Achievement Award.
USU Professor Honored for Research, Sustainable Landscape Horticulture Program

USU Professor Honored for Research, Sustainable Landscape Horticulture Program

The American Society of Horticulture Science recognized worldwide as a leading organization for horticulture science and technology, recently honored PSC Assistant Professor Youping Sun with its Early Career Achievement Award.

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Ryan Bake, an agricultural economics student at Utah State University and member of the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences Council, was selected to be a delegate at the Western Governors’ Association conference this summer.
USU Agricultural Economics Student Represents State of Utah at Western Governors' Association Conference

USU Agricultural Economics Student Represents State of Utah at Western Governors' Association Conference

Ryan Bake, an agricultural economics student at Utah State University and member of the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences Council, was selected to be a delegate at the Western Governors’ Association conference this summer.

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Working with the Utah Nursing Assistant Registry, USU developed a six-week industry-based CNA course for family member caregivers and uncertified nursing assistants to help relieve shortages. The program began in August and offers open enrollment.
New USU CNA Program Targets Nursing Shortages in the Four Corners Region

New USU CNA Program Targets Nursing Shortages in the Four Corners Region

Working with the Utah Nursing Assistant Registry, USU developed a six-week industry-based CNA course for family member caregivers and uncertified nursing assistants to help relieve shortages. The program began in August and offers open enrollment.

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Utah’s winters are getting warmer according to Utah State University professor Robert Davies who said in a February report that particularly in lower and mid elevations snowpack has declined over the last 40 years.
Utah Climate Center says Utah’s water patterns are changing

Utah Climate Center says Utah’s water patterns are changing

Utah’s winters are getting warmer according to Utah State University professor Robert Davies who said in a February report that particularly in lower and mid elevations snowpack has declined over the last 40 years.

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This summer, NDFS grad students conquered three national product development competitions, securing two first-place wins in contests sponsored by Ocean Spray and the National Dairy Council, and a third-place award in the Institute of Food Technologists co
Recipes for Success: USU Food Science Students Develop Award-Winning Products

Recipes for Success: USU Food Science Students Develop Award-Winning Products

This summer, NDFS grad students conquered three national product development competitions, securing two first-place wins in contests sponsored by Ocean Spray and the National Dairy Council, and a third-place award in the Institute of Food Technologists co...

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LAEP Alumna Allysia Angus, M.L.A, '99, has cared for the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument for more than two decades in her role as a landscape architect for the Bureau of Land Management in Utah.
Managing for the Public and the Land

Managing for the Public and the Land

LAEP Alumna Allysia Angus, M.L.A, '99, has cared for the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument for more than two decades in her role as a landscape architect for the Bureau of Land Management in Utah.

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When a USU grad student needed to analyze an unusual Indigenous pouch without damaging it, the College of Veterinary Medicine gladly lent expertise and an X-ray machine.
USU Anthropology Student, Vet Med Faculty Identify Object in Centuries-Old Indigenous Pouch

USU Anthropology Student, Vet Med Faculty Identify Object in Centuries-Old Indigenous Pouch

When a USU grad student needed to analyze an unusual Indigenous pouch without damaging it, the College of Veterinary Medicine gladly lent expertise and an X-ray machine.

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Greg Cuomo has joined USU as the new associate dean of research and graduate Student Services in the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences. He has served as an administrator at the University of Minnesota for more than 20 years.
Greg Cuomo Ready to Tend the Beehive as CAAS Associate Dean of Research

Greg Cuomo Ready to Tend the Beehive as CAAS Associate Dean of Research

Greg Cuomo has joined USU as the new associate dean of research and graduate Student Services in the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences. He has served as an administrator at the University of Minnesota for more than 20 years.

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As Utah’s third driest year in the past 128 years of records persists, Utah State University’s Utah Climate Center continues to provide climate services and drought data to state professionals.
Drought Monitoring: USU's Utah Climate Center Continues to Support State With Data During Drought

Drought Monitoring: USU's Utah Climate Center Continues to Support State With Data During Drought

As Utah’s third driest year in the past 128 years of records persists, Utah State University’s Utah Climate Center continues to provide climate services and drought data to state professionals.

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Reed Ernstrom, son of Professor C. Anthon Ernstrom, recalls growing up around the Nutrition and Food Scientist pioneer and Aggie Ice Cream memories from his childhood, college years, and adulthood.
Reed Ernstrom: 57 Years of Sweet Aggie Ice Cream Memories

Reed Ernstrom: 57 Years of Sweet Aggie Ice Cream Memories

Reed Ernstrom, son of Professor C. Anthon Ernstrom, recalls growing up around the Nutrition and Food Scientist pioneer and Aggie Ice Cream memories from his childhood, college years, and adulthood.

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The new Utah State University College of Veterinary Medicine is officially USU’s ninth college after receiving required approvals from university and state higher education governing groups. Leading the new college as interim dean is Dirk Vanderwall.
USU College of Veterinary Medicine Approved, Leadership Appointed, and Architect Selected

USU College of Veterinary Medicine Approved, Leadership Appointed, and Architect Selected

The new Utah State University College of Veterinary Medicine is officially USU’s ninth college after receiving required approvals from university and state higher education governing groups. Leading the new college as interim dean is Dirk Vanderwall.

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Students in the School of Veterinary Medicine can look forward to a new face in front of the classroom this fall. Dr. Carmen Lau is a licensed veterinarian boarded in anatomic pathology with a PhD in biomedical sciences.
Faculty Profile: Dr. Carmen Lau

Faculty Profile: Dr. Carmen Lau

Students in the School of Veterinary Medicine can look forward to a new face in front of the classroom this fall. Dr. Carmen Lau is a licensed veterinarian boarded in anatomic pathology with a PhD in biomedical sciences.

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The School of Veterinary Medicine's Class of 2022 selected Dr. Tom Baldwin for the Best Pre-Clinical Teaching Award. Baldwin is director of the Utah Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, a cooperative effort between USU and the Utah Department of Agriculture
Tom Baldwin Receives 6th Award for Teaching Vet Med Students How to Find What Matters

Tom Baldwin Receives 6th Award for Teaching Vet Med Students How to Find What Matters

The School of Veterinary Medicine's Class of 2022 selected Dr. Tom Baldwin for the Best Pre-Clinical Teaching Award. Baldwin is director of the Utah Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, a cooperative effort between USU and the Utah Department of Agriculture ...

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Professor Rebecca Lawver, head of Utah State University’s Department Head of Applied Sciences, Technology, and Education, has been elected president of the American Association for Agricultural Education (AAAE), and will lead the organization through May
USU Faculty Members Honored by and Leading the AAAE

USU Faculty Members Honored by and Leading the AAAE

Professor Rebecca Lawver, head of Utah State University’s Department Head of Applied Sciences, Technology, and Education, has been elected president of the American Association for Agricultural Education (AAAE), and will lead the organization through May ...

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On July 18, National Ice Cream Day, Unbottled will donate 100 cents to the USU Student Nutrition Access Center (SNAC) for every cone sold. SNAC will use the money to purchase milk from Gossner Foods, a difficult item to procure for the food pantry.
Aggie Ice Cream, Dairy Farmers Partner for Ice Cream Day Fundraiser

Aggie Ice Cream, Dairy Farmers Partner for Ice Cream Day Fundraiser

On July 18, National Ice Cream Day, Unbottled will donate 100 cents to the USU Student Nutrition Access Center (SNAC) for every cone sold. SNAC will use the money to purchase milk from Gossner Foods, a difficult item to procure for the food pantry.

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The National Dairy Council announced a team comprised of USU students Nathan Pougher, Melissa Marsh, Chandler Stafford and Mackenzie Taylor as the winner of the NDC’s New Product Competition for their product, a 92% dairy energy drink called Moba Boba.
Energy drink created by Utah State students wins NDC competition

Energy drink created by Utah State students wins NDC competition

The National Dairy Council announced a team comprised of USU students Nathan Pougher, Melissa Marsh, Chandler Stafford and Mackenzie Taylor as the winner of the NDC’s New Product Competition for their product, a 92% dairy energy drink called Moba Boba.

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Master of public health nutrition student Anna Cheal worked with the nonprofit Proyecto Florecer to help women in Colombia improve nutrition for themselves and their families through education and planning for the organization's community kitchen.
USU Master of Public Health Student Helps Colombian Women Through Healthy Food

USU Master of Public Health Student Helps Colombian Women Through Healthy Food

Master of public health nutrition student Anna Cheal worked with the nonprofit Proyecto Florecer to help women in Colombia improve nutrition for themselves and their families through education and planning for the organization's community kitchen.

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A team of five USU students, Braden Kunzler, Ryan Ritchie, Josh Carling, Frank Mattiaccio, and Trace Hadley, attended and competed in the 2022 Aerospace Maintenance Competition in Dallas where they took second place in the electrical wiring and antenna tr
USU Aviation Students Demonstrate their Skills at Aerospace Maintenance Competition

USU Aviation Students Demonstrate their Skills at Aerospace Maintenance Competition

A team of five USU students, Braden Kunzler, Ryan Ritchie, Josh Carling, Frank Mattiaccio, and Trace Hadley, attended and competed in the 2022 Aerospace Maintenance Competition in Dallas where they took second place in the electrical wiring and antenna tr...

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Funeral plans for Blake Shumway and Michael Carpenter, the Utah State University flight instructor and student who died in a plane crash on Friday, June 24, have been announced by their families.
Funerals Announced for USU Flight Instructor and Student

Funerals Announced for USU Flight Instructor and Student

Funeral plans for Blake Shumway and Michael Carpenter, the Utah State University flight instructor and student who died in a plane crash on Friday, June 24, have been announced by their families.

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To commemorate 100 years of Aggie Ice Cream, an event was held on Tuesday celebrating the creamery’s century-long legacy and its impact on the community.
Aggie Ice Cream Day’ celebrates 100 years of business for USU-based creamery

Aggie Ice Cream Day’ celebrates 100 years of business for USU-based creamery

To commemorate 100 years of Aggie Ice Cream, an event was held on Tuesday celebrating the creamery’s century-long legacy and its impact on the community.

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Ken White can pinpoint one thing that unites everyone who ever attended Utah State University over the past century. No, it's not True Aggie Night. It's Aggie Ice Cream, a university program and brand that's still churning out delicious ice-cold desserts
'It's a legacy': How Aggie Ice Cream became a USU and Utah institution over the past 100 years

'It's a legacy': How Aggie Ice Cream became a USU and Utah institution over the past 100 years

Ken White can pinpoint one thing that unites everyone who ever attended Utah State University over the past century. No, it's not True Aggie Night. It's Aggie Ice Cream, a university program and brand that's still churning out delicious ice-cold desserts ...

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It’s the first day of summer, and KSL TV’s Casey Scott took Chopper 5 to Logan to get some Aggie ice cream. Tuesday was declared Aggie Ice Cream Day in February by Gov. Spencer Cox.
Celebrating Aggie Ice Cream Day to kick off summer 2022

Celebrating Aggie Ice Cream Day to kick off summer 2022

It’s the first day of summer, and KSL TV’s Casey Scott took Chopper 5 to Logan to get some Aggie ice cream. Tuesday was declared Aggie Ice Cream Day in February by Gov. Spencer Cox.

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Not only is Tuesday the first day of summer, but it's also Aggie Ice Cream Day — officially sanctioned by the State of Utah when Gov. Spencer Cox, an alumnus of Utah State University, signed an official declaration earlier this year that designated June 2
Utah's official 'Aggie Ice Cream Day' celebrates 100 years of USU-produced sweet treats

Utah's official 'Aggie Ice Cream Day' celebrates 100 years of USU-produced sweet treats

Not only is Tuesday the first day of summer, but it's also Aggie Ice Cream Day — officially sanctioned by the State of Utah when Gov. Spencer Cox, an alumnus of Utah State University, signed an official declaration earlier this year that designated June 2...

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The first day of summer, recently recognized as Aggie Ice Cream Day, was celebrated at the doors of the Aggie Creamery on Tuesday commemorating 100 years of the locally produced product.
Aggie Ice Cream Day celebrated at iconic USU creamery

Aggie Ice Cream Day celebrated at iconic USU creamery

The first day of summer, recently recognized as Aggie Ice Cream Day, was celebrated at the doors of the Aggie Creamery on Tuesday commemorating 100 years of the locally produced product.

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The 100 year tradition of Aggie Ice Cream made on the USU campus by staff and students of the Food Science program continues today. Our newly renovated ice cream parlor is still a place where young and old can meet to enjoy a cold, sweet taste of history.
100 Years of Cow to Cone

100 Years of Cow to Cone

The 100 year tradition of Aggie Ice Cream made on the USU campus by staff and students of the Food Science program continues today. Our newly renovated ice cream parlor is still a place where young and old can meet to enjoy a cold, sweet taste of history....

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NDFS student Aubreyona Migliori has been named a finalist in for a national nutritional science award from the American Society for Nutrition, which recognizes the highest quality research presented by students and young investigators at Nutrition 2022 Li
Aubreyona Migliori a Finalist for the American Society for Nutrition's Emerging Leaders Award

Aubreyona Migliori a Finalist for the American Society for Nutrition's Emerging Leaders Award

NDFS student Aubreyona Migliori has been named a finalist in for a national nutritional science award from the American Society for Nutrition, which recognizes the highest quality research presented by students and young investigators at Nutrition 2022 Li...

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Henry Clinger is the School of Veterinary Medicine’s 2024 class president, and after finishing his second year at Utah State University, he’s headed to Pullman, Washington to finish his education in the WIMU Regional Program with Washington State Universi
Student Profile: Henry Clinger

Student Profile: Henry Clinger

Henry Clinger is the School of Veterinary Medicine’s 2024 class president, and after finishing his second year at Utah State University, he’s headed to Pullman, Washington to finish his education in the WIMU Regional Program with Washington State Universi...

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In February, Gov. Spencer Cox signed an official declaration designating June 21, 2022, as Aggie Ice Cream Day in recognition of the celebration of its centennial. The Aggie Creamery invites everyone to join in the celebration that day at the Aggie Creame
USU to Celebrate 100 Years of Aggie Ice Cream on June 21 With Events, Promotions

USU to Celebrate 100 Years of Aggie Ice Cream on June 21 With Events, Promotions

In February, Gov. Spencer Cox signed an official declaration designating June 21, 2022, as Aggie Ice Cream Day in recognition of the celebration of its centennial. The Aggie Creamery invites everyone to join in the celebration that day at the Aggie Creame...

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Congrats to Bradley Crookston for receiving a grant of more than $200,000 from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture!
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Congrats to Bradley Crookston for receiving a grant of more than $200,000 from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture!

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USU's aviation school offers several flight programs, including bachelor's degrees in professional fixed-wing pilot, professional helicopter pilot, and aircraft maintenance management.
USU Ranked Among Top 25 Colleges for Aviation Degrees

USU Ranked Among Top 25 Colleges for Aviation Degrees

USU's aviation school offers several flight programs, including bachelor's degrees in professional fixed-wing pilot, professional helicopter pilot, and aircraft maintenance management.

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Merit3D is focused on bringing manufacturing jobs back to the U.S. while also growing the economic opportunities in eastern Utah.
USU Eastern Creates Additive Manufacturing Program to Fill Economic Gaps

USU Eastern Creates Additive Manufacturing Program to Fill Economic Gaps

Merit3D is focused on bringing manufacturing jobs back to the U.S. while also growing the economic opportunities in eastern Utah.

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At the beginning of 2021, USU Blanding introduced the Community Incubator and Coworking Space, a place for local businesses to expand and develop while rubbing shoulders with other community members and companies.
All About USU Blanding’s Community Incubator and Coworking Space

All About USU Blanding’s Community Incubator and Coworking Space

At the beginning of 2021, USU Blanding introduced the Community Incubator and Coworking Space, a place for local businesses to expand and develop while rubbing shoulders with other community members and companies.

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Dr. Shawn Zimmerman explains the dangers of avian flu and what producers and pet owners alike can do to keep their animals safe as part of the monthly Doctor's Orders series.
Doctor's Orders: Avian Flu

Doctor's Orders: Avian Flu

Dr. Shawn Zimmerman explains the dangers of avian flu and what producers and pet owners alike can do to keep their animals safe as part of the monthly Doctor's Orders series.

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To better serve the faculty and rapidly growing number of students enrolled in USU’s College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, Dean Ken White this week announced changes in the structure of some departments and programs in the college.
Degree Programs Realigned to Create New Department at Utah State University

Degree Programs Realigned to Create New Department at Utah State University

To better serve the faculty and rapidly growing number of students enrolled in USU’s College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, Dean Ken White this week announced changes in the structure of some departments and programs in the college.

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The Aggie Chocolate Factory and Aggie Creamery can add more accolades to their already impressive lists of awards. For the second year in a row, Aggie chocolate, ice cream, and specialty cheese have been awarded Best of State.
Aggie Creamery and Chocolate Factory Awarded Best of State 2nd Year Running

Aggie Creamery and Chocolate Factory Awarded Best of State 2nd Year Running

The Aggie Chocolate Factory and Aggie Creamery can add more accolades to their already impressive lists of awards. For the second year in a row, Aggie chocolate, ice cream, and specialty cheese have been awarded Best of State.

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"Aggie Ice Cream at Utah State University in Logan, Utah, just turned 100! There's almost always a line out the door of the much loved shop. It’s ice cream from cow’s milk, not chemicals, and student researchers have a hand in making it.”
Favorite Ice Cream Shops in the West

Favorite Ice Cream Shops in the West

"Aggie Ice Cream at Utah State University in Logan, Utah, just turned 100! There's almost always a line out the door of the much loved shop. It’s ice cream from cow’s milk, not chemicals, and student researchers have a hand in making it.”

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Civil engineering undergraduate students Ryan Richens, Trevor Wilson, Grace Sunderland and Robert Gordon worked with landscape architecture and environmental planning graduate student Justin Jaques to redesign the Aggie Village.
Civil Engineering Students Part of Interdisciplinary Team Recognized in National Competition

Civil Engineering Students Part of Interdisciplinary Team Recognized in National Competition

Civil engineering undergraduate students Ryan Richens, Trevor Wilson, Grace Sunderland and Robert Gordon worked with landscape architecture and environmental planning graduate student Justin Jaques to redesign the Aggie Village.

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Scyler Li’s journey to becoming a veterinarian began in China, and it’s continued through Singapore, Seattle, and now Utah State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine in Logan.
Student Profile: Scyler Li

Student Profile: Scyler Li

Scyler Li’s journey to becoming a veterinarian began in China, and it’s continued through Singapore, Seattle, and now Utah State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine in Logan.

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For Chelsea Norman, a graduate of Utah State University’s coordinated dietetics program, career success has meant traveling an unexpected path from clinical dietetics to medical communications, where she now fills a non-traditional role for a dietitian.
Pioneering New Trails as an Aggie Dietetics Alumna

Pioneering New Trails as an Aggie Dietetics Alumna

For Chelsea Norman, a graduate of Utah State University’s coordinated dietetics program, career success has meant traveling an unexpected path from clinical dietetics to medical communications, where she now fills a non-traditional role for a dietitian.

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Happy Birthday, Aggie Ice Cream! January 21, 2022 marked the 100-year anniversary of the quintessential Cache Valley treat, and Utah State University (USU) is celebrating all year!
Celebrating a Centennial of Aggie Ice Cream

Celebrating a Centennial of Aggie Ice Cream

Happy Birthday, Aggie Ice Cream! January 21, 2022 marked the 100-year anniversary of the quintessential Cache Valley treat, and Utah State University (USU) is celebrating all year!

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When Dr. Cynthia MacKenzie had an opportunity to work with thoroughbred horses at the prestigious Lane’s End Farm in Kentucky, she took it. As an equine practitioner, taking care of roughly 700 horses was a dream job, but assuming responsibility for the a
Understanding Professional Liability With Dr. Cynthia MacKenzie

Understanding Professional Liability With Dr. Cynthia MacKenzie

When Dr. Cynthia MacKenzie had an opportunity to work with thoroughbred horses at the prestigious Lane’s End Farm in Kentucky, she took it. As an equine practitioner, taking care of roughly 700 horses was a dream job, but assuming responsibility for the a...

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As the commencement speaker for USU's class of 2022, Vilsack spoke to the crowd of students gathered at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum about the importance of finding a passion before moving into the biggest focus of his address: resiliency and perseverance.
US Secretary of Agriculture Offers Message of Resiliency to USU Graduating Class

US Secretary of Agriculture Offers Message of Resiliency to USU Graduating Class

As the commencement speaker for USU's class of 2022, Vilsack spoke to the crowd of students gathered at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum about the importance of finding a passion before moving into the biggest focus of his address: resiliency and perseverance....

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USU students Dayna Makela and Jaylee Bastian have each been awarded $2,000 scholarships by the Idaho Milk Processors Association (IMPA). Bastion and Makela are both food science majors in the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences.
Food Science Students Selected to Receive Scholarships from the Idaho Milk Processors Association

Food Science Students Selected to Receive Scholarships from the Idaho Milk Processors Association

USU students Dayna Makela and Jaylee Bastian have each been awarded $2,000 scholarships by the Idaho Milk Processors Association (IMPA). Bastion and Makela are both food science majors in the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences.

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On the path to retirement you collect mental sound bites, numbers and snapshots of your life. Some of them you keep, others end up in the landfill of nostalgia. There are all the places you have lived, awards, the number of students you’ve taught and sign
Gary Straquadine Retires After Career That Shaped Agricultural, Technical Education in Utah

Gary Straquadine Retires After Career That Shaped Agricultural, Technical Education in Utah

On the path to retirement you collect mental sound bites, numbers and snapshots of your life. Some of them you keep, others end up in the landfill of nostalgia. There are all the places you have lived, awards, the number of students you’ve taught and sign...

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Seven students sat in a conference room along with Dr. Kerry Rood, professor of veterinary medicine. However, this was not a class. The students talked among themselves, some about working with a bull at Utah State University’s South Farm facility, others
USU to Expand COLE Orientation Program Year-Round to Support Students

USU to Expand COLE Orientation Program Year-Round to Support Students

Seven students sat in a conference room along with Dr. Kerry Rood, professor of veterinary medicine. However, this was not a class. The students talked among themselves, some about working with a bull at Utah State University’s South Farm facility, others...

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By Sixth graders at Butler Middle School recently got a taste of what it’s like to be Willy Wonka as part of a candy-making contest to bring to life the assigned classroom reading of Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.”
Butler Middle School at Aggie Chocolate

Butler Middle School at Aggie Chocolate

By Sixth graders at Butler Middle School recently got a taste of what it’s like to be Willy Wonka as part of a candy-making contest to bring to life the assigned classroom reading of Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.”

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USU’s Aviation Technology program is hosting an Aviation Career Conference this week, including a 1 p.m. event Thursday in the Taggart Student Center when Horizon Airlines will announce a partnership with USU, the school agreeing to provide pilots for the
USU Aviation Teams Up With Horizon Air

USU Aviation Teams Up With Horizon Air

USU’s Aviation Technology program is hosting an Aviation Career Conference this week, including a 1 p.m. event Thursday in the Taggart Student Center when Horizon Airlines will announce a partnership with USU, the school agreeing to provide pilots for the...

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Dietetics graduate Madeline Peterson has the honor of serving as the 2022 valedictorian for the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences. Madeline, a Minnesota native, grew up in the rural town of Watertown.
Meet the 2022 College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences Valedictorian: Madeline Peterson

Meet the 2022 College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences Valedictorian: Madeline Peterson

Dietetics graduate Madeline Peterson has the honor of serving as the 2022 valedictorian for the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences. Madeline, a Minnesota native, grew up in the rural town of Watertown.

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Leading a successful two-year veterinary medicine program while also transitioning it to a new DVM-granting college with new faculty and facilities is a demanding task. So too is leading a large and diverse academic department.
Leadership Changes in College of Agriculture & Applied Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine

Leadership Changes in College of Agriculture & Applied Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine

Leading a successful two-year veterinary medicine program while also transitioning it to a new DVM-granting college with new faculty and facilities is a demanding task. So too is leading a large and diverse academic department.

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On March 25, the USU Eastern Welding Fabrication team, consisting of welding students Lukas Worthington, Branson Gross, and Ty Anderson, placed first overall at the SkillsUSA Utah Skills and Leadership Contest (ULSC) in Salt Lake City.
USU Eastern Welding Team Four-Time Defending Champions in Utah Contest

USU Eastern Welding Team Four-Time Defending Champions in Utah Contest

On March 25, the USU Eastern Welding Fabrication team, consisting of welding students Lukas Worthington, Branson Gross, and Ty Anderson, placed first overall at the SkillsUSA Utah Skills and Leadership Contest (ULSC) in Salt Lake City.

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Set to open its doors to students during the summer 2022 semester, Utah State University Moab's new campus building hosted its ribbon-cutting ceremony April 1, 2022.
Utah State University Celebrates the Opening of a New Campus in Moab

Utah State University Celebrates the Opening of a New Campus in Moab

Set to open its doors to students during the summer 2022 semester, Utah State University Moab's new campus building hosted its ribbon-cutting ceremony April 1, 2022.

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In a presentation to Utah State University’s veterinary medicine students, Dr. Drew Allen spoke about his work abroad and with the Utah State Legislature and shared how other veterinarians can create similar opportunities for themselves.
Tundra to Tropics: Opportunities in Vet Med With Dr. Drew Allen

Tundra to Tropics: Opportunities in Vet Med With Dr. Drew Allen

In a presentation to Utah State University’s veterinary medicine students, Dr. Drew Allen spoke about his work abroad and with the Utah State Legislature and shared how other veterinarians can create similar opportunities for themselves.

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While Utah State University Statewide Campuses have been seen by many as a way to stay close to home while also earning a technical or undergraduate degree, USU Statewide Campuses are also able to prepare students for graduate school.
Statewide Campuses Help Prepare Students for Postgraduate Success

Statewide Campuses Help Prepare Students for Postgraduate Success

While Utah State University Statewide Campuses have been seen by many as a way to stay close to home while also earning a technical or undergraduate degree, USU Statewide Campuses are also able to prepare students for graduate school.

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Many people already know that chicks, ducklings and rabbits make for bad Easter presents. As adorable as they are, these animals are often returned or abandoned quickly when children lose interest in caring for them.
Easter Surprise: Why You Shouldn't Gift Animals This April

Easter Surprise: Why You Shouldn't Gift Animals This April

Many people already know that chicks, ducklings and rabbits make for bad Easter presents. As adorable as they are, these animals are often returned or abandoned quickly when children lose interest in caring for them.

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20 pictures that highlight the experiences of School of Veterinary Medicine students — both in and out of the classroom.
Images From the 3rd Annual SVM Photo Contest

Images From the 3rd Annual SVM Photo Contest

20 pictures that highlight the experiences of School of Veterinary Medicine students — both in and out of the classroom.

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When you hear about genetically modified organisms, does your mind jump to the end of humanity as we know it? Then let’s start smaller with something like a Syrian hamster.
Editing the Course of Health

Editing the Course of Health

When you hear about genetically modified organisms, does your mind jump to the end of humanity as we know it? Then let’s start smaller with something like a Syrian hamster.

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Researchers in the Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences Department recently had the opportunity to get involved in the community by volunteering at the Thomas Edison North science fair. Led by ADVS Associate Professor Jeffrey Mason, who has coordinated U
Utah State University Researchers Volunteer at Local Science Fair

Utah State University Researchers Volunteer at Local Science Fair

Researchers in the Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences Department recently had the opportunity to get involved in the community by volunteering at the Thomas Edison North science fair. Led by ADVS Associate Professor Jeffrey Mason, who has coordinated U...

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American historian Henry B. Adams said, "A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops." In that context, Professor Gary Straquadine’s work has and will continue to influence people for generations.
Teacher Educator Gary Straquadine Receives Utah FFA's Distinguished Service Award

Teacher Educator Gary Straquadine Receives Utah FFA's Distinguished Service Award

American historian Henry B. Adams said, "A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops." In that context, Professor Gary Straquadine’s work has and will continue to influence people for generations.

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Organized by USU, ROCH is an annual celebration of undergraduate research that features students from Utah State University and the University of Utah, the top two research universities in the state.
Four College of Education Undergrads to Present at Research on Capitol Hill

Four College of Education Undergrads to Present at Research on Capitol Hill

Organized by USU, ROCH is an annual celebration of undergraduate research that features students from Utah State University and the University of Utah, the top two research universities in the state.

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In March, Jordan Packer, a Utah State University Eastern student, won second place in the American Welding Society Weld Trials after placing 11th in the SkillsUSA National Welding Competition.
USU Eastern Student Wins Silver in International Welding Competition

USU Eastern Student Wins Silver in International Welding Competition

In March, Jordan Packer, a Utah State University Eastern student, won second place in the American Welding Society Weld Trials after placing 11th in the SkillsUSA National Welding Competition.

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Thomas J. Vilsack, the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, will serve as USU’s commencement speaker for its 135th Logan campus commencement ceremony this spring, which will be conducted in person at the Dee Glenn Smith Spectrum for the first time in two years.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture to Speak at USU's 135th Commencement

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture to Speak at USU's 135th Commencement

Thomas J. Vilsack, the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, will serve as USU’s commencement speaker for its 135th Logan campus commencement ceremony this spring, which will be conducted in person at the Dee Glenn Smith Spectrum for the first time in two years....

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To lessen the burden of the cost even further, USU is taking steps toward making certificate and degree programs more accessible to students who are employed full-time. This includes offering courses in the evening as well as extending summer enrollment o
Utah State Offers Fast, Affordable, Flexible Education Routes for Technical Education

Utah State Offers Fast, Affordable, Flexible Education Routes for Technical Education

To lessen the burden of the cost even further, USU is taking steps toward making certificate and degree programs more accessible to students who are employed full-time. This includes offering courses in the evening as well as extending summer enrollment o...

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In the years since Utah State University and National Chung Hsing University began exploring ways to work together, beginning in 2011 and formalizing an agreement in 2018, faculty and students at the two universities have developed collaborations and frie
USU Extends Agreement With Taiwan's National Chung Hsing University

USU Extends Agreement With Taiwan's National Chung Hsing University

In the years since Utah State University and National Chung Hsing University began exploring ways to work together, beginning in 2011 and formalizing an agreement in 2018, faculty and students at the two universities have developed collaborations and frie...

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The ACF opened for students in 2018 as a world class teaching facility to complement lecture material for a chocolate course called “Chocolate: Science, history, and society”.
Anyone up for Experiential Learning With Chocolate?

Anyone up for Experiential Learning With Chocolate?

The ACF opened for students in 2018 as a world class teaching facility to complement lecture material for a chocolate course called “Chocolate: Science, history, and society”.

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Utah State University will create a new College of Veterinary Medicine following a commitment by the Utah Legislature to provide significant ongoing state funding for what will be the first school of its kind in the state.
Utah Legislature Funds New College of Veterinary Medicine at USU

Utah Legislature Funds New College of Veterinary Medicine at USU

Utah State University will create a new College of Veterinary Medicine following a commitment by the Utah Legislature to provide significant ongoing state funding for what will be the first school of its kind in the state.

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In January, Erin Keiser, a WIMU alumna from the Class of 2018, returned to Utah State along with her husband and business partner, Stith Keiser, to discuss how they achieved success in business and veterinary medicine through unconventional means
Erin and Stith Keiser: Finding Your Own Path to Veterinary Success

Erin and Stith Keiser: Finding Your Own Path to Veterinary Success

In January, Erin Keiser, a WIMU alumna from the Class of 2018, returned to Utah State along with her husband and business partner, Stith Keiser, to discuss how they achieved success in business and veterinary medicine through unconventional means

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For over 30 years, Custom Fit has helped Utah-owned businesses and individuals afford essential trainings. These trainings span from continuing education credits to OSHA, MSHA, and other industry-specific certifications.
Have You Heard of Custom Fit and STIT?

Have You Heard of Custom Fit and STIT?

For over 30 years, Custom Fit has helped Utah-owned businesses and individuals afford essential trainings. These trainings span from continuing education credits to OSHA, MSHA, and other industry-specific certifications.

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Justin Deakin knew he wanted to pursue a career in the agricultural industry since a young age.
Seely-Hinckley Scholar Sustaining the Future of Agriculture

Seely-Hinckley Scholar Sustaining the Future of Agriculture

Justin Deakin knew he wanted to pursue a career in the agricultural industry since a young age.

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Suture patterns, aseptic techniques, and anesthesia aren’t skills that can be humanely learned on the job, so veterinary medicine students need to practice the fundamentals of their craft before working with live patients.
Sutures and Snacks: Meet Melisa Bishop, SVM Program Coordinator

Sutures and Snacks: Meet Melisa Bishop, SVM Program Coordinator

Suture patterns, aseptic techniques, and anesthesia aren’t skills that can be humanely learned on the job, so veterinary medicine students need to practice the fundamentals of their craft before working with live patients.

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20 pictures that highlight the experiences of School of Veterinary Medicine students — both in and out of the classroom.
Images From the 2nd SVM Photo Contest

Images From the 2nd SVM Photo Contest

20 pictures that highlight the experiences of School of Veterinary Medicine students — both in and out of the classroom.

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A four year college of veterinary medicine at Utah State will be launching the first school of its kind in the state of Utah, thanks to the state newly appropriating $18 million in annual funding.
KUTV: Utah State Launches Four-Year Veterinary Medicine Program

KUTV: Utah State Launches Four-Year Veterinary Medicine Program

A four year college of veterinary medicine at Utah State will be launching the first school of its kind in the state of Utah, thanks to the state newly appropriating $18 million in annual funding.

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Utah State University will create a new College of Veterinary Medicine following a commitment by the Utah Legislature to provide significant ongoing state funding for what will be the first school of its kind in the state.
Utah Legislature Funds New College of Veterinary Medicine at USU

Utah Legislature Funds New College of Veterinary Medicine at USU

Utah State University will create a new College of Veterinary Medicine following a commitment by the Utah Legislature to provide significant ongoing state funding for what will be the first school of its kind in the state.

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When you hear about genetically modified organisms, does your mind jump to the end of humanity as we know it? Then let’s start smaller with something like a Syrian hamster. The truth is humans have spent centuries shaping the traits of our foods (and pet
Editing the Course of Health

Editing the Course of Health

When you hear about genetically modified organisms, does your mind jump to the end of humanity as we know it? Then let’s start smaller with something like a Syrian hamster. The truth is humans have spent centuries shaping the traits of our foods (and pet...

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At its Mid-Winter Conference, the Utah Association for Career and Technical Education acknowledged Utah State University’s excellence in preparing outstanding teachers who provide their students with tools and opportunities to develop important technical
USU Agricultural Education Faculty Honored for Efforts in Career and Technical Education

USU Agricultural Education Faculty Honored for Efforts in Career and Technical Education

At its Mid-Winter Conference, the Utah Association for Career and Technical Education acknowledged Utah State University’s excellence in preparing outstanding teachers who provide their students with tools and opportunities to develop important technical ...

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Six students from Butler Middle School recently got a taste of what it’s like to be Willy Wonka and Charlie Bucket — and, fortunately, nobody turned into a giant blueberry.
Butler Middle Student’s ‘Willy Wonka’ Project Results in Creation of Candy Bar

Butler Middle Student’s ‘Willy Wonka’ Project Results in Creation of Candy Bar

Six students from Butler Middle School recently got a taste of what it’s like to be Willy Wonka and Charlie Bucket — and, fortunately, nobody turned into a giant blueberry.

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Maple syrup. When you picture the maple trees whose sap creates everyone’s favorite pancake condiment, are box elders the first tree to come to mind? Probably not.
The Budding Maple Syrup Industry of the Intermountain West

The Budding Maple Syrup Industry of the Intermountain West

Maple syrup. When you picture the maple trees whose sap creates everyone’s favorite pancake condiment, are box elders the first tree to come to mind? Probably not.

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Gail Halvorsen, the Utah farm boy who became a hero in post-World War II Europe for fastening candy to handkerchiefs and dropping them from his U.S. Air Force cargo plane to the children of West Berlin, earning him the nickname the “Berlin Candy Bomber,”
Utah’s Gail Halvorsen, the ‘Berlin Candy Bomber,’ dies at 101

Utah’s Gail Halvorsen, the ‘Berlin Candy Bomber,’ dies at 101

Gail Halvorsen, the Utah farm boy who became a hero in post-World War II Europe for fastening candy to handkerchiefs and dropping them from his U.S. Air Force cargo plane to the children of West Berlin, earning him the nickname the “Berlin Candy Bomber,” ...

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Hiking trails are still covered in snow, but that doesn’t mean dogs and humans alike can’t enjoy them. Winter hikes offer dogs and humans a chance for exercise and contact with the natural world. However, ensuring your canine companion is safe and happy i
Doctor's Orders: Trail Tips for Winter Hikes With Dogs

Doctor's Orders: Trail Tips for Winter Hikes With Dogs

Hiking trails are still covered in snow, but that doesn’t mean dogs and humans alike can’t enjoy them. Winter hikes offer dogs and humans a chance for exercise and contact with the natural world. However, ensuring your canine companion is safe and happy i...

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The Veterinary Information Network (VIN) recently spoke with Dr. Dirk Vanderwall about Utah State University's proposal to open a four-year veterinary medicine college in 2024.
VIN: Utah State Aims to Expand Veterinary School Into 4-Year College

VIN: Utah State Aims to Expand Veterinary School Into 4-Year College

The Veterinary Information Network (VIN) recently spoke with Dr. Dirk Vanderwall about Utah State University's proposal to open a four-year veterinary medicine college in 2024.

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The path to becoming a veterinarian is challenging, but it also comes with memories that last a lifetime. Students in Utah State University's School of Veterinary Medicine submitted almost 150 photos chronicling all aspects of their experience in their fi
Images From the 1st Annual SVM Photo Contest

Images From the 1st Annual SVM Photo Contest

The path to becoming a veterinarian is challenging, but it also comes with memories that last a lifetime. Students in Utah State University's School of Veterinary Medicine submitted almost 150 photos chronicling all aspects of their experience in their fi...

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The Utah Farm Bureau (UFB) selected USU’s proposal to develop a 4-year college of veterinary medicine as one of its three priority issues during the 2022 state legislative session.
Farm Bureau Lists Three Agriculture Issues for 2022

Farm Bureau Lists Three Agriculture Issues for 2022

The Utah Farm Bureau (UFB) selected USU’s proposal to develop a 4-year college of veterinary medicine as one of its three priority issues during the 2022 state legislative session.

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A marker buoy is grounded on the dried-up shore of Echo Reservoir at Echo State Park during a drought on Sept. 16, 2021. A new report led by USU suggests the West's drought appears to be the result of fewer storms and less about patterns that block storms
Are high-pressure ridges really to blame for the West's drying climate?

Are high-pressure ridges really to blame for the West's drying climate?

A marker buoy is grounded on the dried-up shore of Echo Reservoir at Echo State Park during a drought on Sept. 16, 2021. A new report led by USU suggests the West's drought appears to be the result of fewer storms and less about patterns that block storms...

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Following a successful internship by Utah State University student Josie Sorensen, a German chocolate company has selected three additional USU students to complete internships at the Halloren Chocolate Factory in Halle, Germany.
German Chocolate Factory Hires More USU Food Science Interns

German Chocolate Factory Hires More USU Food Science Interns

Following a successful internship by Utah State University student Josie Sorensen, a German chocolate company has selected three additional USU students to complete internships at the Halloren Chocolate Factory in Halle, Germany.

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USU has long been involved in research growing plants in space labs such as the International Space Station. Recently a Ph.D. student was recognized for her research here on Earth that could help researchers design the ideal conditions for growing plants
USU Student Wins Award for Research That Could Help Plants Grow in Space

USU Student Wins Award for Research That Could Help Plants Grow in Space

USU has long been involved in research growing plants in space labs such as the International Space Station. Recently a Ph.D. student was recognized for her research here on Earth that could help researchers design the ideal conditions for growing plants ...

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Though she didn’t know it as she grew up playing in those fields of corn, one day she would be teaching the children of those farmers about how to be effective leaders, teammates and business leaders.
No Such Thing as Accidents: Rebecca Lawver's Inaugural Professor Lecture

No Such Thing as Accidents: Rebecca Lawver's Inaugural Professor Lecture

Though she didn’t know it as she grew up playing in those fields of corn, one day she would be teaching the children of those farmers about how to be effective leaders, teammates and business leaders.

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It may have taken a pandemic to shed light on the importance of veterinary medicine. As more people worked from home or otherwise left the workforce as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, there was an explosion in the adoption of companion animals.
Utah State University making a case for its own College of Veterinary Medicine

Utah State University making a case for its own College of Veterinary Medicine

It may have taken a pandemic to shed light on the importance of veterinary medicine. As more people worked from home or otherwise left the workforce as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, there was an explosion in the adoption of companion animals.

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It may have taken a pandemic to shed light on the importance of veterinary medicine. As more people worked from home or otherwise left the workforce as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, there was an explosion in the adoption of companion animals.
Utah State University making a case for its own college of veterinary medicine

Utah State University making a case for its own college of veterinary medicine

It may have taken a pandemic to shed light on the importance of veterinary medicine. As more people worked from home or otherwise left the workforce as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, there was an explosion in the adoption of companion animals.

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Students in OPDD's Design Thinking course worked with NASA Commercialization to identify opportunities to use NASA technology and materials to solve problems in the outdoor industry.
USU Students and NASA Bring Space Tech to the Outdoors

USU Students and NASA Bring Space Tech to the Outdoors

Students in OPDD's Design Thinking course worked with NASA Commercialization to identify opportunities to use NASA technology and materials to solve problems in the outdoor industry.

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A new report from an international team of climate scientists suggests day-to-day weather system changes have played a big role in a period of generalized drying in the western United States — and the cause wasn’t an increase in high-pressure areas but ra
Scientists Find High Pressure Ridges Aren't the Main Players in the West's Drying Climate

Scientists Find High Pressure Ridges Aren't the Main Players in the West's Drying Climate

A new report from an international team of climate scientists suggests day-to-day weather system changes have played a big role in a period of generalized drying in the western United States — and the cause wasn’t an increase in high-pressure areas but ra...

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Attributing any specific instance of pollution to its source with scientific certainty, however, had proven difficult. Now, using the 2020 event as a starting place, an international team of researchers has developed a method for tracking the origins of a
Researchers Track Origins of Toxic Catastrophe in the Himalayas

Researchers Track Origins of Toxic Catastrophe in the Himalayas

Attributing any specific instance of pollution to its source with scientific certainty, however, had proven difficult. Now, using the 2020 event as a starting place, an international team of researchers has developed a method for tracking the origins of a...

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KSL TV spoke with WIMU grad Dr. Lauren Michaud about how veterinary professionals are adapting to staff shortages in the wake of the COVID-19 omicron variant.
KSL TV: Vet Clinics Get Creative After COVID Callouts Leave Staffing Short

KSL TV: Vet Clinics Get Creative After COVID Callouts Leave Staffing Short

KSL TV spoke with WIMU grad Dr. Lauren Michaud about how veterinary professionals are adapting to staff shortages in the wake of the COVID-19 omicron variant.

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“So, you are here to get all the secrets?” Michael Pate, an associate professor of agricultural systems technology, sits at his desk, a guarded smile on his face.
Improving Your Chili Game

Improving Your Chili Game

“So, you are here to get all the secrets?” Michael Pate, an associate professor of agricultural systems technology, sits at his desk, a guarded smile on his face.

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Winnie Mefford, a student who began the WIMU program at Utah State, shows her passion for animals and veterinary medicine through art at an exhibit at WSU's Animal Health Library. Read on to learn about her work and inspiration.
WSU Insider: Art in the Library Exhibit Features Digital Artwork of Third-Year Vet Student

WSU Insider: Art in the Library Exhibit Features Digital Artwork of Third-Year Vet Student

Winnie Mefford, a student who began the WIMU program at Utah State, shows her passion for animals and veterinary medicine through art at an exhibit at WSU's Animal Health Library. Read on to learn about her work and inspiration.

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There is a study that has become apocryphal across long-distance running communities. It tried to answer the most common question distance runners get from normal pedestrian people. “What do you think about when you are running?”
Running Like Jane

Running Like Jane

There is a study that has become apocryphal across long-distance running communities. It tried to answer the most common question distance runners get from normal pedestrian people. “What do you think about when you are running?”

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Research focused on neurological impacts of the virus and the omicron variant
USU Scientists Contribute to Two Important COVID-19 Studies

USU Scientists Contribute to Two Important COVID-19 Studies

Research focused on neurological impacts of the virus and the omicron variant

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There are birthdays and then there are birthdays. The difference? How about the treats? In that regard, it may be hard to top (no pun intended) Utah State University’s Aggie Creamery. The popular place a.
KSL - USU Aggie Creamery celebrating 100 years of business

KSL - USU Aggie Creamery celebrating 100 years of business

There are birthdays and then there are birthdays. The difference? How about the treats? In that regard, it may be hard to top (no pun intended) Utah State University’s Aggie Creamery. The popular place a.

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The year 2022 marks 100 years of business for Utah State University’s Aggie Creamery. To celebrate the centennial, the creamery is hosting a series of events as well as in-store and online monthly giveaways with prizes from local businesses.
Aggie Ice Cream to Celebrate Centennial

Aggie Ice Cream to Celebrate Centennial

The year 2022 marks 100 years of business for Utah State University’s Aggie Creamery. To celebrate the centennial, the creamery is hosting a series of events as well as in-store and online monthly giveaways with prizes from local businesses.

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Rakesh Kaundal's Contributions to Bioinformatics Push the Boundaries of Human Knowledge
USU Bioinformatics Expert Hopes Big Data Lab Will Revolutionize More Fields of Research

USU Bioinformatics Expert Hopes Big Data Lab Will Revolutionize More Fields of Research

Rakesh Kaundal's Contributions to Bioinformatics Push the Boundaries of Human Knowledge

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The Aggie Creamery, the makers of famous Aggie Ice Cream, is celebrating quite a milestone this year – 100 years. Aggie Ice Cream is unique in that it’s a food product that people love that is born out of university scientific research.
2022 is the centennial for a famous and creamy Utah State dairy product

2022 is the centennial for a famous and creamy Utah State dairy product

The Aggie Creamery, the makers of famous Aggie Ice Cream, is celebrating quite a milestone this year – 100 years. Aggie Ice Cream is unique in that it’s a food product that people love that is born out of university scientific research.

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Maintaining mental health in a veterinary medicine program can be a challenge. On top of long hours, demanding courses, and school loans, the reality of working with animals in need of medical care often takes a heavy toll on students.
Amanda Willett Joins School of Veterinary Medicine as Wellness Director

Amanda Willett Joins School of Veterinary Medicine as Wellness Director

Maintaining mental health in a veterinary medicine program can be a challenge. On top of long hours, demanding courses, and school loans, the reality of working with animals in need of medical care often takes a heavy toll on students.

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Utah State University student Michael Clayton won the 64th American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians’ pathology slide seminar award for his presentation on the 2020 outbreak of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in farmed mink
Research on SARS-CoV-2 Outbreak Among Farmed Mink in Utah Earns Award for USU Doctoral Student

Research on SARS-CoV-2 Outbreak Among Farmed Mink in Utah Earns Award for USU Doctoral Student

Utah State University student Michael Clayton won the 64th American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians’ pathology slide seminar award for his presentation on the 2020 outbreak of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in farmed mink ...

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While many people think of their pets as part of the family, human-animal bonds can sometimes be viewed as less meaningful than other relationships. Playing with a dog or cat is fun, but it’s not usually considered to be a serious activity.
What Animals Can Teach Us

What Animals Can Teach Us

While many people think of their pets as part of the family, human-animal bonds can sometimes be viewed as less meaningful than other relationships. Playing with a dog or cat is fun, but it’s not usually considered to be a serious activity.

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"These are not Republican issues or Democrat issues, these are human issues and they are certainly Western issues," the governor said while standing in a room full of Utah State University researchers at the Gallivan Center on Tuesday.
Drought, wildfires, pollution: How should Utah tackle its biggest problems? Using ‘evidence,’ Gov. Cox says

Drought, wildfires, pollution: How should Utah tackle its biggest problems? Using ‘evidence,’ Gov. Cox says

"These are not Republican issues or Democrat issues, these are human issues and they are certainly Western issues," the governor said while standing in a room full of Utah State University researchers at the Gallivan Center on Tuesday.

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The Utah State University Department of Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences hosted the USU Academic Quadrathlon for undergraduate students to compete in a two-day event on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.
Utah State University Students Compete in USU Academic Quadrathlon

Utah State University Students Compete in USU Academic Quadrathlon

The Utah State University Department of Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences hosted the USU Academic Quadrathlon for undergraduate students to compete in a two-day event on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.

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New instructors Jeremiah Garcia and Jake Clement bring unique skills and expertise to the welding program at Utah State University Eastern.
USU Eastern Welding Program Welcomes Two New Instructors

USU Eastern Welding Program Welcomes Two New Instructors

New instructors Jeremiah Garcia and Jake Clement bring unique skills and expertise to the welding program at Utah State University Eastern.

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The gap between a student learning about veterinary medicine and an actual veterinarian who diagnoses and treats animals can be daunting. Lectures, textbooks, and even demonstrations are one thing, but using the knowledge from those sources to save an ani
Diagnostic Challenges: Putting Vet Med Students to the Test

Diagnostic Challenges: Putting Vet Med Students to the Test

The gap between a student learning about veterinary medicine and an actual veterinarian who diagnoses and treats animals can be daunting. Lectures, textbooks, and even demonstrations are one thing, but using the knowledge from those sources to save an ani...

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From veterinary science to equine-assisted therapies, the Sam Skaggs Family Equine Education Center offers invaluable experience for anyone pursuing a career with horses.
Discover the Sam Skaggs Family Equine Education Center

Discover the Sam Skaggs Family Equine Education Center

From veterinary science to equine-assisted therapies, the Sam Skaggs Family Equine Education Center offers invaluable experience for anyone pursuing a career with horses.

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From veterinary science to equine-assisted therapies, the Sam Skaggs Family Equine Education Center offers invaluable experience for anyone pursuing a career with horses.
Discover the Sam Skaggs Family Equine Education Center

Discover the Sam Skaggs Family Equine Education Center

From veterinary science to equine-assisted therapies, the Sam Skaggs Family Equine Education Center offers invaluable experience for anyone pursuing a career with horses.

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Black is leading a team of researchers from USU and Michigan State — each representing the country’s two largest tart cherry producing states — to use the nearly $2 million grant to study more efficient crop management techniques.
Utah State researchers get close to $2 million to study state’s largest fruit crop

Utah State researchers get close to $2 million to study state’s largest fruit crop

Black is leading a team of researchers from USU and Michigan State — each representing the country’s two largest tart cherry producing states — to use the nearly $2 million grant to study more efficient crop management techniques.

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Holiday travel can be stressful — even for the four-legged members of the family. But with some planning ahead and consideration of an animal’s needs and temperament, a road trip with your pet doesn’t have to be a dreaded drive.
WSU Insider: Road Trips With Pets

WSU Insider: Road Trips With Pets

Holiday travel can be stressful — even for the four-legged members of the family. But with some planning ahead and consideration of an animal’s needs and temperament, a road trip with your pet doesn’t have to be a dreaded drive.

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Utah State University notable alum and donor, Ardeshir Zahedi, died on November 18 in Switzerland. He was 93. Globally celebrated as a lifelong champion of world peace and understanding, Zahedi shaped more than three decades of geopolitical history.
Notable Alum Ardeshir Zahedi Remembered for Service to his Country and Love of USU

Notable Alum Ardeshir Zahedi Remembered for Service to his Country and Love of USU

Utah State University notable alum and donor, Ardeshir Zahedi, died on November 18 in Switzerland. He was 93. Globally celebrated as a lifelong champion of world peace and understanding, Zahedi shaped more than three decades of geopolitical history.

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Beyond her own curiosity about the natural world, Utah State University professor Abby Benninghoff owes her career path choice to her mother’s insightful questions, and to a jellyfish.
Professor Abby Benninghoff on Becoming a Scientist and Her Close Encounter with a Jellyfish

Professor Abby Benninghoff on Becoming a Scientist and Her Close Encounter with a Jellyfish

Beyond her own curiosity about the natural world, Utah State University professor Abby Benninghoff owes her career path choice to her mother’s insightful questions, and to a jellyfish.

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Figure out what ice cream flavor you are based off of your astrological sign!
Which Aggie ice cream flavor would you be based on your astrological sign?

Which Aggie ice cream flavor would you be based on your astrological sign?

Figure out what ice cream flavor you are based off of your astrological sign!

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For two USU dietetics students anxious to share important knowledge about food, launching a nonprofit organization in a country like India the summer after graduation, seemed like a dream they might realize ten years into the future.
From Graduation to Rural India – A Dietitian’s Dream

From Graduation to Rural India – A Dietitian’s Dream

For two USU dietetics students anxious to share important knowledge about food, launching a nonprofit organization in a country like India the summer after graduation, seemed like a dream they might realize ten years into the future.

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently made an official declaration regarding the emergence of a second La Niña winter, meaning widespread cooling in the Pacific Ocean which impacts weather patterns far beyond its shores.
Utah Climate Center Winter Outlook Says More Precipitation in the North but Deepening Drought Likely

Utah Climate Center Winter Outlook Says More Precipitation in the North but Deepening Drought Likely

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently made an official declaration regarding the emergence of a second La Niña winter, meaning widespread cooling in the Pacific Ocean which impacts weather patterns far beyond its shores.

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Utah State University’s Aggie Chocolate Factory has announced a new collaboration with Twenty Degrees, a cocoa bean supplier that sources beans from around the world.
USU Aggie Chocolate Factory Works With World’s Best Cocoa Bean Supplier

USU Aggie Chocolate Factory Works With World’s Best Cocoa Bean Supplier

Utah State University’s Aggie Chocolate Factory has announced a new collaboration with Twenty Degrees, a cocoa bean supplier that sources beans from around the world.

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Carbon County’s mountain ranges and strong winds kick up from all directions to often challenge the most experienced pilots.
Carbon County Airport Plays Host to National Intercollegiate Competition

Carbon County Airport Plays Host to National Intercollegiate Competition

Carbon County’s mountain ranges and strong winds kick up from all directions to often challenge the most experienced pilots.

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The CAAS is pleased to announce that 58 students were recognized at an “A” Pin recognition event in October, a record number in the college for a single award cycle.
“A” Pins Awarded to Outstanding CAAS Scholars

“A” Pins Awarded to Outstanding CAAS Scholars

The CAAS is pleased to announce that 58 students were recognized at an “A” Pin recognition event in October, a record number in the college for a single award cycle.

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After two years of construction, a brand-new house built by students in the Utah State University construction technology and management program is nearly ready for sale.
USU Blanding Students Build House, Skills, and Confidence through Construction Certificate Program

USU Blanding Students Build House, Skills, and Confidence through Construction Certificate Program

After two years of construction, a brand-new house built by students in the Utah State University construction technology and management program is nearly ready for sale.

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A group of students seeking a new perspective on ranching created a record turnout for Utah State University’s annual Sheep Day trip to Evanston, WY, organized by the Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences.
Record Number of Students Attend Utah State University Sheep Day

Record Number of Students Attend Utah State University Sheep Day

A group of students seeking a new perspective on ranching created a record turnout for Utah State University’s annual Sheep Day trip to Evanston, WY, organized by the Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences.

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Three students from the Utah State Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (Utah State ACT) chapter attended the Ag Media Summit in Kansas City, Mo., where the chapter and some individual members received awards from the National Agricultural Communicators
Utah State Agricultural Communication Students Earn Awards at Ag Media Summit

Utah State Agricultural Communication Students Earn Awards at Ag Media Summit

Three students from the Utah State Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (Utah State ACT) chapter attended the Ag Media Summit in Kansas City, Mo., where the chapter and some individual members received awards from the National Agricultural Communicators...

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"There's already a nationwide shortage before the pandemic, and now the caseload has doubled and the resources have dwindled until the demand is quite high," said Dr. Shawn Zimmerman, an ADVS assistant professor at USU.
Front-line fatigue: Pandemic pressures pouncing on taxed veterinarians

Front-line fatigue: Pandemic pressures pouncing on taxed veterinarians

"There's already a nationwide shortage before the pandemic, and now the caseload has doubled and the resources have dwindled until the demand is quite high," said Dr. Shawn Zimmerman, an ADVS assistant professor at USU.

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Ashlee Buist knew that earning her Doctor of Veterinary Science through Utah State and the WIMU Regional Program would be tough. She already had a bachelor’s degree in animal, dairy, and veterinary science from the university, and she was even from nearby
Student Profile: Ashlee Buist

Student Profile: Ashlee Buist

Ashlee Buist knew that earning her Doctor of Veterinary Science through Utah State and the WIMU Regional Program would be tough. She already had a bachelor’s degree in animal, dairy, and veterinary science from the university, and she was even from nearby...

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You put your foot in the stirrup, hoisting yourself onto the tall horse. Your heart races with adrenaline as you get going. The feeling of freedom setting in.
Aggie Equestrians Find Freedom in Competition

Aggie Equestrians Find Freedom in Competition

You put your foot in the stirrup, hoisting yourself onto the tall horse. Your heart races with adrenaline as you get going. The feeling of freedom setting in.

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“In the next three to five years, Price will be the drone headquarters of Utah,” says Shawn “BW” Barstow, lecturer of Aviation Technology at Utah State University Eastern.
Drone headquarters of Utah

Drone headquarters of Utah

“In the next three to five years, Price will be the drone headquarters of Utah,” says Shawn “BW” Barstow, lecturer of Aviation Technology at Utah State University Eastern.

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Students from Utah State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine put their skills to the test on October 9. Under the guidance of local veterinarians, the students administered vaccines, performed exams, and created medical records for their own pet ca
Preventative Health Clinic Pairs USU Students With Local Vets for Firsthand Experience

Preventative Health Clinic Pairs USU Students With Local Vets for Firsthand Experience

Students from Utah State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine put their skills to the test on October 9. Under the guidance of local veterinarians, the students administered vaccines, performed exams, and created medical records for their own pet ca...

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A multidisciplinary team of researchers at Utah State University and Michigan State University have been awarded $1.97 million over 4 years from the United States Department of Agriculture to study more efficient ways of managing this major crop.
Researchers at USU awarded $1.97 Million to Study Important Utah Fruit Crop

Researchers at USU awarded $1.97 Million to Study Important Utah Fruit Crop

A multidisciplinary team of researchers at Utah State University and Michigan State University have been awarded $1.97 million over 4 years from the United States Department of Agriculture to study more efficient ways of managing this major crop.

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They say that you can’t have your cake and eat it too—but what about beef? Is it possible to graze cattle while maintaining healthy rangelands; to cut harmful methane gases produced by cows while keeping ranches economically sound?
Beef Going Green: Major New Grant Supports Strategies for Sustainable Grazing

Beef Going Green: Major New Grant Supports Strategies for Sustainable Grazing

They say that you can’t have your cake and eat it too—but what about beef? Is it possible to graze cattle while maintaining healthy rangelands; to cut harmful methane gases produced by cows while keeping ranches economically sound?

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Finding Scott Hexum’s office in the Veterinary Science and Biology Building is an adventure. Not only is Room 210 nowhere near Room 209, but visitors need to enter what looks like a storage room before descending down a small number of stairs to get there
Master of Bone and Beetle: Vet School Anatomist Prepares a Menagerie of Teaching Tools

Master of Bone and Beetle: Vet School Anatomist Prepares a Menagerie of Teaching Tools

Finding Scott Hexum’s office in the Veterinary Science and Biology Building is an adventure. Not only is Room 210 nowhere near Room 209, but visitors need to enter what looks like a storage room before descending down a small number of stairs to get there...

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The word “agriculture” usually brings to mind crops and animals, but it’s the people working in agriculture who feed the world.
Michael Pate Leads International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health

Michael Pate Leads International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health

The word “agriculture” usually brings to mind crops and animals, but it’s the people working in agriculture who feed the world.

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The Veterinary Law and Ethics Club hosted Dr. Kerry Rood for a presentation on encountering animal negligence, abuse, and hoarding. Students learned about the limits on their authority as veterinarians and heard a firsthand account of navigating an animal
Students Host Presentation on Animal Neglect and Hoarding

Students Host Presentation on Animal Neglect and Hoarding

The Veterinary Law and Ethics Club hosted Dr. Kerry Rood for a presentation on encountering animal negligence, abuse, and hoarding. Students learned about the limits on their authority as veterinarians and heard a firsthand account of navigating an animal...

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USU’s Aggie Chocolate Factory is proud to announce a new collaboration with Twenty Degrees, a sustainable cocoa bean supplier that sources beans from around the world.
Aggie Chocolate Factory Announces a New Single-Source Premium Chocolate

Aggie Chocolate Factory Announces a New Single-Source Premium Chocolate

USU’s Aggie Chocolate Factory is proud to announce a new collaboration with Twenty Degrees, a sustainable cocoa bean supplier that sources beans from around the world.

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Most successful home gardeners begin with a plan. Few, however, go to the lengths of planning that plant science Professor Bruce Bugbee and his wife Diana West commit to each year that transforms part of their yard into a themed garden.
Flowers and Friends Make This Garden Grow

Flowers and Friends Make This Garden Grow

Most successful home gardeners begin with a plan. Few, however, go to the lengths of planning that plant science Professor Bruce Bugbee and his wife Diana West commit to each year that transforms part of their yard into a themed garden.

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A new irrigation study is underway at the Southern Utah University farm in Cedar City to determine how much water is needed to optimally grow crops. Utah State University Assistant Professor of Agriculture Matt Yost explains early findings in the study.
USU Irrigation Study in Cedar City Reducing Water Without Reducing Crops

USU Irrigation Study in Cedar City Reducing Water Without Reducing Crops

A new irrigation study is underway at the Southern Utah University farm in Cedar City to determine how much water is needed to optimally grow crops. Utah State University Assistant Professor of Agriculture Matt Yost explains early findings in the study.

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Josie Sorensen, a senior in the Food Science program and Utah native, scored a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity this summer. Sorensen was awarded a 10-week internship at Delitzscher Chocolate Factor in Delitzsch, Germany.
USU Senior Awarded Internship at German Chocolate Factory

USU Senior Awarded Internship at German Chocolate Factory

Josie Sorensen, a senior in the Food Science program and Utah native, scored a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity this summer. Sorensen was awarded a 10-week internship at Delitzscher Chocolate Factor in Delitzsch, Germany.

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Matt Yost, Assistant Professor at USU talks about why he became interested in his field of study, how Utah performs with small and large-scale agriculture, what crops are affected with extreme drought and how producers are dealing with it, and more.
IN FOCUS Discussion: September’s climate change conversation

IN FOCUS Discussion: September’s climate change conversation

Matt Yost, Assistant Professor at USU talks about why he became interested in his field of study, how Utah performs with small and large-scale agriculture, what crops are affected with extreme drought and how producers are dealing with it, and more.

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Utah State University Eastern is excited to announce a Strategic Workforce Initiative (SWI) in Rural Technology, a concurrent enrollment program for high school juniors and seniors at Carbon High School and Pinnacle Canyon Academy.
USU Eastern Introduces Technology Skills Partnership Program for Local High Schools

USU Eastern Introduces Technology Skills Partnership Program for Local High Schools

Utah State University Eastern is excited to announce a Strategic Workforce Initiative (SWI) in Rural Technology, a concurrent enrollment program for high school juniors and seniors at Carbon High School and Pinnacle Canyon Academy.

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Youping Sun of the Plants, Soils, and Climate Department, has recently been awarded $500,000 in grant funds for a project dedicated to "Developing a Maple Syrup Industry for the Interior West Through Extension and Research".
Newly Awarded Maple Syrup Research Grant

Newly Awarded Maple Syrup Research Grant

Youping Sun of the Plants, Soils, and Climate Department, has recently been awarded $500,000 in grant funds for a project dedicated to "Developing a Maple Syrup Industry for the Interior West Through Extension and Research".

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The dominant force driving wildfires in California for hundreds of years may no longer be the key factor in the frequency or severity of these blazes.
New Research Suggests California's Wildfires Cycle has Been Superseded by Global Warming

New Research Suggests California's Wildfires Cycle has Been Superseded by Global Warming

The dominant force driving wildfires in California for hundreds of years may no longer be the key factor in the frequency or severity of these blazes.

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A new certificate program that gives students a foundation of basic small business skills in accounting, management and economic analysis has been approved in the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences’ Department of Applied Economics (APEC).
New Certificate Program for Aspiring Small Business Managers

New Certificate Program for Aspiring Small Business Managers

A new certificate program that gives students a foundation of basic small business skills in accounting, management and economic analysis has been approved in the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences’ Department of Applied Economics (APEC).

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Shelby Morse was named the 2021 Utah State Student Employee of the Year for her work in the Student Services and has now also been recognized as Utah’s State Winner of the Western Association of Student Employment Administrator’s.
Student Employee Recognized by Western Association of Student Employment Administrators

Student Employee Recognized by Western Association of Student Employment Administrators

Shelby Morse was named the 2021 Utah State Student Employee of the Year for her work in the Student Services and has now also been recognized as Utah’s State Winner of the Western Association of Student Employment Administrator’s.

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Organized by the Aggie Drone Academy, the USU Eastern Drone Camps offer 40 grade school students three activity-filled days where they learn about drones and the principles of flight.
Local Youth Take to the Skies with USU Eastern Drone Camps

Local Youth Take to the Skies with USU Eastern Drone Camps

Organized by the Aggie Drone Academy, the USU Eastern Drone Camps offer 40 grade school students three activity-filled days where they learn about drones and the principles of flight.

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USU Blanding’s technical education program is excited to offer Google Career Certificates that prepare people for entry-level positions in data analytics, project management, user experience design, and introductory and advanced IT support.
USU Blanding Offers Google Career Certificates

USU Blanding Offers Google Career Certificates

USU Blanding’s technical education program is excited to offer Google Career Certificates that prepare people for entry-level positions in data analytics, project management, user experience design, and introductory and advanced IT support.

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Utah State University’s College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences is pleased to announce that USU Eastern’s surgical technology program recently received accreditation from the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education in Schools.
Surgical Technology Program at USU Eastern Receives Accreditation

Surgical Technology Program at USU Eastern Receives Accreditation

Utah State University’s College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences is pleased to announce that USU Eastern’s surgical technology program recently received accreditation from the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education in Schools.

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Demonstrating enthusiasm for teaching and learning and a willingness to innovate during a pandemic-altered semester earned Bailey Johnson recognition as the Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Fellow in CAAS for the 2020-21 academic year.
Landscape Architecture Student Named Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Fellow

Landscape Architecture Student Named Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Fellow

Demonstrating enthusiasm for teaching and learning and a willingness to innovate during a pandemic-altered semester earned Bailey Johnson recognition as the Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Fellow in CAAS for the 2020-21 academic year.

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Utah State University Food Science Club members Annalisa Jones, Melissa Marsh and Weston Christensen won first place and $5,000 in the 2021 Ocean Spray Student Product Development Competition.
USU Food Science Club Students Win $5,000 With Cranberry Hot Sauces

USU Food Science Club Students Win $5,000 With Cranberry Hot Sauces

Utah State University Food Science Club members Annalisa Jones, Melissa Marsh and Weston Christensen won first place and $5,000 in the 2021 Ocean Spray Student Product Development Competition.

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Before the Farmers Feeding Utah Distribution Event had even begun, students were already lining up on the east end of the Quad to receive free ground beef and corn produced by local farmers.
Farmers Feeding Utah Connects Local Producers with Students in Need

Farmers Feeding Utah Connects Local Producers with Students in Need

Before the Farmers Feeding Utah Distribution Event had even begun, students were already lining up on the east end of the Quad to receive free ground beef and corn produced by local farmers.

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It’s that time of year when fall, football, and food reign supreme. USU CAAS is excited to host the annual Utah Agricultural Products Barbecue following the USU vs. Boise State University football game Sept. 25, from 1 – 3 p.m. at Craig Aston Park (1350 N
College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences Celebrates with Scholarships and Tasty Treats

College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences Celebrates with Scholarships and Tasty Treats

It’s that time of year when fall, football, and food reign supreme. USU CAAS is excited to host the annual Utah Agricultural Products Barbecue following the USU vs. Boise State University football game Sept. 25, from 1 – 3 p.m. at Craig Aston Park (1350 N...

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Don Mendel with Desert Wings RC Club visited the Carbon County Commissioners on Wednesday evening to give a brief presentation on upcoming events.
Desert Wings RC Club to Host Upcoming Fun Fly Events

Desert Wings RC Club to Host Upcoming Fun Fly Events

Don Mendel with Desert Wings RC Club visited the Carbon County Commissioners on Wednesday evening to give a brief presentation on upcoming events.

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This video showcases LAEP student Kyle Young's submission for his final project for his advanced geospatial analysis class at Utah State University while pursuing a degree in Landscape architecture.
Virtual Roller Coasters on Old Main - Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning

Virtual Roller Coasters on Old Main - Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning

This video showcases LAEP student Kyle Young's submission for his final project for his advanced geospatial analysis class at Utah State University while pursuing a degree in Landscape architecture.

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Utah State University's Connections program is in the second year of offering a year-long faculty mentorship to students. Hear from a Connections faculty, and a student from last year’s program, on how they felt it went, and how they were impacted.
Faculty Mentor: USU Connections in Second Year Offering Faculty Mentorship to Students

Faculty Mentor: USU Connections in Second Year Offering Faculty Mentorship to Students

Utah State University's Connections program is in the second year of offering a year-long faculty mentorship to students. Hear from a Connections faculty, and a student from last year’s program, on how they felt it went, and how they were impacted.

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The 10th class of Utah State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine has arrived at USU. After a week of orientation activities and receiving their white lab coats in a ceremony on August 19, the 30 incoming students are ready to begin the challenge
10th Veterinary Medicine Class Forms Bonds and Prepares for New Challenges

10th Veterinary Medicine Class Forms Bonds and Prepares for New Challenges

The 10th class of Utah State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine has arrived at USU. After a week of orientation activities and receiving their white lab coats in a ceremony on August 19, the 30 incoming students are ready to begin the challenge

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The 10th class of Utah State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine has arrived at USU. After a week of orientation activities and receiving their white lab coats in a ceremony on August 19, the 30 incoming students are ready to begin the challenge of
10th Veterinary Medicine Class Forms Bonds and Prepares for New Challenges

10th Veterinary Medicine Class Forms Bonds and Prepares for New Challenges

The 10th class of Utah State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine has arrived at USU. After a week of orientation activities and receiving their white lab coats in a ceremony on August 19, the 30 incoming students are ready to begin the challenge of...

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The college’s expanded transformation embraces career and technical education (CTE) to meet workforce needs, provide inclusive access, and impact economic development in Utah, especially rural communities.
Career and Technical Education – It’s a Whole New Day in CAAS

Career and Technical Education – It’s a Whole New Day in CAAS

The college’s expanded transformation embraces career and technical education (CTE) to meet workforce needs, provide inclusive access, and impact economic development in Utah, especially rural communities.

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The Department of Applied Sciences, Technology and Education (ASTE) is pleased to announce that lecturer Michelle Burrows has been named a recipient of the NACTA Graduate Student Teaching Award.
National Graduate Student Teaching Award Presented to ASTE's Michelle Burrows

National Graduate Student Teaching Award Presented to ASTE's Michelle Burrows

The Department of Applied Sciences, Technology and Education (ASTE) is pleased to announce that lecturer Michelle Burrows has been named a recipient of the NACTA Graduate Student Teaching Award.

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(Blanding, UT) – In late July, the Utah State University Blanding campus welcomed students from American Indian Services (AIS). The day included a tour of the campus along with several presentations from campus representatives.
American Indian Services Participates in STEM Tour Visit to USU Blanding

American Indian Services Participates in STEM Tour Visit to USU Blanding

(Blanding, UT) – In late July, the Utah State University Blanding campus welcomed students from American Indian Services (AIS). The day included a tour of the campus along with several presentations from campus representatives.

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Blanding, UT - The Utah State University Blanding campus has received a USDA Rural Business Development Grant to strengthen local businesses and artisans in San Juan County. The program will offer 15 free business development packages and begins August 1.
USU Blanding Introduces Training, Development Program for Local Businesses

USU Blanding Introduces Training, Development Program for Local Businesses

Blanding, UT - The Utah State University Blanding campus has received a USDA Rural Business Development Grant to strengthen local businesses and artisans in San Juan County. The program will offer 15 free business development packages and begins August 1....

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Like all built landscapes, they are physical manifestations of the attitudes, perceptions, and values of the people who create them. The problem is that often the creators don’t fully consider how people who are different from themselves might want to use
A Space For Everyone

A Space For Everyone

Like all built landscapes, they are physical manifestations of the attitudes, perceptions, and values of the people who create them. The problem is that often the creators don’t fully consider how people who are different from themselves might want to use...

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As a graduate student in 2016, Wytsalucy set out into the Navajo reservation with her father and two Utah State University horticulture professors. The goal was to track down, record, and collect seeds from the ancestral peach trees in the area.
Meet the Woman Restoring Native American Peaches to the Southwest

Meet the Woman Restoring Native American Peaches to the Southwest

As a graduate student in 2016, Wytsalucy set out into the Navajo reservation with her father and two Utah State University horticulture professors. The goal was to track down, record, and collect seeds from the ancestral peach trees in the area.

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A research team consisting of USU faculty members and others received the 5-year grant of $311,000 per year from the NIH to study how male mouse diets affect the health of their offspring.
NIH Funds USU Researchers' Work on Fathers' Nutrition and Children's Health

NIH Funds USU Researchers' Work on Fathers' Nutrition and Children's Health

A research team consisting of USU faculty members and others received the 5-year grant of $311,000 per year from the NIH to study how male mouse diets affect the health of their offspring.

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Since June 2020, Utah State University President Noelle Cockett has chaired a national task force of experts charged with evaluating the framework the Food and Drug administration uses for approving and monitoring gene-edited farm animals.
USU President Chairs National Task Force

USU President Chairs National Task Force

Since June 2020, Utah State University President Noelle Cockett has chaired a national task force of experts charged with evaluating the framework the Food and Drug administration uses for approving and monitoring gene-edited farm animals.

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Tami Spackman and Dawnetta Mahnken, USU's Advisor of the Year Winners.
USU Names Advisors of the Year for 2021

USU Names Advisors of the Year for 2021

Tami Spackman and Dawnetta Mahnken, USU's Advisor of the Year Winners.

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Melissa Marsh, a graduate student pursuing her doctorate in food science, recently received the Thomas H. Smouse Memorial Fellowship from American Oil Chemists' Society (AOCS).
Food Science Student Receives American Oil Chemists' Society Fellowship

Food Science Student Receives American Oil Chemists' Society Fellowship

Melissa Marsh, a graduate student pursuing her doctorate in food science, recently received the Thomas H. Smouse Memorial Fellowship from American Oil Chemists' Society (AOCS).

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Tom Williams here with the Utah State University President Noelle Cockett with our weekly conversation here at UPR.
Aug. 4 Interview With USU Pres. Noelle Cockett

Aug. 4 Interview With USU Pres. Noelle Cockett

Tom Williams here with the Utah State University President Noelle Cockett with our weekly conversation here at UPR.

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Utah State University Eastern’s welding fabrication team won the national title for college teams in the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference for the third consecutive year.
USU Eastern Welding Fabrication Team Wins National Competition

USU Eastern Welding Fabrication Team Wins National Competition

Utah State University Eastern’s welding fabrication team won the national title for college teams in the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference for the third consecutive year.

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You’ve probably seen them, especially if you’ve spent much time in the outdoors in the past few years: Large, 4-wheel-drive vans, often white, but sprouting all sorts of mods like custom suspension and tires...
Adventure Van Expo setting up camp at Cache Fairgrounds this weekend

Adventure Van Expo setting up camp at Cache Fairgrounds this weekend

You’ve probably seen them, especially if you’ve spent much time in the outdoors in the past few years: Large, 4-wheel-drive vans, often white, but sprouting all sorts of mods like custom suspension and tires...

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Recent USU graduate Amria Farnsworth has been named the 2021 Outstanding Dietetics Student of the Year by the Utah Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Dietetics Student Honored by the Utah Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Dietetics Student Honored by the Utah Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Recent USU graduate Amria Farnsworth has been named the 2021 Outstanding Dietetics Student of the Year by the Utah Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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Students at Utah State University Moab can now earn a community healthcare worker certificate, which comes with certification from the Utah Department of Health Environment, Policy & Improved Clinic Care program.
USU-Moab launches program focused on community healthcare

USU-Moab launches program focused on community healthcare

Students at Utah State University Moab can now earn a community healthcare worker certificate, which comes with certification from the Utah Department of Health Environment, Policy & Improved Clinic Care program.

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Representing the career skills taught in Utah State University’s Department of Aviation and Technical Education, three students in the aviation maintenance program won this year’s Intermountain West Airframe and Powerplant School Competition.
Aviation Students Win Intermountain Competition

Aviation Students Win Intermountain Competition

Representing the career skills taught in Utah State University’s Department of Aviation and Technical Education, three students in the aviation maintenance program won this year’s Intermountain West Airframe and Powerplant School Competition.

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The Department of Applied Sciences, Technology, and Education is marked a milestone this spring with the first three graduates – Paul Hill, Michelle Burrows, and Julie Lamarra — from the career and technical education (CTE) doctoral program.
First Graduates from ASTE Department’s Doctoral Program

First Graduates from ASTE Department’s Doctoral Program

The Department of Applied Sciences, Technology, and Education is marked a milestone this spring with the first three graduates – Paul Hill, Michelle Burrows, and Julie Lamarra — from the career and technical education (CTE) doctoral program.

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A joint report released by a national task force of experts and chaired by Utah State University President Noelle E. Cockett has recommended federal regulations around gene-edited animals be updated significantly.
Task Force Chaired by USU President Proposes Modernizing FDA Regulations on Gene-Edited Animals

Task Force Chaired by USU President Proposes Modernizing FDA Regulations on Gene-Edited Animals

A joint report released by a national task force of experts and chaired by Utah State University President Noelle E. Cockett has recommended federal regulations around gene-edited animals be updated significantly.

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Holtman is a student at Utah State University studying agricultural communications and will be graduating in the spring of 2022. She found her love for agricultural communications as she noticed all too often agriculturalists need a voice in their corner
Progressive Publishing Welcomes Holtman as Editorial Intern

Progressive Publishing Welcomes Holtman as Editorial Intern

Holtman is a student at Utah State University studying agricultural communications and will be graduating in the spring of 2022. She found her love for agricultural communications as she noticed all too often agriculturalists need a voice in their corner...

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Engineering undergrad Kevin Plaizier won $25,000 for designing a drone. He's been an active member of the AggieAir program for over two years and has been flying drones since high school.
Drones at USU

Drones at USU

Engineering undergrad Kevin Plaizier won $25,000 for designing a drone. He's been an active member of the AggieAir program for over two years and has been flying drones since high school.

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Angus continued her education, ultimately receiving a master’s degree in landscape architecture through Utah State University. As a graduate student, she worked on a project investigating the potential for trust lands outside of Big Water, Utah.
Meet the Woman Who’s Working to Beautify, Protect and Share America’s Wilderness

Meet the Woman Who’s Working to Beautify, Protect and Share America’s Wilderness

Angus continued her education, ultimately receiving a master’s degree in landscape architecture through Utah State University. As a graduate student, she worked on a project investigating the potential for trust lands outside of Big Water, Utah.

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Congratulations to the five assistant professors in the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences (CAAS) who have been promoted to full professor beginning July 1: Kerry Rood, Ryan Bosworth, Becki Lawver, Abby Benninghoff, and Jennifer Reeve.
Five CAAS Faculty Members Promoted to Full Professor

Five CAAS Faculty Members Promoted to Full Professor

Congratulations to the five assistant professors in the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences (CAAS) who have been promoted to full professor beginning July 1: Kerry Rood, Ryan Bosworth, Becki Lawver, Abby Benninghoff, and Jennifer Reeve.

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Rockwood, 35, grew up in Ogden, graduated from Utah State University and has been a registered dietitian nutritionist for 11 years.
Dietitian Receives National Award for Solving the Dinner Dilemma

Dietitian Receives National Award for Solving the Dinner Dilemma

Rockwood, 35, grew up in Ogden, graduated from Utah State University and has been a registered dietitian nutritionist for 11 years.

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The Utah State University Rodeo Club (Logan) and USU Eastern Rodeo Club (Price) teams found success at the 72nd annual College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) over the past week.
USU and USU Eastern Enjoy Success at College National Finals Rodeo

USU and USU Eastern Enjoy Success at College National Finals Rodeo

The Utah State University Rodeo Club (Logan) and USU Eastern Rodeo Club (Price) teams found success at the 72nd annual College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) over the past week.

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Progressive Publishing is pleased to introduce Madison Leak as one of its summer 2021 editorial interns. Leak began work in May and is responsible for writing feature stories and news articles for Progressive Dairy.
Progressive Publishing Welcomes Editorial Intern Madison Leak

Progressive Publishing Welcomes Editorial Intern Madison Leak

Progressive Publishing is pleased to introduce Madison Leak as one of its summer 2021 editorial interns. Leak began work in May and is responsible for writing feature stories and news articles for Progressive Dairy.

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A space central to the Department of Plants, Soils and Climate in the Agricultural Sciences building has been named to honor Professor A.A. Heravi, a pioneer of scientific farming in Iran.
Alumnus Honors his Father with the Dedication of the Professor A.A. Heravi Atrium

Alumnus Honors his Father with the Dedication of the Professor A.A. Heravi Atrium

A space central to the Department of Plants, Soils and Climate in the Agricultural Sciences building has been named to honor Professor A.A. Heravi, a pioneer of scientific farming in Iran.

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Six Utah State University Eastern students will be competing in the College National Finals Rodeo June 13-19 in Casper, Wyoming.
USU Eastern Rodeo Team Headed to National Finals

USU Eastern Rodeo Team Headed to National Finals

Six Utah State University Eastern students will be competing in the College National Finals Rodeo June 13-19 in Casper, Wyoming.

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The American Dairy Science Association® (ADSA) is pleased to announce Prateek Sharma as the 2021 recipient of the ADSA Foundation Scholar Award in Dairy Foods.
Prateek Sharma Receives the ADSA® Foundation Scholar Award in Dairy Foods

Prateek Sharma Receives the ADSA® Foundation Scholar Award in Dairy Foods

The American Dairy Science Association® (ADSA) is pleased to announce Prateek Sharma as the 2021 recipient of the ADSA Foundation Scholar Award in Dairy Foods.

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USU dietetics faculty members Katie Brown and Lacie Peterson of the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences (NDFS) have been recognized by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Dietetics Faculty Win Regional Awards

Dietetics Faculty Win Regional Awards

USU dietetics faculty members Katie Brown and Lacie Peterson of the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences (NDFS) have been recognized by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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A favorite in Cache Valley and across the state is, of course, Aggie Ice Cream. Recently, Utah State University’s Aggie Creamery took home a very special honor – a Utah Best of State award.
Nice Honor for a Marquee (and creamy) USU Product

Nice Honor for a Marquee (and creamy) USU Product

A favorite in Cache Valley and across the state is, of course, Aggie Ice Cream. Recently, Utah State University’s Aggie Creamery took home a very special honor – a Utah Best of State award.

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Three students working in disciplines within the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences were awarded Undergraduate Research and Creative Opportunity Grants (URCO) to support conducting their own research in life, plant and food sciences this summer.
Students Receive Grants to Conduct Impactful Undergraduate Research

Students Receive Grants to Conduct Impactful Undergraduate Research

Three students working in disciplines within the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences were awarded Undergraduate Research and Creative Opportunity Grants (URCO) to support conducting their own research in life, plant and food sciences this summer....

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Utah State University recently partnered with the Utah Industry Resources Alliance (UIRA) and the state of Utah to create an online supply chain database to help Utah’s manufacturing sector engage with the broader marketplace.
New Supply Chain Database Launched to Aid Utah Businesses

New Supply Chain Database Launched to Aid Utah Businesses

Utah State University recently partnered with the Utah Industry Resources Alliance (UIRA) and the state of Utah to create an online supply chain database to help Utah’s manufacturing sector engage with the broader marketplace.

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Three USU LAEP students and their two teammates at the University of Utah were recently named winners of the 2021 Utah Real Estate Challenge and claimed the contest’s $20,000 grand prize.
USU/UofU Team Wins Grand Prize in the 2021 Utah Real Estate Challenge

USU/UofU Team Wins Grand Prize in the 2021 Utah Real Estate Challenge

Three USU LAEP students and their two teammates at the University of Utah were recently named winners of the 2021 Utah Real Estate Challenge and claimed the contest’s $20,000 grand prize.

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These delicious results of research and teaching in the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences have been awarded Best of State honors in the categories of specialty cheeses, ice cream and culinary chocolate.
Aggie Creamery and Aggie Chocolate Factory Earn Best of State Honors

Aggie Creamery and Aggie Chocolate Factory Earn Best of State Honors

These delicious results of research and teaching in the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences have been awarded Best of State honors in the categories of specialty cheeses, ice cream and culinary chocolate.

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Congrats to all of our recent graduates! Though you have had to navigate uncharted waters during your time with us, you handled it with grace and ease. We are proud of you and can’t wait to see the places you’ll go and the people you touch. Don’t forget a
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CAAS Graduation

Congrats to all of our recent graduates! Though you have had to navigate uncharted waters during your time with us, you handled it with grace and ease. We are proud of you and can’t wait to see the places you’ll go and the people you touch. Don’t forget a...

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This might just be the sweetest collaboration ever in USU’s College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences.
Aggie Chocolate Factory + Outdoor Product Design + Beaver Mountain = a Sweet Treat

Aggie Chocolate Factory + Outdoor Product Design + Beaver Mountain = a Sweet Treat

This might just be the sweetest collaboration ever in USU’s College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences.

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Professor Silvana Martini has been named a fellow of the American Oil Chemists' Society. Martini is a food scientist whose research is focused on developing healthier fats that have excellent sensory appeal to consumers.
Professor Silvana Martini Named a Fellow of the American Oil Chemists' Society

Professor Silvana Martini Named a Fellow of the American Oil Chemists' Society

Professor Silvana Martini has been named a fellow of the American Oil Chemists' Society. Martini is a food scientist whose research is focused on developing healthier fats that have excellent sensory appeal to consumers.

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Andreas Wesemann, Shawn Barstow and Spencer Whitehead of the USU Eastern aviation team visited the Carbon County Commission during their April 21 meeting for a short presentation.
Carbon County Commission Visited by the USU Eastern Aviation Team

Carbon County Commission Visited by the USU Eastern Aviation Team

Andreas Wesemann, Shawn Barstow and Spencer Whitehead of the USU Eastern aviation team visited the Carbon County Commission during their April 21 meeting for a short presentation.

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A PARTNERSHIP agreement has been signed between Scotland's James Hutton Institute and Utah State University in the United States, promoting cooperation in agricultural and environmental research, with particular emphasis on climate change issues.
JHI link up with Utah State University

JHI link up with Utah State University

A PARTNERSHIP agreement has been signed between Scotland's James Hutton Institute and Utah State University in the United States, promoting cooperation in agricultural and environmental research, with particular emphasis on climate change issues.

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Animal science students honed their knowledge and skills at the Broadbent Ranch, one of the last large-scale sheep range operations in the country.
Sheep Day Tradition Continues for Animal Science Students

Sheep Day Tradition Continues for Animal Science Students

Animal science students honed their knowledge and skills at the Broadbent Ranch, one of the last large-scale sheep range operations in the country.

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Saydee Longhurst, a sophomore studying agricultural education with a minor in entrepreneurship, has been selected by the Agriculture Future of America organization to serve as an ambassador for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Agricultural Education Student Selected as AFA Ambassador

Agricultural Education Student Selected as AFA Ambassador

Saydee Longhurst, a sophomore studying agricultural education with a minor in entrepreneurship, has been selected by the Agriculture Future of America organization to serve as an ambassador for the 2021-2022 academic year.

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Utah State University aviation maintenance students Braxton Thacker and Treston Cullimore were recently honored for their achievements in the state SkillsUSA competition.
Aviation Maintenance Students Take Top Spots in State SkillsUSA Competition

Aviation Maintenance Students Take Top Spots in State SkillsUSA Competition

Utah State University aviation maintenance students Braxton Thacker and Treston Cullimore were recently honored for their achievements in the state SkillsUSA competition.

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Dalton Gibbs is a graduating senior at Utah State University and has been involved in many different aspects of USU.
Dalton Gibbs, a love for animals and the USU community

Dalton Gibbs, a love for animals and the USU community

Dalton Gibbs is a graduating senior at Utah State University and has been involved in many different aspects of USU.

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Jeffrey Austin has achieved outstanding academic success in the university’s Department of Applied Economics and also became a well-rounded scholar as he pursued undergraduate research and Extension work in addition to his coursework.
CAAS Valedictorian, Jeff Austin

CAAS Valedictorian, Jeff Austin

Jeffrey Austin has achieved outstanding academic success in the university’s Department of Applied Economics and also became a well-rounded scholar as he pursued undergraduate research and Extension work in addition to his coursework.

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A Memorandum of Understanding was signed April 20 between Utah State University and the Scotland-based James Hutton Institute formalizing efforts to promote cooperation in agricultural and environmental research, with an emphasis on climate change researc
Environmental and Agricultural Research at the Center of James Hutton Institute-USU Agreement

Environmental and Agricultural Research at the Center of James Hutton Institute-USU Agreement

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed April 20 between Utah State University and the Scotland-based James Hutton Institute formalizing efforts to promote cooperation in agricultural and environmental research, with an emphasis on climate change researc...

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The AVTE department was featured on this week's AGGIE TV program.
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The AVTE department was featured on this week's AGGIE TV program.

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Last week, three young student volunteers from the USU Eastern LDS Institute worked on the Garden Collective that is located on 100 North and 300 East in Price.
USU Eastern Volunteers Get Dirty at the Garden Collective

USU Eastern Volunteers Get Dirty at the Garden Collective

Last week, three young student volunteers from the USU Eastern LDS Institute worked on the Garden Collective that is located on 100 North and 300 East in Price.

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Research from Utah State University and the Utah Climate Center suggests that a majority of precipitating clouds may be suitable for seeding, but that suitability varies greatly from mountain to mountain, month to month and weather system to weather syste
Commentary: Utah can get more water from our clouds — if we invest in real science

Commentary: Utah can get more water from our clouds — if we invest in real science

Research from Utah State University and the Utah Climate Center suggests that a majority of precipitating clouds may be suitable for seeding, but that suitability varies greatly from mountain to mountain, month to month and weather system to weather syste...

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Like many other viruses, Rift Valley fever virus causes disease in animals and can be transmitted to humans by infected mosquitos or through contact with the blood or organs of infected animals.
Study of Rift Valley Fever Virus Treatment Published by the National Academy of Sciences

Study of Rift Valley Fever Virus Treatment Published by the National Academy of Sciences

Like many other viruses, Rift Valley fever virus causes disease in animals and can be transmitted to humans by infected mosquitos or through contact with the blood or organs of infected animals.

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Salinity is a growing critical threat to soils, water quality and food production worldwide. High levels of salts in water and soil interfere with plants’ abilities to take up the nutrients they need, create osmotic shock and ion accumulation in the plant
Data Scientists Uncovering Genes that Protect Alfalfa against Salinity Stress

Data Scientists Uncovering Genes that Protect Alfalfa against Salinity Stress

Salinity is a growing critical threat to soils, water quality and food production worldwide. High levels of salts in water and soil interfere with plants’ abilities to take up the nutrients they need, create osmotic shock and ion accumulation in the plant...

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Drones are a growing technology with many uses. As some students at Utah State University started going through the drone minor program, they quickly realized there are many opportunities in the field.
Minor To Major: USU Will Be Offering A Drone Major This Fall

Minor To Major: USU Will Be Offering A Drone Major This Fall

Drones are a growing technology with many uses. As some students at Utah State University started going through the drone minor program, they quickly realized there are many opportunities in the field.

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Mariela Luster, marketing student and intern with the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, came up with the idea for a simple way to re-connect with others after she returned to campus in January to find a lack of interaction between students.
Say Hello at USU

Say Hello at USU

Mariela Luster, marketing student and intern with the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, came up with the idea for a simple way to re-connect with others after she returned to campus in January to find a lack of interaction between students.

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To food scientists, cheese is more than just an ingredient for sandwiches or an appetizer. Cheese is chemistry, biology and physics all deliciously at work, and it’s big business in the dairy industry.
Cheese Making: Where Dairy Meets Materials Science

Cheese Making: Where Dairy Meets Materials Science

To food scientists, cheese is more than just an ingredient for sandwiches or an appetizer. Cheese is chemistry, biology and physics all deliciously at work, and it’s big business in the dairy industry.

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Utah State University’s Outdoor Recreation Archive, a collection of the outdoor industry’s catalogs and magazines, has grown from just a few documents gathered in 2018 to a one-of-a-kind collection that has gained national and international recognition.
USU's Outdoor Recreation Archive Gains International Recognition

USU's Outdoor Recreation Archive Gains International Recognition

Utah State University’s Outdoor Recreation Archive, a collection of the outdoor industry’s catalogs and magazines, has grown from just a few documents gathered in 2018 to a one-of-a-kind collection that has gained national and international recognition.

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Amber Williams, a textile science lecturer at Utah State University, says fit, elasticity, color, and aesthetics are important, as these factors can really make an impact on how you feel wearing clothes, but you also want to make sure you're wearing fabri
The Best Loungewear for Cozying Up at Home

The Best Loungewear for Cozying Up at Home

Amber Williams, a textile science lecturer at Utah State University, says fit, elasticity, color, and aesthetics are important, as these factors can really make an impact on how you feel wearing clothes, but you also want to make sure you're wearing fabri...

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Utah State University’s Department of Aviation Technology and Technical Education (AVTE) has added a new bachelor’s degree paths in aviation management with emphasis options in unmanned aerial systems (aka, drones) and in aviation operations.
New Utah State Programs in Aviation Management Focus on Airport Operations and Drones

New Utah State Programs in Aviation Management Focus on Airport Operations and Drones

Utah State University’s Department of Aviation Technology and Technical Education (AVTE) has added a new bachelor’s degree paths in aviation management with emphasis options in unmanned aerial systems (aka, drones) and in aviation operations.

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The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food has awarded Utah State University’s Department of Plants, Soils and Climate a $36,000 grant for work on medusahead and invasive mustard species.
PSC Awarded $36,000 for Invasive Plant Species Research

PSC Awarded $36,000 for Invasive Plant Species Research

The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food has awarded Utah State University’s Department of Plants, Soils and Climate a $36,000 grant for work on medusahead and invasive mustard species.

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To design the site, the tribe has partnered with an interdisciplinary group of students and professors from Utah State University’s Quinney College of Natural Resources and the university’s Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning.
A Loss Written on the Land

A Loss Written on the Land

To design the site, the tribe has partnered with an interdisciplinary group of students and professors from Utah State University’s Quinney College of Natural Resources and the university’s Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning. ...

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A newly published study finds even small increases in climate warming may result in significant increases in wildfire frequency and severity.
'Best Case' Goals for Climate Warming Could Still Result in Massive Wildfire Risk

'Best Case' Goals for Climate Warming Could Still Result in Massive Wildfire Risk

A newly published study finds even small increases in climate warming may result in significant increases in wildfire frequency and severity.

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In July of 2020, USU graduate student, Makenna Osborne, hosted a trail ride with a group of 12 veterans as part of her AmeriCorps experience with The Utah Higher Education AmeriCorps Network (UHEAN).
USU Student finds career path while making a difference through USU’s Equine Experience Program

USU Student finds career path while making a difference through USU’s Equine Experience Program

In July of 2020, USU graduate student, Makenna Osborne, hosted a trail ride with a group of 12 veterans as part of her AmeriCorps experience with The Utah Higher Education AmeriCorps Network (UHEAN).

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“What are your plans after college?” If this question doesn’t make you sweat a little, congratulations! You’re part of the few students who have a job lined out after graduation. If it does make you sweat, we’ve got some news for you. 
Agricultural Alumna Finds Success After Graduation

Agricultural Alumna Finds Success After Graduation

“What are your plans after college?” If this question doesn’t make you sweat a little, congratulations! You’re part of the few students who have a job lined out after graduation. If it does make you sweat, we’ve got some news for you. 

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Advising students wasn’t where Caisa Shoop thought her path would lead when she started pursuing a degree in family and consumer sciences education.
CAAS Advisor Caisa Shoop Receives New Advisor Recognition

CAAS Advisor Caisa Shoop Receives New Advisor Recognition

Advising students wasn’t where Caisa Shoop thought her path would lead when she started pursuing a degree in family and consumer sciences education.

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Though agriculture is central to life, puts science and other STEM subjects into practice, and is tied to economics, business and social sciences, Americans get little formal education about it...
The National Center for Agricultural Literacy is Creating a Certificate Program for Teachers

The National Center for Agricultural Literacy is Creating a Certificate Program for Teachers

Though agriculture is central to life, puts science and other STEM subjects into practice, and is tied to economics, business and social sciences, Americans get little formal education about it...

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David Forrester grew up working on the family farm in Smithfield, Utah and joined the Utah State University community in 1979. Aside from a brief absence to work the family farm, he remained at the university until his retirement at the close of 2020.
Celebrating a Career and a Retirement

Celebrating a Career and a Retirement

David Forrester grew up working on the family farm in Smithfield, Utah and joined the Utah State University community in 1979. Aside from a brief absence to work the family farm, he remained at the university until his retirement at the close of 2020.

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True-blooded Aggies love the spot where the sagebrush grows and they may have reasons to love it even more, say Utah State University undergraduate researchers David Suisse and Kayla Wasden Suisse.
USU Undergrad Researchers Study Where Sagebrush Grows - and Heals

USU Undergrad Researchers Study Where Sagebrush Grows - and Heals

True-blooded Aggies love the spot where the sagebrush grows and they may have reasons to love it even more, say Utah State University undergraduate researchers David Suisse and Kayla Wasden Suisse.

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It depends. Sometimes. Kinda. Learn what factors nutritionists say you should consider before noshing on a bag of dried apricots.
Is Dried Fruit Healthy?

Is Dried Fruit Healthy?

It depends. Sometimes. Kinda. Learn what factors nutritionists say you should consider before noshing on a bag of dried apricots.

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As their website states, Utah State University Eastern is Utah’s “best kept secret”. With low tuition rates, one-on-one instruction, and exciting student athletic events, USUE is a great place to start your secondary education.
USUE Welding Program

USUE Welding Program

As their website states, Utah State University Eastern is Utah’s “best kept secret”. With low tuition rates, one-on-one instruction, and exciting student athletic events, USUE is a great place to start your secondary education.

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Although Earl Creech grew up on what his father called a “true” family farm — no hired help from outside the family and no one doing an off-farm job for income — he didn’t know until he was in college that being a scientist who helps farmers could be a jo
Seeds Planted on the Path to Becoming Professor Creech

Seeds Planted on the Path to Becoming Professor Creech

Although Earl Creech grew up on what his father called a “true” family farm — no hired help from outside the family and no one doing an off-farm job for income — he didn’t know until he was in college that being a scientist who helps farmers could be a jo...

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In case you missed it, on July 1, 2020 a new department was launched at Utah State University; the Department of Aviation and Technical Education.
Department of Aviation and Technical Education Impacts CTE Programs

Department of Aviation and Technical Education Impacts CTE Programs

In case you missed it, on July 1, 2020 a new department was launched at Utah State University; the Department of Aviation and Technical Education.

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Josie Gayler’s interest in design and 3D printing started in high school after taking a drafting class where the instructor assembled a 3D printer.
Dustless Technologies Plays Pivotal Role in Training Future Generations

Dustless Technologies Plays Pivotal Role in Training Future Generations

Josie Gayler’s interest in design and 3D printing started in high school after taking a drafting class where the instructor assembled a 3D printer.

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In a recent study by the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food and Utah State University finds that Utah has room for growth in the Utah beef processing and sales businesses.
Increasing Raising Beef Could Help Utah's Economy, According To New Study

Increasing Raising Beef Could Help Utah's Economy, According To New Study

In a recent study by the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food and Utah State University finds that Utah has room for growth in the Utah beef processing and sales businesses.

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Utah State University Eastern broke new ground this past fall with the launch of the additive manufacturing (also known as 3D printing) certification course.
3D Printing Made its Way to USU Eastern

3D Printing Made its Way to USU Eastern

Utah State University Eastern broke new ground this past fall with the launch of the additive manufacturing (also known as 3D printing) certification course.

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Utah State University Infectious Disease, Vaccines and Antiviral Chemotherapy professor Bart Tarbet has firsthand experience creating and testing vaccines. Tarbet is astounded at how quickly medical science has moved with the COVID-19 vaccine.
USU Vaccine Expert Weighs in on COVID-19 Vaccine, Debunks Myths

USU Vaccine Expert Weighs in on COVID-19 Vaccine, Debunks Myths

Utah State University Infectious Disease, Vaccines and Antiviral Chemotherapy professor Bart Tarbet has firsthand experience creating and testing vaccines. Tarbet is astounded at how quickly medical science has moved with the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Fewer than 1% of applicants are accepted into Under Armour’s internship program. Cory Griffey, a student from our Outdoor Product Design and Development (OPDD) program, is now among that small, select group and recently accepted an internship with Under A
Cory Griffey Accepts Under Armour Internship

Cory Griffey Accepts Under Armour Internship

Fewer than 1% of applicants are accepted into Under Armour’s internship program. Cory Griffey, a student from our Outdoor Product Design and Development (OPDD) program, is now among that small, select group and recently accepted an internship with Under A...

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In a report released Jan. 20, 2021, researchers from Utah State University Extension and the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF) assess the potential for expanding meat processing capabilities in Utah and examine the potential demand for Utah b
Research Suggests Potential for Growth in Utah's Beef Industry

Research Suggests Potential for Growth in Utah's Beef Industry

In a report released Jan. 20, 2021, researchers from Utah State University Extension and the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF) assess the potential for expanding meat processing capabilities in Utah and examine the potential demand for Utah b...

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During the fall 2020 semester, students in Utah State University’s Advanced Dietetics Practicum course taught members of the Army and Air Force Reserve Office Training Corps (ROTC) about the importance of food and nutrition for optimal health and physical
ROTC and NDFS Collaboration

ROTC and NDFS Collaboration

During the fall 2020 semester, students in Utah State University’s Advanced Dietetics Practicum course taught members of the Army and Air Force Reserve Office Training Corps (ROTC) about the importance of food and nutrition for optimal health and physical...

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Professor Keith Christensen has been promoted to the rank of professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning.
Opportunities on the Path to Becoming Professor Christensen

Opportunities on the Path to Becoming Professor Christensen

Professor Keith Christensen has been promoted to the rank of professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning.

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We know that a healthy diet is part of the recipe for good health. But how do you put that into daily practice when your life is turned upside down?
Balance in the Chaos

Balance in the Chaos

We know that a healthy diet is part of the recipe for good health. But how do you put that into daily practice when your life is turned upside down?

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Hurricane-force winds that struck Utah in early September may have been stoked by an unexpected source: typhoons in the western Pacific.
Typhoons in East Asia May Have Set the Stage for Huge Windstorm in Utah

Typhoons in East Asia May Have Set the Stage for Huge Windstorm in Utah

Hurricane-force winds that struck Utah in early September may have been stoked by an unexpected source: typhoons in the western Pacific.

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Ashley Scheesley, a Utah State University master of veterinary public health student, is interested in what causes animals to get sick, zoonotic diseases, and how habitat destruction increases the number of infectious diseases.
Antiviral Research for Master of Public Health Student

Antiviral Research for Master of Public Health Student

Ashley Scheesley, a Utah State University master of veterinary public health student, is interested in what causes animals to get sick, zoonotic diseases, and how habitat destruction increases the number of infectious diseases.

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Jennifer MacAdam, professor of plant physiology and forage production in Utah State University’s Department of Plants, Soils, and Climate has been named a fellow of the American Society of Agronomy.
Professor Jennifer MacAdam Named Fellow of the American Society of Agronomy

Professor Jennifer MacAdam Named Fellow of the American Society of Agronomy

Jennifer MacAdam, professor of plant physiology and forage production in Utah State University’s Department of Plants, Soils, and Climate has been named a fellow of the American Society of Agronomy.

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Tyson Sorensen, an assistant professor of agricultural education, was one of just three educators in the country recently recognized with an early-career teaching award from United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Tyson Sorensen Honored with USDA Early-Career Teaching Award

Tyson Sorensen Honored with USDA Early-Career Teaching Award

Tyson Sorensen, an assistant professor of agricultural education, was one of just three educators in the country recently recognized with an early-career teaching award from United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

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Dr. Marie Walsh of the nutrition, dietetics, and food science program has been selected as the William C. Winder Professor for 2020-2022.
2020 - 2022 William C. Winder Professor

2020 - 2022 William C. Winder Professor

Dr. Marie Walsh of the nutrition, dietetics, and food science program has been selected as the William C. Winder Professor for 2020-2022.

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Danielle Theimann received a grant for identification of effective cover crop varieties and integrated management practices for weedy and invasive plant suppression in the Western United States.
PSC Graduate Student Receives Grant

PSC Graduate Student Receives Grant

Danielle Theimann received a grant for identification of effective cover crop varieties and integrated management practices for weedy and invasive plant suppression in the Western United States.

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Two Utah Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory leaders and Utah State University School of Veterinary Medicine faculty members were recently honored by the Utah Veterinary Medical Association (UVMA).
Utah State University Veterinarians Honored by Utah Veterinary Medical Association

Utah State University Veterinarians Honored by Utah Veterinary Medical Association

Two Utah Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory leaders and Utah State University School of Veterinary Medicine faculty members were recently honored by the Utah Veterinary Medical Association (UVMA).

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Two Utah Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory leaders and Utah State University School of Veterinary Medicine faculty members were recently honored by the Utah Veterinary Medical Association (UVMA).
Utah State University Veterinarians Honored by Utah Veterinary Medical Association

Utah State University Veterinarians Honored by Utah Veterinary Medical Association

Two Utah Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory leaders and Utah State University School of Veterinary Medicine faculty members were recently honored by the Utah Veterinary Medical Association (UVMA).

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World’s collide with the release of Aggie Ice Cream and Aggie Chocolate Factory’s Peppermint Bark ice cream, sure to satisfy your holiday cravings!
Aggie Ice Cream Peppermint Bark

Aggie Ice Cream Peppermint Bark

World’s collide with the release of Aggie Ice Cream and Aggie Chocolate Factory’s Peppermint Bark ice cream, sure to satisfy your holiday cravings!

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A possible vaccine to protect against the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 has been tested and found effective and safe in several animal models by a team of scientists at the Rega Institute in Leuven, Belgium.
Potential Single-dose COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Published in Nature

Potential Single-dose COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Published in Nature

A possible vaccine to protect against the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 has been tested and found effective and safe in several animal models by a team of scientists at the Rega Institute in Leuven, Belgium.

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Created as a joint effort between Utah’s State University’s Special Collections & Archives and the Outdoor Product Development and Design undergraduate program, the ORA is, in simple terms, a research collection of outdoor recreation history.
How Do You Trace a Century of the Great Outdoors? Look at the Catalogs

How Do You Trace a Century of the Great Outdoors? Look at the Catalogs

Created as a joint effort between Utah’s State University’s Special Collections & Archives and the Outdoor Product Development and Design undergraduate program, the ORA is, in simple terms, a research collection of outdoor recreation history.

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Researchers at USU’s Institute for Antiviral Research have been at work since February testing antiviral compounds and licensed drugs for their effectiveness against the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
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Institute for Antiviral Research

Researchers at USU’s Institute for Antiviral Research have been at work since February testing antiviral compounds and licensed drugs for their effectiveness against the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

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The COVID-19 pandemic put a cloud of uncertainty over the entire agriculture industry, and Ryan Cranney and his partners in the 20,000-acre Cranney Farms in Oakley, Idaho.
Changing the World, One Potato at a Time

Changing the World, One Potato at a Time

The COVID-19 pandemic put a cloud of uncertainty over the entire agriculture industry, and Ryan Cranney and his partners in the 20,000-acre Cranney Farms in Oakley, Idaho.

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The new problems caused by COVID-19 did not do away with the challenges our researchers were tackling back in March. Our faculty, staff, and students have continued to do impactful research.
Research Goes On in Spite of (and Because of) the Pandemic

Research Goes On in Spite of (and Because of) the Pandemic

The new problems caused by COVID-19 did not do away with the challenges our researchers were tackling back in March. Our faculty, staff, and students have continued to do impactful research.

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It's snack time! USU students used their creativity, food science knowledge and a lot of work to win the Institute of Food Technologists Smart Snacks for Kids competition.
Aggies Win Smart Snacks Competition

Aggies Win Smart Snacks Competition

It's snack time! USU students used their creativity, food science knowledge and a lot of work to win the Institute of Food Technologists Smart Snacks for Kids competition.

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Utah State University’s Hunger Solutions Institute, and combined efforts of donors and volunteers, managed to pull off “miracles” to help struggling Utahns on both ends of the food supply chain.
Our Food System and the Impact of COVID-19

Our Food System and the Impact of COVID-19

Utah State University’s Hunger Solutions Institute, and combined efforts of donors and volunteers, managed to pull off “miracles” to help struggling Utahns on both ends of the food supply chain.

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Utah State University’s Hunger Solutions Institute, and combined efforts of donors and volunteers, managed to pull off “miracles” to help struggling Utahns on both ends of the food supply chain.
Farmers Feeding Utah donates food to 1500 Families

Farmers Feeding Utah donates food to 1500 Families

Utah State University’s Hunger Solutions Institute, and combined efforts of donors and volunteers, managed to pull off “miracles” to help struggling Utahns on both ends of the food supply chain.

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College of Agriculture Students and faculty quickly became more creative in the spring to finish the semester strong and continue with involvement in the fall semester.
CAAS Responds to COVID-19

CAAS Responds to COVID-19

College of Agriculture Students and faculty quickly became more creative in the spring to finish the semester strong and continue with involvement in the fall semester.

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"I was just looking at that pile and thinking there wasn’t really a point in wasting all of those potatoes on cows, so I took a picture and posted it on Facebook and told people to come grab some. I was definitely not anticipating that post going viral"
Changing the World, One Potato at a Time

Changing the World, One Potato at a Time

"I was just looking at that pile and thinking there wasn’t really a point in wasting all of those potatoes on cows, so I took a picture and posted it on Facebook and told people to come grab some. I was definitely not anticipating that post going viral"

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Students and faculty quickly became more creative in the spring to finish the semester strong.
CAAS Responds to COVID-19

CAAS Responds to COVID-19

Students and faculty quickly became more creative in the spring to finish the semester strong.

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NDFS graduate student Namhyeon Park received recognition for his presentation about studying microbial properties through the Institute of Food Technologists.
NDFS Graduate Received Recognition for a Presentation

NDFS Graduate Received Recognition for a Presentation

NDFS graduate student Namhyeon Park received recognition for his presentation about studying microbial properties through the Institute of Food Technologists.

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Li-Ting (Mila) Yen is the first student simultaneously working toward dual doctoral degrees from USU and National Chung Hsing University. She studies soils and environmental sciences.
USU Welcomes First Dual-Degree Doctoral Student from Taiwan

USU Welcomes First Dual-Degree Doctoral Student from Taiwan

Li-Ting (Mila) Yen is the first student simultaneously working toward dual doctoral degrees from USU and National Chung Hsing University. She studies soils and environmental sciences.

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It’s estimated that more than 6 out of every 10 known infectious diseases in people can be spread from animals, and that 3 out of every 4 new or emerging infectious diseases in people come from animals.
Zoonosis And One Health

Zoonosis And One Health

It’s estimated that more than 6 out of every 10 known infectious diseases in people can be spread from animals, and that 3 out of every 4 new or emerging infectious diseases in people come from animals.

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Relying on their two chief cheeses, Utah State University's Aggie Creamery earned gold medal rankings at the Utah Cheese Awards in August.
Aggie Creamery Makes Gold-medal Cheeses

Aggie Creamery Makes Gold-medal Cheeses

Relying on their two chief cheeses, Utah State University's Aggie Creamery earned gold medal rankings at the Utah Cheese Awards in August.

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Lacie Peterson, clinical associate professor in the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences (NDFS) has been named a fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND).
Lacie Peterson Named a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Lacie Peterson Named a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Lacie Peterson, clinical associate professor in the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences (NDFS) has been named a fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND).

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Our award-winning ice cream has over 20 plus flavors, watch this video if you'd like to drool all over them.
Aggie Ice Cream: Pints

Aggie Ice Cream: Pints

Our award-winning ice cream has over 20 plus flavors, watch this video if you'd like to drool all over them.

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Find your place in the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences at Utah State University and pursue your passion! Our college is unique. With our diverse range of academic offerings, we have something for everyone.
You Can Become

You Can Become

Find your place in the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences at Utah State University and pursue your passion! Our college is unique. With our diverse range of academic offerings, we have something for everyone.

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Students will train in R22 Beta II, R44 Raven II, and a flight training simulator. Possible career paths could include scenic tours, EMS, aerial firefighting, wildlife study, and more.
Become a Helicopter Pilot at USU

Become a Helicopter Pilot at USU

Students will train in R22 Beta II, R44 Raven II, and a flight training simulator. Possible career paths could include scenic tours, EMS, aerial firefighting, wildlife study, and more.

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4-H Cache Makers and the Utah State University Women in Aviation Society are teaching science, technology, engineering and math in aviation to young girls as part of a program to spark their interest in flying aircraft.
Teens, preteens copilot planes as Girls Aviation Program wraps up

Teens, preteens copilot planes as Girls Aviation Program wraps up

4-H Cache Makers and the Utah State University Women in Aviation Society are teaching science, technology, engineering and math in aviation to young girls as part of a program to spark their interest in flying aircraft.

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Students and faculty participated in the Department of Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences Student Research Symposium at the close of the summer.
Student Research Symposium Goes Virtual

Student Research Symposium Goes Virtual

Students and faculty participated in the Department of Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences Student Research Symposium at the close of the summer.

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A team of scientists at Utah State University has developed a new tool to forecast drought and water flow in the Colorado River several years in advance.
The Colorado River's Water Supply is Predictable Owing to Long-term Ocean Memory

The Colorado River's Water Supply is Predictable Owing to Long-term Ocean Memory

A team of scientists at Utah State University has developed a new tool to forecast drought and water flow in the Colorado River several years in advance.

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Utah State University’s department of landscape architecture and environmental planning has agreed to bring down faculty and students to do xeriscaping of the property.
Xeriscaping North Sanpete High will save water

Xeriscaping North Sanpete High will save water

Utah State University’s department of landscape architecture and environmental planning has agreed to bring down faculty and students to do xeriscaping of the property.

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The reptile, whose fossilized remains were discovered in 1975 by a teen who reported the find to his science teacher, had originally been named Prognathodon stadtmani, Utah State University said in a statement.
Ancient seagoing reptile renamed ‘Jaws of Death’ likely crunched turtle shells like popcorn

Ancient seagoing reptile renamed ‘Jaws of Death’ likely crunched turtle shells like popcorn

The reptile, whose fossilized remains were discovered in 1975 by a teen who reported the find to his science teacher, had originally been named Prognathodon stadtmani, Utah State University said in a statement.

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Big news for USU Aggies everywhere! Aggie Ice Cream can now be shipped directly to your door, anywhere in the United States!
Aggie Ice Cream can now be shipped anywhere in the US

Aggie Ice Cream can now be shipped anywhere in the US

Big news for USU Aggies everywhere! Aggie Ice Cream can now be shipped directly to your door, anywhere in the United States!

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The Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) program at Utah State University recently welcomed “Celine,” a retired show horse donated to the program by members of the National Snaffle Bit Association (NSBA) Foundation.
Former Show Horse Starts Second Career in Equine Assisted Therapy at USU

Former Show Horse Starts Second Career in Equine Assisted Therapy at USU

The Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) program at Utah State University recently welcomed “Celine,” a retired show horse donated to the program by members of the National Snaffle Bit Association (NSBA) Foundation.

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Willow, a standard poodle, was just five years old when she died, leaving her guardians, Katerina and Mike Hicken, shocked. The KSL Investigators took Willow’s story to Utah State University’s Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences Department.
Is A Grain-Free Diet Deadly For Dogs? Gephardt Digs Into The Science

Is A Grain-Free Diet Deadly For Dogs? Gephardt Digs Into The Science

Willow, a standard poodle, was just five years old when she died, leaving her guardians, Katerina and Mike Hicken, shocked. The KSL Investigators took Willow’s story to Utah State University’s Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences Department.

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Joe Wheaton, a geomorphologist at Utah State University, stumbled upon a lush pocket of green glistening within the burn zone—a beaver wetland that had withstood the flames. Yet no scientist had ever rigorously studied the phenomenon.
How beavers became North America's best firefighter

How beavers became North America's best firefighter

Joe Wheaton, a geomorphologist at Utah State University, stumbled upon a lush pocket of green glistening within the burn zone—a beaver wetland that had withstood the flames. Yet no scientist had ever rigorously studied the phenomenon.

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A monument near Box Elder is dedicated to eight Utah State University agriculture students and an instructor who were killed in a 2005 van crash
Granite Monument for USU Van Crash

Granite Monument for USU Van Crash

A monument near Box Elder is dedicated to eight Utah State University agriculture students and an instructor who were killed in a 2005 van crash

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For the first time, scientists have created pigs, goats and cattle that can serve as viable “surrogate sires” that could speed the spread of desirable characteristics by male animals that produce sperm carrying only the genetic traits of donor animals.
Gene-Edited Livestock 'Surrogate Sires' Successfully Made Fertile

Gene-Edited Livestock 'Surrogate Sires' Successfully Made Fertile

For the first time, scientists have created pigs, goats and cattle that can serve as viable “surrogate sires” that could speed the spread of desirable characteristics by male animals that produce sperm carrying only the genetic traits of donor animals.

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Natalie Cullum, an OPDD alum and Product Design at Orvis shared her experience transitioning from college life to working in the industry, what her day to day looks like, and things she wished she would have known.
Alumni Spotlight: Natalie Cullum at Orvis

Alumni Spotlight: Natalie Cullum at Orvis

Natalie Cullum, an OPDD alum and Product Design at Orvis shared her experience transitioning from college life to working in the industry, what her day to day looks like, and things she wished she would have known.

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In the culmination of a six-year project, new on-campus greenhouse is set to open at the Utah State University Salt Lake Center this fall. The 1,800-square-foot facility will highlight and strengthen the horticulture program at the Salt Lake Center.
USU Salt Lake Center Opening Campus Greenhouse to Benefit Students and Refugee Farmers

USU Salt Lake Center Opening Campus Greenhouse to Benefit Students and Refugee Farmers

In the culmination of a six-year project, new on-campus greenhouse is set to open at the Utah State University Salt Lake Center this fall. The 1,800-square-foot facility will highlight and strengthen the horticulture program at the Salt Lake Center.

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Dr. Rachel Gross shares her insights into the evolution of outdoor apparel and what clothing says about those who wear it. Dr. Gross argues that outdoor clothing, known for its performance, also represents values and communicates identity.
History of Gear Series: Dr. Rachel Gross on the Evolution of Outdoor Clothing

History of Gear Series: Dr. Rachel Gross on the Evolution of Outdoor Clothing

Dr. Rachel Gross shares her insights into the evolution of outdoor apparel and what clothing says about those who wear it. Dr. Gross argues that outdoor clothing, known for its performance, also represents values and communicates identity.

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Vista Outdoor owns brands like Camp Chef, Camelbak, Bell, and Giro. Craig McLaughlin, Director of eCommerce and Digital Marketing at Vista Outdoor shares his insights.
The State of Outdoor Ecommerce with Vista Outdoor

The State of Outdoor Ecommerce with Vista Outdoor

Vista Outdoor owns brands like Camp Chef, Camelbak, Bell, and Giro. Craig McLaughlin, Director of eCommerce and Digital Marketing at Vista Outdoor shares his insights.

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The Moonola team from Utah State University won first place in the Smart Snacks for Kids competition.
Resourceful Students Shift to Virtual Product Competitions

Resourceful Students Shift to Virtual Product Competitions

The Moonola team from Utah State University won first place in the Smart Snacks for Kids competition.

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Vista Outdoor owns brands like Camp Chef, Camelbak, Bell, and Giro. Craig McLaughlin, Director of eCommerce and Digital Marketing at Vista Outdoor shares his insights.
The State of Outdoor Ecommerce with Vista Outdoor

The State of Outdoor Ecommerce with Vista Outdoor

Vista Outdoor owns brands like Camp Chef, Camelbak, Bell, and Giro. Craig McLaughlin, Director of eCommerce and Digital Marketing at Vista Outdoor shares his insights.

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AIM ImmunoTech Inc. is pleased to announce that it has identified an effective in vitro model at The Institute for Antiviral Research at Utah State University for testing Ampligen.
AIM ImmunoTech Inc. Decreases SARS-CoV-2 Infectious Viral Yields by 90% Using New In Vitro Model; Supports Further Testing of Ampligen as an Intranasal Prophylactic to Prevent COVID-19

AIM ImmunoTech Inc. Decreases SARS-CoV-2 Infectious Viral Yields by 90% Using New In Vitro Model; Supports Further Testing of Ampligen as an Intranasal Prophylactic to Prevent COVID-19

AIM ImmunoTech Inc. is pleased to announce that it has identified an effective in vitro model at The Institute for Antiviral Research at Utah State University for testing Ampligen.

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Rainy Riding started Rainy's Premium Flies in 1971 in Wellsville, Utah. Rainy Riding learned how to fish when she was five years old from her grandfather. Eventually, she'd learn to tie flies and help teach fly tying at Utah State University.
History of Gear Series: Rainy's Premium Flies

History of Gear Series: Rainy's Premium Flies

Rainy Riding started Rainy's Premium Flies in 1971 in Wellsville, Utah. Rainy Riding learned how to fish when she was five years old from her grandfather. Eventually, she'd learn to tie flies and help teach fly tying at Utah State University.

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Master’s degree student Lexie Padilla and Assistant Professor Fernanda Batistel in USU’s Department of Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences study the function of the rumen to help livestock producers save money on feed and to improve the environment.
Animal Nutrition Research Earns National Recognition

Animal Nutrition Research Earns National Recognition

Master’s degree student Lexie Padilla and Assistant Professor Fernanda Batistel in USU’s Department of Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences study the function of the rumen to help livestock producers save money on feed and to improve the environment.

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Jaimus Tailor, a London-based designer, shares his experience building his latest work, Greater Goods, a creative project utilizing upcycled sportswear and outdoor gear to create new product.
Greater Good Upcycling Product with a Purpose

Greater Good Upcycling Product with a Purpose

Jaimus Tailor, a London-based designer, shares his experience building his latest work, Greater Goods, a creative project utilizing upcycled sportswear and outdoor gear to create new product.

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Hap Klopp in a presentation with famed architect, Buckminster Fuller Former President of the North Face, Hap Klopp, shared his insights into the early days of the company.
History of Gear Series: Hap Klopp, Former President of North Face

History of Gear Series: Hap Klopp, Former President of North Face

Hap Klopp in a presentation with famed architect, Buckminster Fuller Former President of the North Face, Hap Klopp, shared his insights into the early days of the company.

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Matthew Betcher, Creative Director for Allied Feather and Down shares his insights into down versus synthetics, the importance of traceability and transparency in supply chains, and the future of down.
The Future of Feathers

The Future of Feathers

Matthew Betcher, Creative Director for Allied Feather and Down shares his insights into down versus synthetics, the importance of traceability and transparency in supply chains, and the future of down.

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Refugees face many changes in purchasing and preparing nutritious food for their families upon relocation. Nutrition education can be an important part of improving nutrition and health for refugees.
Examining Nutrition Education Programs for Refugees in the United States

Examining Nutrition Education Programs for Refugees in the United States

Refugees face many changes in purchasing and preparing nutritious food for their families upon relocation. Nutrition education can be an important part of improving nutrition and health for refugees.

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Utah's tent-making history can be traced back to Arthur Jack Kirkham's decision to buy a tent and awning company based in Utah. From that decision, Kirkham invented the Springbar Tent and championed Utah gear making for decades to come.
History of Gear Series: Springbar Tents

History of Gear Series: Springbar Tents

Utah's tent-making history can be traced back to Arthur Jack Kirkham's decision to buy a tent and awning company based in Utah. From that decision, Kirkham invented the Springbar Tent and championed Utah gear making for decades to come.

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KLIM is part of Teton Outfitters Global Human Resources Director at Teton Outfitters, Sandi Landon, shares the state of the motorsports industry, how the company has adapted to COVID, and how the pandemic has affected her role in recruiting.
COVID Changes to the Motorsports Industry

COVID Changes to the Motorsports Industry

KLIM is part of Teton Outfitters Global Human Resources Director at Teton Outfitters, Sandi Landon, shares the state of the motorsports industry, how the company has adapted to COVID, and how the pandemic has affected her role in recruiting.

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Bruce Johnson shares the history of Mountain Safety Research (MSR) and founder, Larry Penberthy who brought rigorous testing practices to the climbing industry.
History of Gear Series: Mountain Safety Research (MSR)

History of Gear Series: Mountain Safety Research (MSR)

Bruce Johnson shares the history of Mountain Safety Research (MSR) and founder, Larry Penberthy who brought rigorous testing practices to the climbing industry.

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Veronica Villhard (Class of 2019) shares her experience as a Footwear Innovation Designer at Under Armour and how she's adapting as a designer in a COVID world.
Alumni Spotlight: Veronica Villhard, Under Armour

Alumni Spotlight: Veronica Villhard, Under Armour

Veronica Villhard (Class of 2019) shares her experience as a Footwear Innovation Designer at Under Armour and how she's adapting as a designer in a COVID world.

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In the little town of Arcata, California, it only took two gear makers, Chuck Kennedy and Denice Hermann to create the spark that would lead to this small town becoming a gear hot spot and the early home of DownHome sleeping bags.
History of Gear Series: DownHome

History of Gear Series: DownHome

In the little town of Arcata, California, it only took two gear makers, Chuck Kennedy and Denice Hermann to create the spark that would lead to this small town becoming a gear hot spot and the early home of DownHome sleeping bags.

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Across North America, in the 20th century, influential product designers and companies sprung up in various regions, becoming hot spots for gear. Bruce Johnson shares the history of gear hubs like Boulder, Seattle, San Francisco, and Arcata, California.
History of Gear Series: Hot Spots of Gear

History of Gear Series: Hot Spots of Gear

Across North America, in the 20th century, influential product designers and companies sprung up in various regions, becoming hot spots for gear. Bruce Johnson shares the history of gear hubs like Boulder, Seattle, San Francisco, and Arcata, California.

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Mike Sheets, Sales Manager for Utah's custom ski boot maker, Daleboot, shares the history of the company's innovative founder, Mel Dalebout and the influence of the company on the ski industry.
History of Gear Series: Daleboot, Utah's Custom Ski Boot Maker

History of Gear Series: Daleboot, Utah's Custom Ski Boot Maker

Mike Sheets, Sales Manager for Utah's custom ski boot maker, Daleboot, shares the history of the company's innovative founder, Mel Dalebout and the influence of the company on the ski industry.

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Dr. Andrew Deceuster joined government representatives from the State of Utah and Puerto Rico in a recent webinar to discuss opportunities to strengthen and grow the outdoor economy in Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico Outdoor Economic Development Panel

Puerto Rico Outdoor Economic Development Panel

Dr. Andrew Deceuster joined government representatives from the State of Utah and Puerto Rico in a recent webinar to discuss opportunities to strengthen and grow the outdoor economy in Puerto Rico.

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College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences’ Dean Ken White is pleased to announce Associate Professor Keith Christensen as the new head of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning.
New Department Head Named for Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning

New Department Head Named for Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning

College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences’ Dean Ken White is pleased to announce Associate Professor Keith Christensen as the new head of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning.

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From Utah State Magazine, "In the parched black desert of northeast Jordan, archaeologists recently unearthed a stone hearth containing loaves of flatbread more than 14,000 years old.
David Hole, On Feeding The World, Tuesday's Access Utah

David Hole, On Feeding The World, Tuesday's Access Utah

From Utah State Magazine, "In the parched black desert of northeast Jordan, archaeologists recently unearthed a stone hearth containing loaves of flatbread more than 14,000 years old.

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Bruce Johnson, gear historian, shares the history of outdoor industry pioneer, Jack Stephenson and his company Warmlite. Stephenson, an aerospace engineer, brought technical materials, aerodynamic shapes, and an innovative approach to product design.
History of Gear Series: Jack Stephenson's Warmlite

History of Gear Series: Jack Stephenson's Warmlite

Bruce Johnson, gear historian, shares the history of outdoor industry pioneer, Jack Stephenson and his company Warmlite. Stephenson, an aerospace engineer, brought technical materials, aerodynamic shapes, and an innovative approach to product design.

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Utah State University is using Moleaer’s nanobubble generators in studies for providing astronauts with freshly grown crops.
Moleaer collaborating with USU team for NASA space farming project

Moleaer collaborating with USU team for NASA space farming project

Utah State University is using Moleaer’s nanobubble generators in studies for providing astronauts with freshly grown crops.

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Last month — in an effort to maintain supply — grocery stores in Utah put limits on the amount of beef customers could buy in one shopping trip.
Here’s why COVID-19 made it harder to find beef in Utah grocery stores

Here’s why COVID-19 made it harder to find beef in Utah grocery stores

Last month — in an effort to maintain supply — grocery stores in Utah put limits on the amount of beef customers could buy in one shopping trip.

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Bruce Johnson, gear historian, shares the history and impact of little known brand, Rivendell Mountain Works on the latest History of Gear Series. Innovations in the backpacking space can be traced back to this little brand.
History of Gear Series: Rivendell Mountain Works

History of Gear Series: Rivendell Mountain Works

Bruce Johnson, gear historian, shares the history and impact of little known brand, Rivendell Mountain Works on the latest History of Gear Series. Innovations in the backpacking space can be traced back to this little brand.

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Trent Bush, a Senior Creative from companies like Burton, Mountain Hardwear, Black Diamond, and now Spyder, shares his experiences with his dad working for Frostline Kits in Boulder, CO.
Growing Up in Frostline Kits

Growing Up in Frostline Kits

Trent Bush, a Senior Creative from companies like Burton, Mountain Hardwear, Black Diamond, and now Spyder, shares his experiences with his dad working for Frostline Kits in Boulder, CO.

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Ana Silva, a doctoral student in the Department of Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences (ADVS), recently received the 2020 USDA–NIFA–AFRI Merit Award.
Doctoral Student Receives 2020 USDA–NIFA–AFRI Merit Award

Doctoral Student Receives 2020 USDA–NIFA–AFRI Merit Award

Ana Silva, a doctoral student in the Department of Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences (ADVS), recently received the 2020 USDA–NIFA–AFRI Merit Award.

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Steve Puertas, a Senior Industrial Designer with a local outdoor cooking company, Blackstone Products, shared his experience getting into product design and what excites him about working in the outdoor cooking space.
Local Industrial Designer Shares Journey to the Industry

Local Industrial Designer Shares Journey to the Industry

Steve Puertas, a Senior Industrial Designer with a local outdoor cooking company, Blackstone Products, shared his experience getting into product design and what excites him about working in the outdoor cooking space.

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Recognizing the potential for gene editing to increase food security and safety, scientists and industry leaders will map out recommendations for regulating this emerging genomic technology in animal agriculture with appropriate safeguards and procedures.
Gene-Editing in Animal Agriculture Task Force Established

Gene-Editing in Animal Agriculture Task Force Established

Recognizing the potential for gene editing to increase food security and safety, scientists and industry leaders will map out recommendations for regulating this emerging genomic technology in animal agriculture with appropriate safeguards and procedures....

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Students in the aviation program at USU were stuck in a “holding pattern” when the university response to COVID-19 included temporarily suspending training flights and instruction until appropriate safety measures could be developed.
USU Aviation Makes Adjustments for COVID-19 and is Back in the Air

USU Aviation Makes Adjustments for COVID-19 and is Back in the Air

Students in the aviation program at USU were stuck in a “holding pattern” when the university response to COVID-19 included temporarily suspending training flights and instruction until appropriate safety measures could be developed.

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Bruce Johnson, gear historian, shares his insights on the history of Frostline Kits, a company built on the idea of consumers sewing together their own gear. Frostline grew out of influential gear company, Gerry Mountain Sports in Boulder, Colorado.
History of Gear Stories: Frostline Kits

History of Gear Stories: Frostline Kits

Bruce Johnson, gear historian, shares his insights on the history of Frostline Kits, a company built on the idea of consumers sewing together their own gear. Frostline grew out of influential gear company, Gerry Mountain Sports in Boulder, Colorado.

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Two Utah State University academic advisors received awards from the National Academic Advising Association for their work in academic counseling.
USU Academic Advisors bring home the gold

USU Academic Advisors bring home the gold

Two Utah State University academic advisors received awards from the National Academic Advising Association for their work in academic counseling.

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Brad Johnson, former CFO of REI and Lands' End shares his background working in senior leadership positions, his time studying at Utah State, and his current role teaching at Utah State University.
Former REI CFO and Aggie Alum Reflects on Time in Industry

Former REI CFO and Aggie Alum Reflects on Time in Industry

Brad Johnson, former CFO of REI and Lands' End shares his background working in senior leadership positions, his time studying at Utah State, and his current role teaching at Utah State University.

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Better known as "Professor Baron" in the Aviation Technology program, Wesemann has been teaching in USU's College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences since January 2015.
Aviation Professor Wesemann Receives Annual Teaching Award

Aviation Professor Wesemann Receives Annual Teaching Award

Better known as "Professor Baron" in the Aviation Technology program, Wesemann has been teaching in USU's College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences since January 2015.

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Dr. Rachel Gross, professor of history and gear historian, shares her insights on the outdoor industry within the larger context of historic events, the basis of her upcoming book, "From Buckskin to Goretex."
From Buckskin to Gore-Tex

From Buckskin to Gore-Tex

Dr. Rachel Gross, professor of history and gear historian, shares her insights on the outdoor industry within the larger context of historic events, the basis of her upcoming book, "From Buckskin to Goretex."

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Jeanine Pesce, Founder of Range, shares her insights on the impacts of COVID on the future of work, how trends are changing due to the pandemic, and how product will be designed and developed.
Outdoor Trends in the Age of COVID

Outdoor Trends in the Age of COVID

Jeanine Pesce, Founder of Range, shares her insights on the impacts of COVID on the future of work, how trends are changing due to the pandemic, and how product will be designed and developed.

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In the lastest History of Gear Series, gear historian, Bruce Johnson shares the story of Roy and Alice Holubar, outdoor pioneers and founders of Holubar.
History of Gear Series: Holubar

History of Gear Series: Holubar

In the lastest History of Gear Series, gear historian, Bruce Johnson shares the story of Roy and Alice Holubar, outdoor pioneers and founders of Holubar.

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Dave Gibson, an industrial designer, freelancer, and faculty member at Wenzhou-Kean University shared his thoughts on the COVID crisis, his experience leaving China during the pandemic, and the future of freelance work.
Dave Gibson on Freelancing in the Age of COVID

Dave Gibson on Freelancing in the Age of COVID

Dave Gibson, an industrial designer, freelancer, and faculty member at Wenzhou-Kean University shared his thoughts on the COVID crisis, his experience leaving China during the pandemic, and the future of freelance work.

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Farmers Feeding Utah campaign identified its first Miracle Project, getting Utah lamb to several Utah chapters of the Navajo Nation in Southeastern Utah who have been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic and are hurting for food.
Farmers Feeding Utah identifies Navajo Nation for Miracle Project

Farmers Feeding Utah identifies Navajo Nation for Miracle Project

Farmers Feeding Utah campaign identified its first Miracle Project, getting Utah lamb to several Utah chapters of the Navajo Nation in Southeastern Utah who have been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic and are hurting for food.

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Don Wittenberger and Eric Hardee of the Yak Works and Rivendell Mountain Works share their insights on the latest History of Gear Series about soft pack design and development and the influence of the Yak Works and Rivendell on the industry.
History of Gear Series: The Yak Works & Rivendell Mountain Works

History of Gear Series: The Yak Works & Rivendell Mountain Works

Don Wittenberger and Eric Hardee of the Yak Works and Rivendell Mountain Works share their insights on the latest History of Gear Series about soft pack design and development and the influence of the Yak Works and Rivendell on the industry.

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Alex Adema, CEO of DPS Skis in Salt Lake City, shares some of his insights into the state of the ski industry as well as US manufacturing and how they've adapted to producing protective equipment to frontline healthcare workers.
DPS Skis CEO Talks Manufacturing During COVID

DPS Skis CEO Talks Manufacturing During COVID

Alex Adema, CEO of DPS Skis in Salt Lake City, shares some of his insights into the state of the ski industry as well as US manufacturing and how they've adapted to producing protective equipment to frontline healthcare workers.

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Alan Wenker, backpacking enthusiast and collector talks about the history of backpacks over time, why he has over fifty packs in his collection, and the evolution of gear.
History of Gear Series: Alan Wenker, Vintage Backpack Collector

History of Gear Series: Alan Wenker, Vintage Backpack Collector

Alan Wenker, backpacking enthusiast and collector talks about the history of backpacks over time, why he has over fifty packs in his collection, and the evolution of gear.

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John Acevedo, Principle Design Ambassador at Under Armour shared his insights and perspective as a senior creative on the impacts of COVID on the industry and how he's staying creative during these uncertain times.
Under Armour Senior Creative on Staying Creative During COVID

Under Armour Senior Creative on Staying Creative During COVID

John Acevedo, Principle Design Ambassador at Under Armour shared his insights and perspective as a senior creative on the impacts of COVID on the industry and how he's staying creative during these uncertain times.

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Students from Utah State University are providing food at the University’s Student Nutrition (SNAC) to individuals and families to aid area food pantries. This included harvesting excess fruit that would otherwise go to waste.
USU Students Provide Food to Aid Area Pantries

USU Students Provide Food to Aid Area Pantries

Students from Utah State University are providing food at the University’s Student Nutrition (SNAC) to individuals and families to aid area food pantries. This included harvesting excess fruit that would otherwise go to waste.

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Abby L. Marlatt was on the first faculty of the Utah Agricultural College (UAC) and fostered study of the Domestic Sciences in a single, barely equipped room in the basement of the Main Building.
Abby L. Marlatt First Faculty for Domestic Sciences

Abby L. Marlatt First Faculty for Domestic Sciences

Abby L. Marlatt was on the first faculty of the Utah Agricultural College (UAC) and fostered study of the Domestic Sciences in a single, barely equipped room in the basement of the Main Building.

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Outdoor gear historian, Bruce Johnson, shares the history of one of the most influential outdoor companies, Gerry Mountain Sports, founded by Gerry and Ann Cunningham in 1946.
History of Gear Stories: Gerry Mountain Sports

History of Gear Stories: Gerry Mountain Sports

Outdoor gear historian, Bruce Johnson, shares the history of one of the most influential outdoor companies, Gerry Mountain Sports, founded by Gerry and Ann Cunningham in 1946.

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Specialized HR Business Partner, Lena Laakso gave a brief virtual presentation sharing her thoughts on the state of the outdoor industry amid COVID-19, how companies and employees are responding and adapting, and her perspective from Human Resources.
Specialized's Response Amid COVID-19

Specialized's Response Amid COVID-19

Specialized HR Business Partner, Lena Laakso gave a brief virtual presentation sharing her thoughts on the state of the outdoor industry amid COVID-19, how companies and employees are responding and adapting, and her perspective from Human Resources.

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Christian Schrader, a product designer and manager shares his journey to the outdoor industry, his work as a creative in the outdoors, and lessons he's learned being recently let go from Stance due to the impacts of COVID-19 on the business.
Former Stance Employee Shares Lessons on Rebounding After Layoffs

Former Stance Employee Shares Lessons on Rebounding After Layoffs

Christian Schrader, a product designer and manager shares his journey to the outdoor industry, his work as a creative in the outdoors, and lessons he's learned being recently let go from Stance due to the impacts of COVID-19 on the business.

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In the new History of Gear Series, Bruce "Old Gear" Johnson shares his work documenting the history of the industry. Johnson has built the History of Gear Project, a website documenting the history of key individuals and brands that built the industry.
History of Gear Series: Bruce "Old Gear" Johnson -- History of Gear Project

History of Gear Series: Bruce "Old Gear" Johnson -- History of Gear Project

In the new History of Gear Series, Bruce "Old Gear" Johnson shares his work documenting the history of the industry. Johnson has built the History of Gear Project, a website documenting the history of key individuals and brands that built the industry.

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Thallner spoke with faculty member, Andrea Olsen about topics ranging from team effectiveness to mindfulness and how to ultimately develop resiliency professionally.
Paul Thallner, CEO at High Peaks Group Speaks on Resiliency

Paul Thallner, CEO at High Peaks Group Speaks on Resiliency

Thallner spoke with faculty member, Andrea Olsen about topics ranging from team effectiveness to mindfulness and how to ultimately develop resiliency professionally.

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Due to unprecedented events resulting from the spread of COVID-19, faculty at USU and colleges and universities across the country faced the challenge of moving their classes online in just a matter of days.
Taking a Virtual Leap: Landscape Architecture Professor Helps Design Studio Transition Online

Taking a Virtual Leap: Landscape Architecture Professor Helps Design Studio Transition Online

Due to unprecedented events resulting from the spread of COVID-19, faculty at USU and colleges and universities across the country faced the challenge of moving their classes online in just a matter of days.

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Andrew Eastman, a Senior Recruiter for Portland-based KEEN Footwear, visited USU and hosted an information session on internship and full-time opportunities with the company.
KEEN Footwear Hosts Information Session

KEEN Footwear Hosts Information Session

Andrew Eastman, a Senior Recruiter for Portland-based KEEN Footwear, visited USU and hosted an information session on internship and full-time opportunities with the company.

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Researchers at Utah State University’s Institute for Antiviral Research are at work testing antiviral compounds and licensed drugs for their effectiveness against the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), the cause of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Utah State University Antiviral Researchers at Work on Coronavirus with NIH Support

Utah State University Antiviral Researchers at Work on Coronavirus with NIH Support

Researchers at Utah State University’s Institute for Antiviral Research are at work testing antiviral compounds and licensed drugs for their effectiveness against the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), the cause of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Evie Moe, Vice President of Design at Cotopaxi visited students in the Outdoor Product Design & Development program at Utah State University to talk about how to best prepare to enter the workforce.
Cotopaxi VP of Design Shares Employment Insights

Cotopaxi VP of Design Shares Employment Insights

Evie Moe, Vice President of Design at Cotopaxi visited students in the Outdoor Product Design & Development program at Utah State University to talk about how to best prepare to enter the workforce.

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Nick Cienski, the principle creative at Under Armour for all things on the innovation team, visited campus and shared a wealth of experiences from his time at various companies including Salomon, Helly Hansen, Arc’teryx, and currently Under Armour.
Senior Innovation Leader Speaks on Pushing Boundaries

Senior Innovation Leader Speaks on Pushing Boundaries

Nick Cienski, the principle creative at Under Armour for all things on the innovation team, visited campus and shared a wealth of experiences from his time at various companies including Salomon, Helly Hansen, Arc’teryx, and currently Under Armour.

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During a three-part seminar, members of the SVM faculty and interested students received instruction from Chris Chapman and Clair Canfield. Conflict resolution was taught using VOCAB as an acronym.
Compromise, Competition, and Collaboration: Conflict Resolution 2020

Compromise, Competition, and Collaboration: Conflict Resolution 2020

During a three-part seminar, members of the SVM faculty and interested students received instruction from Chris Chapman and Clair Canfield. Conflict resolution was taught using VOCAB as an acronym.

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Utah State University’s Moab campus will offer several new programs over the next few years that cater to the local population’s economic and workforce needs, according to USU Marketing Manager Loren Miller.
USU Moab to expand tech offerings

USU Moab to expand tech offerings

Utah State University’s Moab campus will offer several new programs over the next few years that cater to the local population’s economic and workforce needs, according to USU Marketing Manager Loren Miller.

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Students recently met with and heard a presentation from Judd Armstrong, the founder of Jaybird and pioneer in wireless headphone technology, which recently sold for upwards to $100 million.
Jaybird Founder Speaks on Creativity, Fulfillment, and Making Product that Matters

Jaybird Founder Speaks on Creativity, Fulfillment, and Making Product that Matters

Students recently met with and heard a presentation from Judd Armstrong, the founder of Jaybird and pioneer in wireless headphone technology, which recently sold for upwards to $100 million.

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Aggie alum, Dawson Westenskow spoke to students in the OPDD program about his experience in product management and as a sustainability consultant. He also shared what it was like working for companies like Thule, REI, and Oboz.
Dave Gibson Speaks to New Student Designers

Dave Gibson Speaks to New Student Designers

Aggie alum, Dawson Westenskow spoke to students in the OPDD program about his experience in product management and as a sustainability consultant. He also shared what it was like working for companies like Thule, REI, and Oboz.

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Utah State University Career Services and the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences will host Women in Agriculture: Feed Your Career. The event, which is held in conjunction with the USU Year of the Woman.
Women in Agriculture: Feed Your Career

Women in Agriculture: Feed Your Career

Utah State University Career Services and the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences will host Women in Agriculture: Feed Your Career. The event, which is held in conjunction with the USU Year of the Woman.

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Iuri Perisse, a doctoral student in Utah State University's Department of Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences, was recently recognized for having the best student poster at the International Embryo Technology Society’s annual conference.
Animal Science Student Recognized at International Conference for Cystic Fibrosis Research

Animal Science Student Recognized at International Conference for Cystic Fibrosis Research

Iuri Perisse, a doctoral student in Utah State University's Department of Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences, was recently recognized for having the best student poster at the International Embryo Technology Society’s annual conference.

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Utah State University and the Outdoor Industry Association partner to create an online certificate and sustainability education for the outdoor industry.
USU Partners with Outdoor Industry Association to Launch Outdoor Continuing Education

USU Partners with Outdoor Industry Association to Launch Outdoor Continuing Education

Utah State University and the Outdoor Industry Association partner to create an online certificate and sustainability education for the outdoor industry.

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During a tour of sleep products giant, Malouf, OPDD students learned the details of product development from Kyle Robertson, director of product development for the company.
Students Tour Malouf, Industry Leader in Sleep Products

Students Tour Malouf, Industry Leader in Sleep Products

During a tour of sleep products giant, Malouf, OPDD students learned the details of product development from Kyle Robertson, director of product development for the company.

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Frank Clegg, a senior industrial designer at Lifetime Products, visited juniors and seniors to discuss career readiness and how to prepare for an interview.
Lifetime Designer Preps Students on Interviewing

Lifetime Designer Preps Students on Interviewing

Frank Clegg, a senior industrial designer at Lifetime Products, visited juniors and seniors to discuss career readiness and how to prepare for an interview.

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Students in the Textile Science class learned hands on about synthetic insulation from Travis West, a product marketing associate from materials innovator, Primaloft.
Primaloft Educates Students About Insulation

Primaloft Educates Students About Insulation

Students in the Textile Science class learned hands on about synthetic insulation from Travis West, a product marketing associate from materials innovator, Primaloft.

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While designers are traditionally recognized as being the creators of innovative, quality products, Cori Williams, a senior product developer at Cotopaxi, visited campus to share how vital developers are to bringing product to market.
Product Development Brings Design to Life

Product Development Brings Design to Life

While designers are traditionally recognized as being the creators of innovative, quality products, Cori Williams, a senior product developer at Cotopaxi, visited campus to share how vital developers are to bringing product to market.

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OPDD students were invited to attend and participate in the Outdoor Retailer show in Denver, CO where they, along with faculty, hosted presentations, panels, and workshops as well as provided repair and textile repurposing services to show attendees.
Aggies Participate in Outdoor Retailer Snow Show

Aggies Participate in Outdoor Retailer Snow Show

OPDD students were invited to attend and participate in the Outdoor Retailer show in Denver, CO where they, along with faculty, hosted presentations, panels, and workshops as well as provided repair and textile repurposing services to show attendees.

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USU's faculty members Keith Christensen and Ziqi Song were recently awarded a $2.5 million grant to examine community planning and policies throughout communities on Utah’s Wasatch Front and the participation of individuals with disabilities.
Beyond Ramps & Buses: Studying Obstacles to Community Living for People with Disabilities

Beyond Ramps & Buses: Studying Obstacles to Community Living for People with Disabilities

USU's faculty members Keith Christensen and Ziqi Song were recently awarded a $2.5 million grant to examine community planning and policies throughout communities on Utah’s Wasatch Front and the participation of individuals with disabilities.

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Local leather goods company, Rose Anvil, recently approached a team of OPDD students about a design challenge. The students were tasked to develop a backpack concept that fits the brand and will help the company expand into new categories and markets.
USU OPDD Students Develop Pack Concepts in Design Sprint with Local Company, Rose Anvil

USU OPDD Students Develop Pack Concepts in Design Sprint with Local Company, Rose Anvil

Local leather goods company, Rose Anvil, recently approached a team of OPDD students about a design challenge. The students were tasked to develop a backpack concept that fits the brand and will help the company expand into new categories and markets.

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Steve Puertas, a senior industrial designer for outdoor cooking company Blackstone Products, spoke to OPDD students about portfolio building and how to craft a portfolio that shows the value of the designer.
Blackstone Industrial Designer Talks Portfolio Creation with Design Students

Blackstone Industrial Designer Talks Portfolio Creation with Design Students

Steve Puertas, a senior industrial designer for outdoor cooking company Blackstone Products, spoke to OPDD students about portfolio building and how to craft a portfolio that shows the value of the designer.

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USU Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources Department and the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF) host Utah’s first ever public hemp seminar.
USU Extension Co-hosts Public Hemp Seminar

USU Extension Co-hosts Public Hemp Seminar

USU Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources Department and the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF) host Utah’s first ever public hemp seminar.

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Senior Industrial Design, Chris Nascimento visited campus to speak with students about his role at ICON Health & Fitness, his experience as a designer, and what makes a great portfolio.
ICON Industrial Designer Talks Portfolio Design with Students

ICON Industrial Designer Talks Portfolio Design with Students

Senior Industrial Design, Chris Nascimento visited campus to speak with students about his role at ICON Health & Fitness, his experience as a designer, and what makes a great portfolio.

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To earn her doctoral degree, Tatiana Drugova would ultimately travel halfway around the world and complete her graduate studies in field that was entirely new to her.
USU Economists Bring Home Top Honors from National Conference

USU Economists Bring Home Top Honors from National Conference

To earn her doctoral degree, Tatiana Drugova would ultimately travel halfway around the world and complete her graduate studies in field that was entirely new to her.

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Helen enrolled in college in 1948, and things she learned even during that first quarter in Jean Richards Dance’s Clothing and Personality course shaped how she later taught her own classes at Logan High School.
Inspired and Inspiring: Helen Lower Simmons

Inspired and Inspiring: Helen Lower Simmons

Helen enrolled in college in 1948, and things she learned even during that first quarter in Jean Richards Dance’s Clothing and Personality course shaped how she later taught her own classes at Logan High School.

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Dave Gibson, the owner of Dave Gibson Creative spoke to students covering topics ranging from why outdoor gear is unique to design, his experience working as a freelance designer, and his life as a designer in China.
Dave Gibson Speaks to New Student Designers

Dave Gibson Speaks to New Student Designers

Dave Gibson, the owner of Dave Gibson Creative spoke to students covering topics ranging from why outdoor gear is unique to design, his experience working as a freelance designer, and his life as a designer in China.

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Colin Quinn, a product developer from Seattle-based REI, visited aspiring outdoor product students to share his thoughts on product development as a career and his experience at REI.
REI Talks Product Development at USU

REI Talks Product Development at USU

Colin Quinn, a product developer from Seattle-based REI, visited aspiring outdoor product students to share his thoughts on product development as a career and his experience at REI.

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Idowu Atoloye, a student in USU's Department of Plants, Soils and Climate, was awarded the Nelson Yield-Limiting Factors Graduate Student Scholarship by the American Society of Agronomy at its annual conference in November.
Soils Science Graduate Student Earns National Research Award

Soils Science Graduate Student Earns National Research Award

Idowu Atoloye, a student in USU's Department of Plants, Soils and Climate, was awarded the Nelson Yield-Limiting Factors Graduate Student Scholarship by the American Society of Agronomy at its annual conference in November.

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Students from OPDD partnered with the team from Kinetic Fabrics to identify new applications for their innovative materials. Zach Decker, the founder of Kinetic, was interested in developing new applications with students.
Kinetic Fabric Explores New Product Applications with Student Design Sprint

Kinetic Fabric Explores New Product Applications with Student Design Sprint

Students from OPDD partnered with the team from Kinetic Fabrics to identify new applications for their innovative materials. Zach Decker, the founder of Kinetic, was interested in developing new applications with students.

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Every product bought and sold has been tested or met safety standards in one way or another. Aaron Campbell, a Field Engineer with product testing equipment producer, Instron, spoke to students about product testing standards and processes.
Product Testing for Product Designers

Product Testing for Product Designers

Every product bought and sold has been tested or met safety standards in one way or another. Aaron Campbell, a Field Engineer with product testing equipment producer, Instron, spoke to students about product testing standards and processes.

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Nomatic Director of Industrial Design, Evan Howard, taught students the importance of portfolio building and what it takes to create a portfolio that highlights the value of a designer.
Nomatic Director of Industrial Design Talks the Importance of Portfolios

Nomatic Director of Industrial Design Talks the Importance of Portfolios

Nomatic Director of Industrial Design, Evan Howard, taught students the importance of portfolio building and what it takes to create a portfolio that highlights the value of a designer.

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As a part of Salt Lake Design Week, students from Outdoor Product Design and Development (OPDD) partnered with local design firm, Espiritu Design, and the Industrial Design Association of Utah (IDAU) to host a workshop focused on rapid prototyping.
OPDD Students Host Workshop During Salt Lake Design Week

OPDD Students Host Workshop During Salt Lake Design Week

As a part of Salt Lake Design Week, students from Outdoor Product Design and Development (OPDD) partnered with local design firm, Espiritu Design, and the Industrial Design Association of Utah (IDAU) to host a workshop focused on rapid prototyping.

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Package designers from local companies hosted a workshop and design sprint for OPDD students focused on package design.
Package Design Sprint and Workshop

Package Design Sprint and Workshop

Package designers from local companies hosted a workshop and design sprint for OPDD students focused on package design.

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A unique university collaboration between Library Special Collections and Outdoor Product Design & Development is preserving the history of the outdoor industry.
Preserving a Legacy of Outdoor Products History

Preserving a Legacy of Outdoor Products History

A unique university collaboration between Library Special Collections and Outdoor Product Design & Development is preserving the history of the outdoor industry.

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Biographies usually have chapters, but if you are a Quebec-born artist you might call them tableaus, “Living scenes that depict important moments of my life,” said Caroline Levoie at her Oct. 29 Inaugural Professor Lecture.
A Life in Tableaus Presented in Inaugural Professor Lecture

A Life in Tableaus Presented in Inaugural Professor Lecture

Biographies usually have chapters, but if you are a Quebec-born artist you might call them tableaus, “Living scenes that depict important moments of my life,” said Caroline Levoie at her Oct. 29 Inaugural Professor Lecture.

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Students in Utah State University’s Department of Plants, Soils and Climate (PSC) earned several awards at an international conference hosted by the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS), including Alyssa Palmer and Anthony Whaley.
Plant Science Students Earn Top Honors

Plant Science Students Earn Top Honors

Students in Utah State University’s Department of Plants, Soils and Climate (PSC) earned several awards at an international conference hosted by the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS), including Alyssa Palmer and Anthony Whaley.

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Ben Doxey, a USU alumni and former OPDD student returned to speak to freshmen in the OPDD program. Doxey works as an apparel designer for Salt Lake City-based outdoor product company, Cotopaxi.
Cotopaxi Designer & Aggie Alumni Returns to Speak to Aspiring Designers

Cotopaxi Designer & Aggie Alumni Returns to Speak to Aspiring Designers

Ben Doxey, a USU alumni and former OPDD student returned to speak to freshmen in the OPDD program. Doxey works as an apparel designer for Salt Lake City-based outdoor product company, Cotopaxi.

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Utah State University’s equine program recently launched the Veterans Adaptive Riding Initiative, a special project focused on the benefits of equine interaction for disabled veterans and service members.
Equine Program Receives Funding for Veterans Adaptive Riding Initiative

Equine Program Receives Funding for Veterans Adaptive Riding Initiative

Utah State University’s equine program recently launched the Veterans Adaptive Riding Initiative, a special project focused on the benefits of equine interaction for disabled veterans and service members.

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Students and faculty were invited to attend and present at the Functional Fabric Fair in Portland, Oregon. While there, the program toured companies including Under Armour, Nike, Adidas, Columbia Sportswear, and Keen.
Students and Faculty Visit Portland Outdoor Industry

Students and Faculty Visit Portland Outdoor Industry

Students and faculty were invited to attend and present at the Functional Fabric Fair in Portland, Oregon. While there, the program toured companies including Under Armour, Nike, Adidas, Columbia Sportswear, and Keen.

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During the Fall 2018 semester, students in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning’s (LAEP) Urban Theory and Design studio, led by Caroline Lavoie, completed a project with the City of Ogden.
USU LAEP Students' Studio Project Receives Second Statewide Award

USU LAEP Students' Studio Project Receives Second Statewide Award

During the Fall 2018 semester, students in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning’s (LAEP) Urban Theory and Design studio, led by Caroline Lavoie, completed a project with the City of Ogden.

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Students met with designers and toured local company and fitness leader, ICON Health and Fitness. The tour included conversations with designers and developers as well as a glimpse into how ICON prototypes their products.
Students Learn Product Design & Development on Tour of ICON Health & Fitness

Students Learn Product Design & Development on Tour of ICON Health & Fitness

Students met with designers and toured local company and fitness leader, ICON Health and Fitness. The tour included conversations with designers and developers as well as a glimpse into how ICON prototypes their products.

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Kasey Jarvis, the Chief Design Officer for Under Armour, offered an opportunity for students to get a glimpse of what the design world is really like from the lowest level designer to senior executive.
Under Armour Executive Talks Design at USU

Under Armour Executive Talks Design at USU

Kasey Jarvis, the Chief Design Officer for Under Armour, offered an opportunity for students to get a glimpse of what the design world is really like from the lowest level designer to senior executive.

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A graduate from the 2018 Class of the WIMU Veterinary Medicine Program, Anderson is fulfilling a family legacy of military service while working her dream job.
Graduate Profile: Capt. Stacie Anderson

Graduate Profile: Capt. Stacie Anderson

A graduate from the 2018 Class of the WIMU Veterinary Medicine Program, Anderson is fulfilling a family legacy of military service while working her dream job.

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Congratulations to Lilly Beaman, winner of the K9 Carts 2019 Veterinary Medicine Scholarship! This national scholarship was awarded based on volunteer efforts and community service. Applicants also shared a video raising awareness of their cause.
K9 Carts 2019 Annual Veterinary Medicine Scholarship Winner

K9 Carts 2019 Annual Veterinary Medicine Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to Lilly Beaman, winner of the K9 Carts 2019 Veterinary Medicine Scholarship! This national scholarship was awarded based on volunteer efforts and community service. Applicants also shared a video raising awareness of their cause.

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Students helped designers from local swimwear design company Nani Swimwear, develop new product concepts. Students spent the afternoon in a “design sprint” to rapidly create new product concepts and prototypes for potential production and sale.
Students Design Innovative Swimwear with Local Company

Students Design Innovative Swimwear with Local Company

Students helped designers from local swimwear design company Nani Swimwear, develop new product concepts. Students spent the afternoon in a “design sprint” to rapidly create new product concepts and prototypes for potential production and sale.

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A corps of USU agricultural education students and faculty recently attended the Western Region Conference of AAAE in Anchorage, Alaska, and brought home top honors for their research.
Honors for USU Agricultural Education at Regional Conference

Honors for USU Agricultural Education at Regional Conference

A corps of USU agricultural education students and faculty recently attended the Western Region Conference of AAAE in Anchorage, Alaska, and brought home top honors for their research.

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Andrew Fletcher, Head of Owned Brands, and Alicia Applegate, Product Line Manager, from eCommerce leader Backcountry.com spoke to OPDD students about the opportunities to work in product management.
Business of the Backcountry: Product Line Management at Backcountry.com

Business of the Backcountry: Product Line Management at Backcountry.com

Andrew Fletcher, Head of Owned Brands, and Alicia Applegate, Product Line Manager, from eCommerce leader Backcountry.com spoke to OPDD students about the opportunities to work in product management.

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Utah State University Associate Professors Jennifer Reeve and Earl Creech were recently awarded more than $1.9 million by the USDA’S National Institute of Food and Agriculture for their ongoing research on organic dryland wheat.
Plant Scientists Build on Wheat Research with $1.9 Million NIFA Grant

Plant Scientists Build on Wheat Research with $1.9 Million NIFA Grant

Utah State University Associate Professors Jennifer Reeve and Earl Creech were recently awarded more than $1.9 million by the USDA’S National Institute of Food and Agriculture for their ongoing research on organic dryland wheat.

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Under the new administrative structure, Lawver will oversee programs that train future secondary school teachers of family and consumer sciences, technology and engineering, agriculture, and business education.
USU's School of Applied Sciences, Technology and Education is Divided and Growing

USU's School of Applied Sciences, Technology and Education is Divided and Growing

Under the new administrative structure, Lawver will oversee programs that train future secondary school teachers of family and consumer sciences, technology and engineering, agriculture, and business education.

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Brian Hobert, Product Line Manager for Browning visited the OPDD program to gives students a glimpse into the day to day of bringing product to market.
The Business of the Outdoors: Browning Product Management

The Business of the Outdoors: Browning Product Management

Brian Hobert, Product Line Manager for Browning visited the OPDD program to gives students a glimpse into the day to day of bringing product to market.

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Designers from local consumer products company, Little Unicorn, joined students from the OPDD program to develop new products over the course of an afternoon.
Students Develop New Products in Local Design Spring

Students Develop New Products in Local Design Spring

Designers from local consumer products company, Little Unicorn, joined students from the OPDD program to develop new products over the course of an afternoon.

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Virtual reality (VR) isn’t the wave of the future. It’s now. VR allows us to immerse ourselves in another world without leaving the comfort of our homes.
Virtual Reality and the Future of Design

Virtual Reality and the Future of Design

Virtual reality (VR) isn’t the wave of the future. It’s now. VR allows us to immerse ourselves in another world without leaving the comfort of our homes.

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USU's plant, soils and climate systems student Josh Martin was selected as the August 2019 UServe Utah's Member of the Month.
PSC Student Named UServe Utah's August Member of the Month

PSC Student Named UServe Utah's August Member of the Month

USU's plant, soils and climate systems student Josh Martin was selected as the August 2019 UServe Utah's Member of the Month.

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This summer, Emma Thompson participated in international competition at the 21st World Congress of Soil Science in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. She judged individually and with a team representing the U.S.
Soil is Not Dirt

Soil is Not Dirt

This summer, Emma Thompson participated in international competition at the 21st World Congress of Soil Science in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. She judged individually and with a team representing the U.S.

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The Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences Summer Student Research Symposium provides students an opportunity to showcase the research projects they have worked on throughout the summer.
Students Present Summer Research at Annual Symposium

Students Present Summer Research at Annual Symposium

The Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences Summer Student Research Symposium provides students an opportunity to showcase the research projects they have worked on throughout the summer.

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Utah outdoor startup, LIT Outdoors, raised over $175,000 on Kickstarter with the help of Outdoor Product Design and Development (OPDD) alum and product designer, Riley Hughes.
Student Founded LIT Outdoors Smashes Kickstarter Goal

Student Founded LIT Outdoors Smashes Kickstarter Goal

Utah outdoor startup, LIT Outdoors, raised over $175,000 on Kickstarter with the help of Outdoor Product Design and Development (OPDD) alum and product designer, Riley Hughes.

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During OPDD Student Doug Hintze’s time in the program, his love of footwear, as well as the knowledge and skills he developed in a footwear design course, led him to a summer internship with Salt Lake City-based company, KURU.
Student Spotlight: Doug Hintze

Student Spotlight: Doug Hintze

During OPDD Student Doug Hintze’s time in the program, his love of footwear, as well as the knowledge and skills he developed in a footwear design course, led him to a summer internship with Salt Lake City-based company, KURU.

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The Department of Applied Sciences, Technology, and Education received close to $100,000 in grant funding through the Talent Ready Utah grant program, for the purpose of growing talent pipelines to the outdoor and manufacturing industries in Utah.
State Support Bolsters Workforce Development Programs by OPDD

State Support Bolsters Workforce Development Programs by OPDD

The Department of Applied Sciences, Technology, and Education received close to $100,000 in grant funding through the Talent Ready Utah grant program, for the purpose of growing talent pipelines to the outdoor and manufacturing industries in Utah.

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Utah State University hosted an American Hippotherapy Association (AHA) course for licensed physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech language pathologists who use hippotherapy in treating clients.
Therapists Visit USU for Hippotherapy Training

Therapists Visit USU for Hippotherapy Training

Utah State University hosted an American Hippotherapy Association (AHA) course for licensed physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech language pathologists who use hippotherapy in treating clients.

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The "Scoop it Forward" event at USU's famous Aggie Creamery does feature free ice cream, but the goal is to educate the public on nutrition and dairy research, including developing dairy technology with USU's Western Dairy Center.
Aggie Creamery Celebrates Scoop it Forward

Aggie Creamery Celebrates Scoop it Forward

The "Scoop it Forward" event at USU's famous Aggie Creamery does feature free ice cream, but the goal is to educate the public on nutrition and dairy research, including developing dairy technology with USU's Western Dairy Center.

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OPDD Director, Andrew Deceuster was invited by the Puerto Rico Outdoor Association to speak on the importance of the outdoor industry to the economy in Puerto Rico.
OPDD and the Puerto Rico Outdoor Association Discuss Value of the Outdoor Industry

OPDD and the Puerto Rico Outdoor Association Discuss Value of the Outdoor Industry

OPDD Director, Andrew Deceuster was invited by the Puerto Rico Outdoor Association to speak on the importance of the outdoor industry to the economy in Puerto Rico.

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Staff from OPDD program spoke alongside representatives from other Utah outdoor programs as part of a panel hosted by the newly formed Utah Outdoor Association (UOA).
Preparing the Outdoor Workforce of Tomorrow

Preparing the Outdoor Workforce of Tomorrow

Staff from OPDD program spoke alongside representatives from other Utah outdoor programs as part of a panel hosted by the newly formed Utah Outdoor Association (UOA).

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Nate Ball, after being a part of the first graduating class is living the dream, interning for Vermont-based fly-fishing company, Orvis.
Alumni Spotlight: Nate Ball

Alumni Spotlight: Nate Ball

Nate Ball, after being a part of the first graduating class is living the dream, interning for Vermont-based fly-fishing company, Orvis.

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OPDD students display their Senior Exhibits for Advisory Board, industry, and the general public prior to their upcoming graduation as the inaugural class from OPDD.
OPDD First Graduating Class Presents Senior Projects to Industry

OPDD First Graduating Class Presents Senior Projects to Industry

OPDD students display their Senior Exhibits for Advisory Board, industry, and the general public prior to their upcoming graduation as the inaugural class from OPDD.

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Utah State University is pleased to announce Eric D. Bastian as the new director of the Western Dairy Center.
Twin Falls man tapped to head Western Dairy Center

Twin Falls man tapped to head Western Dairy Center

Utah State University is pleased to announce Eric D. Bastian as the new director of the Western Dairy Center.

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The outdoor industry gathers three times a year in Denver, CO for Outdoor Retailer, one of the largest outdoor product tradeshows. This year, OPDD students were invited to sew chalk bags as giveaways to show the power of turning scraps into new products.
USU Students Sponsor Textile Upcycling Station at Outdoor Retailer

USU Students Sponsor Textile Upcycling Station at Outdoor Retailer

The outdoor industry gathers three times a year in Denver, CO for Outdoor Retailer, one of the largest outdoor product tradeshows. This year, OPDD students were invited to sew chalk bags as giveaways to show the power of turning scraps into new products....

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Utah companies continue to benefit from the talented students currently enrolled in the Outdoor Product Design and Development (OPDD) program. Shelby McCashland, incoming OPDD senior, has been interning for Logan-based ICON Health & Fitness.
Student Spotlight: Shelby McCashland

Student Spotlight: Shelby McCashland

Utah companies continue to benefit from the talented students currently enrolled in the Outdoor Product Design and Development (OPDD) program. Shelby McCashland, incoming OPDD senior, has been interning for Logan-based ICON Health & Fitness.

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The university's Equine Science Program sale includes a preview that is open to the public, and an online auction that manages bidding for four days.
2019 USU Equine Production Sale

2019 USU Equine Production Sale

The university's Equine Science Program sale includes a preview that is open to the public, and an online auction that manages bidding for four days.

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To celebrate the 80th anniversary of the aviation technology program at Utah State University, the newly formed Cache County Aviation Association is hosting Cache Air Fest ’19, June 28-29.
Cache Air Fest '19 Will Celebrate 80 Years of Aviation at USU

Cache Air Fest '19 Will Celebrate 80 Years of Aviation at USU

To celebrate the 80th anniversary of the aviation technology program at Utah State University, the newly formed Cache County Aviation Association is hosting Cache Air Fest ’19, June 28-29.

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The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) recently announced that the Foundation for Agronomic Research has awarded nearly $2.7 million in grants to universities, including Utah State University, to conduct field research and demonstration projects.
USU Scientists Among Funding Recipients to Study Wise Use of Fertilizers

USU Scientists Among Funding Recipients to Study Wise Use of Fertilizers

The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) recently announced that the Foundation for Agronomic Research has awarded nearly $2.7 million in grants to universities, including Utah State University, to conduct field research and demonstration projects.

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Senior Scientist Michael McPhaden will give a seminar, “Understanding and Predicting El Niño: Why was the 2015-16 El Niño so Strong?” on Monday, June 10.
Leading Atmospheric and Oceanographic Scientist to Give Seminar at USU

Leading Atmospheric and Oceanographic Scientist to Give Seminar at USU

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Senior Scientist Michael McPhaden will give a seminar, “Understanding and Predicting El Niño: Why was the 2015-16 El Niño so Strong?” on Monday, June 10.

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The aviation program at Utah State University has extended to the Price campus of USU Eastern, allowing for more students at the new location. Classes begin fall of 2019.
USU Aviation Coming to Price Campus

USU Aviation Coming to Price Campus

The aviation program at Utah State University has extended to the Price campus of USU Eastern, allowing for more students at the new location. Classes begin fall of 2019.

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The USDA has announced a $16 billion package that includes payments to farmers and programs intended to open markets in other countries.
The Trade Deals Moving Forward and the One That Just Won't Budge

The Trade Deals Moving Forward and the One That Just Won't Budge

The USDA has announced a $16 billion package that includes payments to farmers and programs intended to open markets in other countries.

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OPDD Student River McKay received an offer from Backcountry, an outdoor gear company, to stay on full-time while she completes her senior year at Utah State University.
Student Spotlight: River McKay

Student Spotlight: River McKay

OPDD Student River McKay received an offer from Backcountry, an outdoor gear company, to stay on full-time while she completes her senior year at Utah State University.

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For the past 104 years, Black and White Days has been putting Richmond, Utah on the map. The event lasts for nearly a week and focuses on celebrating the dairy industry.
Dairy Industry Celebrated at Richmond Black and White Days

Dairy Industry Celebrated at Richmond Black and White Days

For the past 104 years, Black and White Days has been putting Richmond, Utah on the map. The event lasts for nearly a week and focuses on celebrating the dairy industry.

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Companies often train their own drivers, but students in the Heavy Equipment and Trucking program at Utah State University Eastern are qualified operators right out of the starting gate and are able to rapidly advance their careers.
Hauling Your Food and Building Your Roads: USU Eastern Training Helps Fill Jobs that Keep the Country Running

Hauling Your Food and Building Your Roads: USU Eastern Training Helps Fill Jobs that Keep the Country Running

Companies often train their own drivers, but students in the Heavy Equipment and Trucking program at Utah State University Eastern are qualified operators right out of the starting gate and are able to rapidly advance their careers.

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The future is bright for students in the first graduating class of the Outdoor Product Design & Development program, especially for recent graduate and newest employee of Vermont-based Orvis, Natalie Cullum.
Alumni Spotlight: Natalie Cullum

Alumni Spotlight: Natalie Cullum

The future is bright for students in the first graduating class of the Outdoor Product Design & Development program, especially for recent graduate and newest employee of Vermont-based Orvis, Natalie Cullum.

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Students in Outdoor Product Design and Development (OPDD) not only learn how to translate concepts and ideas, they also learn how to produce tangible prototypes and finished products.
OPDD Students Test Class Projects at Black Diamond

OPDD Students Test Class Projects at Black Diamond

Students in Outdoor Product Design and Development (OPDD) not only learn how to translate concepts and ideas, they also learn how to produce tangible prototypes and finished products.

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USU’s Western Equestrian Team has been a top competitor in the region for more than a decade. In recent years, the USU equine science program has developed immensely, making hosting a possibility.
National Collegiate Horse Show at USU

National Collegiate Horse Show at USU

USU’s Western Equestrian Team has been a top competitor in the region for more than a decade. In recent years, the USU equine science program has developed immensely, making hosting a possibility.

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A link between vaccines and autism in humans has been repeatedly disproved, but a trend against vaccination that originated in the United Kingdom and is now trickling into the United States, has some pet owners refusing to vaccinate their pets.
Why Veterinarians are Entering the Vaccine Debate

Why Veterinarians are Entering the Vaccine Debate

A link between vaccines and autism in humans has been repeatedly disproved, but a trend against vaccination that originated in the United Kingdom and is now trickling into the United States, has some pet owners refusing to vaccinate their pets.

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Portland-based footwear and outdoor brand, KEEN, visited Utah State University’s campus with their revolutionary, shoe weaving robot, the UNEEKBOT.
World's Smallest Shoe Factory Visits USU

World's Smallest Shoe Factory Visits USU

Portland-based footwear and outdoor brand, KEEN, visited Utah State University’s campus with their revolutionary, shoe weaving robot, the UNEEKBOT.

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Professor Rachel Gross, a historian of the outdoor industry, gave a public lecture on the heritage of outdoor product companies as well as spent time with the Outdoor Product Design & Development program.
Outdoor Historian Sheds Light on the History of the Outdoor Industry

Outdoor Historian Sheds Light on the History of the Outdoor Industry

Professor Rachel Gross, a historian of the outdoor industry, gave a public lecture on the heritage of outdoor product companies as well as spent time with the Outdoor Product Design & Development program.

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Three of the senior honors students in Mason's lab have recently been accepted to veterinary school for the upcoming fall semester, and a fourth honors student plans to apply to vet school this summer while working at a veterinary clinic.
Lab Students Prepare for Vet School

Lab Students Prepare for Vet School

Three of the senior honors students in Mason's lab have recently been accepted to veterinary school for the upcoming fall semester, and a fourth honors student plans to apply to vet school this summer while working at a veterinary clinic.

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A team of students from Utah State University’s College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences placed second at the Western Region Academic Quadrathlon held at the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho.
USU Academic Quadrathlon Team Finishes Second at Regional Competition

USU Academic Quadrathlon Team Finishes Second at Regional Competition

A team of students from Utah State University’s College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences placed second at the Western Region Academic Quadrathlon held at the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho.

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USU hosted one of three Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Western National Semi Final shows this spring, which required the efforts of many members of the USU community, including over 30 volunteers, three student clubs and eight faculty members.
USU Hosts National Semi Final Horse Show

USU Hosts National Semi Final Horse Show

USU hosted one of three Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Western National Semi Final shows this spring, which required the efforts of many members of the USU community, including over 30 volunteers, three student clubs and eight faculty members.

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that a group of students from USU have won 3rd place in their annual Campus RainWorks Challenge.
USU Student Group Wins Third Place in National Stormwater Challenge

USU Student Group Wins Third Place in National Stormwater Challenge

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that a group of students from USU have won 3rd place in their annual Campus RainWorks Challenge.

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OPDD students had the opportunity to visit local industry in Ogden and learn from industry professionals while touring the Amer Sports and ENVE Composites facilities.
Amer Sports Hosts OPDD Students in Ogden Offices

Amer Sports Hosts OPDD Students in Ogden Offices

OPDD students had the opportunity to visit local industry in Ogden and learn from industry professionals while touring the Amer Sports and ENVE Composites facilities.

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Steve Voelker, assistant professor in USU’s Department of Plants, Soils and Climate, is the lead author of a paper published in Scientific Reports (a Nature Research publication) in March.
Climate History in Tree Rings Builds Understanding of Climate Future

Climate History in Tree Rings Builds Understanding of Climate Future

Steve Voelker, assistant professor in USU’s Department of Plants, Soils and Climate, is the lead author of a paper published in Scientific Reports (a Nature Research publication) in March.

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Scientists at Utah State University are studying cultivation practices to optimize the yield and quality of hemp for botanical medicines.
Hemp Research Underway at Utah State University

Hemp Research Underway at Utah State University

Scientists at Utah State University are studying cultivation practices to optimize the yield and quality of hemp for botanical medicines.

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Lyle “Doc” McNeal was honored at the Riverwoods Conference Center on Monday night, celebrating his more than 40 years at Utah State University. McNeal will be retiring in July from teaching agricultural sciences.
Ag Professor Retires After More Than 40 Years of Hands-on Teaching

Ag Professor Retires After More Than 40 Years of Hands-on Teaching

Lyle “Doc” McNeal was honored at the Riverwoods Conference Center on Monday night, celebrating his more than 40 years at Utah State University. McNeal will be retiring in July from teaching agricultural sciences.

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Daniella Hirschfeld and Todd Johnson, FASLA, have accepted faculty positions within Utah State University’s Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning.
LAEP Welcomes New Faculty Members

LAEP Welcomes New Faculty Members

Daniella Hirschfeld and Todd Johnson, FASLA, have accepted faculty positions within Utah State University’s Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning.

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OPDD student, Makell Garrett, worked with players from the Real Monarchs to better understand cleat design in order to build a better performing product for athletes.
OPDD Teams Up with Real Salt Lake

OPDD Teams Up with Real Salt Lake

OPDD student, Makell Garrett, worked with players from the Real Monarchs to better understand cleat design in order to build a better performing product for athletes.

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The Utah State University aviation program is partnering with SkyWest Airlines to open new pathways into the aviation industry. Students will have access to mentorships and a $15,000 tuition reimbursement after the initial operating training.
USU and SkyWest announce New Career Pathway Program

USU and SkyWest announce New Career Pathway Program

The Utah State University aviation program is partnering with SkyWest Airlines to open new pathways into the aviation industry. Students will have access to mentorships and a $15,000 tuition reimbursement after the initial operating training.

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Dave Dolph of Oboz Footwear returned to USU’s Logan campus to share his experience and knowledge about footwear with the OPDD program, this time hosting a smaller workshop called “Shoe 101.”
Shoe 101

Shoe 101

Dave Dolph of Oboz Footwear returned to USU’s Logan campus to share his experience and knowledge about footwear with the OPDD program, this time hosting a smaller workshop called “Shoe 101.”

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The Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning (LAEP) Department is hosting international sketching artist, Jim Richards, for a public forum, all-day sketching workshop and a sketch walk the second week of April.
International Sketching Artist Visiting USU April 11-12

International Sketching Artist Visiting USU April 11-12

The Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning (LAEP) Department is hosting international sketching artist, Jim Richards, for a public forum, all-day sketching workshop and a sketch walk the second week of April.

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At Utah State University, veterinary medicine students are taught to diagnose and contain animal diseases and put skills into practice each year with a mock disaster training.
Mock Disaster Teaches USU Veterinary Students to Protect Animals and the Public

Mock Disaster Teaches USU Veterinary Students to Protect Animals and the Public

At Utah State University, veterinary medicine students are taught to diagnose and contain animal diseases and put skills into practice each year with a mock disaster training.

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Each year during the Utah Legislature’s general session, students from Utah State University and the University of Utah present their work and demonstrate the value of undergraduate research to legislators and visitors to the capitol.
Animal Science Student Researcher Presents Work on Ovarian Cells and Longevity

Animal Science Student Researcher Presents Work on Ovarian Cells and Longevity

Each year during the Utah Legislature’s general session, students from Utah State University and the University of Utah present their work and demonstrate the value of undergraduate research to legislators and visitors to the capitol.

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Utah State University student researcher Michaela Brubaker was among the 26 USU students selected to present their research in Salt Lake City for Research on Capitol Hill.
Student Presents Findings on Utah’s Capitol Hill for Reducing Risks of Colorectal Cancer

Student Presents Findings on Utah’s Capitol Hill for Reducing Risks of Colorectal Cancer

Utah State University student researcher Michaela Brubaker was among the 26 USU students selected to present their research in Salt Lake City for Research on Capitol Hill.

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Over the past 45 years, USU’s Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning (LAEP) department and Extension specialists have engaged Utah’s rural communities through a variety of design-based activities.
The Impact(s) of Legacy

The Impact(s) of Legacy

Over the past 45 years, USU’s Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning (LAEP) department and Extension specialists have engaged Utah’s rural communities through a variety of design-based activities.

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Utah State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine students traveled to the Navajo Reservation in southern Utah during spring break for a horse castration clinic.
USU Vet Students Teaching Animal Health and Learning Traditions

USU Vet Students Teaching Animal Health and Learning Traditions

Utah State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine students traveled to the Navajo Reservation in southern Utah during spring break for a horse castration clinic.

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Laura Moley, a Utah State University doctoral candidate from Kansas City, MO., studying animal molecular genetics, took third place for her research and presentation at the International Embryo Transfer Society’s annual conference in New Orleans.
CAAS Doctoral Student Excels at International Embryo Transfer Society Comp.

CAAS Doctoral Student Excels at International Embryo Transfer Society Comp.

Laura Moley, a Utah State University doctoral candidate from Kansas City, MO., studying animal molecular genetics, took third place for her research and presentation at the International Embryo Transfer Society’s annual conference in New Orleans.

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As weather patterns change causing the need for re-vegetation and livestock producers are looking for ways to provide nutritional forage for their animals, NMSU researchers are searching for forage plants that will adapt to the changing weather patterns.
A plant named 'kochia' could help NM ranchers survive drought, changing climate

A plant named 'kochia' could help NM ranchers survive drought, changing climate

As weather patterns change causing the need for re-vegetation and livestock producers are looking for ways to provide nutritional forage for their animals, NMSU researchers are searching for forage plants that will adapt to the changing weather patterns....

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Professor Sean Michael, head of Utah State University's Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning (LAEP) is among the five professionals inducted as 2019 Fellows of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA).
Sean Michael named Fellow of CELA

Sean Michael named Fellow of CELA

Professor Sean Michael, head of Utah State University's Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning (LAEP) is among the five professionals inducted as 2019 Fellows of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA).

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Caroline Lavoie, associate professor of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, is the recipient of the 2019 Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture Faculty Award of Excellence in Design Studio Teaching at the Senior Level.
Caroline Lavoie Teaching Award

Caroline Lavoie Teaching Award

Caroline Lavoie, associate professor of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, is the recipient of the 2019 Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture Faculty Award of Excellence in Design Studio Teaching at the Senior Level.

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Members of the Dairy Science Club spend the school year preparing for the Dairy Challenge which gives students across North America an opportunity to apply the things they learn in the classroom to a real dairy farm.
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