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.
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....
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. The visit was a part of KEEN’s larger tour to promote the Uneek shoe and showcase opportunities for new tec...
Building Landscape Architects in Bengaluru
Moving to Bengaluru, India, for an internship, a city with more people on one street than in the entire town of Inkom, Idaho, was a big step for Ashely Casperson, a Utah State University senior studying landscape architecture and environmental planning (L...
USU Soil Judging Students Claim Regional Title
Students from Utah State University swept the regional soil judging competition recently hosted by Oregon State University. The region ranges from Oregon to Colorado, all areas with very different kinds of soils.
English Equestrian Team Volunteers at 4-H Judging Clinic
The Utah State University English Equestrian Team took the opportunity to get involved in the community by volunteering at the Utah 4-H State Horse Judging Clinics in early November.
OPDD Faculty and Student Participate as Innovation Award Judges
Outdoor Retailer is an incredible venue for brands to come together to show off their latest products and cutting edge innovations. Outdoor Retailer emphasized that point by hosting the first ever outdoor industry Innovation Awards in November of 2018.
From a New Zealand Hostel to USU’s Creamery and a Food Science Win
The IMPA’s annual competition requires developing a product that contains at least 51 percent dairy. The USU team he led worked with a substance called whey phospholipid protein concentrate.
Intern Spotlight - Doug Hintze
Firsthand experience is invaluable to the students of OPDD. It allows students to observe the current goings on and inner trends in the industry, while also helping them develop expectations for their own futures. Doug’s own goals to innovate and push bou...
USU Food Science Students Create Recipe for Success
Earning a top spot in a national food science competition takes more than proving yourself as a chef, according to Vidita Deshpande, a PhD candidate studying food science at Utah State University.
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.
Intern Spotlight - Makell Garrett & Shelby Mccashland
ICON Health & Fitness has a long history of creating great product. Shelby Mccashland and Makell Garrett have had the opportunity to continue that legacy through their internships.
Intern Spotlight - River McKay
Incoming Junior, River McKay took donated fabric from KLIM and designed a pair of pants that led to a summer internship where's she's proving herself and designing for an industry leader.
USU Students Practice Skills and Philanthropy with Donated Tractor
Members of the Ag Tech Club, routinely gain first-hand knowledge and experience with agricultural machinery in their classes. But they are currently working on restoring a donated tractor that is giving them technical experience and will support more lear...
USU Vet Student Reaches Out to Help Community Hit By Wildfires
The wildfires that occurred in Northern California in October hit home for Sarah Beard. Beard’s hometown was surrounded by two deadly fires. She wanted to find a way to help her community, but the rigorous schedule of vet school and being over 12 hours aw...
USU LAEP Students Win Spirit Award at National Conference
Students and faculty from Utah State University’s LAEP recently travelled to Los Angeles to attend the American Society of Landscape Architects Annual Meeting, where they won a school spirit competition for showing their Aggie pride.
Students Recognized for Academic Achievement
Students from Utah State University’s College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences (CAAS) were recently honored with the “A” pin, one of USU’s oldest and most prestigious awards for scholarship and academics.
USU Nutrition Students Visit Greece, Learn Healthy Lifestyles Practices
The Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest in the world, and a group of Utah State University dietetics students recently visited the Greek island of Crete to learn the more about this healthy way of living.
USU LAEP Students Receive Dean's Prize for Redesign Project
Two teams of students in Utah State University’s Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning were honored at spring semester’s end with the Third Annual Dean’s Prize for their projects that reimagined a prominent area of the USU campus...
USU Students Succeed at Soils Judging Competition
Zach Voigtman, Sandra Udy, Boston Swan, Britney Allen and Thomas Greene travelled to Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois to compete in a national soils competition and took third place against 24 other teams.
Student Recognized for Academic Achievement
Students from Utah State University’s College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences were recently honored with the “A” pin, one of USU’s oldest and most prestigious awards for scholarship and academics.
LAEP House Grand Opening
Logan’s Hillcrest neighborhood has a “new” energy-efficient, accessible, 1940s-vintage addition thanks to donor support and the administrators, USU Facilities, and faculty and students in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning...
National Chung Hsing University Welcomes Its First Aggie
Parichart Promchote (Noi) is USU’s first PhD student to visit National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan through its exchange with the Department of Plants, Soils, and Climate. She began work toward a PhD in climate science at USU fall semester 2014, with th...
Ag Media Summit Opens Doors for USU Students
Members of USU’s Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow chapter (ACT) attended the Ag Media Summit (AMS). This allowed students to meet industry professionals, attend workshops, connect with other students and develop connections and skills needed within...
USU LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS EXPAND HORIZONS IN NEW YORK CITY
Fifteen students from Utah State University’s Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning (LAEP) learned from prestigious landscape architects and explored notable landmarks on a ten-day educational trip to New York City.
Utah State University Salt Lake Campus Graduates 82- Year-Old Student
Jerry Poulsen, an 82-year-old student at the Utah State University Salt Lake campus, graduated was among the university’s spring 2016 graduates, having earned a bachelor’s degree in residential landscape design and construction.
NEW FUELING STATION GIVES NUTRITION STUDENTS HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE
The Aggie Fueling Station was created by representatives from the nutrition program and athletics, who had a goal of working together to provide athletes with the food they need to complement the physical demands of training and nutrition and dietetic stu...
USU Agribusiness Degrees Will Prepare Students in Mauritius and Beyond
Utah State University is partnering with a new higher education institution in Mauritius, making USU’s agribusiness and international agribusiness programs in the Department of Applied Economics the first to offer four-year degrees from an American univer...
Agricultural Education Student Chosen as National FFA Officer
Sarah Draper of Brigham City, Utah, an agricultural education major at Utah State University, recently was chosen to serve as western region vice president in the National FFA organization.
Fire and Ice: Climate Change Linked Extremes
Climate change worldwide is amplifying extreme weather events and researchers in the Utah Climate Center at Utah State University are using modeling tools to help people in very different parts of the.
Trip to Germany Provides Fresh Perspective for USU LAEP Students
During the past summer, ten students in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning at Utah State University spent over a week bicycling around Germany, learning about German culture, visiting universities there and analyzing publi...