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Laura Dotson Named USU Eastern-Price Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year

Laura Dotson Named USU Eastern-Price Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year

Dec. 11, 2017

Utah State University Eastern-Price (USU Eastern-Price) named Laura Dotson the Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year. Dotson, a professional practice assistant professor and the nursing program coord...

USU Psychology Research Highlighted in The Wall Street Jounal

USU Psychology Research Highlighted in The Wall Street Jounal

Dec. 01, 2017

Would you rather eat dinner out tonight, or save toward retirement? For many of us, the idea of saving for retirement is too obscure to have an impact on our decision-making in the moment. But how eas...

USU Launches BSN Program on Logan Campus

USU Launches BSN Program on Logan Campus

Nov. 21, 2017

In Fall 2017, the first class of students entered USU's Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. The effort to establish this program at the main Logan campus began in response to high demand in the co...

Bringing Augmented Reality to Education

Bringing Augmented Reality to Education

Nov. 14, 2017

Have you ever wanted to design your own video game? Many people are enthusiastic about augmented mobile games such as Pokémon Go and just need a place to start. The Augmented Reality Interactive Stor...

CEHS Research Featured in TIME Cover Story

CEHS Research Featured in TIME Cover Story

Oct. 30, 2017

At increasingly young ages, aspiring athletes across the United States encounter a youth-sports economy that increasingly resembles the pros. In this new cover story from TIME magazine, USU's Travis D...

How Do Children Develop Number Sense? TEAL Researcher Receives GEM Grant

How Do Children Develop Number Sense? TEAL Researcher Receives GEM Grant

Sep. 05, 2017

How can young students' interest and achievement in mathematics be improved? Dr. Jessica Shumway, assistant professor in USU's School of Teacher Education and Leadership, speculates that one way could...

Using Research to Train Researchers: Surprising Evidence on Value of Boot Camps in Newly Published Study

Using Research to Train Researchers: Surprising Evidence on Value of Boot Camps in Newly Published Study

Sep. 01, 2017

Boot camps for graduate students are a rapidly growing trend in higher education. Short in duration format and high-intensity, these programs are widely thought to increase students' performance traje...

CEHS Helps USU Expand Disability Services in the Dominican Republic

CEHS Helps USU Expand Disability Services in the Dominican Republic

Aug. 14, 2017

Utah State University and the Dominican Republic entered into an agreement to provide research, training, conferences and cultural programs for children and families at the Dominican Republic's Center...

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

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

Jul. 18, 2017

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

Banishing Intrusive Thoughts: New Research May Help Those with OCD

Banishing Intrusive Thoughts: New Research May Help Those with OCD

Jul. 06, 2017

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

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

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

Jun. 29, 2017

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

Racing Toward the Future: USU STARS GEAR UP Race Their Own Electric Cars

Racing Toward the Future: USU STARS GEAR UP Race Their Own Electric Cars

Jun. 12, 2017

Students from 19 Utah schools gathered in Tooele recently to race small electric vehicles as a part of UUS's Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP). The go-kart siz...

Sharing Our Appreciation: Dean Foley Provides Lunch for Construction Workers

Sharing Our Appreciation: Dean Foley Provides Lunch for Construction Workers

Jun. 06, 2017

Construction workers don't usually receive this much appreciation. Crews and contractors working on the new Sorenson Legacy Center for Clinical Excellence were recently treated to a lunch by Beth Fole...

ITLS Doctoral Students 'Hack the Garden'

ITLS Doctoral Students 'Hack the Garden'

Jun. 01, 2017

Not everyone who tries to plant a garden has the proverbial 'green thumb,' which is why a group of doctoral students in the ITLS program at Utah State developed a prototype indoor gardening system. Co...

Creating a Win: Connecting Local Employers to Clients with Disabilities

Creating a Win: Connecting Local Employers to Clients with Disabilities

Jan. 01, 2017

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

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