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Utah State University Greats 2009



State-funded USTAR projects bring the world's best researchers to USU.

As one of Utah's flagship research institutions, Utah State University's research success was solidified in 2009 with the significant growth of the Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative. Read more...



Ignoring Limits

Despite physical challenges, Legacy of Utah State Award recipient Bradley Hintze is excelling in academic and personal endeavors Read more...



Changing the World One Drop at a Time

USU's Water Lab has projects in all of Utah’s 29 counties and has conducted water resources projects and training programs in nearly 70 countries. Recently, a faculty member spent a year in the West Bank working on three water-related projects Read more...



Carolyn Cárdenas, Making it HERS

At Utah State University, Carolyn Cárdenas has multiple titles Read more...



Developing Strategies for Fighting Diseases

USU's long history with genetics research continues with USTAR professor David Ward who specializes in the development of new technologies and their applications to human health Read more...



Bottled Sun: Is it Possible to Bottle the Sun's Energy?

Farrell Edwards, USU physics researcher, and his colleagues are investigating a new way to use magnetic fields to confine plasma long enough to use its energy and neutrons Read more...



Challenging Science, Challenging Students

USU chemist Alex Boldyrev and his student team are challenging long-held ideas about inorganic compounds. In the process, Boldyrev is priming his students for successful careers Read more...



Undergraduate Research Reigns at USU

Since its inception in 1975, more than 500 students have conducted research supported by the Undergraduate Research and Creative Opportunities (URCO) Grant program Read more...



Seeking Weapons of Mass Reduction

USU USTAR scientist explores nutritional tools to combat such modern-day plagues as cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes Read more...



Head in the Clouds, Feet on the Ground

USU Goldwater Scholar Jodie Barker-Tvedtnes explores mysterious noctilucent clouds in the Earth's mesosphere Read more...