New College of Science Faculty Position:

Assistant Professor, Numerical Modeling of Hydrologic Systems

Tenure-track position offered as part of cluster hire in water and climate across multiple colleges at USU. Read more...   
Learn more about USU's Climate and Water Initiative at this link


Rolling in the Deep:

USU's Tony Lowry Says Mantle

Flow Stress Best Indicator of

U.S. Intermountain Seismicity

Geophysicist Tony Lowry and colleagues publish in journal NatureRead more...   


Intensive Defenses:

USU Biologists Discover

Large Mimicry Complex

Tooele faculty member Joe Wilson, undergrad Erica Sheehan and Professor James Pitts publish news of largest known North American mimicry complex in Current BiologyRead more...   


Lethal Headers:

USU Biologist Describes

First Venomous Frogs

Professor Edmund "Butch" Brodie and colleagues from Brazil's Butantan Institute publish in 'Current Biology.' Read more...  



Broken Hearts: 

Aggies Probe Biochemistry

of Cardiovascular Disease

Students Yalemi Morales, Damon Nitzel, Owen Price, Shanying "Laurel" Gui and colleagues, with faculty mentor Joanie Hevel, publish in June 2015 issue of The Journal of Biological Chemistry. Read more...    



Single Moms to Communal

Living: USU Biologist Probes

Social Bee Evolution

Karen Kapheim leads National Institutes of Health-funded study published in Science. Read more...    




College of Science Faculty

Receive Promotions

Lianna Etchberger, Eric Rowley, Dennis Welker promoted to Professor; Geer, French promoted to Associate Professor. Read more...    




Alvan Hengge Receives 2015

D. Wynne Thorne Career Research Award

Professor and head of Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry awarded USU's top research honor. Read more...    



Small World, After All: 

Uintah Basin Aggies Address

Antibiotic Health Crisis

Lianna Etchberger leads first-year biology students in global research effort. Read more...    




USU's Newly Launched 'ARTsySTEM' Receives Nat'l Endowment for the Arts Grant

Biology professor Nancy Huntly, director of the USU Ecology Center, and USU Dept. of Art + Design faculty member Mark Lee Koven lead campus-wide, interdisciplinary initiative to integrate art and science. Read more...    




Undergrad Research Fellows 

Kelby Peterson, Ben Pound

Awarded National SPS

Leadership Scholarships

USU Physics students two of only 16 scholars selected nationwide to receive Society of Physics Students' top academic scholarships. Read more...    




Utah's Great Gallery Rock Art 

Younger than Expected,

say USU Scientists

Geologists Joel Pederson, Tammy Rittenour and alum Melissa Jackson Chapot '10 publish in Proceedings of the National Academy of SciencesRead more...    Also reported in The Salt Lake Tribune and KSL-TV News.




USU Synthetic Spider Silk Lab 

Awarded $1.9M in Dept. of

Energy Funds

Biology professor Randy Lewis and team to explore use of spider silk for more fuel-efficient vehicles. Read more...   




"At a Glance":

News from USU's

College of Science

"Express News": Building plans and other highlights from USU's College of Science. Read more...

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