A Utah State University dean has been tapped to take a leadership role that places increased emphasis on global engagement for students at USU.
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Sep 9, 2009
Sep 3, 2009
It’s not every day you receive a special delivery and certainly not one from outer space. But Utah State University physicists are eagerly awaiting the arrival of an experiment they built that’s been flying on the International Space Station since March 2008.
Aug 19, 2009
Questions involving adaptation and genetic mutation have new answers through the work of USU alum Chris Feldman, research scientist in the University of Nevada, Reno and peers from Utah State University and the University of Virginia.
Aug 7, 2009
Utah State University researchers have found that two species of garter snake have also developed resistance to the toxin in a newt that they eat.
Aug 6, 2009
Utah State University researchers have long studied the garter snake Thamnophis sirtalis that has evolved with an amazing resistance to a powerful neurotoxin found in the innocuous-looking newt, Taricha — a favorite food of the snake.
Jul 31, 2009
The most remarkable thing about Brad Hintze is not that he is an honors student who manages to earn high marks, but that he struggles just to feed himself and talk.
Sixty students from across the country participated in the Conference on Undergraduate Research’s Posters on the Hill event in D.C. USU’s Bradley Hintze was the lone student researcher representing the state of Utah.
Jul 21, 2009
"I try to tell people they are important to biodiversity,” said Diane Alston, a biologist who works at Utah State University and writes about insects for the USU Extension Service. "Lots of beneficial insects and animals feed on mosquitoes."
Jul 20, 2009
"Veteran Astronaut and Retired USU Physics Professor Recalls His Role in Apollo Mission" (Salt Lake Tribune)
Somewhere in the moon's Sea of Tranquility lies a box that is, to a degree, the legacy of retired astronaut Don Lind.
Jul 16, 2009
For four days, aspiring scientists from as far away as Texas and Indiana put aside traditional teenage summer pursuits to explore such heady topics as quantum chemistry, molecular theory and DNA sequencing at Utah State University.