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Tessa Burrows, a biological engineering major, in the lab.

USU Recognized for Best Undergraduate Research Program in Nation

Utah State University has been announced as the recipient of the 2020 Award for Undergraduate Research Accomplishments (AURA) by the Council for Undergraduate Research.

Looking south east over the full extent of Smith Morehouse reservoir.

Dousing the Flames: USU Investigates how Wildfires Impact Utah's Water Supply Reservoirs

USU researchers found that the predicted rate of water storage loss in Utah's reservoirs does not include sediment from wildfires. This is concerning as wildfires have increased 20-fold in the past 30 years.

COVID 19 Virus

Update for USU Community on Coronavirus

As of today, there are 112 "active" cases of COVID-19 among students, staff or faculty members at USU campuses or centers across Utah.

Recent Stories

Center Street in Logan's downtown historic district.

Logan Ranked Second-Best Small City in United States by 2021 Milken Institute Analysis

The community was recognized for its economic vitality by the annual report, which emphasizes jobs, wages, and high-tech growth while incorporating housing affordability and household broadband access.

A set of stacked USU diploma covers.

USU's 2021 Commencement to Include Virtual and In-Person Events

On May 6-7, graduating students in Logan are invited to participate in small events that will include a processional, a short program, individual recognition of students, presentation of diploma covers, and professional photos of each student.

Old Main in the spring.

USU's Online Bachelor's Programs Ranked in Top 25 in the Nation for Seventh Consecutive Year

USU Online ranked 21st for its bachelor's programs, rising two places from its 2020 ranking.

Person getting inoculated.

USU Vaccine Expert Weighs in on COVID-19 Vaccine, Debunks Myths

Utah State University Infectious Disease, Vaccines and Antiviral Chemotherapy professor Bart Tarbet has firsthand experience creating and testing vaccines.

USU campus covered in snow.

USU Board of Trustees Releases Information from External Review

Utah State University's Board of Trustees respond to an external review of comments made during a Zoom meeting between President Noelle E. Cockett, Athletic Director John Hartwell, and approximately 53 USU football players.

Huntsman Hall on the USU campus.

Oxford University Faculty Named Douglas D. Anderson Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship

A native of Finland, Teppo Felin is a world-renowned professor of strategy at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, where he currently serves as the academic director of the Oxford Diploma in Strategy and Innovation.