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Thousands of USU Students to Receive Emergency Grants with CARES Act Funding

Utah State University will begin processing emergency grants this week for eligible students with the $8.7 million in funding the university received from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

COVID 19 Virus

Update for USU Community on Coronavirus

Utah State University officials continue to work with local health departments to monitor federal and state guidelines concerning the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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USU Ready to Welcome Students to its Campuses for Fall 2020 Semester

Utah State University is preparing to resume in-person classes and face-to-face experiences for students this fall.

Recent Stories

USU data scientist Spencer Perry

By the Numbers: USU Data Scientists Chase Respiratory Illness Outbreaks, including COVID-19

MDATA graduate students and faculty team with Salt Lake City-based BioFire to harness epidemiological data on communicable respiratory illnesses.

student with a health care mask.

USU and Community Join to Provide Protective Health Care Equipment

While Intermountain Healthcare is not currently experiencing a shortage of personal protection equipment, the organization wants to be ready if the situation changes.

USU 2020 Goldwater Scholars Matthew Hogan, Andrew Kjar and Jenny R. Whiteley

Celebrate: Three USU Aggies are 2020 Goldwater Scholars

Undergraduate researchers Matthew Hogan, Andrew Kjar and Jenny R. Whiteley are recipients of the nation's top recognition for university STEM scholars.

antiviral compounds in the Antiviral Research Lab.

Utah State University Antiviral Researchers at Work on Coronavirus with NIH Support

The institute specializes in developing animal models for testing antiviral agents and vaccines and is doing the coronavirus work supported by a $2.5 million research grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Graduation at Utah State University

USU Reschedules In-Person Commencement Events for August 2020

Utah State University President Noelle Cockett announced Monday, March 23, USU will conduct an in-person commencement ceremony in Logan on Aug. 28-29, 2020.

Education buildings on the USU campus.

Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services Receives High National Rankings

U.S. News and World Report awards high rankings to the college for its graduate programs, online master's programs, and research funding.