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Recent Study Shows Connection between Political Views and COVID-19 Rates

The article, COVID-19 in Rural America: Impacts of Politics and Disadvantages, shared information from the study showing that counties with high percentages of Donald Trump voters had higher per-capita cases of COVID-19.

USU student receiving a vaccine from a USU Nursing student.

USU to Require Student Vaccine for Spring Semester

Utah State University officials are now working on an implementation plan for USU campuses for spring 2022.


USU Receives Record Research Funding During Pandemic Year

Utah State University's research funding reached a new record high during the 2021 fiscal year, with researchers receiving awards totaling $368.5 million, a growth of 26 percent.

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COVID 19 Virus

Update for USU Community on Coronavirus

As of today, there are 92 active cases of COVID-19 among students, staff, and faculty at USU campuses or centers across Utah.

USUSA Student Officers.

Revitalizing the Aggie Experience: USUSA's Message in Support of Vaccinations

The Utah State University Student Association (USUSA) released the following message to the student body regarding the university's decision to require COVID-19 vaccinations for students.

Resiliency Aided Utah Women During COVID-19

Resiliency Aided Utah Women During COVID-19

A recent study from the Utah State University Utah Women & Leadership Project (UWLP) outlined specific challenges women in the workforce faced during COVID-19.

Students walking outside.

New Student Relief Funds Awarded for Fall Semester 2021

Utah State University will begin awarding a new round of student relief grants on Aug. 12-13 to students enrolled for fall semester.

USU students walk on campus.

Utah State University Helping Students Return to School

To assist Utah residents in achieving their educational goals and return to school, Utah State University is offering a variety of scholarship opportunities to help students start or finish their degree.

Mule Deer using wildlife overpass in Parley's Canyon.

Safe Crossings: Wildlife Overpasses Connect Habitat and Save Lives

Forget chicken—if you want to know why a bobcat steps into the road, or at which places elk tend to hop freeway barriers, or how much personal space a moose requires to traverse an overpass, talk to Nicki Frey.