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Political Science assistant professor Jeannie Johnson

Book Describes How Modern Marines Have Returned to Lessons of Vietnam War

Tim Duffie is a hero. That's according to political scientist Jeannie Johnson, and she doesn't throw that term around lightly.

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USU Researchers Model Effects of Microgravity on Muscles During Spaceflight

Using a rotating cell culture device that simulates microgravity, a team of biological engineers tested various materials and methods to develop a protocol that mimics the physical changes seen in atrophying muscle.

Utah State University President Noelle Cockett

USU President Creates Task Force to Address Diversity and Inclusion

Utah State University President Noelle Cockett announced plans today for a new Diversity and Inclusion Task Force to guide the university's efforts to foster a diverse and inclusive university system.

Recent Stories

USU basketball Player Sam Merrill

USU Men's Basketball Earns Four of Six Individual Mountain West Honors

The team garners Mountain West Player, Coach, Defensive Player and Freshman of the Year

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Focusing the Heat: Extreme Weather Risk Perception in the United States

Heat waves are more dangerous than tornadoes, statistically.

Image of airglow taken from ISS

NASA Selects USU-led Mission to Study Space Weather from Space Station

Physicist Mike Taylor is lead investigator for Atmospheric Waves Experiment 'AWE.'

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USU Launches New Research Series on Land, Water and Air

Randy Martin provides first lecture on Utah's poor air quality Tuesday, Feb. 26, in Salt Lake City.

USU President Noelle Cockett

USU Holds Listening Session on Mistakenly Sent Code Blue

All invited to provide feedback, today, Thursday, Feb. 21, from noon to 1 p.m.


The 'Laminar Express': USU Engineers Dissect the Two-Seam Fastball

The worlds of engineering and baseball have collided. Researchers at Utah State University are breaking down the physics of a new baseball pitch that's been getting a lot of attention.