Application Period Now Open 

for 2015-16 College of Science

Undergraduate Research


Learn more about grants and access application at this link. Completed applications are due Friday, April 10, 2015. Read more...    




Alvan Hengge Receives 2015

D. Wynne Thorne Career Research Award

Professor and head of Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry awarded USU's top research honor. Read more...    



Now Recruiting Science

Ambassadors for

2015-2016 Academic Year

Undergrad science majors invited to join college recruitment efforts. Service includes $500 stipend. Read more...    



Small World, After All: 

Uintah Basin Aggies Address

Antibiotic Health Crisis

Lianna Etchberger leads first-year biology students in global research effort. Read more...    




USU's Newly Launched 'ARTsySTEM' Receives Nat'l Endowment for the Arts Grant

Biology professor Nancy Huntly, director of the USU Ecology Center, and USU Dept. of Art + Design faculty member Mark Lee Koven lead campus-wide, interdisciplinary initiative to integrate art and science. Read more...    




Undergrad Research Fellows 

Kelby Peterson, Ben Pound

Awarded National SPS

Leadership Scholarships

USU Physics students two of only 16 scholars selected nationwide to receive Society of Physics Students' top academic scholarships. Read more...    




Utah's Great Gallery Rock Art 

Younger than Expected,

say USU Scientists

Geologists Joel Pederson, Tammy Rittenour and alum Melissa Jackson Chapot '10 publish in Proceedings of the National Academy of SciencesRead more...    Also reported in The Salt Lake Tribune and KSL-TV News.




USU Synthetic Spider Silk Lab 

Awarded $1.9M in Dept. of

Energy Funds

Biology professor Randy Lewis and team to explore use of spider silk for more fuel-efficient vehicles. Read more...   




"At a Glance":

News from USU's

College of Science

"Express News": Building plans and other highlights from USU's College of Science. Read more...

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