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College of Science Newsletter Archive

Read newsletters prepared by our College of Science staff for Science students, faculty, and staff since fall 2017.

Academic Opportunity Fund and More

February 2019 - Student Newsletter

The Academic Opportunity Fund (AOF) aids students who have been accepted to a research conference or academic competition with their travel expenses. Our USUSA Science Senator , Abigail Longaker-Service, invites you to apply for funding to help with travel for research and competitions this...

"Can Microbes Change History?"

January 2019 - College Update

Before humans knew they existed, tiny microbes were hard at work in helpful and sometimes not-so-helpful ways. “Microscopic organisms have influenced major historical events,” says Utah State University biologist Bonnie Waring. “They also influence the health...

LSB Opens, 2019 Opportunities

January 2019 - Student Newsletter

The Life Sciences Building is Open! Welcome back to campus, Aggies! We hope you will take time to visit the recently-opened Life Sciences Building, and take advantage of the building's quiet study spaces and great views of campus. You can schedule study rooms in the Life Sciences Building via...

Season's Greetings from the CoS

December 2018 - Holiday Message

Aggie Scientists and Friends, thank you for a great semester! We invite you to watch our holiday video, and we hope you enjoy your well-deserved break during this lovely holiday season. Please enjoy the following video from your colleagues and friends in the office of the USU College of Science...

2018 Recap and Self-Care

December 2018 - Student Newsletter

I wanted to take a minute to reflect on the end of 2018 with you, as we near the end of the semester. It seems like it’s taken forever to get here, but at the same time, I feel like I was just starting my senior year yesterday. Personally, this year has been one of growth, both through...

'Planetary' Scale Science Unwrapped

November 2018 - College Update

How big is Earth, really? Discover the scale of our home planet at Utah State University’s Science Unwrapped, the public outreach program of the College of Science, continues its “Powers of 10” series with “Planetary” Friday, Nov. 30, featuring USU geologist Carol Dehler. The free...

Fall 2018 Discovery Magazine

November 2018 - College Update

Read stories from the most recent issue of the Discovery, including features focused on "A Sense of Place". We cover notable happenings on campus, the exciting early careers of recently-graduated alumni and a special overview of alum Terry Whitworth's efforts in building a company...

Celebrate Science Week 2018

November 2018 - Student Update

The Utah State University community is invited to enjoy brain-energizing fun as USU’s College of Science Student Council hosts ‘Science Week’ Nov. 5-9. “We invite all Aggies to channel their ‘inner geek’ and join us in some great activities,” says Abigail Longaker Service, USU Science Senator...

Peace, Cryptography, and the Arms Race

November 2018 - College Update

Joining with scholars throughout campus to reflect on the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day and the end of World War I, Utah State University mathematicians offer three public talks covering diverse topics ranging from biological warfare and cryptography to the global arms race...

"Are we alone in the Cosmos?"

October 2018 - College Update

Since humans first gazed up at the stars, we’ve asked ourselves, “Are we alone?” Many have theorized an answer to this question, including Aristotle, Galileo and their contemporary peers, including American astrophysicist Frank Drake. “In the last century, we began a mathematical journey guided by the Drake...

Updates and Armistice Day Centennial

October 2018 - Student Newsletter

With Aggies conducting activities across Utah State University, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers a series of talks in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day and the end of the First World War. Remember to stay aware of upcoming deadlines...

'Powers of 10' Series Kick-Off

September 2018 - Science Unwrapped

Each day we’re bombarded with news related to very big and very small numbers. From the limitless bounds of the universe to the realm of unseen pathogens, our brains struggle to process what is immense and what is infinitesimal. “Trying to imagine numbers too massive or too miniscule...

A Note From Your Science Senator

September 2018 - Student Update

Hey Fellow Scientists, I’m Abigail Longaker, your current USUSA Science Senator. I wanted to send out a quick message to everyone in the college, just so you can know who I am and how to contact me if you have any concerns or questions about the college. I’m here to represent all of...