From its earliest moments USU’s core mission was to predict, research and scientifically solve Utah’s water problems and needs. Today, the university’s water specialists are among the world’s leading experts on water-related issues as they work to further understand this precious resource.
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Utah State University's faculty members advance its mission by centering students, putting academics first, cultivating diversity of thought and culture, and serving the public. Faculty members are regularly recognized for their efforts both by the university and other prestigious organizations.
Outdoor recreation plays a vital role in Utahns’ quality of life and the health of the economy. With USU’s proximity to several national parks and mountain ranges, the institution has become the go-to expert in how to manage the land in ways that allow for generations of continued exploration.
Space exploration has captured the imagination of humans since the dawn of time, and USU is leading research and innovation in the ever-evolving field. The synergy of the Space Dynamics Laboratory and top-notch science and engineering programs, provide Utah “Space” University an infinite future.
To celebrate Pride Month in June, Utah State Today is highlighting university employees and students who are conducting research, academic pursuits and other projects related to or that benefit the LGBTQIA+ community.
Utah State University joined the nation and state in celebrating significant voting rights anniversaries in 2020. As part of those celebrations, Utah State University declared 2020 the "Year of the Woman."
For 25 years, Utah State University has been an innovator in providing digital education. Since USU Online’s inception, students from all 50 states, and from countries across the globe, have taken one of its nationally-ranked 500+ credit courses, or have pursued one of 60+ degrees or certificates.
Throughout time, USU has remained true to its roots as an institution dedicated to the land and its people. With the land-grant distinction, USU has the responsibility to "educate the state," and it continues to maintain a presence in every county in Utah.
What is an "Aggie" anyway? How does one become a "True Aggie?" Utah State has a great history that is rich with traditions.
USU is getting greener all the time. In this ongoing series, Utah State Today looks at how the university is creating a more sustainable campus.