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Utah State University Police and Logan City emergency crews join Cache County EMT and SWAT teams for campu shooter training
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Utah State University held an active shooter training Wednesday to prepare emergency crews, coordinate, compare notes, and plan for what they hope will never happen in their campus community.

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The biblical tale says Noah rescued species from the flood by building an ark and loading it with a male and female of each species. In modern conservation, a literal ark won’t work. But USU scientists have determined a method that could help protect threatened species.

What Qualifies A President For Impeachment?

Jul 19, 2018
President Donald Trump; USU professor explains what evidence would have to be available to impeach President Donald Trump.
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During the past 18 months of Donald Trump’s presidency, there have been national conversations about whether or not he should be impeached. There are organized efforts to move the idea forward, including the group Need to Impeach, which recently visited Utah.

Utah State University Names New Provost

Apr 17, 2018
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Utah State University announced on Tuesday that Francis D. Galey will be it’s new executive vice president and provost. Galey is currently the dean of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources as the University of Wyoming. He fills the position Noelle Cockett left vacant when she became university president in January 2017.

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A yearlong program offered through Brigham Young University Pathway-Worldwide is designed to help students transition more successfully into a higher-education setting.

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Some 200 years after her death, Jane Austen's books are still widely read and loved. Many film adaptations and spin-offs such as 'Pride, Prejudice and Zombies' are also adored by many. The BBC said this about Austen.

"Jane Austen died in 1817, when she was just 41. But in her short life, she exerted more of a lasting influence on British literature and culture than many of her peers who lived twice as long.

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Two years ago, Utah State University received legislative funding to build a new Life Sciences building on the Logan main campus. As the building nears completion, focuses are shifting towards its neighbor-- the Biology and Natural Resources building, or BNR.

T. cristinae comes in three colors:  green, green-striped, and brown.
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If you spend enough time poking around bushes in California, Nevada or Arizona, you’ll find stick insects, long little guys that blend in with sticks or leaves. Sometimes you only notice them when they drop out of their camouflaged environment and onto your shirt. They’re funny looking, harmless and at the center of a recent high-impact study at Utah State University describing when and how you can predict evolution.

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Students and staff gathered around the new Life Science Building on Tuesday and signed their names on the last steel beam. It's located on Utah State University campus behind the Merrill-Cazier Library and next to the Biology and Natural Resources building.

Utah State University Names New Chief Fundraiser

Nov 27, 2017
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On Monday, Utah State University announced that Matthew T. White will fill the role of chief fundraiser for the university.

In celebrating a time of year that features the topic of death, a Utah State University employee is exhibiting works that honors the dead and death rituals.

 

Dylan Burns, a digital scholarship librarian and creator of the exhibit, says the project aims to spread a message that death should be honored, instead of feared.

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  A group of Utah State University students have created a photo gallery in Caffe Ibis, a coffee shop in downtown Logan. The gallery shares the stories of the women who grow the coffee for the brand Cafe Feminino.

Engineering Students Launch Soapbox Derby In North Logan

Apr 24, 2017
On Saturday, Utah State’s American Society of Mechanical Engineers sponsored North Logan’s first soapbox derby. Designed to build community interest in engineering concepts and creative problem solving, the event took place on a sunny afternoon on a resid
Katherine Taylor

On Saturday, Utah State’s American Society of Mechanical Engineers sponsored North Logan’s first soapbox derby. Designed to build community interest in engineering concepts and creative problem solving, the event took place on a sunny afternoon on a residential downhill road. Families lined the sidewalks of Green Canyon as they waited for the first race to start.

Outdoor Clothing Company Patagonia Visits USU Campus

Apr 12, 2017

 

If you’re walking around the campus of Utah State University Wednesday you may have noticed a funny looking vehicle parked on the Quad and lots of signs for the clothing company Patagonia. This promotional event comes on the heels of Patagonia’s recent withdrawal from the Outdoor Retailer Show typically hosted in Salt Lake City.

USU Museum Closes For Expansion

Jan 6, 2017
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Logan’s Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art at Utah State University is closed for remodeling until 2018. Museum Director Katie Lee Koven said the expansion is needed in order to preserve and maintain the quality of art stored and displayed.

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Officials have announced the final four candidates in the running to become the next president of Utah State University.

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  On Oct. 7, Torrey Green -- now a former USU football player -- was arrested on four counts of rape, one count of aggravated sexual assault, and one count of kidnapping.

In 2015, four different women reported to Utah State University and Logan police that they had been sexually assaulted by Green, but no formal charges were immediately made.

How Early Intervention Programs Give Kids a Head Start

Sep 29, 2016
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Heather Humphreys is a university academic adviser. In her Logan office, pictures of her four daughters are thumb tacked to a colorful bulletin board above her desk. From the way she talks about them, you can tell they are the brightest part of her world.

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Ryan Wayne Milley went from perfect health to a painful death in fewer than 14 hours when he was 18 years old. The culprit was meningitis.


  Linzy Brown was once a student at Utah State University, but after struggling with depression and falling behind in her classes, she was kicked out of school in April 2015.

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A group of junior high and high school students participated in a flight camp this week through Utah State University's Aviation Technology Program at the Logan-Cache Airport. The participants had the chance to fly a plane even before some will be allowed to drive a car.

Utah Legislators Provide Science Research Funding

Mar 25, 2016
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The Utah State Legislative Session wrapped up earlier this month with lawmakers funding Utah State University’s science exploration. Researchers will focus on air quality and water conservation. Lawmakers also provided money to help build a new Life Sciences building and for improvements to an assistive technology lab with resources going to help fund graduate students.


Move Over Superman - Cupid Is Saving Hearts In Logan

Feb 12, 2016

Move over Clark Kent, Cody Apedaile has his own alter ego and he’s currently saving hearts in Logan.


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Christmas came early this year for participants of a non-profit outdoor adventures organization that provides persons with disabilities with adaptive equipment.