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USU Receives Award For Best Undergraduate Research Program In The Nation

Utah State University is the recipient of the 2020 Award for Undergraduate Research Accomplishments. The award recognizes USU as a national leader in undergraduate programs for research and creative inquiry.According to a press release from the university, 60 percent of degrees at Utah State require a research or creative-activity capstone. The press release states that according to a national survey in 2012, this is the highest level of undergraduate research in the nation.   


USU associate vice president Alexa Sand said the university is honored to accept the “Council's most prestigious award.”


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