Utah State University sports are now more accessible to alumni and fans with the release of a new magazine.
The digital athletics magazine Aggie Nation debuted Wednesday, highlighting the latest news in USU sports.
"The concept was to create a small digital magazine that we could produce several times a year and be able to tell our stories in an online format to Aggies wherever they are," said Kent Stanley, Associate Vice President for Advancement at USU Athletics.
A new geology museum will open up at Utah State University on Nov. 9. During the grand opening, the museum will host a “Rock and Fossil Day” which will also include other exhibits.
The museum will feature meteorites, rocks, minerals and fossils which include invertebrates and vertebrates. Some of the highlights in the museum include a 50-million-year-old fish, ore samples from Utah mines, a six-foot clam from the dinosaur age, 500-year-old trilobites and fossilized lightening strikes.
Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act started on Oct. 1. HealthCare.gov, the website that allows users to sign up for insurance plans, has been dealing with some technical issues. Kevin Reeve, an IT representative for Utah State University, says one problem the site experienced was it received too many visitors at once.
The USU Religious Studies Program & USU History Department are sponsoring a symposium: Black Religious Experience in American History at USU on Oct 24-25. Speakers include Albert Raboteau, Emeritus Professor of Religion at Princeton, the foremost expert on the religion of the American slaves prior to Lincoln's emancipation.
Get ready for a night of new releases in blues music this week, as I feature the lasts from the legendary Marshall Chapman, and the engaging Roy Book Binder. I’ll also play tracks from new discs by Dominique Pruitt, Cassie Taylor and Ms Moxie, among other talented artists. Tune in and listen this Saturday at 8pm for Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.
The lawsuit surrounding changes made to canals in Cache County following a 2009 mudslide that killed three people continues to wind its way through court.
A group of citizens, who sued the county over what they claim to be illegal action to bury canals, recently filed a motion to dismiss the county’s counterclaim.
The county filed a 76 million dollar counterclaim suing the citizens for defamation and libel, a charge Tony Wegener of the group Utah Foundation for Land and Open Water—known as Utah FLOW—said is illegal.
Scott Hammond and his golden retriever, Dusty, are volunteer search and rescue workers with Rocky Mountain Rescue Dogs. In his new book, “Lessons of the Lost: Finding Hope and Resilience in Work, Life, and the Wilderness,” Hammond says that wilderness can be unforgiving and dangerous, yet fill our souls with awe and wonder and that the wilderness is a classroom where we learn to survive, thrive and sometimes die.