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Storee Powell

News Correspondent - Northern Utah

As a freelance reporter for the Cache Valley Daily and Utah Public Radio, Storee covers women's issues such as women in higher education and women's health. In 2011, Storee won a Utah Broadcaster's Association Gold Award for her work at UPR. Storee is a graduate of Utah State University and works at the Center for Persons with Disabilities at USU doing PR and marketing.

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Utah News
4:41 pm
Tue March 6, 2012

Women's History Month, Part 1: Utah Women & Education Project

March is National Women's History Month, and the 2012 theme is Women's Education, Women's Empowerment. In the first of our series on this theme in Utah, we hear from Susan Madsen, Director of the Utah Women & Education Project and professor at Utah Valley University. Findings from her recent studies explain why women in Utah graduate 6% less than men. While they enter college at the national level, they graduate at a much lower rate.

More information about the Utah Women and Education Project at http://www.uvu.edu/wep/.

Utah News
4:30 pm
Tue February 28, 2012

Introducing the Logan Film Festival

The USU Fringe Festival and Logan's Reel 2 Reel film festival will come together in a new annual event: the Logan Film Festival. The newly formed organization hopes to bring independent films from around the world to Logan. Film entries are due by April 7. UPR's Storee Powell spoke with Gary Saxton of the Logan Downtown Alliance, the organization spearheading this project.

More information at www.loganfilmfestival.com

 

Utah News
4:43 pm
Mon February 27, 2012

Hazing Awareness Scholarship a Scam

Over 1,500 Utah State University employees received an email this month for the opportunity to apply for a Hazing Awareness Scholarship. USU scholarship coordinator, Patty Kohler, explains to UPR's Storee Powell what is fishy about this email and how to avoid scams like this in the future.

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