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People in Cache Valley working against food waste
Bronson Teichert

Next time you find yourself scraping your plate into the garbage, you might consider how much you’re throwing away.  

In June 2006 a wildfire on Navajo Mountain destroyed all vegetation resulting in debris and sediment contaminating Beaver Springs, the source of all water for the Navajo Mountain community.

In 2015 the National Association for Campus Activities recognized a Utah State University social event, PoBev,  that three years later has grown in popularity.

USU Offers Free Depression Screening For Students

Jan 31, 2018
At USU's health fair, students can get a free, confidential mental health screening, courtesy of university Counseling and Psychological Services.
Katherine Taylor


 Utah State University’s health fair is full of students wandering the booths, collecting the small offerings from various local businesses. Students get their blood pressure tested and spin wheels for prizes ranging from hand sanitizer to bags of goldfish crackers.

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Arie French, a student at Utah State University, chose to make a stencil portrait of Maya Angelou at Friday’s “Work in Progress” workshop in the Merrill-Cazier Library.

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The president of Utah State University sent a memo to faculty and staff about the university’s code of conduct amid growing awareness of mental health issues and sexual violence on college campuses. 

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Student budgets are often a juggle between want and necessity. For many, food spending declines as textbook purchases and extra-curricular spending rises. 

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Various prints hang on the white walls. Clay mugs and colorful sculptures sit on pillars resting against the sparkling wooden floor of the Tippetts and Eccles Gallery during an art showcase called Paper and Clay.

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.

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Every year the art museum at Utah State University holds a music and art concert series for the public. This year the series is focusing on community and what it means in relation to history, spaces and art.

Utah State Grad Wins Carpet Design Competition

Nov 20, 2017

“I graduated in May of 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in interior design from Utah State,” said Meg Turner.

“I am the third of four generations in my family to go into the Marine Corps. I am the first woman, first and only woman, to have served out of those four generations."

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"Remember that you will die..." 

On today's spooky edition of Access Utah, we talked with some of Utah State University's foremost experts on the history, art and tradition of death. 

A new online exhibit sponsored by the USU's University Libraries "traces the thematic iconographies of death, dying and mourning."

Titled "Memento Mori," Latin for "Remember that you will die," the exhibit shows how symbols of death and the afterlife became dominant in art with the dawn of western Christianity. 

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The wooden pews in the sanctuary of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Logan fill with people on Sunday for the evening prayer service.

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On Wednesday, the Utah State University Center for Women and Gender joined the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art to promote art and social justice while kicking off the Year of the Arts.

As the issue of free speech on university campuses makes headlines in various forms, a northern Utah university is trying to start a conversation with its students.

At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade’s worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. One day he was a doctor making a living treating the dying, and the next he was a patient struggling to live. Just like that, the future he and his wife had imagined evaporated. When Breath Becomes Air...

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Monday's program is a window into the world of music therapy: an interesting intersection of arts and science. 

Music therapists work with patients of all ages for help in everything from reducing asthma episodes to lessening the effects of dimentia. The healing power of sound was even used to help Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords regain her ability to speak after she was shot in the head at a political event in Tuscon, Ariz.

Katherine Taylor

A recent student protest of a donation from the Charles Koch Foundation has brought national media attention to Utah State University.

The university's recently completed business building is a tall, modern structure, one of the most visible buildings on the campus. But one night in early June, it became a canvas for the protest.

 

Craig Jessop, Dean of Utah State University’s Caine College of the Arts, Director of the American Festival Chorus and Orchestra, and former Music Director of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, has led an interesting life in the arts. He’ll join us today to talk about USU’s Year of the Arts which begins this month.

On the top floor of the student center at Utah State University, two doctoral students are spending the summer interning. This gives them an opportunity to work at CAPS, the schools counseling and psychological service center.

Researchers, Lawmakers Present Federal Lands Study

May 22, 2017
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State lawmakers, in conjunction with university researchers, held a town hall meeting Thursday concerning a study on the economic effects of a public lands transfer.

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Utah State University will pay $172,500 to settle a lawsuit filed after a college student was killed when he hit a "slack line" rope tied between two trees while riding his bike.

Documents released by the university detail the settlement reached in the death of 24-year-old Eric Anderson, who died after hitting the balancing rope placed by other students in August 2013.

Time Magazine: Aggie Campus Most Beautiful In State

May 8, 2017


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After months of discourse surrounding mental health at Utah State University, the school will offer free mental health first aid training to Utah community leaders. 

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