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Alexander Boldyrev named Outstanding Graduate Mentor of the Year

The 2017 recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Mentor of the Year Award is Alexander Boldyrev. This award is given annually as a recognition of faculty members who support their students academically, professionally, and personally. Awardees must encourage degree completion, ethical behavior and use of university resources. They must also provide emotional support and offer criticism [...]

Joann Tschanz D. Wynne Thorne Career Research Award Recipient 2017

JoAnn Tschanz is the recipient Utah State University’s highest research honor, the 2017 D. Wynne Thorne Career Research Award. Tschanz is a professor in the department of Psychology, who focuses on cognitive diseases. She will receive the award Friday, April 7 at the Research Awards Gala, the premiere event of Research Week. Tschanz is the [...]

Four USU researchers receive prestigious CAREER grants

Left to right: Yujie Sun, Alexis Ault, Sarah Null and Idalis Villanueva Utah State University researchers Idalis Villanueva, Alexis Ault, Yujie Sun and Sarah Null have each been awarded a National Science Foundation CAREER Grant. The NSF CAREER award, which averages more than $500,000 over the course of five years, is one [...]

Dr. Merideth Thompson named 2017 RGS Faculty Fellow

Merideth Thompson, associate professor in the department of Management, has been selected as the 2017 faculty fellow for USU’s Office of Research and Graduate Studies. The fellowship provides the opportunity for a faculty member to sit on the RGS executive board to gain insight on RGS functions and to provide a faculty-based perspective on RGS [...]

Mark McLellan named chair of FDA Science Board

On January 1, Utah State University Vice President for Research and Dean of the School of Graduate Studies Mark McLellan became the 2017 chair of the FDA Science Board. Since 2014, McLellen has served on the FDA Science Board as an expert in the areas of food science, education and research administration. Appointed last spring, [...]

Christian S. Iverson

Director, Technology Transfer Services

Carly Cummings

Proposal Development Specialist
College of Science

Grad students try crowdfunding to support education

“By pledging just one or two dollars, you are helping us in our fervent quest to not have to do stuff. If you pledge $10 or more, you will receive this luxurious company micro badge.” This was the plea made by South Park character Eric Cartman in his Kickstarter Campaign video in the episode, “Go [...]

Janeé Livingston

Proposal Development Specialist

Proposal Writing Institute

The Proposal Writing Institute (PWI) is the annual, intensive training workshop offered each Spring by the Research Development division that is designed to assist researchers in learning the tools and techniques to develop high-quality proposals. The PWI features a small-group setting, allowing for individualized attention, and participants actively work on a proposal during the [...]