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Getting Started as a Successful Proposal Writer

Date: September 20, 2016 Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm Place: Eccles Conference Center, USU Logan campus Registration: Now available Register now This seminar teaches new investigators how to write a grant application, a subject that is missing from the formal educational backgrounds of most junior faculty members. The program content is appropriate [...]

University Best: Eight Honored in NSF Grad Research Fellow Search

University Best: Eight Honored in NSF Grad Research Fellow Search Four Utah State University Aggies received 2010 Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation and four more received honorable mentions in the renowned academic competition — the most USU students and alums ever to receive the honor in one year. USU’s 2010 NSF [...]

Record Numbers Turn Out to Grad Symposium

Record Numbers Turn Out to Grad Symposium The Intermountain Graduate Research Symposium had a record number of students participate in the event on Wednesday. Over 250 students--double last year's number-- shared their research through oral presentations and posters. Students from five universities participated in the symposium this year. “We are extremely pleased with the turnout [...]

Research Week Will Celebrate Faculty and Student Discoveries

Research Week Will Celebrate Faculty and Student Discoveries Utah State University's Vice President for Research Office will host its fifth-annual Research Week March 29 - April 1. Research Week will feature four days of events—each day highlighting one aspect of university research—for faculty, staff and students. The event has grown over the years and now [...]

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship is Now Open for Applications

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship is Now Open for Applications The National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is one of the most prestigious science and engineering fellowship programs in the United States. Awardees are provided three years of graduate school support. Fellows receive a $30,000 annual stipend, a $10,500 annual cost of [...]

Third Annual Graduate Scholars Certification Program Begins August 20 and 21

Third Annual Graduate Scholars Certification Program Begins August 20 and 21 The Graduate Scholars Certification program is being offered for the third time this year, on August 20 (2:30–5:30) and August 21 (1:00–4:00) in conjunction with Graduate Scholars Orientation. The Certification program, which includes online training, orientation participation and two additional Grad Scholar Forums (held [...]

GSS Boasts Record Turn-out at the Intermountain Graduate Research Symposium 2009

GSS Boasts Record Turn-out at the Intermountain Graduate Research Symposium 2009 The Intermountain Graduate Research Symposium, hosted by the Graduate Student Senate and partnered with the Vice President for Research Office and the School of Graduate Studies, took place April 1, 2009 in the Taggart Student Center’s International and Sunburst Lounges and three Colony Rooms.This [...]

Record Number of Students Plan to Participate in the Graduate Student Symposium

Record Number of Students Plan to Participate in the Graduate Student Symposium Wednesday, April 1, is the Graduate Student Symposium, which will feature 123 presentations from graduate student researchers. This year, the Symposium includes students from four different universities including Utah State University, BYU, the University of Idaho, and Idaho State. One hundred and twelve [...]

USU Students Shine at the Graduate Student Symposium

USU Students Shine at the Graduate Student Symposium Graduate students from all disciplines presented their research in the form of posters and presentations at the 11th annual Graduate Student Symposium, held Wednesday in the Taggart Student Center. Fifty-six graduate students shared their research through posters and oral presentations. “This activity has several benefits,” said Byron [...]

Graduate Students Participate In New Graduate Scholars’ Certificate Program

Graduate Students Participate In New Graduate Scholars' Certificate Program Many new graduate students have found the move from undergraduate to graduate level work to be quite a jump. There are many policies, procedures, and methods to consider because of their increased focus in research. In order to help these students make the transition, a new [...]