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Troy Munro: Aggie to Assistant Professor

USU Alum Receives Assistant Professor Position Straight Out of Graduation A first generation college student, a Presidential Doctoral Research Fellow, and recipient of the Doctoral Researcher of the Year award for the College of Engineering, these are only three of the titles Troy Munro has earned. His accomplishments alone do not define him, however. In addition to [...]

Looking for a way to cool off this summer?

Looking for a way to cool off this summer? If you're looking for a way to escape the summer heat, check out these nearby lakes, springs, and reservoirs. You can also check out Outdoor Programs to see their upcoming trips. Bear Lake Enjoy swimming, jet skiing, boating, sailing, and hanging out on the beach at [...]

Winter Activities in Logan

Winter Activities in Logan Make the most out of the winter months in Logan by enjoying some of the activities below. Utah is well-known for our powdery snow and the USU Outdoor Program rents all of the equipment you’ll need. Skiing and Snowboarding at Beaver Mountain Beaver Mountain is a beautiful resort just north [...]

Leslie Forero: Mushroom Expert

Leslie Forero: Mushroom Expert Leslie Forero is wild about mushrooms. And that makes sense, considering her study of things beneath our feet. Forero is a Presidential Doctoral Research Fellow in the S.J. & Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources, studying plant and soil feedbacks. From her research site in Cedar Creek, Minnesota, [...]

Finding Your Niche at USU

Finding Your Niche at USU It can be hard to balance the workload of research, teaching, sleep, nutrition and still find time for a social life. But, finding students with similar interests is a great way to meet people and unwind. Outdoor Activities and Sports Outdoor programs rents canoes, yurts, mountain bikes, camping [...]

School, Work, Family: A USU Alumnus Reflects Back on Balancing It All

School, Work, Family: A USU Alumnus Reflects Back on Balancing It All David Garrett is a Utah State University alumnus. In 2011, he graduated with dual master’s degrees in Applied Economics and Food and Agribusiness. While Garrett enjoyed his time studying at USU and is grateful for the opportunity he had to pursue [...]

Live Music in Logan

The Best Places for Live Music in Logan Ellen Eccles Theatre The Ellen Eccles Theatre — and the various theaters associated with it — is the hub for those with a taste for more classical art forms. The theatre is owned by the City of Logan and is operated by the Cache Valley [...]

7 Fun and Affordable Summer Activities for Families

Fun and Affordable Summer Activities for Families Among many things, Cache Valley is known for its family-friendly atmosphere. There are many affordable and free programs with activities for families of all ages and sizes. Here are the top seven most popular summer family activities. Logan City Parks and Recreation Whether you'd like to [...]

5 Affordable Weekend Getaways for Grad Students

Affordable Weekend Getaways for Grad Students It’s a long weekend, and you don’t want to stay in Logan. So, where are you going to go? You could enjoy a couple days in Salt Lake City. You could shop at City Creek, enjoy some nice hikes, hang out at Red Butte Gardens, watch a [...]

Leadership on the Fly

Leadership on the Fly Leadership strategies and philosophies abound, but for USU alumnus Martha Hahn, the best way to learn how to lead is to fly fish. Fly fishing is a love of Hahn’s; she’s lived in many western states and is known for having multiple state fishing licenses in her possession at [...]