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Popular Logan Eateries

The Best Restaurants in Logan It’s Friday night and you and your fellow graduate students want to get a bite to eat somewhere in town. Where are you going to go? Well, assuming you don’t have to debate too long about whether you want Mexican, Italian or Chinese, here are some great local [...]

Getting Around Logan

Getting Around Logan There are many inexpensive or free transportation options in Logan. Whether you're traveling to campus or need a ride to Salt Lake City, here's a guide to help new students get around. Aggie Shuttle The Aggie Shuttle is a free service to help you get around campus [...]

Top 5 Hikes in Logan Canyon

Top 5 Hikes in Logan Canyon Hiking is a favorite pastime for many USU Aggies. When the weather finally gets warm and the sun is shining, it’s hard to stay indoors (no matter how fun studying organic chemistry can be). So when you want to venture out into the natural world, here are the [...]

Dr. Lee Foote Returns to USU

In 1990, Dr. Lee Foote received his PhD in Ecology from Utah State University. Now 26-years later, Foote returned to Logan on Jan. 20 to present on his book, Oral Exams: Preparing For and Passing Candidacy, Qualifying, and Graduate Defenses.

Read about and watch his presentation[...]

Ryan Choi: Climate Change Advocate

Things are Connected: PDRF Studies Broad Impacts of Climate Change It’s the interconnectedness of species and environments that captures the attention of ecologist and outdoor enthusiast Ryan Choi. The Presidential Research Fellow at Utah State University finds excitement in the understanding of how things interact with one another, and how systems work [...]

In the Rocks: PDRF Uncovers Secrets of the Wasatch Fault

In the Rocks: PDRF Uncovers Secrets of the Wasatch Fault Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native Robert McDermott always wanted to “do science.” He began conducting experiments at a young age with his grandfather, a scientist for the National Energy Laboratory. After a brief stint as a music major at the University of Pittsburgh, McDermott changed [...]

PDRF Uses Cloud Computing Research to Protect Against Hackers

PDRF Uses Cloud Computing Research to Protect Against Hackers It would be unfair to say Boyang Wang, one of Utah State University’s Presidential Doctoral Research Fellows, has his head in the clouds; rather, he has his head in the cloud. Wang, a computer science student who is researching the encryption and outsourcing of [...]

PDRFs Explore Water Issues, 3D Technologies

Presidential Doctoral Fellows Explore Water Issues, 3D Technologies Tyler King It’s mid-summer in the North Slope of Alaska. The sun hangs low on the horizon, seemingly always shining, but never beating down enough to melt they permafrost and frozen bed of the Kuparuk River. This is where Presidential Doctorate Research Fellow Tyler [...]

D. Wynne Thorne Career Research Awardees Impart Wisdom to Research Fellows

D. Wynne Thorne Career Research Awardees Impart Wisdom to Research Fellows The Office of Research and Graduate Studies held a networking breakfast and lecture on Tuesday in honor of USU's first vice president for research, D. Wynne Thorne. Past career research awardees and others spoke to current presidential doctoral fellows to share what [...]

Psych PDRF Focuses on the Methodology of Research

Psych PDRF Focuses on the Methodology of Research Upon first coming to Utah State University in fall 2013, psychology graduate student Kaylee Litson didn’t know anything about the Presidential Doctoral Research Fellowship. Once she found out about it she applied on a whim and was awarded the grant, beating out numerous applicants. The [...]