Graduate Student Spotlight

Utah State University scholars live more; they exemplify extraordinary academic achievement and apply their skills to better the university and surrounding communities. Examples of academic life intersecting with personal life, they continually challenge themselves by sharing their research in new ways, demonstrating a passion for innovation and the desire for a rich graduate school experience. Learn how our graduate students live more by clicking on a photo below.

Phearen Kit: Role model

Phearen Kit: Role model Cambodian graduate student Phearen Kit has a unique and inspiring story to tell about her journey to Utah State University. Kit first visited the U.S. in 2011, as part of the [...]

April 28th, 2017|

Sun Jeon: Social Statistician & Popular Blogger

Sun Jeon: Social Statistician Sun will be a presenter at the Ignite USU event during Research Week. Sun Jeon is a graduate student in the sociology department. She was born and [...]

April 3rd, 2017|

Forrest Schoessow: Geography’s foot-soldier

Forrest Schoessow: Geography's foot-soldier Forrest Schoessow said being trained to write like a scientist makes it hard to write about yourself. But we have no problem writing about him because there is so much to [...]

March 10th, 2017|

Mikey Kettinger: Interactive artist

Mikey Kettinger: Interactive artist USU graduate student, Mikey Kettinger does not view art the same way most artists do. To him, art is not about making money or showing your personal talents, but it’s about [...]

November 3rd, 2016|

USU alum receives assistant professor position straight out of graduation

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 [...]

July 11th, 2016|

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