2018 Research on Capitol Hill

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This month, undergraduate students from Utah State University and the University of Utah will present [...]

Utah State University Gears Up for TEDxUSU 2017

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The Office of Research and Graduate Studies at Utah State University is pleased to present [...]

New Chair of Safety Committee Alvan Hengge

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Alvan Hengge, head of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has been appointed chair of [...]

David and Terry Peak Expand Funding Support for Research Awards

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In 2007, the David and Terry Peak Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award was established through a large endowment [...]

Stephanie Juth Receives Eye Tracking Training in Sweden

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Stephanie Juth, a P.h.D. student in the School of Teacher Education and Leadership in the [...]

USU Professor Receives Prestigious Career Grant

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Nicholas Dickenson, assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, is the recipient of the National Institutes [...]

Researchers honored at Robins Awards

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Utah State University's 13th annual Research Week concluded Saturday with students and faculty being recognized [...]

Library Alive During Research Week

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On Friday, April 7, USU’s Office of Research and Graduate Studies will kick off its [...]

Alexander Boldyrev named Outstanding Graduate Mentor of the Year

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The 2017 recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Mentor of the Year Award is Alexander Boldyrev. [...]

Joann Tschanz D. Wynne Thorne Career Research Award Recipient 2017

Mar 23, 2017|Comments Off on 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 [...]

Four USU researchers receive prestigious CAREER grants

Feb 17, 2017|Comments Off on Four USU researchers receive prestigious CAREER grants

Left to right: Yujie Sun, Alexis Ault, Sarah Null and Idalis Villanueva [...]

Dr. Merideth Thompson named 2017 RGS Faculty Fellow

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Merideth Thompson, associate professor in the department of Management, has been selected as the 2017 [...]

Mark McLellan named chair of FDA Science Board

Feb 7, 2017|Comments Off on Mark McLellan named chair of FDA Science Board

On January 1, Utah State University Vice President for Research and Dean of the School [...]

Grad students try crowdfunding to support education

May 19, 2016|Comments Off on Grad students try crowdfunding to support education

“By pledging just one or two dollars, you are helping us in our fervent quest [...]

RGS hires new Business Manager

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On March 21, Michael Torgesen began his career with the Office of Research and Graduate [...]

Recent Utah State graduate, Dustin Ranglack, awarded Southwood Prize

Mar 29, 2016|Comments Off on Recent Utah State graduate, Dustin Ranglack, awarded Southwood Prize

Dustin Ranglack, 2014 graduate of the S.J. and Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources, [...]

Students demonstrate importance of research at Utah’s capitol

Feb 25, 2016|Comments Off on Students demonstrate importance of research at Utah’s capitol

Water shortages, domestic violence education, standardized testing and sustainable agriculture were just a few of [...]

‘I want time for mushrooms.’

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Leslie Forero is wild about mushrooms. And that makes sense, considering her study of things [...]

Undergraduate research grant carves pathway of success for sculptor

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When thinking about grants awarded for student research, an undergraduate, let alone a sculpture student [...]

Undergraduate Research Fellow selected to represent USU in Washington D.C.

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Utah State University Undergraduate Research Fellow Erica Hawvermale has been selected to present her research [...]

USU alum returns to coach students on successful oral defenses

Feb 24, 2016|Comments Off on USU alum returns to coach students on successful oral defenses

Twenty-six years after receiving his Ph.D. in ecology from Utah State University, Dr. Lee Foote returned [...]

USU Sunrise Session to highlight emerging technologies of electric travel

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The technology to charge electric vehicles at rest exists. However, Regan Zane, founder and director [...]

RGS faculty fellow

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Alexa Sand, Associate Professor of Art History, has accepted an appointment as a RGS Faculty [...]

NIH: eRA Commons Status Screen for PIs Now Mobile Friendly

Jan 14, 2016|Comments Off on NIH: eRA Commons Status Screen for PIs Now Mobile Friendly

Beginning on January 15, 2016, a new URL will be available to PIs for mobile [...]

Honors and awards

Dec 17, 2015|Comments Off on Honors and awards

Jeannie Banks Thomas (English) received the 2008 Brian McConnell Book Award from The International Society [...]

Melissa Tehee advances trauma research in marginalized populations through two awards

Dec 15, 2015|Comments Off on Melissa Tehee advances trauma research in marginalized populations through two awards

Melissa Tehee, assistant professor of psychology, was awarded a Native Investigators Development Program award in [...]

Utah State University reports 2nd record year of research funding

Dec 15, 2015|Comments Off on Utah State University reports 2nd record year of research funding

Utah State University has once again closed the fiscal year with record-breaking research funding, totaling [...]

Discovering the “Blue Shift”

Dec 15, 2015|Comments Off on Discovering the “Blue Shift”

by Anna McEntire USU researcher discovers new type of hydrogen bond Utah [...]

New grant management software comes to Utah State

Dec 15, 2015|Comments Off on New grant management software comes to Utah State

Effective September 1, the Division of Sponsored Programs (DSP) staff will begin managing university grants [...]

Letters

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The Impact of USU Research In this ninth edition of Research Matters we [...]

A Perpetual Puzzle

Dec 15, 2015|Comments Off on A Perpetual Puzzle

 by Kinsey Love USU research brings bright minds together to plan the [...]

Big. Fat. Research.

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by Jacoba Poppleton Making customers happy is big business. Positive consumer response drives [...]

The Art of Life

Dec 15, 2015|Comments Off on The Art of Life

by Kinsey Love Craig Jessop, dean of the new Caine College of the [...]

The Saving Grace of Saving

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by Anna McEntire USU research explores how Social Security and private programs [...]

Relationship Resuscitation

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by Jacoba Poppleton People enter into relationships everyday, but many of them don't [...]

A Tale of Two Bottles

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by Anna McEntire Picture two water bottles. Same size, same color, same weight. [...]

Where the Wild things Went

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by Jacoba Poppleton Consider the rolling landscapes and distant horizons of the Bandipur [...]

What Lies Beneath

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by Kinsey Love USU researchers explore whether the same energy that heats Yellowstone's [...]

A Quiet Revolution

Dec 14, 2015|Comments Off on A Quiet Revolution

by Anna McEntire How high performance computing is changing the way Utah [...]

The Nature of Invasion

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by Jacoba Poppleton and Anna McEntire USU grad student explores why grass is [...]

Peanut Butter on the Prairie

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Peanut Butter on the Prairie by Kinsey Love The scrumptious spread proves [...]

‘Things are connected:’ PDRF studies broad impacts of climate change

Nov 23, 2015|Comments Off on ‘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 [...]

Images captured of invisible gravity waves by two USU researchers adds to the picture of atmospheric energy

Nov 23, 2015|Comments Off on Images captured of invisible gravity waves by two USU researchers adds to the picture of atmospheric energy

It’s long been believed that all the energy affecting Earth’s uppermost atmosphere solely comes down [...]

Undergraduate Research Fellow tackles maintaining accurate, up-to-date medical records

Nov 23, 2015|Comments Off on Undergraduate Research Fellow tackles maintaining accurate, up-to-date medical records

Research is about passion. It’s Elizabeth Wynn’s passion for finding answers to problems such as [...]

The Office of Research and Graduate Studies announces launch of Undergraduate Student travel Award

Nov 23, 2015|Comments Off on The Office of Research and Graduate Studies announces launch of Undergraduate Student travel Award

The Office of Research and Graduate Studies has launched the Undergraduate Student Travel Award, enabling [...]

In the rocks: PDRF uncovers secrets of the Wasatch Fault

Oct 5, 2015|Comments Off on 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 [...]

Graduate Training Series (GrTS) continues to elevate students

Oct 2, 2015|Comments Off on Graduate Training Series (GrTS) continues to elevate students

The Office of Research and Graduate Studies held the first Graduate Training Series (GrTS), September [...]

Sydney Schaefer received rare National Institutes of Health award

Oct 2, 2015|Comments Off on Sydney Schaefer received rare National Institutes of Health award

Dr. Sydney Schaefer — assistant professor in the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation [...]

USU received largest single source of funding, totaling $32.8M, for GEAR UP program

Oct 2, 2015|Comments Off on USU received largest single source of funding, totaling $32.8M, for GEAR UP program

Two Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services researchers received the largest single [...]

Two Utah State faculty granted Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award

Aug 31, 2015|Comments Off on Two Utah State faculty granted Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award

In 2015, two faculty members — Dr. Elizabeth Vargis and Dr. Yujie Sun — received [...]