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PhysOrg
Students to build a third space debris observation satelliteUB students at work building the microsatellite GLADOS, which is scheduled to b
Students to build a third space debris observation satellite
PhysOrg / Posted 33 minutes ago
UB students at work building the microsatellite GLADOS, which is scheduled to be launched into outer space next year. Credit: Douglas Levere, University at Buffalo. Too bad there is no frequent flier program for microsatellites. If there was,... Read more
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Newswise
Paper: Homeownership a 'Dream Deferred' for Millennial Generation Newswise — CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- For previous generations of Americans, homeowne
Paper: Homeownership a 'Dream Deferred' for Millennial Generation
Newswise / Posted 21 hours ago
Newswise — CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- For previous generations of Americans, homeownership was seen as one of the final rites of passage into adulthood and financial independence. Despite... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Recipe: Simple Skillet LasagnaPaula Scott and Lisa Morby from the Utah State University EFNEP Program shared
Recipe: Simple Skillet Lasagna
FOX 13 Utah / Posted yesterday
Paula Scott and Lisa Morby from the Utah State University EFNEP Program shared a simple skillet lasagna. Their community nutrition program offers families help when it comes to meal planning, saving money, and nutrition. Skillet Lasagna: 20 minute... Read more
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Science Daily
Rare bumble bee may be making a comeback in Pacific northwest"The population seems at least to be re-emerging where it hadn't been seen in t
Rare bumble bee may be making a comeback in Pacific northwest
Science Daily / Posted yesterday
"The population seems at least to be re-emerging where it hadn't been seen in the last 10 years," said James Strange, one of several co-authors and a researcher at the USDA's Pollinating Insects Research Unit at Utah State University. "There is some... Read more
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PhysOrg
Rare bumble bee may be making a comeback in Pacific northwestA Bombus occidentalis on a flower. Credit: Stephen Ausmus, USDA-ARS Bombus occi
Rare bumble bee may be making a comeback in Pacific northwest
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
A Bombus occidentalis on a flower. Credit: Stephen Ausmus, USDA-ARS Bombus occidentalis used to be the most common bumble bee species in the Pacific Northwest, but in the mid 1990s it became one of the rarest. Now, according to an article in the... Read more
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The Columbian
Studies aim to restore habitat of imperiled Northwest fishBOISE, Idaho — Scientists in the Pacific Northwest are studying more than a doz
Studies aim to restore habitat of imperiled Northwest fish
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
BOISE, Idaho — Scientists in the Pacific Northwest are studying more than a dozen watersheds to develop templates on habitat restoration that could be used in similar streams to bolster struggling fish populations. The federal government lists 28... Read more
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Deseret News
Utah State's Evans has been on a 'long journey'LOGAN — Defensively, Utah State's Lew Evans has a propensity for being in the r
Utah State's Evans has been on a 'long journey'
Deseret News / Posted 2 days ago
LOGAN — Defensively, Utah State's Lew Evans has a propensity for being in the right place at the right time. Of course, that also means the junior forward's head and face are often in the wrong place at the wrong time. "I've never seen a guy get... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Studies aim to restore habitat of imperiled Northwest fishBOISE, Idaho (AP) - Scientists in the Pacific Northwest are studying more than
Studies aim to restore habitat of imperiled Northwest fish
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Scientists in the Pacific Northwest are studying more than a dozen watersheds to develop templates on habitat restoration that could be used in similar streams to bolster struggling fish populations. The federal government lists... Read more
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Salon.com
Studies aim to restore habitat of imperiled Northwest fishBOISE, Idaho (AP) — Scientists in the Pacific Northwest are studying more than
Studies aim to restore habitat of imperiled Northwest fish
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Scientists in the Pacific Northwest are studying more than a dozen watersheds to develop templates on habitat restoration that could be used in similar streams to bolster struggling fish populations. The federal government lists... Read more
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Slate
The Secret Behind the World’s Best Skipping StoneScientists at Utah State University, who apparently take their play time very s
The Secret Behind the World’s Best Skipping Stone
Slate / Posted 3 days ago
Scientists at Utah State University, who apparently take their play time very seriously, acquired a popular Water Bouncing Ball toy and did a bit of research. Using high-speed cameras, they compared spheres of different material bouncing across tanks... Read more
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Business Wire
LANDESK Executive Joshua J. Baxter Named Among Utah Business’ Forty Under 40SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LANDESK today announced Joshua J. Baxter, exec
LANDESK Executive Joshua J. Baxter Named Among Utah Business’ Forty Under 40
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LANDESK today announced Joshua J. Baxter, executive vice president of global services, has been named as one of Utah Business’ Forty Under 40. Every year, Utah Business recognizes Utah’s best and brightest... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Air quality scientists finding mysteries in Utah's smogSALT LAKE CITY -- Where’s the ammonia coming from, and what is making the tinie
Air quality scientists finding mysteries in Utah's smog
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 6 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY -- Where’s the ammonia coming from, and what is making the tiniest things in the air come together to form dangerous particulates? Digging into atmospheric data in Utah is leading to more questions, but the collection of scientists... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Football programs in Utah announce signing classes for 2016UTAH -- The University of Utah, Utah State University, Weber State University a
Football programs in Utah announce signing classes for 2016
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 7 days ago
UTAH -- The University of Utah, Utah State University, Weber State University and Brigham Young University all released details regarding their signing classes for the 2016 season Wednesday. University of Utah Utah signed 24 recruits on signing... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Man accused of sexual assault at fraternity house near USU pleads guilty to lesser chargesLOGAN, Utah – A man accused of raping two women at a fraternity house near the
Man accused of sexual assault at fraternity house near USU pleads guilty to lesser charges
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 7 days ago
LOGAN, Utah – A man accused of raping two women at a fraternity house near the Utah State University campus has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in the case. Jason Relopez has been in jail since July after he was accused of violent sexual assaults... Read more
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PhysOrg
Gender diversity in the boardroom key for LGBT friendly firmsDiversity in the boardroom is key to advancing lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans
Gender diversity in the boardroom key for LGBT friendly firms
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
Diversity in the boardroom is key to advancing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT)- inclusive polices, finds a study published by SAGE in the journal Human Relations, in partnership with The Tavistock Institute. Evidence suggests that... Read more
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Deseret News
A week before trial, former USU student pleads guilty in rape caseLOGAN — Just days before he was set to stand trial, a former Utah State Univers
A week before trial, former USU student pleads guilty in rape case
Deseret News / Posted 7 days ago
LOGAN — Just days before he was set to stand trial, a former Utah State University student and fraternity member accused of sexually assaulting two women pleaded guilty to reduced charges. Jason Brian Relopez, 27, pleaded guilty Tuesday to reduced... Read more
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Deseret News
Aggies looking to land receivers among those in new recruiting classLOGAN — As National Letter of Intent Signing Day closes in, Utah State head coa
Aggies looking to land receivers among those in new recruiting class
Deseret News / Posted 8 days ago
LOGAN — As National Letter of Intent Signing Day closes in, Utah State head coach Matt Wells and what's left of his staff have been targeting targets. Inasmuch as last year's leading receiver, senior Hunter Sharp, totaled nearly as many receptions... Read more
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Science Daily
High-tech river studies reveal benefits of habitat restoration for fish: Intensively Monitored Watersheds provide powerful insight into effects of stream restorationAt least 17 IMWs in the Northwest are beginning to provide detailed scientific
High-tech river studies reveal benefits of habitat restoration for fish: Intensively Monitored Watersheds provide powerful insight into effects of stream restoration
Science Daily / Posted 9 days ago
At least 17 IMWs in the Northwest are beginning to provide detailed scientific insight into how the millions of dollars invested in river and stream restoration can most effectively boost fish populations, according to the new paper published this... Read more
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PhysOrg
High-tech river studies reveal benefits of habitat restoration for fishStudies of Intensively Monitored Watersheds such as the Elwha River in Washingt
High-tech river studies reveal benefits of habitat restoration for fish
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
Studies of Intensively Monitored Watersheds such as the Elwha River in Washington are measuring the benefits of restoration for native salmon and steelhead. Credit: John R. McMillan, NOAA Fisheries/NWFSC An emerging research method to gauge the... Read more
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Deseret News
Elder Andersen addresses USU students about the Book of Mormon — 'the keystone of your faith'LOGAN — Speaking Sunday evening to young adults from throughout Cache Valley, E
Elder Andersen addresses USU students about the Book of Mormon — 'the keystone of your faith'
Deseret News / Posted 9 days ago
LOGAN — Speaking Sunday evening to young adults from throughout Cache Valley, Elder Neil L. Andersen of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints declared the Book of Mormon to be “the keystone of your faith.” Using a variation of the... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Transportation TalksIf you're worried about medical marijuana legislation or Planned Parenthood fun
Transportation Talks
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 12 days ago
If you're worried about medical marijuana legislation or Planned Parenthood funding, you may want to peek in at the Utah Legislature, which opened for the public's business on Monday (see p. 16). On Thursday, for instance, you might be interested in... Read more
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Deseret News
Professors sue USU Eastern, alleging preferential treatment of Price mayor after tiradePRICE — Four cosmetology professors are suing Utah State University Eastern, th
Professors sue USU Eastern, alleging preferential treatment of Price mayor after tirade
Deseret News / Posted 12 days ago
PRICE — Four cosmetology professors are suing Utah State University Eastern, the Carbon County Attorney's Office, a university chancellor and a county prosecutor for allegedly giving Price Mayor Joe Piccolo preferential treatment following a "heated... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
UCF to help more students with disabilitiesA UCF pilot program that helps students with disabilities learn and live on cam
UCF to help more students with disabilities
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
A UCF pilot program that helps students with disabilities learn and live on campus is growing, school officials said Thursday. At the start of the school year, the university invited six people, who are not earning traditional bachelor's degrees, to... Read more
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PhysOrg
High corporate taxes incentivize corporate debtMultinational American companies with significant operations in countries with
High corporate taxes incentivize corporate debt
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
Multinational American companies with significant operations in countries with low corporate taxes take on less debt than companies that face higher taxes, according to a new study from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.... Read more
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FOX 11 Reno
Nevada Department of Agriculture appoints 2 to leadershipSPARK, Nev. — Two new leaders have been appointed at the Nevada Department of A
Nevada Department of Agriculture appoints 2 to leadership
FOX 11 Reno / Posted 16 days ago
SPARK, Nev. — Two new leaders have been appointed at the Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA.) According to a release, Robert Little has been named the Plant Industry Division administrator in Sparks. Officials say Little has worked with the NDA... Read more
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Deseret News
More Utah universities restricting hoverboardsSALT LAKE CITY — Several Utah universities are joining colleges around the coun
More Utah universities restricting hoverboards
Deseret News / Posted 17 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Several Utah universities are joining colleges around the country in restricting hoverboards on campus as federal officials review dozens of fires tied to the self-balancing scooters. At least two Utah schools, including Brigham... Read more
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The Valley Chronicle
Calling all writers and artistsFor over 20 years, Creative Communication has helped to inspire and encourage s
Calling all writers and artists
The Valley Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
For over 20 years, Creative Communication has helped to inspire and encourage student writers with their national writing contests. The company founders, Gaylen and Tom Worthen, come from a family of artists and educators. "Dr. Tom" is a professor at... Read more
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The Hindu
Mumbai varsity graduate wins Oscar for designComputer engineer Rahul Thakkar, who has worked on a DreamWorks media review sy
Mumbai varsity graduate wins Oscar for design
The Hindu / Posted 21 days ago
Computer engineer Rahul Thakkar, who has worked on a DreamWorks media review system, to be honoured on Feb. 13. After Bhanu Athaiya, Satyajit Ray, Resul Pookutty, A.R. Rahman and Gulzar, another person of Indian origin has joined the list of Academy... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Cope's creature sparks debate almost 140 years after discoveryCope’s creature sparks debate almost 140 years after discovery Dinosaur Journe
Cope's creature sparks debate almost 140 years after discovery
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
Cope’s creature sparks debate almost 140 years after discovery Dinosaur Journey exhibit showing the projected size of Cope’s Amphicoelias fragillimus vertebra, if his recorded measurement was correct, compared with the vertabra of an 80-foot-long... Read more
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Deseret News
About Utah: The Professor of Powder and The Greatest Snow on EarthSALT LAKE CITY — When Jim Steenburgh, professor of atmospheric sciences at the
About Utah: The Professor of Powder and The Greatest Snow on Earth
Deseret News / Posted 24 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — When Jim Steenburgh, professor of atmospheric sciences at the University of Utah, approached publishers about his book, “Secrets of the Greatest Snow on Earth,” he was met with vacant stares. Even when he finally found a publisher —... Read more

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