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Navajo researcher shares passion for delicate plant resources Having lived a fence line away from the Navajo Nation reservation located around the four corners, senior Reagan Wytsalucy had the idea to bring educational and agriculture opportunities to her community long before she became an undergraduate researcher at Utah State University. As a member of the [...]
Research in the language we all speak: The Caine Undergraduate Research Quartet The Caine Undergraduate Research Quartet executes an unconventional form of research. Unlike quantitative science so often accompanied by jargon, facts and figures, this group works with one of our shared languages: music. With the primary aim to increase musical awareness, the quartet seeks [...]
Above and beyond: Undergrad researchers encourage early go-getter attitude REN GIBBONS Since receiving a middle school invitation to participate in the Science Olympiad, civil engineering major Ren Gibbons has been mesmerized by structures. Through funding as an Undergraduate Research Fellow, Gibbons has participated in several research projects. Gibbons initial project was the development of [...]
Physics Student Completes Top Internship Program with the National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST)
Physics Student Completes Top Internship Program with the National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) For the summer of 2014 undergraduate researcher Ben Pound spent 11 weeks in Washington D.C. participating as a fellow with the National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST). Pound was the only student nominated by Utah State for the fellowship. [...]
Undergraduate students get immersed in research during summer The Utah State University Summer Undergraduate Research and Creative Opportunity Grant—SURCO—is a means for students to be financially supported while still exploring their scholarly, creative and research interests throughout the summer. This past summer there were 38 Utah State SURCO grant recipients. Here’s a recap of what [...]
Undergrads get involved with research and creative opportunities Each year, The Undergraduate Research division of the USU Office of Research and Graduate studies offers numerous grant, scholarship, and fellowship opportunities each summer to students of all disciplines. Summer research programs are an exciting way to gain valuable experience and knowledge while engaging in something they are [...]
SURCO students spend summer getting hands-on with research (Note: This is the first in a multi-part series about student experiences using the SURCO grant for summer research.) Years ago, behavioral psychology major Kennan Liston couldn’t have envisioned being where he is today. “When I first started college out of high school, I was in the [...]
iUTAH EPSCoR fellows study water treatment, lichen On August 2nd, a dozen undergraduates from across Utah completed the 9-week iUTAH Undergraduate Research Fellows (iFellows) Program. These students gained valuable hands-on experience working with researchers involved in the iUTAH project, a statewide NSF-funded effort dedicated to maintaining and improving water sustainability in Utah. Several iFellows shared [...]
USU students rally around research Although Utah State University may not be Utah’s largest university, it boasts its share of student research that takes place campus-wide. Five students share their love for research and their discoveries being made. Nothing fishy about it Senior Kate Fisher’s research efforts with Drs. Chris Luecke and Phaedra Budy of [...]