Utah State University and a governmental research arm based in Scotland recently formed a partnership to collaborate on research in environmental and agricultural science.
A Michigan State University department head has been selected as the next dean of Utah State University’s Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services.
A team of USU researchers is getting some national attention for a project that could give electric vehicle batteries a second life as solar energy storage.
After canceling 2020’s performances due to the coronavirus, the Lyric Repertory Company used the past year to come up with a reimagined summer season and implement numerous changes to highlight diversity within the theater industry.
Utah State University has a new club called Disabled and Neurodiverse Aggies.
Despite howling wind, more than 150 people gathered at Utah State University as advocates shone flashlights in a rainbow pattern on Old Main to support LGBTQ+ students at BYU. “This is in response to the rainbow Y that was put up, and we’re just trying to send our signal back down there,” sa…
Utah State University conducted a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on campus Friday.
A recent “Start by Believing” campaign at Utah State University marks the latest of a yearslong effort to improve how the school responds to sexual violence and harassment on campus.
A new building near Utah State University’s campus Quad will house all of the school’s language programs in one.
A senior at Sky View High School scored a 36 on his ACT — the highest score possible.
For Jayson Boren, the idea for Powder Soles struck him as a freshman at Utah State University in the Outdoor Product Design and Development program a little over three years ago.
Although the coronavirus threw a wrench into many in-person celebrations over the past year, an exhibit of artwork from local students shows that restrictions can come with a silver lining of innovation.
Bridgerland Technical College announced approval from the Utah State Legislature this week to begin construction on a 75,000-square-foot health sciences building.
A Utah State University professor and student research scientist have won a patent for a more power-efficient battery converter for electric vehicles.
Utah State University has adjusted plans for this year’s commencement ceremony to allow for limited guests as a result of modifications in the State of Utah’s COVID-19 pandemic protocols and an increase in vaccine availability.
Both of Cache Valley’s school districts have decided to give pandemic bonuses to district staff and administrators who were not covered by state-funded stipends sent out this week to Utah teachers, principals and school employees.
A recent decision to exclude Utah State University staff members from a COVID-19 vaccination alternates list offered to faculty has vexed some university employees.
DeeAnne Ashby and her daughter, Megan, approach each day with a very serious purpose: To put a smile on everyone’s face.
In-person attendance at this year’s TEDxUSU microlecture event will be “very limited” due to coronavirus restrictions, but organizers are inviting everyone to participate through its free, live webcast.
COVID-19 put a stop to many events for many elementary school students, but the fourth annual Herald Journal Unified Spelling Bee was not one of them.
Utah State University students gathered at The Quad on Thursday afternoon to protest the potential defunding of Aggie Blue Bikes as a result of new student fee proposals.
Teachers and staff at Logan and Cache County’s school districts were able to sign up to receive their first doses of COVID-19 vaccinations this week.
The Utah Board of Higher Education unanimously voted to support Utah State University President Noelle Cockett on Friday after investigations into accusations of discriminatory comments concluded this week.
Hurricane-force winds that struck Utah in early September may have been stoked by an unexpected source: typhoons in the western Pacific.
The start of the new year goes along with a clean state for students as the new term starts. On Monday, school districts in the valley are experiencing the same relief because the break before Christmas means nearly every quarantine due to school-exposure to COVID-19 is ending.
Due to his work and professionalism as the band director at Green Canyon High School, Randall Beach has been named Cache County School District’s Teacher of the Year for 2020-21.
While Utah State’s new head football coach works on putting together his staff for the 2021 season, all members of the former staff were officially out of work on Dec. 31 — and that included Frank Maile, the interim head coach whose failure to get the top job has sparked an investigation.
Gov. Gary Herbert announced some changes to K-12 schools in his weekly update on the novel coronavirus on Thursday, though officials said it’s likely only one will affect Cache Valley schools.
Due to an increase of 19 confirmed COVID-19 cases within four days, Logan High School will move to a remote learning platform as was announced by the Logan City School District on Thursday.
Parents with children enrolled in the Dual Language Immersion program offered at the Logan City School District are breathing a sigh of relief as the Board of Education chose not to end one of the languages — for now.
Nurses and health care workers have been overwhelmed and worn down by the worst effects of COVID-19 on their patients, but on the school side, Cache County School District health aides and nurses deliver good news — mostly.
An unidentified flying object was seen first heading North over Smithfield before shifting South toward Logan and Cutler Reservoir on Tuesday when a science demonstration went rogue.
Two sisters, ages 77 and 95, watched as people — including plenty of grandkids — drove by Cache Valley Assisted Living on Monday morning to celebrate their newly earned high school diplomas.
Since classes resumed in the fall, teachers, administrators, students and parents have been bracing for the possibility that their school would move to online-only instruction to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, educators and patrons are making that shift at Ridgeline High…
Local school and health officials are discussing whether a dismissal of in-person classes is needed at Ridgeline High School in Millville due to 18 reported active cases of COVID-19 there.
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To celebrate November as Native American Heritage Month, Utah State University has profiled three students from campuses around the state.
The Utah State University Logan campus has been recognized with a 2020 Green Star Grand Award by the Professional Grounds Management Society.
Utah State University professor Alexander Boldyrev has been selected as the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry’s first R. Gaurth Hansen Professor.
There are communities across the Western United States that many may be familiar with.
Without Max Dalby, the man who would later go on to found the Utah State University Alumni Band, Richard Burt’s military career could have been spent fixing outhouses rather than doing what he loved — playing music.
The Utah State University Extension has received $200,000 to invest in new mental health awareness programs for farmers, ranchers and other Utahns in rural parts of the state.
Utah State University Libraries is looking for contributions to the U.S. Election Reflections Collecting Project. While the goal is to preserve northern Utahns’ reaction to the 2020 presidential election, anyone is welcome to participate.
In the afterglow of Green Canyon Marching Band’s fourth straight state championship, band director Randall Beach on Monday made a statement some might not expect from a music educator.
By Friday, the Bear River Health District — one of the highest transmission areas in the state — had 385 new confirmed COVID-19 cases this week, but officials say the spike cannot be pinned to a specific age group.
Fall sports are starting to wind down, and now schools and recreational sports are looking into how to move indoors once winter hits.
Utah State University has expanded COVID-19 testing for employees and students on the Logan Campus by way of a new testing site just east of Maverik Stadium.
A newly launched digital exhibit explores the similarities in Utah during the 1918 flu pandemic and the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Local students may be allowed to quarantine for fewer days if exposed to the novel coronavirus, according to new state guidelines.
As the school year forges ahead, local health and education officials are working to understand the data — and the unknowns — of students’ role in spreading the novel coronavirus.
While schools in the valley are back to in-person learning, parent-teacher conferences are a different matter.
Local officials and educators have been concerned about the effects of COVID-19-related shutdowns and closures on childrens’ education. But according to local advocates, it’s been hardest for those who were already struggling to begin with: local refugees and immigrants.
Last year, a record $82.4 million was distributed to K-12 schools in the state as part of revenue from the state’s trust lands. On Thursday, Utah State Treasurer David Damschen announced $92.8 million will be distributed for 2021-22 — a 4.5% increase from the previous record.
To make up for a lack of performances this summer, the Ridgeline High School Marching Band and Color Guard teamed up with the City of Nibley to perform at one of the last flag football games of the season on Thursday.
School and health officials have an eye on coronavirus infection numbers, hoping to stave off stricter prevention measures.