A month ago, when Utah State University had a phased move-in for students living on campus, not as many of them were wearing masks while outside — despite a policy requiring face coverings.

Capping off an election season complicated by a viral pandemic and ongoing demonstrations for racial equality, Utah State University is presenting a six-week voting rights symposium.

What local health officials had hoped would be only a couple of days of relatively high COVID-19 cases has continued, with 20 or more new infections reported every day since Thursday in the health district.

With COVID-19 test results back from more than 80% of the 287 residents in USU’s quarantined dorms, four students are known so far to have the virus, but a university spokesperson said Friday no more positive results are expected from the “few dozen” remaining students.

A report co-authored by a Utah State University professor sheds light on how people in the Western U.S. have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, including their views on government assistance and what the future holds.

Student and parent cooperation are being hailed as exemplary as Cache County’s two major school districts size up how things have gone so far in the delicate return to classes under the cloud of COVID-19.

Fall sports were one of the first COVID-19 casualties for the 2020-2021 school year at Utah State University. The fate of many other Aggie events hangs in the balance of how well USU handles students’ return to campus, but several key “Connections” events for freshmen have survived.

Utah State University President Noelle Cockett announced Tuesday that USU students at the Logan Main campus will see a $150 reduction in fall student fees while full time students at USU Statewide Campuses will see a $95 fee reduction.

As head coach of Logan High’s drill team, Maryn Lindley is no stranger to performance. It’s a little strange, then, that her biggest claim to fame this summer was for her role as a basketball.

Utah State University was granted $26 million from the National Science Foundation for an international engineering research center — the first in Utah in more than 30 years and the only one of its kind dedicated to advancing electric transportation.

Today, state agencies are asking Utahns to reduce water use during the heatwave as the drought’s hold on the state tightens. Researchers at Utah State University have similarly been studying how much of a water reduction crops can handle before impacting yield.

NORTH LOGAN — Teachers and parents turned out to listen to a proposed plan for reopening the Cache County School District (CCSD) for the 2020-21 school year and voice their concerns Tuesday evening at the Legacy Campus technology building.

Both Logan and Cache County school districts have submitted tentative plans for the 2020-2021 school year to their respective boards of education for approval on July 21, with Logan sending parents an outline and CCSD planning to make its plan public on Wednesday following the board’s vote.

The U.S. Supreme Court decided to uphold Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA — overruling the President’s rescission — but only time will tell how that may impact Utah State University. However, uncertainty is something undocumented students and families live with on a daily basis.

Utah State University was originally expected to report on its response to sexual violence on campus to the Justice Department at the end of the month, but that deadline has been extended to 2021.

A Utah Valley University-based women’s studies initiative and its founder have moved to USU, the school announced in a news release this week.

Utah State University is providing students with funds from the federal CARES Act in a second disbursement, this time for technology grants for fall 2020. The university has allocated up to $2 million for this second round, with grants of $300 to help pay for the additional tech costs of edu…

Nearly two years after Utah State University’s president announced an outside investigation into sexual assault allegations against professor — one that was expected to last only a few weeks — officials remain silent on exactly where the case involving Dennis Hirst stands.

Many students don’t spare too much thought for projects once they’ve turned them in. That’s probably not the case for Natalia López, whose documentary on a court case preceding Brown v. Board of Education is packed with parallels to issues in the national spotlight.

Bridgerland Technical College has received two large grants that will help its machining technology program prepare students for the latest advances in the world of manufacturing, including sophisticated processes used in the aerospace and medical industries.

Editor’s note: Every year, The Herald Journal profiles one graduating student from each valley high school. Profiled students are selected by administrators at the schools.

Those who miss art galleries and museums during the COVID-19 shutdown can now virtually tour Utah State University’s Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art.

Editor’s Note: Utah State University issued the following press release on Wednesday announcing that in-person classes will resume in the fall:

Editor’s note: Every year, The Herald Journal profiles one graduating student from each valley high school. Profiled students are selected by administrators at the schools.

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