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Chronic absence matters beginning in the early grades and contributes to the academic achievement gap. Missing school has profound implications on the socio-economic vitality of our communities.

“The Malawi project is focused on creating incentives to promote adoption and compliance of conservation agriculture,” said Gregory Parkhurst, the WSU assistant economics professor who is heading the research

The State Charter School Board recognized Sara Layton, English high school teacher at Mountain Heights Academy, as the 2015 Utah Charter School Teacher of the Year.

A group of thought-provoking speakers has been assembled for this year’s event to be held Oct. 29, from 3-8 p.m. at the USU Performance Hall on the Logan campus

With the Tasman Sea on their right and the Totara Park on their left, these 14 Americans — all hailing from Southern Utah University — commenced on a grand adventure to explore New Zealand.

In an effort to meet the critical shortage of talent in the life sciences areas in Utah, Utah Valley University will begin offering a new graduate certificate in regulatory affairs this fall.

The State Board of Regents approved a new cybersecurity graduate certificate at Utah Valley University to help with the increasing demand in Utah and Salt Lake counties, home to world leaders in Internet security technologies.

The Utah State Office of Education, in partnership with UEN, is offering online courses to better meet the needs of those Utah educators who are pursuing their science endorsement, especially those in rural districts

Congratulations to Dr. Miriah Meyer who has been awarded an NSF CAREER Award for her proposal, Design Decision Patterns for Visualizing Multivariate Graphs

Gov. Herbert has taken action to resolve divisive issues in education. He reaffirmed his commitment to Utah students by calling for expert and public review of education standards, addressing issues of growing concern in education.

The 2014-2015 calendars for school districts and charter schools have been updated.

The next generation of scientists and engineers will get hands-on technical experiences as Utah Valley University presents Sci-Tech Expo on Friday, July 11, for middle school students enrolled in the UVU PREP program.

The MealsPlus program is volunteer based and relies on donations from local farmers and gardeners. USU Extension has played a vital role in connecting local producers with the program.

“Shakespeare has been in this city from the very beginning,” explained Utah Shakespeare Festival Founder Fred Adams, who directed that enthusiasm with a vision far beyond any horizon he could have then imagined.

The Utah Geological Survey participated in Teens in the Woods: Mapping our Future outdoor program, an education initiative designed to bring underserved, urban, and diverse children and adolescents to the forests.

DATC Summer Camps are an amazing opportunity for 9th-12th Graders to explore exciting careers in Utah! The cost to attend summer programs is $40 per person

The UVU Office of New Urban Mechanics will serve as an entrepreneurial civic innovation hub for local cities. The office will help cities pilot new programs or concepts that will save money, engage residents, or improve service 

The Utah Electrode Array is a tiny little thing. Placed on a penny, it’s about the size of Lincoln’s face. Magnify it, though, and you can see a hundred needles reaching upwards like skyscrapers.

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is designed to offer nutritionally balanced, high quality meals to children during summer vacations, interim, and off-track periods.

The purpose of the event is to expose local residents to the exhibits currently featured at the museum. It will also provide families and children a fun way to learn through hands-on activities about art.

You know what's GREAT about ideas? Anyone can have one. They can come anytime, from anywhere, right out of the blue, in ways we least expect. Ideas are the turbo engine of humanity.

The University of Utah is collaborating with five leading U.S. universities on an advanced cyberinfrastructure and computational research project supported by a $5.3 million National Science Foundation grant.

A preschool program at Utah State University for children on the autism spectrum has received an additional $75,000 in ongoing funding from the Utah Legislature

A group of Weber State University computer science graduates who designed software for a local restaurant that employees adults with special needs has placed in the finals of a national design competition.

Sometimes an internship is more than just a steppingstone into a career. Sometimes it can show a student the best way to do business, not just the best way to make a living.

The eighth annual Science in the Parks and the fifth annual Arts in the Parks programs are back for 2014. The programs will run for six weeks in June and July from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday.

This public comment period will last for 90 days, from May 19 to August 17. Review, insight, and comments from not only all librarians, but all interested members of the public, are a critical part of this public comment session.

Utah Principals STEM Academy

Tue, 27 May 2014

This academy is an extension of and replaces the Elementary Principals Mathematics and Science Leadership Academy.

Gov. Gary Herbert was at Utah Valley University May 15 signing legislation that appropriates $20 million to enhance science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education in Utah.

Speeding at more than 1 million mph, the star may provide clues about the supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way

Weber State University faculty and students, along with the Ogden Valley Starry Nights organization, hope to preserve a view of the stars in Weber County by applying for accreditation as an International Dark-Sky Park.

The camp — similar to a sleep away summer camp — features sports, art, drama activities and nature hikes. Unlike other summer camps, every camper in attendance has had an experience with cancer in his or her immediate family

The KSL Teacher Feature Awards recognizes outstanding Utah teachers throughout the state during the school year.

Anyone looking to take a trip back in time need look no further than the new, searchable, digital archives of The Signpost— first known as the Weber Herald— and Weber State's student voice for the past 97 years.

“This day of service is one important way that Weber State contributes to a city that has been a huge supporter of our institution over its 125-year history.”

Snow College Graduation 2014

Fri, 02 May 2014

Snow College's Ephraim Commencement will be streamed live on Saturday, May 3, 2014.

On Tuesday, April 29, 2014, the 28th Annual Career and Technical Education (CTE) Scholarships and Tuition Awards Banquet took place at Salt Lake Community College

New Mobile Audiology Clinic

Mon, 28 Apr 2014

Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (USDB) dedicated a new mobile audiology clinic to the late Melvin Nielson during ribbon cutting ceremony on April 24

Texting Can Wait

Fri, 25 Apr 2014

2nd in the "PSA" category at the 2014 Utah High School Film Festival. Produced by Copper Hills High School.

Gov. Gary Herbert visited Copper Hills High School on Tuesday to ceremonially sign a bill started by students in an AP U.S. Government class.

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