Fri, 19 Aug 2016
The Permanent State School Fund is the state's largest land grant trust fund, with a balance of $2.08 billion.
Wed, 03 Aug 2016
The Utah STEM Action Center (STEM AC) is partnering with Carnegie Mellon University's Community, Robotics, Education and Technology Empowerment (CREATE) Lab to provide hands-on technology learning experiences for Utah students.
Tue, 02 Aug 2016
The Utah Shakespeare Festival is part of Southern Utah University, a relationship that has helped foster the growth and viability of the Festival for over fifty years.
Fri, 29 Jul 2016
After a long wait, links to the newest 2016-17 versions of the Science Open Educational Resources (OER) Textbooks are available on the Utah State Board of Education Science website (http://schools.utah.gov/CURR/science/OER.aspx).
Thu, 21 Jul 2016
Teacher preparation is a top issue among education leaders?not just for K-12, but for higher education as well.
Mon, 18 Jul 2016
Utah State University?s recently opened Brigham City academic building joins nine other USU buildings in attaining LEEDŽ Gold certification.
Tue, 12 Jul 2016
In its annual survey of the 529 college-savings plan landscape, Morningstar said Utah residents also should look to UESP rather than seek out another state's 529 plan to save for their child's higher education expenses.
Thu, 07 Jul 2016
This year, Utah?s FAFSA completions increased 5.5%. This number could have increased due to Utah joining the FAFSA Collective Impact Initiative last year
Fri, 24 Jun 2016
The Utah State Board of Education unanimously selected veteran educator Sydnee Dickson as the next State Superintendent of Public Instruction on Thursday, June 23, 2016.
Thu, 16 Jun 2016
Many colleges and universities are hosting girls-only STEM camps, to encourage better participation by women in STEM fields.
Thu, 09 Jun 2016
Speaking to school teachers today, Gov. Gary R. Herbert praised a statewide effort to improve financial and economic literacy in Utah?s schools.
Wed, 08 Jun 2016
The Utah System of Higher Education released projected student enrollment figures, which show an additional 52,000 students are expected to come to Utah?s public college and university campuses over the next ten years.
Tue, 24 May 2016
Regular savings of even small amounts may make college more affordable. Money saved in a 529 college savings account is money that a college student will not have to borrow and repay with interest.
Thu, 19 May 2016
Gov. Gary R. Herbert visited southern Utah to announce the expansion of an innovative work-based learning program that will allow high school students to qualify for jobs in the growing aerospace industry.
"Education is my number one budget priority, with nearly two-thirds of the state budget going toward education. Utah's continued economic prosperity is dependent upon our education system."
Utah's colleges and universities are celebrating the accomplishments of their graduates in commencement ceremonies last week and this week.
As recipients of the Utah STEM Action Center's PreK-12 Classroom Grant, Da Vinci Academy kindergarten students will release trout they have raised from eggs into the Ogden River on April 29.
Fri, 22 Apr 2016
Analysis from "Education Reform Now" reports Over half of college freshmen-about one in four students who enter college the fall after high school graduation-had to enroll in remedial coursework during their first year of college
The new center at Westpointe will benefit the community ? including [local] employers who depend on the college to educate and train future employees
Tue, 19 Apr 2016
The Utah State Board of Regents approved an average system-wide tuition increase of 3.7% for the 2016-17 academic year
Fri, 15 Apr 2016
A suite of space-weather instruments built for NASA by Utah State University?s Space Dynamics Laboratory has entered environmental testing at SDL?s Calibration and Optical Research Laboratory.
Mon, 11 Apr 2016
Research Week 2016 highlights USU?s legacy of discovery and the faculty and student researchers committed to that legacy.
Mon, 04 Apr 2016
Woodbury's new Bloomberg Lab opened on March 22, complete with 12 Bloomberg terminals that are preparing finance and economic business students for the actual trading floor.
Sat, 02 Apr 2016
Scientists at Utah State University are doing some of the first antivirus treatment trials to identify treatments for the Zika virus.
The office will be constructed on the USU Botanical Center property in Kaysville, and the building will be part of an addition to the existing USU Kaysville Education Center.
Vernal Area Chamber Of Commerce to Host the 1st Annual Education Summit On April 9th At The Uintah Conference Center
Mon, 14 Mar 2016
This conference is for teachers, parents, and high school students. The day will consist of two keynote speakers, teacher workshops and breakout sessions, parent & student workshops and informational booths.
Tue, 08 Mar 2016
GIS professionals are essential in the process of taking complex information and converting it into clear visual imagery that can be used in a huge variety of career fields.
Mon, 07 Mar 2016
While support for, and understanding of, autism has grown tremendously in recent years, one area that?s continually lagged behind is support for those with ASD transitioning from adolescence to adulthood.
Thu, 03 Mar 2016
Team VanGuard's performance earned them First Place in Utah in the Gold Tier after competing against 491 other national teams in it's tier.
Mon, 29 Feb 2016
Dr. Sydnee Dickson announced the launch of a new statewide #GoOpen initiative committing to support school districts and educators in the use of high-quality, openly-licensed educational resources in their schools.
USHE presidents are constantly reprioritizing resources within their institutional budgets to expand new programs, reduce bottleneck courses, and maintain overall institutional efficiency.
Thu, 18 Feb 2016
State Board of Education Chair David L. Crandall said Smith should be credited with bringing together an effective and dedicated administrative team at the Utah State Office of Education.
Tue, 09 Feb 2016
In 2001, the State Legislature established an initiative within the Utah System of Higher Education (USHE), which aimed to increase the number of students graduating from engineering, computer science and related technology programs.
Mon, 08 Feb 2016
The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program named Snow College as one of the nation?s top 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence
Mon, 01 Feb 2016
Utah State Board of Education, "the Board," hereby establishes the Advisory Committee for Equity of Educational Services for Students, "ACEESS."
Tue, 26 Jan 2016
The aim of the new ONSS is to develop a comprehensive national security academic program and help meet the demands of the burgeoning national security sector in Utah and across the nation.
Mon, 25 Jan 2016
USU President Stan L. Albrecht celebrates 10 years of education, innovation and growth at the university.
The break down is: Four doctorate programs, 4 master's degrees, 8 graduate certificates, 13 minors, 25 baccalaureate degrees, 4 Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degrees, 4 certificates of completion, and 13 certificates of proficiency.
Thu, 14 Jan 2016
Check out this site to learn more about school science fairs in your area.
Mon, 11 Jan 2016
A statewide kindergarten readiness initiative in Utah is helping children develop early literacy skills before they enter kindergarten, and is doing so at a higher rate than among children who are not in the program.