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Armed with a cookie sheet, peanut butter and children in tow, Southern Utah University biology students led their mini scientists along Cedar City?s Coal Creek to learn what types of mammals live along the stream.

This prioritization is conducted after an extensive evaluation process including project site visits by the Capital Facilities Committee, space inventories, and various scoring methods.

The Utah State Board of Regents approved Higher Education Budget Priorities and prioritized Capital Facilities Requests during its meeting at Utah State University in Logan in preparation for the 2016 Legislative Session.

Whether your students become engaged by creating blueprints for potential "little libraries", actually building libraries, or become young authors and/or illustrators, this experience is something they will remember.

Gov. Herbert announced a program to help Utah high school students qualify for jobs in the growing aerospace industry. Aerospace Pathways offers the opportunity to train and certify in aerospace manufacturing through concurrent enrollment.

Sept. 21-26 alumni are invited to return to UVU to participate in a myriad of activities. "Homecoming is always a fun and exciting time to be at UVU," said Jeri Allphin, acting assistant vice president of development and alumni relations.

Are you interested in powering your home with inexhaustible, stable and secure solar energy? Have you been waiting for the right time or the right price? Now is your time to shine!

?The whole goal of STEM is to have students gain exposure to deep technical curriculum and not to be afraid of learning about, and working in, those areas,? said Jason Pierce, manager for the Utah Center of Excellence

Luckily for Utah students, parents and educators, there is a newly redesigned website from the Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) containing all of this information in an easy-to-navigate, fresh format:

Utah is projected to have 67,410 students enrolled in charter schools this year, which constitutes 12 percent of public school enrollment.

Since 2004, there has been a 207 percent increase in Hispanic/Latino student enrollment at Utah?s public higher education institutions, according to USHE data.

Don't miss the opportunity to find some great reads.

Utah State University's premier TEDx event returns to the Caine Performance Hall Oct. 23, bringing together some of the brightest minds in northern Utah.

The Architectural and Engineering Design program will prepare you for a wide variety of entry- level positions working for design, mechanical, structural, machine and manufacturing firms.

For teachers that prefer a printed textbook for their students, the OER textbooks have a creative commons license and can be downloaded for free and printed by your district/school without payment or penalty

While a degree from both types of institutions provides an ROI greater than just a high school diploma, the gap between the ROI of a public institution and a private one continues to grow.

Following completion of a rigorous seven-week summer course at Weber State University in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), 69 seventh-grade students will exhibit their projects at a graduation celebration on July 22

Elementary, middle, and high schools throughout the state will receive $45.8 million in School LAND Trust funds for the 2015-2016 school year, up 17 percent over last year.

Tristan Mazzu never considered a career in aviation. Now in her junior year at Utah Valley University, she is pursuing a dream she intends to make a reality.

The summer camps encourage students to have fun with science, technology, engineering and math, and build their confidence and ability in these key subject areas.

UVU Trustees approved constructing a privately funded building to support community members, educators and individuals with autism. The proposed facility will now move to the Board of Regents and State Building Board for consideration.

From desk to cock pit students within Southern Utah University?s professional pilot program are soaring into professional jobs, landing a 95 percent job placement rating after just two years of opening its doors.

The 2015 festival season runs from June 25 to October 31 in Cedar City.

In their memory, friends and colleagues on the Utah State Board of Education requested that the Utah Valley University Foundation establish the C. Mark and Amy Openshaw Annual Scholarship for the benefit of students attending UVU

The School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) sold six trust land parcels at its biannual public auction June 3, earning $1,957,000 for Utah?s Permanent School Fund.

Weber State University, in partnership with Utah MESA (math, engineering, science, achievement), will host the MESA USA National Engineering Design Competition June 17-20.

The State Library works together with others to provide high-quality summer reading program materials for children at the lowest cost possible for their public libraries.

Opening Ceremony for the 30th Annual Utah Summer Games is Thursday June 11th at 8:30 PM at the Eccles Coliseum on the campus of Southern Utah University.

Ranked No. 12 nationally, Utah State University-Online made its first-ever appearance in U.S. News & World Report?s Best Online Bachelor?s Degrees for Veterans.

Salt Lake Community College is among 40 colleges and universities nationwide experimenting with competency-based education and prior learning assessment

Summer Youth Experience is a program geared to students ages 13 to 17. Summer will be here sooner than you think, so make sure you don't miss the boat on all of the amazing classes taking place on campus this summer!

SITLA and the School Children?s Trust Office, organized the photo challenge asking K-12 students, parents, teachers, and administrators to show how School LAND Trust Funds are used in their schools.

Since 1991, the Utah Debate program has inspired students in grades four through nine to develop a deep understanding of issues related to Utah?s energy and water resources and the environmental landscape.

Thank you and congratulations to all participants of the 2015 Utah State Safety Skills Competition. A total of 18 school bus drivers competed in the event held at Alpine School District this month.

Summer camps, touring and main stage children?s productions, youth playwriting opportunities, and staged readings are all part of one of Utah Valley?s premier theater opportunities for youth

The event combines a 5K with a Healthy STEM fair, where participants learn about educational STEM opportunities and organizations in the Utah community.

Utah?s colleges and universities are celebrating the accomplishments of their graduates in commencement ceremonies last week and this week.

Citing data from ACT, 84% of 2013 Utah high school graduates wanted college degrees, yet only 25% appear well prepared for success in college according to ACT Benchmarks.

2015 Sorenson Legacy Awards

Mon, 04 May 2015

The Utah State Office of Education, with support from the Sorenson Legacy Foundation honored the 2015 recipients of the Sorenson Legacy Awards for Excellence in Arts Education.

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