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Lead researchers with the Utah Women and Education Project, hosted at Utah Valley University, announced that they have partnered with 2-1-1 Information and Referral, a program of the Utah Food Bank, in a combined effort to bring more online educational resources directly to women around the state.

In his recent State of Education address, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Larry K. Shumway called for targeted investment to improve Utah public school performance.

The Global Health Initiative (GHI) is creating sustainable health improvements through local partnerships focused on capacity building, exchange of education and advancing the science of global health practice.

As part of Dixie State College's Centennial Homecoming celebration, DSC alumni and friends now have the opportunity to show their "Dixie Spirit" on the roadways of Utah at beyond.

Utah State University?s ?Green Beam? has been a fixture in Cache Valley?s night sky for the past 17 years. Used to study dynamics of the upper atmosphere, the Rayleigh scatter LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) instrument shines a bright green vertical line of light from the top of the university?s Science Engineering Research building that?s visible for miles.

Two remarkable new species of horned dinosaurs have been found in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, southern Utah.

Entitled "Education for the Emerging World In Which We Live", the plan provides a vision for moving the district forward.

An Evening in Paris: Fall Fashion Show Wednesday, October 20, 2010 6:30 ? 8:00 p.m. ? Runway Show at 7:00 p.m. OWATC Union Building ? 200 N. Washington Blvd.

Utah Valley University?s racing team set a new world land speed record last weekend during the 24th annual World of Speed event held at the Bonneville Salt Flats by clocking 180 mph on the speedometer.

All are invited to ?Aggie Blue Sky Night,? the inaugural public opening of the Utah State University Observatory Friday, Oct. 8, on campus. The free gathering begins at 7:30 p.m.  in the Engineering Building, Room 103.

To increase the regional awareness of the library?s varied resources, the Friends of the Gerald R. Sherratt Library are sponsoring the second annual ?An Evening with Friends Gala? on Friday, October 8.

Leading researchers at Utah State University will soon occupy a new, state-of-the-art interdisciplinary research building on the USU Innovation Campus. The USTAR BioInnovations 650 building is nearing completion. A ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony is scheduled Thursday, Oct. 7, at 1:30 p.m., at the building site, 650 E. Grand Avenue, North Logan. The public is welcome.

Midvalley Elementary students' contact with the International Space Station is featured in the October 2010 edition of QST magazine, the official journal of the American Radio Relay League, the national association for Amateur Radio. Midvalley's contact with the International Space Station was made through ARISS (Amateur Radio on the International Space Station), a program sponsored by NASA, the American Radio Relay League, and the Radio Amateur Satellite Corp.

Recycled Glass Floor

Mon, 04 Oct 2010

Interior Design students at Bridgerland Applied Technology College were introduced to an innovative process used to recycle glass into decorative and durable material for flooring, walls, countertops, stairs, patios, and landscapes.

Provo School District is lucky enough to have its own TV show called Provo Schools Spotlight. It's all about the great students and educators in the District as well as the latest stories happening right now.

Utah Valley University?s School of the Arts and School of Education will present the third annual Arts in Education Conference, ?Cultivating the Creative Mind: Creativity and Innovation as 21st Century Skills? on Oct. 1 in the Sorensen Student Center.

Governor Gary Herbert will debate challenger Peter Corroon at Utah Valley University on October 6, 2010.

Especially for teachers that want to build technology into their classroom agenda, this monthly newsletter shares lots of great ideas. (in PDF format)

A team from Weber State University?s aviation initiative has been invited to present their work at the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Caucus Technology Fair Sept. 22 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Representatives from WSU will exhibit their new quadcopter, known as the ?Surveiller.? The device is a remotely piloted aircraft designed and manufactured by WSU staff.

Davis Reads, a community reading program sponsored by the Davis School District, is kicking off its 2010-11 theme ?Once upon a time ...,? by asking the community to do just that ? read a book together. The community is also being asked to choose just which book that will be.

University of Utah faculty develop a wealth of software, and they now have a resource that will help them organize, refine and make it more commercially viable. That resource is the Software Development Center, which will open its doors this month in a newly remodeled space in the Technology Commercialization Office located at 615 Arapeen Drive in Research Park.

The Department of Workforce Services, Cache Valley Chamber of Commerce, LDS Employment Resource Services, and Bridgerland Applied Technology College are pleased to sponsor the Job Fair/Tech Expo! This event will be held September 22, 2010, from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the BATC Main Campus located at 1301 North 600 West in Logan, UT. This is a FREE community event you won't want to miss.

Utah State University is the number two university in the United States when it comes to funding for space research, joining the ranks among other prestigious research institutions that include Johns Hopkins University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

The center, which will be home to progressive programs and research in early childhood education, will focus on improving educational opportunities of young children. This facility was made possible by a $25 million gift from the Emma Eccles Jones Foundation and an additional $1 million gift from the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation.

September 17th has been designated as Constitution Day in hopes that future generations will gain a deeper appreciation and understanding of our nation's founding document. Use the activities, lesson plans and resources on this UEN website to help you celebrate Constitution Day.

The Utah Valley University Alumni Association will hold its first annual Family Fun Fair Sept. 18 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the UVU North Field, near the McKay Education Building, 1200 W. 800 South.

Did you know that there is a lot of science behind cheese? Learn the details of cheese making from real food scientists and have fun playing games and exploring cheeses from around the world. Presented by

Be Well Utah is a family health week filled with activities and information to help families make healthy lifestyle choices. Join us for a week of fun, FREE, fact-filled activities.

In an early step toward letting severely paralyzed people speak with their thoughts, University of Utah researchers translated brain signals into words using two grids of 16 microelectrodes implanted beneath the skull but atop the brain.

Congratulations to Justin Luitjens, Qingyu Meng, and Martin Berzins whose paper received the Best Paper Award in the Science Track at the 2010 Teragrid Conference in Pittsburgh, August 2-5th 2010: M. Berzins, J. Luitjens, Q. Meng, T. Harman, C.A. Wight, J.R. Peterson. ?Uintah - A Scalable Framework for Hazard Analysis,? In Proceedings of the Teragrid 2010 Conference, pp. (accepted). 2010.

Are you interested in earning a masters degree? The Center for Public Policy & Administration invites you to learn more about our graduate programs at the upcoming statewide graduate school fairs. Representatives from the Master of Public Administration (MPA), Master of Public Policy (MPP) and Master of International Affairs & Global Enterprise (MIAGE) will be available to answer questions about the programs and help you navigate the graduate school application process.

A small office in Utah State University?s Ag Science Building seems an unlikely epicenter for millions of dollars per year in funding to support sustainable agriculture efforts that reach halfway around the world, but such is the case.

The College of Humanities of the University of Utah has received a prestigious Title VI grant from the Department of Education (DOE) that elevates us to the status of a National Resource Center, putting the College in an elite group of nationally and internationally recognized centers for foreign language and area studies. The grant, totaling about $4.5 million over four years, resulted from a collaborative effort between the U?s Asia Center and BYU?s Asian Studies Program.

The lights have gone dark on Weber State University?s Chinese film series this academic year. The series, typically featuring six to eight significant Chinese films, will be on hiatus while its organizer, WSU history professor Greg Lewis, conducts research in China. Lewis has received a Fulbright Scholarship to research and write the history of Chinese cinema for a forthcoming textbook.

Hillsdale Elementary students converged on the black top to inspect and learn from the drivers of six diverse road machines. Watch the video on YouTube.

Superintendent Doty outlines some great new programs and initiatives happening during the 2010-2011 school year in the Canyons School District.

Radio Tomographic Imaging (RTI) is an emerging technology that locates moving objects in areas surrounded by simple and inexpensive radios. RTI is useful in emergencies, rescue operations, and security breaches, since the objects being tracked need not carry an electronic device. Tracking humans moving through a building, for example, could help firefighters save lives by locating victims quickly.

Initially designed by computer scientists to enable the U.S. Military to quickly share vital information, the Internet has revolutionized how we communicate. Through such innovations as email and Facebook, we can get in touch with friends and family almost anywhere in the world. At the touch of a keyboard, we can access information on most any subject we can think of.

President Michael K. Young will give his annual State of the U Address next Monday from 4-5 p.m. in the Aline Wilmot Skaggs Biology Building, Room 220. The State of the U Address will be available via live video stream beginning at 4 p.m. on Aug. 30.

Twice a year, Utah Valley University?s distinctive Hall of Flags plays host to the Service Fair presented by the University?s Volunteer & Service-Learning Center. The event features anywhere from 30 to 40 local groups and non-profit organizations that are seeking volunteers to work in their organizations, and thus, presenting UVU students with opportunities to use their diverse set of skills and talents to benefit the larger community.

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