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.
Tue, 05 Jan 2016
The Utah State Board of Education will hold a meeting acting as the governing board of the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, a study session, and its committee meetings on Wednesday, January 6
Wed, 30 Dec 2015
The Women's Success Center organized a Christmas party in early December. Mothers whose needs were known to the center were invited to attend the celebration with their families, where they received gifts provided by Heart 2 Home.
Wed, 23 Dec 2015
Launched in Fall 2014, the Neuroscience Initiative unites the academic, translational, and clinical neuroscience communities toward the common goals of better understanding the brain in disease and in health
Wed, 16 Dec 2015
College educated citizens make Utah's economy stronger. The Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) wants to make sure that every student can get a meaningful credential in a timely manner.
Mon, 14 Dec 2015
A total of 36,933 students graduated from Utah's public high schools in 2015 bringing the total high school graduation rate to 84 percent, an increase of 1 percent over 2014
Tue, 08 Dec 2015
Students will be placed with Xactware for an externship towards the end. This externship will run from June through July.
Tue, 01 Dec 2015
Go Girlz, an organization within the University of Utah community. This program helps economically disadvantaged female students, grades 6-12 in the Salt Lake City school district with the goal of early exposure to higher education.
Mon, 30 Nov 2015
Some believers in big data have claimed that, in big data sets, ?the numbers speak for themselves.? Or in other words, the more data available to them, the closer machines can get to achieving objectivity in their decision-making