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In 2015-16, participating students earned a total 204,423 semester credits, a 3% increase over 2014-15.

Presidents from Utah?s public colleges and universities kick off Utah College Application Week by speaking to high school seniors about the importance of postsecondary education.

In addition to having the lowest average student debt in the country, at $18,873, Utah's public 4-year institutions rank 4th among the state for tuition and fees for 2016-17

UEN gathered the following resources to help you celebrate and recognize the accomplishments of the peoples who were the original inhabitants, explorers and settlers of the United States.

The Board of Regents have selected Dr. Noelle Cockett as the 16th President of Utah State University. Dr. Cockett will succeed Dr. Stan Albrecht, who is retiring after a long, successful career in higher education.

"With this continuing growth, our colleges and universities are working hard to ensure courses are available and services are maintained for all students," said Dave Buhler, Utah Commissioner of Higher Education.

The high rate of student transfer among USHE institutions is largely due to the common course numbering of general education and its automated transferability of credit between Utah?s public colleges and universities.

SELECT, the Sustainable Electrified Transportation Center, brings electrified transportation industry members and leading engineering researchers together to develop holistic solutions

It took engineers tens of thousand of man hours to build the real thing, with the final integration and testing done in Logan.

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

Weber State University students will join the Northern Utah?s suicide prevention coalition (NUHOPE) in the ninth annual suicide awareness walk Sept. 24 in downtown Ogden.

Schools throughout Utah are putting an extra focus on decreasing chronic absenteeism as part of September being School Attendance Awareness Month.

The campus at Utah Valley University will get a bright outlook starting Sept. 15 through Sept. 24 as The Electric Maze makes its glowing debut as part of the University's 75th anniversary celebrations.

The Statewide Annual theme rotates between Mixed Media & Works on Paper; Craft, Photography, Video & Digital works; and Painting & Sculpture.

In 2016 39,824 Utah students ? which includes all public school students ? took the ACT college entrance exam and posted an average score of 20.2, the same average score as was posted in 2015, according to data released today by ACT.

The Permanent State School Fund is the state's largest land grant trust fund, with a balance of $2.08 billion.

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.

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.

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 (

Teacher preparation is a top issue among education leaders?not just for K-12, but for higher education as well.

Utah State University?s recently opened Brigham City academic building joins nine other USU buildings in attaining LEEDŽ Gold certification.

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.

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

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.

Many colleges and universities are hosting girls-only STEM camps, to encourage better participation by women in STEM fields.

Speaking to school teachers today, Gov. Gary R. Herbert praised a statewide effort to improve financial and economic literacy in Utah?s schools.

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.

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.

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.

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

The Utah State Board of Regents approved an average system-wide tuition increase of 3.7% for the 2016-17 academic year

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.

Research Week 2016 highlights USU?s legacy of discovery and the faculty and student researchers committed to that legacy.

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.

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.

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