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Author: Lexi Carter

Lexi Carter is currently a marketing student at Southern Utah University. Working as a writer for the school, she helps promote, advertise and display how awesome Thunderbirds can be. When she isn't studying or writing, she can be found watching Doctor Who, taking care of her pet hedgehog Merlin or rocking out to Five Finger Death Punch, the Les Miserables soundtrack and Garth Brooks.

Recent Posts

Meteorites and Rockets Broaden Space Education

The Engineering and Technology Department at Southern Utah University, in coordination with professionals at Utah State University, have purchased two pieces of a meteorite through the NASA Utah Space Grant Consortium. The meteorites will be used in lab demonstrations and analysis, training for Iron County teachers and student recruitment to the SUU Engineering program.

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10 Scientific Guidelines for Majoring in Chemistry

Chemistry is an active discipline vital to human existence and essential to the understanding of industrial, economic, medical, biological and environmental issues. The SUU chemistry division is committed to instilling an understanding of chemistry and its relevance through quality teaching, scholarly activities and service. In a world that is becoming increasingly more technical and complex, having chemical knowledge is a must if one is to traverse his/her own unique

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Faculty Friday: Meet Dr. Jason Kaiser, Geology

Straight from earning his Ph.D. in 2014, Dr. Jason Kaiser came to Southern Utah University with a literal understanding of the world and how it works. As an Assistant Professor of Geology in the Department of Physical Science, Kaiser's classroom is rich and dynamic, incorporating his global research into the curriculum.

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Increasing STEM Diversity, SUU Professor to Lead Research Team

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Dr. Carrie Bucklin, assistant professor of biology at Southern Utah University, and her two research partners a grant aimed to increase educational opportunities for minorities in STEM-related programs and fields.

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10 Pointers for Biology Majors

Biology is a broad science – the study of all living things – that can lead you in many diverse and exciting career directions. From preserving ecosystems in our national parks to microscopic research, teaching biology, and crime scene investigation, the career options a bachelor’s degree in Biology offers are virtually limitless. Southern Utah University’s biology major honors the diversity of this fascinating science by encouraging students who are interested in a

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Faculty Friday; Meet Dr. Shalini Kesar, Computer Science and Information Systems

Shalini Kesar has been in front of the classroom for over 15 years. Starting as a research assistant for Montfort University in the United Kingdom, she has taught at 5 universities across the world. Currently, she is an associate professor of information systems at Southern Utah University and director of the interdisciplinary program. Her area of expertise includes electronic commerce and gender equality in computing.

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Carnegie Mellon Partnership with SUU Brings Unique STEM Education

The Utah STEM Action Center (STEM AC), in coordination with Carnegie Mellon University, is establishing a local CREATE Lab satellite at Southern Utah University. The CREATE, or Community Robotics, Education and Technology Empowerment, Lab is a program that empowers students with technology at young ages and will offer opportunities for young learners and SUU student volunteers.

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The White House Recognizes SUU and North Elementary for Integrating Computer Science Curriculum into the Classroom

Today, The White House is recognizing the progress being made across the country to incorporate computer science curriculum into the classroom. Southern Utah University in partnership with North Elementary will be one of the programs acknowledged today during the White House Computer Science for All Summit live stream event happening at 11 a.m. (MST).

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7 Tips to Surviving the Engineering Program at SUU

Southern Utah University’s ABET accredited Engineering bachelor’s degree program acquaints students with a broad range of Engineering possibilities. Students get to experience courses that cover electrical, mechanical, and civil engineering. It is the only truly integrated Engineering program offered anywhere in the state of Utah and it is excellent preparation for graduate school or to begin a career in the Engineering field.

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5 Reasons Why SUU is the Place to Play Pokémon Go

Explore Southern Utah University with the hottest game - Pokémon Go! Built on Niantic’s Real World Gaming Platform, the augmented reality app has teamed up with Ingress, a live web map, to deliver a real-life, adrenaline-running, Pokémon-catching experience.

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