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Beyond the Wall: The Border as Spectacle and Performance

By Southern Utah University on February 07, 2017

in Students, Campus Resources

SUU Convocations is proud to present the award-winning, independent film maker, Cristina Ibarra. She will be presenting in the Gilbert Great Hall in the Hunter Conference Center, on February 9 at 11:30 a.m. Ibarra will be discussing her new film, Las Marthas. The film takes place near her hometowns, taking a closer look at the Hispanic and Colonial traditions that have been taking place for over a century. As is the case with all of the SUU Convocation Series, this

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Bob Schieffer Slated for Commencement

By Southern Utah University on February 06, 2017

in Students, Graduation

Emmy-award winning political commentator and TV journalist Bob Schieffer is slated to be Southern Utah University’s 2017 Commencement speaker. Schieffer will address the graduating class on Friday, April 28.

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Southern Utah University Housing

By Southern Utah University on February 06, 2017

in Campus Resources

You’ve applied, been accepted, and now you’re enrolled at Southern Utah University. The next step is to find student housing in Cedar City.

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5 Benefits of Summer Classes

If you like the idea of catching up or moving ahead in your curriculum, summer classes offer opportunities and benefits you’ll want to consider. Most importantly, SUU can help you spend your summer smarter while leaving plenty of time for enjoying outdoor adventure in a location that draws millions of world travelers each summer.

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Southern Utah University’s Continued Commitment to Being a Global Campus

#YouAreWelcomeHere Fear and confusion surround President Trump’s recent executive order temporarily banning immigration from seven countries. The public controversy and legal debate over the President’s order has been intense. However, Southern Utah University wants to reassure those that might be directly or indirectly impacted by the order that SUU is committed to being a welcoming place for students, faculty, staff, and visitors from across the globe. International

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Utah Leaders in Education Join SUU to Prepare Teachers

Recognizing a gap between what universities teach and what public schools actually need, Southern Utah University has created a solution by employing a corps of mentors in education.

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Un-Selfies: The Dissolution of Identity in 20th & 21st Century Art

On Thursday, February 2nd at 11:30 a.m. Dr. Andrew Marvick will be delivering Southern Utah University’s annual Distinguished Faculty Lecture which he has entitled, “Un-Selfies: The Dissolution of Identity in 20th and 21st Century Art,” in the Gilbert Great Hall of SUU’s Hunter Conference Center.  His presentation will be followed by a Q&A, moderated by Dr. Lynn Vartan, and a meet and greet.

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Exchange student takes on study abroad

Written by Haleigh Clemens, University Journal, and Samantha Burfiend Coming from a long line of teachers in China, senior elementary education major Autumn Xia has always had a passion for teaching. During her time at Southern Utah University, Associate Professor of Education Michiko Kobayashi, reached out to Autumn about an opportunity to teach English in Okinawa, Japan. Autumn jumped at the chance and never looked back.

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Choose to Stop Procrastinating Today

By Bradley Gregory If the saying “Due tomorrow? Do tomorrow!” sounds like a pattern of behavior you find yourself adopting more often than you’d care to admit, you are likely engaging in the very common practice of procrastination.  Piers Steel, a procrastination expert, defined the behavior as “voluntarily delaying an intended course of action despite expecting to be worse off for the delay.”

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Southern Utah University Earns National Recognition as College of Distinction

Innovative application of high impact educational practices at Southern Utah University earned the school recognition among the nation’s Colleges of Distinction. SUU is the only public university in Utah named with this prestigious designation.

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