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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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SUU President Visits High Schools for College Application Month

Utah Governor Gary Herbert declared November “Utah College Application Month”.  In support of the statewide initiative, Southern Utah University President Scott L Wyatt joined hundreds of high school students at Success Academy, Canyon View High School and Cedar High School over the past month to talk about the advantages of attending college.

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Ancient Text Takes Student Abroad

Matthew Smith is a Southern Utah University student from Rochester, New York. He is studying three subjects: history, sociology, and Greek. Last summer, he completed his EDGE project by conducting paleographic research on the works of Procopius of Caesarea in Europe.

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Supporting Our Veterans

The Southern Utah University Veterans Resource and Support Center exists to retain and graduate veterans by delivering programs and services designed to support them as they pursue their educational goals leading to a productive and meaningful life.

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Presidential Candidate Evan McMullin and Running Mate Mindy Finn Visit SUU

Presidential candidate Evan McMullin, along with his running mate Mindy Finn, visited Southern Utah University on Thursday, November 3rd. The event was hosted by the Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service, which is a non-partisan center that works to disseminate political information to students, faculty, and the community.

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Charlene Albarran Visits SUU

By Cami Mathews on November 02, 2016

in Students, Campus Resources, In the News

Running as the Democratic nominee for Utah’s Second Congressional District, Charlene Albarran visited Southern Utah University on Tuesday, November 1st. She visited with students in the Student Center as well as with the Executive Council of the Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service throughout the day.

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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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Utah Governor Gary Herbert Speaks to Students

By Cami Mathews on October 28, 2016

in Students, Campus Resources, In the News

On Friday, October 14th, the Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service at Southern Utah University hosted Utah Governor Gary Herbert. The Leavitt Center is a non-partisan center that works to disseminate political information and spark debate about the ever-changing world of politics and the issues that have an impact on the people of Utah and our nation.

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From Washington to the West: A Conversation with Chris Stewart

By Cami Mathews on October 27, 2016

in Students, Campus Resources, In the News

On Thursday, October 27th, Congressman Chris Stewart spoke with students in the Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service at Southern Utah University. Stewart is the Congressman from Utah’s Second Congressional District. He is currently up for re-election. His opponent is Democratic nominee Charlene Albarran.

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SUU Welcomes New Dedicated Psychologist

By Krista Wiekamp on October 24, 2016

in Faculty, Campus Resources, In the News

Southern Utah University (SUU) welcomes Dr. Kristina Johnson to the center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) as a new dedicated psychologist and sexual violence prevention coordinator. Johnson started at SUU in August and helps students transition smoothly throughout the different developmental stages they experience in college and strives to make SUU a place where sexual assault is not tolerated.  

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