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Math Student Selected for Prestigious Astrophysics Fellowship

Morgan Taylor’s passion for the universe and her perseverance in the classroom have qualified her to participate in the prestigious Los Alamos National Laboratory Undergraduate Student Program in June. A highly regarded science research internship, Taylor is poised to gain remarkable experience and opportunity designed to complement her mathematics degree at Southern Utah University.

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SUU Student Embarks on a Roaming Adventure

Using skills she’s learned in the classroom, junior communications major, Madi Maynard was able to plan, manage and execute a 3,000 mile road trip with a few close friends.

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Business Education takes Wedding Photographer to Wondrous Destinations

Samantha Amor is from the tiny town of Pioche, Nevada, but that’s never stopped this Southern Utah University business major from taking risks and dreaming big. Since coming to SUU, Amor has started her own wedding photography business. The company, Simply Amor, has expanded exponentially, and Amor contributes that to her classes at SUU.

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Phenix of the Forest: A Student’s Experience in Parks Interpretation

Originally from Las Vegas, Phenix Johnson discovered her passion for the outdoors when she came to Southern Utah University in beautiful Cedar City. Growing up in a desert city, Johnson quickly fell in love with the mountains and forests just minutes from Cedar. She embraced the outdoors and learned about explorers of all kinds.

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Illustration Student Displays Work in SUMA Exhibit

Hawaii native, Kiana Kamalu came to Southern Utah University with a desire to study English. After taking 2D Design on a whim, she ended up falling in love with the field of art. Now, as a senior studio arts major, Kamalu said she is amazed by the visual art department at SUU and is thankful for the community she has found.

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Graduating Student Develops Innovative Bird Book

  Many on campus recognize Heather Garcia, a graduating senior theatre major from Taylorsville, UT, for her contagious smile and her service towards multiple organizations at Southern Utah University.

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Student Represents Utah in National Farm Bureau Competition

Representing Southern Utah University on a state level is a big deal, but representing the entire state of Utah in a national competition speaks volumes about a person’s talent and character. Tiffani Phillips, a senior interdisciplinary studies/agriculture science and industry major at SUU, competed at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) National Collegiate Discussion Meet this semester and placed in the final four.

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Ranger Iradukunda: Moving Beyond War for a Brighter Tomorrow

Civil war is bloody and devastating. In the small country of Burundi in East Africa, civil conflict is active and destroying lives, homes and communities at an alarming rate. Southern Utah University exchange student Ranger Iradukunda knows the devastation firsthand.

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“Lentil Queen” takes on One-Woman Show

By Samantha Burfiend on April 13, 2017

in Students, Student Projects

Bailey Smith: Thunderbird, actor, singer, playwright, and “Lentil Queen of 2007.” Before enrolling at Southern Utah University, Bailey lived in Pullman, Washington, home of the National Lentil Festival; a fun-fact she frequently shares in personal and professional settings.

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International Student Follows Artistic Passion

By Cami Mathews on April 04, 2017

in Students, Student Projects

Dato Nadiradze came to Southern Utah University from the country of Georgia. Full of spirit and excitement for the world of arts, and a passion for a country full of cultural wonders and generous people, Dato sought after an arts administration degree with the goal of helping others find their artistic passions.

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