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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

As the nation celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 - October 15, Dr. Elizabeth Olson, assistant professor of anthropology, offers a special topics short course, HIST 2924/3924 that includes a series of special events, including lectures by Jose V. Borjon, Gustavo Arellano, Dr. Gene Anderson and Professor Ruth Gomberg-Munoz, as well as film screenings and class discussions.

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10 Places to Go Stargazing in Southern Utah

By Kenzie Lundberg on August 30, 2018

in Cedar City, Outdoors

Home to nine certified International Dark Sky Parks and countless areas of natural darkness, Utah is quickly becoming one of the most popular states for night sky gazers. With some of the darkest skies in the country, Cedar City and the surrounding area offers plenty of opportunities to see and explore the night sky. If you find yourself wondering where to go to get great pictures of astronomical objects, or to take pictures of the night sky, or just to gaze at the

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Conversations You Should Have With Your Roommates

By Eric Kirby on August 29, 2018

in Student Experience, Housing

Living with roommates can be difficult. Set expectations now to avoid later frustration. The following Uloop.com ‘roommate check-in’ can help you establish appropriate expectations and parameters with your roommates:

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Living in University Housing

By Parker Hess on August 29, 2018

in Campus Resources, Housing

University Housing at Southern Utah University is the best place to live as an incoming student. Living in University Housing sets up first year students up for a year of success, connection, and fun. The residence halls provide the highest quality living conditions which are safe, clean, and comfortable, as well as a learning environment that promotes maturity, supports academics, and enhances personal growth.  

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10 Student Goals for a New School Year

Check out suutbirds on SlideShare The start of a new school year comes with change and growth - you're a year older and a year wiser.  With so many resources on campus, now is the time to utilize different opportunities, excel at your studies and become a more dedicated Thunderbird. Here are 10 simple goals for students at Southern Utah University.

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A New Way to Game

After being diagnosed with a life threatening, unique metabolic disorder that caused him to lose most of his vision, Thomas Sorensen, a California Native, defied all odds and is pioneering a new way to play open source software video games.

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Time Management Tips in College

By Southern Utah University on August 21, 2018

in Campus Resources

College can be busy and stressful. To help you stay on top of your work and to not fall victim of procrastination, here are 30 time management tips. 

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Managing Stress in College

By Southern Utah University on August 21, 2018

in Campus Resources

College requires significantly more effort from students than high school. Once you enter college, you will probably find that your fellow students are more motivated, your instructors are more demanding, the work is more difficult, and you are expected to be more independent. These higher academic standards and expectations are even more evident in graduate school. As a result of these new demands, it is common for college students to experience greater levels of

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Future Doctor Honored as COSE Valedictorian

Jacob Lambertsen is proud to represent the College of Science and Engineering as the 2018 Valedictorian. Lambertsen is a double major, studying biology and chemistry while maintaining an almost perfect GPA.

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Stress Management Techniques in College

By Southern Utah University on August 17, 2018

in Campus Resources

Many students find that they need to develop new stress management skills in order to balance academic demands with a healthy lifestyle. Fortunately, Southern Utah University offers many resources to help students develop these skills. Many students find that they can reduce their level of academic stress by improving skills such as time management, stress management, and relaxation.

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