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The 2018 Legislative Session Starts Today and It Starts Fast!

By Donna Law on January 22, 2018

in Faculty, Political T-Birds, SUU on the Hill

The 2018 session of the Utah State Legislature begins with opening ceremonies in both the House of Representatives and the Senate.

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2018 Session of the Utah State Legislature

By Donna Law on January 17, 2018

in Faculty, Political T-Birds, SUU on the Hill

The Utah State Legislature will begin the 2018 session on Monday, January 22. President Wyatt and many Southern Utah University staff members have been making preparations for budget and academic related items for months. For the past four years, it has been my privilege to "serve at the pleasure of the President" in the capacity of Government Relations Director. I LOVE this part of my job and enjoy the energy of the session and the work leading up to it.

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Music Education Major Hopes to Inspire His Future Students

Michael D’Orazio, a junior music education major at Southern Utah University, has been interested in music since he was 11 years old. He was drawn to music because of the creative freedom to make art that was entirely his own. He transferred to SUU in the fall of 2017 from Antelope Valley College, a school in his hometown of Lancaster, California.

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2018: What's Next in Washington?

By Kenzie Lundberg on January 12, 2018

in Faculty, Cedar City

With the new year, commentators from all over the country are offering their predictions for American politics in 2018. From the border wall to healthcare, the world is wondering what 2018 has in store for Washington and the United States.

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Faculty Friday; Meet Dr. Kholoud Al-Qubbaj, Humanities

When Kholoud Al-Qubbaj came to the United States from Palestine 24 years ago, she never imagined that she would come to consider Utah a second home.

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President's Podcast: Jumpstart Retention

By Lexi Carter on January 09, 2018

in Campus Resources, President's Corner

Solutions for Higher Education engages in deeper reflection of critical issues in the world of colleges and universities. In Episode 8, President Scott L Wyatt and Professor Steve Meredith discuss retention rates of students who have gone through Southern Utah University’s Jumpstart General Education Program.

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SUU Student Helps Researchers Look For Epilepsy Cure

Does the idea of working with medical professionals to develop cutting-edge medical treatments get your neurons firing? It does for Lacey Woods, a junior and biology major at Southern Utah University from Henderson, Nevada.

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Meet Carrie Bucklin, Biology

Light bulb moments are what inspire Dr. Carrie Bucklin, assistant professor of biology at Southern Utah University, and those moments of keen understanding from her students remind her why she became an educator.

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Interim Director of the Utah Summer Games

Southern Utah University is excited to announce Pace Clarke as the Interim Director of the Larry H. Miller Utah Summer Games. Pace started with USG in 2016 as the Operations and Development Coordinator. He was responsible for fostering and developing sponsorships, writing grants, managing the budget, and finding new ways to serve volunteers and donors who support the games.

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Student Educates Others Through Music

By Cami Mathews on January 03, 2018

in Students, Student Projects

As a self-described gypsy woman who loves art, music, travel and experiencing new cultures, Marissa Brown enjoys combining her passions with her degree in music.

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