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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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Faculty Friday; Meet Dr. Richard Saunders, Library

By Kaden Mcbride on December 19, 2017

in Faculty, Faculty Friday

Dr. Richard Saunders serves as the Dean of Library Services at Southern Utah University. His passion for education, history and books started from an early age.

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7 Student Loan Mistakes And How to Avoid Them

By Kaden Mcbride on December 05, 2017

in Students, Campus Resources

A good education makes economic sense. College graduates on average make more money than people with only a high school diploma. They also experience lower levels of unemployment. These are great reasons to go to college but it can be difficult to pay for college with personal finances. Many students turn to loans in order to make ends meet and run the risk of making huge financial mistakes.

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Helping Veterans Succeed in the Classroom

By Kaden Mcbride on November 08, 2017

in Students, Campus Resources, In the News

As military personnel are discharged from the armed forces, they wonder “what’s next”? For a record number of veterans, college has become the answer. However, the transition from the regimented lifestyle of active duty to civilian life can be difficult. 

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Amazon Teaches Computer Science Student First-Class Skills

An understanding of technology can open many doors. Katrina Mehring’s proficiency with technology opened a big door for her, as the computer science major from Pioche, Nevada, was able to secure an internship at Amazon this summer.

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Acclaimed News Anchor Maria Hinojosa to Speak at SUU

By Kaden Mcbride on October 04, 2017

in General Education, Campus Resources

Award-winning news anchor and reporter Maria Hinojosa will speak at Southern Utah University for the annual Grace A. Tanner Lecture in Human Values Thursday, October 19, at 11:30 a.m. This event will take place in the Great Hall of the Hunter Conference Center as part of SUU’s A.P.E.X. Event Series. Hinojosa has entitled her talk, “Narrative as Witness (America’s Untold Stories).”  The free lecture is open to the public and will be followed by an audience Q&A session

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SUU Student Chosen to Attend Exclusive Cyber Security Camp

As the world becomes more connected through technology, the threats to our security grow even more numerous. Standing at the gate to defend against cyber attacks are people like Landon Beach, a senior from Springville, Utah who is majoring in computer science at Southern Utah University.

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