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Who is Marie Curie?

By Southern Utah University on October 18, 2017

in History, Statues

Marya Sklodovski was born into an impoverished intellectual family in Warsaw, Poland. She excelled in physics and mathematics at the Gymnasium and was awarded a gold medal upon her graduation at age 16. In 1891, she enrolled at the Sorbonne in Paris under the name Marie Sklodovska.

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Who is Galileo Galilei?

By Southern Utah University on October 17, 2017

in History, Statues

Galileo Galilei, Italian mathematician, astronomer, and physicist, is responsible for several important contributions to modern scientific thought. When, in the autumn of 1609, Galileo directed his 20-powered telescope at the moon, he became the first man to use the new instrument to study the skies.

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SUU’s Graduate & Online School Announces the Opening of Studio97

Southern Utah University’s Graduate & Online School is pleased to announce the opening of a new instructional video studio, allowing faculty to enhance their courses with professional quality videos. Studio97 is offering an Open House this Friday, October 13, 2017, from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. The Open House will be held in the Hunter Conference Center, room 103M, and will offer studio tours, the opportunity for faculty to create sample videos, and light refreshments.

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Three Consecutive Years of Growth at SUU

This fall, Southern Utah University welcomed the largest number of incoming students to campus with 1,948 new first-time undergraduate students. The overall enrollment at SUU has increased by 5.73 percent compared to fall 2016.  According to the Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) annual enrollment report released this morning, Southern Utah University continues to grow at a steady rate. 

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Who is Leonardo Da Vinci?

By Southern Utah University on October 09, 2017

in History, Statues

Leonardo was the foremost genius of the Italian Renaissance, and perhaps the most versatile genius that ever lived. He explored all the fields of human knowledge that were available in his time, inserting his superb intellect into every realm where graphic representation is used - including painting, sculpture, architecture, and engineering.

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Who is Aristotle?

By Southern Utah University on October 09, 2017

in History, Statues

One of the greatest figures in the history of thought, Aristotle, more than any other person, determined the direction and form of Western intellectual history. Driven by a desire for knowledge, he mastered every field of learning known to the Greeks, including physics, chemistry, biology, zoology and botany; psychology, political theory and ethics; logic and metaphysics; history, literary theory and rhetoric. He invented the science of logic and biology. 

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Who is John Stuart Mill?

By Southern Utah University on October 04, 2017

in History, Statues

Most commonly thought of as a philosopher, logician, and political economist, John Stuart Mill is one of the major intellectual figures of the 19th century, and is one of the most enduring and indispensable writers of his time.

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The Founding of Southern Utah University

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1st Annual Southwest Astronomy Festival

SUU and Ashcroft Observatory will be participating in the 1st annual Southwest Astronomy Festival, which will take place Sep. 22-23. We will be holding events at the observatory, at North Elementary, and at the Cedar City Library. Numerous other entities, including Cedar Breaks, Southern Utah Space Foundation, Cedar City Library, Zion National Park, Kaibab Paiute Tribe are also participating.

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University of the Parks Competes in Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge

By Southern Utah University on September 13, 2017

in Students, Cedar City, Outdoors

Southern Utah University is competing against 92 universities across the country to defend its 2015 title as the “Most Outdoorsy School” in the Nation. The Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge is a Mother Nature meets March Madness-style competition lasting four weeks from September 18 to October 15.

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