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Pizza & Politics - Culture Appropriation vs. Appreciation

The Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service hosts Pizza & Politics every Wednesday at noon to discuss a current political topic. Leavitt Center student employees research the topic and moderate the conversation. These discussions expose students to a variety of important issues and encourages them to share their own perspectives while learning all sides of an issue. Free pizza is provided for all who attend.

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My Culture is Not a Costume

With Halloween coming up, Southern Utah University’s Center for Diversity and Inclusion has launched “My Culture is not a Costume” campaign. The campaign includes a series of SUU students holding photos of different racial and ethnic outfits in order to raise awareness of culturally insensitive costumes. On Friday, the images were posted online and around SUU’s campus.

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Pizza & Politics - Freedom of Religion

By Miles Anderson on October 18, 2017

in Students, Campus Resources

The Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service hosts Pizza & Politics every Wednesday at noon to discuss a current political topic. Leavitt Center student employees research the topic and moderate the conversation. These discussions expose students to a variety of important issues and encourages them to share their own perspectives while learning all sides of an issue. Free pizza is provided for all who attend.

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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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STEAM Festival Involves Students in Experiential Learning

The third annual STEAM Festival will be held October 16-17 on the Southern Utah University campus. The two-day festival presents hands-on science, technology, engineering, art and math learning for children of all ages.

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The Founding of Southern Utah University

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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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Cómo Prevenir a la Nostalgia en la Universidad

En este punto del semestre, a menudo encontramos que los estudiantes están luchando con la nostalgia de la casa, adaptándose a los compañeros de cuarto y aprendiendo a manejar su trabajo escolar. La emoción de sus nuevas experiencias puede estar empezando a desvanecerse, y es posible que descubra que las cosas empiezan a serles más difíciles. Si bien esto es muy normal para los estudiantes, todavía puede ser difícil para nosotros ver a nuestros estudiantes luchar,

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How to Help Homesickness in College

By Jodi Lee Simmons on September 26, 2017

in Students, Campus Resources, Parents

At this point in the semester we often find that students are struggling with homesickness, adjusting to roommates, and learning to manage their school work. The excitement of their new experiences may be starting to wear off, and you may find that things are starting to feel more difficult for them. While this is very normal for students, it can still be hard for us to watch our students struggle, especially when we feel far away. College Parent Central offers the

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SUU Seeks Funding for New Childcare and Preschool

Kathy Wyatt, wife of President Scott L Wyatt, dropped out of college to support her husband through law school and raise their son. Money was tight and they were worried about student loans. Years later she has returned to college to earn a degree in Family Life and Human Development.

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