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Don't "Locke" Your Potential; Become a Philosophy Major

If a student wants to develop a broad range of skills that prepare him for a wide variety of intellectual challenges, the student should seriously consider becoming a philosophy major. Philosophy graduates can gain further education, such as graduate work in philosophy, political science, English, law, medicine, journalism, business, and public policy.

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Public Policy in the United Kingdom

Studying abroad provides the opportunity to take education out of the classroom and into the world. Students are able to learn from different cultures, find new interests, serve, improve language skills, make lifelong friends and become more prepared to help solve future global challenges.

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Freshman Organizes Annual Student Film Festival

Amanda Walton’s love for film started her freshman year of high school. Growing up in Salt Lake City, she often made videos with the family, but never considered the possibility of it as a profession until high school, when she saw the film Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl.

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Meet Our Professors: Dave Lunt, History

It’s all Greek for Dr. Dave Lunt, Assistant Professor of History at Southern Utah University. A specialist in ancient athletics, Dave intensely studies the effects of sports in society, specifically Greece. He loves studying this 2,000-year-old topic because of the ways that sports reveal cause-and-effect in ancient (and modern) societies, as well as the human factors that drive historic events.

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2018 SUU Graduation Student Speaker, Ayleen Perry

The following speech was written and delivered by Ayleen Perry, the 2018 SUU Graduation Student Speaker. Ayleen delivered her speech to the class of 2018 on May 4th during the commencement ceremony.

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President's Podcast: Sound & Psychology

Solutions for Higher Education engages in deeper reflection of critical issues in the world of colleges and universities.

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Introducing SUU’s New Student Body President: D’Mia Lamar

D’Mia Lamar understands first-hand the numerous opportunities and experiences available to students at Southern Utah University.  As a double major in political science and philosophy with a minor in legal studies, D’Mia has recently been elected as the Student Body President for the 2018-19 SUUSA Senate. D’Mia wants to increase and extend SUU’s many offerings to students across campus.  

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Meet Our Professors: Angela Pool-Funai, Public Administration

Dr. Angela Pool-Funai’s first exposure to teaching came during graduate school after spending 15 years working in the nonprofit sector and on the staff side of higher education. That experience as an adjunct instructor was all it took for her to fall in love with teaching.

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Meet Our Professors: Lisa Arter, English

Before teaching at Southern Utah University, Lisa Arter was a middle school teacher in southern California. Recognizing new teachers were coming into classrooms ill-prepared, she went back to college to train pre-service teachers to ensure they thrive in their career after graduation.

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The Films That Impacted Me The Most This Year

As a lifelong film fan, I love to see movies that have not only great aesthetic quality, but also tremendous entertainment value (no, they are not the same thing--ask any fan of the Transformer movies) being celebrated in a single (often 4-hour plus) evening of glamour and self-congratulatory speeches.

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