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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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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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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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Eric Kirby Presents The Tavi Way to the Nation

By Lexi Carter on December 21, 2017

in Faculty, Campus Resources

Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Eric Kirby, was one of five presenters selected nationwide to present at the annual EAB ConnectED Conference. The event, held in Washington D.C., showcases top leaders in higher education through a Ted Talk style presentation. The conference hosted over 500 administrators from around the country.

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America's Fascination with Superheroes

By Kenzie Lundberg on December 20, 2017

in Faculty, Cedar City

In the last two decades, superheroes have taken over not only American theaters but screens across the world.

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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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The Future of Utah’s National Monuments

By Kenzie Lundberg on December 04, 2017

in Faculty, Cedar City, Outdoors

President Trump traveled to Utah today to announce a historical reduction of federally protected lands in Utah. Two proclamations were signed, reducing and restructuring both Grand Staircase Escalante and Bears Ears National Monuments.

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New Dean Announced for School of Business

By Miles Anderson on December 04, 2017

in Faculty, School of Business

After an extensive search, Mary Pearson has been chosen out of a very competitive national field to serve as the Dean of the School of Business at Southern Utah University.

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