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Kali McKenzie: Wilderness Ranger

Wherever her career takes her, Kali McKenzie simply has to spend time in the outdoors. As a Wilderness Ranger for Zion National Park, she gets plenty of opportunities to do just that.

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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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University of the Parks Wins Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge

By Lexi Carter on October 18, 2017

in Cedar City, Outdoors

Southern Utah University re-claimed the title of 2017-18 National Outdoor Champions. After four weeks of the Mother Nature meets March Madness-style competition, Outdoor Nation officially announced SUU as The Most Outdoorsy School in the Nation.

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Faculty Friday; Meet Jacob Manning, Outdoor Recreation

Professor Jacob Manning started college as a pre-med major. He considered architecture, but quickly settled on recreation leadership and earned a master's degree from Oklahoma State University in 2012.

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Great Date Ideas for Utah’s Great Outdoors

By Sally Perkins on October 02, 2017

in Cedar City, Outdoors

As college students, it can be difficult to remember to explore the great outdoors as a refreshing weekend activity. Staying near campus all the time means running the risk of getting cabin fever and feeling weighed down by schoolwork and studying. So why not muster up the courage and ask out that girl you’ve been admiring in your Chemistry class?

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Outdoor Nation FAQ

By Abigail Wyatt on September 20, 2017

in Outdoors

The Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge is a Mother Nature meets March Madness-style competition between 93 universities lasting four weeks. The competition lasts from September 18 through October 15.

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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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SUU Trademarks “University of the Parks”

By Southern Utah University on September 06, 2017

in Students, Outdoors

After filing government paperwork and months of waiting, Southern Utah University has officially trademarked the University of the Parks. By incorporating SUU’s academic offerings and its geographic location, the University of the Parks designation sets SUU apart and promotes a unique proposition for students interested in the outdoors and experiencing hands-on learning outside of the classroom.

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Prevent Wildfires: What Can You Do?

By Southern Utah University on July 03, 2017

in Cedar City, Outdoors

The Brian Head Fire has been eye-opening to the ferocity and destruction of wildfires. Because of the dry land surrounding Cedar City, there are certain precautions citizens must take to prevent this devastation from happening again this summer. 

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23 Things to Do in Cedar City this Summer

The sun is shining, school is out and adventure awaits! Here are 21 things you can do in Cedar City during the summer.

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