• BEST IN STATE—Senior Courtney Schoen Lewis was named Best PR Student in Utah. Story
  • CROWBAR—Athletes compete in annual Crowbar backcountry race in Logan Canyon. CHRISTIAN HATAHWAY
  • HINDU FESTIVAL—Hundreds of Hindus and friends gather for annual Holi Festival of Colors in Spanish Fork. DANA IVINS
  • RAINBOW CELEBRATION—Holi celebrants joyfully paint themselves at Hindu festival. DANA IVINS
  • HUT! HUT! HUT!—ROTC teams compete in Ranger Challenge at Camp Williams. ALISON OSTLER. Story
  • SNOWBARD JAM—Boarders show their stuff on the Quad during Entrepreneur Week. CASSIDEE J. CLINE. Story
  • SNOWBOARD TRICKS as hotdoggers show off on the Quad during Entrepreneur Week. CASSIDEE J. CLINE. Story
  • WINTER A and the American flag over a snowy USU campus. WHITNEY PETERSON
  • QUADVIEW—A springtime view of the USU Quad and Old Main from atop the business building.
  • PRESS CONFERENCE—USU President Stan Albrecht briefing journalism students. CHRIS ROMRIELL. Story
  • HIGH-HEELIN’ IT—Men in high heels and their female supporters walk a mile to protest sex abuse. TY ROGERS
  • ELK PICNIC—Elk and humans mingle at the winter refuge at Blacksmith Fork's Hardware Ranch. CARESA ALEXANDER. Story

Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

Pulitzer finalist Pat Bagley to speak at Utah State University

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 Posted in Arts and Life, Education, USU Life | Comments Off on Pulitzer finalist Pat Bagley to speak at Utah State University

Veteran Salt Lake Tribune editorial cartoonist Pat Bagley will be the first Morris Media and Society Lecture Series speaker of 2016. The series, designed to bring diverse media voices to Utah State University’s Logan campus, is sponsored by the Department of ...

Logan High School implements new programs to prepare for ACT

Saturday, December 12th, 2015 Posted in Education | Comments Off on Logan High School implements new programs to prepare for ACT

By Lee Johnson aggieblogger12.blogspot.com Logan High School has started new math remediation classes to help prepare struggling students for the ACT. The change was prompted by Logan City School District’s goal that, by 2020, all students will meet or exceed the national percentage of ...

New learning program for Mount Logan Middle School sees results

Monday, December 7th, 2015 Posted in Education | Comments Off on New learning program for Mount Logan Middle School sees results

By Lee Johnson aggieblogger12.blogspot.com Mount Logan Middle School has already begun to see benefits from implementing a professional learning community program at the beginning of the school year.  The program, which provides opportunities for teachers to collaborate in groups and learn how to be more successful, has been ...

Utah State Uintah Basin hosts workshop to help married couples.

Sunday, November 29th, 2015 Posted in Education, Health | Comments Off on Utah State Uintah Basin hosts workshop to help married couples.

By Bo Lamb lambbo14.wix.com Utah State University professor David Law and his students will be teaching Uintah Basin couples techniques to reignite romantic love and strengthen relationships — just in time for Valentine's Day. Law and his students Family Consumer and Human Development students will ...

Logan High School’s band director revamps teaching methods

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 Posted in Education | Comments Off on Logan High School’s band director revamps teaching methods

By Jackson Wilde jacksahackreporter.wordpress.com When the Logan City School District began implementing its one-to-one program to provide every student a laptop computer, Chris Rasmussen knew one thing — computers would not be a fixture in his classroom. “I want them to hold a clarinet ...

Woodruff Elementary to focus on high mobility students

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 Posted in Education | Comments Off on Woodruff Elementary to focus on high mobility students

By Lee Johnson aggieblogger12.blogspot.com Woodruff Elementary has a new goal to provide help to students who move in and out of the elementary’s boundaries — giving each one the specialized attention and care they need to make the most of their time at ...

IT improves registration process, despite new challenges

Sunday, November 22nd, 2015 Posted in Education | Comments Off on IT improves registration process, despite new challenges

By Brenna Kelly bkellyjcom1130.blogspot.com It was registration week at Utah State University, and database administrator Ryan Merrill sat in front of two computer screens in his office. Two other IT administrators — Eric Allen and Duane Black — were adjacent to him, ...

At Adams Elementary, students work to become leaders

Friday, November 20th, 2015 Posted in Education | Comments Off on At Adams Elementary, students work to become leaders

By Lee Johnson aggieblogger12.blogspot.com When a fifth grader at Adams Elementary School in Logan noticed that parent night fliers and posters were only available in English, fellow students rushed in to ensure that mothers and fathers who read in Spanish would still ...

Logan High School incorporates new computers

Friday, October 2nd, 2015 Posted in Education, Logan News | Comments Off on Logan High School incorporates new computers

By Lee Johnson aggieblogger12.blogspot.com Logan High School has received 1,600 MacBooks in a pilot program to integrate computers into its classes. The school began handing out the laptops last month. Every student is expected to receive one — and some teachers have ...

Spanish immersion program helps students with speech deficiencies

Sunday, March 29th, 2015 Posted in Education | Comments Off on Spanish immersion program helps students with speech deficiencies

By Kayla A. Swenson Language Learning In Utah Thirty students sat on a colorful rug and waited for their teacher, Vitoria Floyd, to challenge them on their newly learned Spanish vocabulary. When Floyd pointed to a picture of an umbrella held by a ...

USU students spend spring break serving in San Francisco

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Education | Comments Off on USU students spend spring break serving in San Francisco

By Sadie Hughes Aggie Exploration Ten Utah State University students and one faculty member returned on Saturday after spending a week serving poverty-stricken people in San Francisco.  Alternative Breaks, an organization that offers ways to spend fall or spring break, organized the trip ...

Teachers now in charge of running Logan School District’s After School Clubs

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Education | Comments Off on Teachers now in charge of running Logan School District’s After School Clubs

By Sarah Keyes Child and Family Support An appointed teacher from each school will now lead Logan School District’s After School Club. In previous years, Logan Parks and Recreation appointed an independent aid to run the program at each school. For convenience and ...

North Park Elementary considers benefits of Chinese immersion program

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Education | Comments Off on North Park Elementary considers benefits of Chinese immersion program

By Kayla A. Swenson Language Learning in Utah The second Alisha Green’s first grade students walk into class they are immersed in the language and culture of China. This year the North Park Elementary first and second grade students are enrolled in a ...

Business students London-bound for spring break

Friday, February 27th, 2015 Posted in Education | Comments Off on Business students London-bound for spring break

From Logan to London, students from Utah State University’s Jon M. Huntsman School of Business will explore international business this spring break. Fourteen undergraduate students from Utah State University’s Jon M. Huntsman School of Business will leave for a trip to ...

Film production degree now available at USU

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life, Education | Comments Off on Film production degree now available at USU

The Department of Theatre Arts at Utah State University announced this semester the addition of a new bachelor of fine arts degree. The new degree will allow students in the Department of Theatre Arts to study film production within the ...

USU marketing team headed to national competition

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 Posted in Business, Education | Comments Off on USU marketing team headed to national competition

A team of students from Utah State University’s Jon M. Huntsman School of Business was selected on Wednesday to compete in the 2015 Wake Forest University School of Business Marketing Summit. The summit, which will take place from April 6 to ...

Did nonresident waivers make Utah State slightly more Mormon?

Saturday, February 7th, 2015 Posted in Education, Faith | Comments Off on Did nonresident waivers make Utah State slightly more Mormon?

By Mike Morales  When the Utah Legislature passed a bill in 2013 extending in-state tuition to more out-of-state residents, Utah State University officials assumed the result would be greater student diversity. At least where the state's dominant religion is concerned, though, that ...

Organic farm at Utah State celebrates season’s end with Pumpkin Days

Sunday, September 28th, 2014 Posted in Business, Education | Comments Off on Organic farm at Utah State celebrates season’s end with Pumpkin Days

Story and photos by Katherine Larsen LOGAN -- What began with mud finished with mud as the Utah State University Organic Farm celebrated the end of the growing season with Pumpkin Days. While some participants took shelter from the rain under tarps to listen ...

Tri-School Trot means dollars for PTA, new friends for students

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 Posted in Education | Comments Off on Tri-School Trot means dollars for PTA, new friends for students

Story and photos by Sierra Copeland SMITHFIELD -- The air at Sky View High School buzzes with music and laughter as students from three elementary schools -- Summit, Sunrise and Birch Creek -- walk and run together to raise money for ...

ROTC at USU offers scholarship help, leadership training

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 Posted in Education | Comments Off on ROTC at USU offers scholarship help, leadership training

By Katherine Larsen HYRUM -- Normally M16 rifles don’t float and life rafts are not intentionally capsized, but when the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps is at Hyrum Dam, what they do is anything but normal. The Utah State University ROTC completed ...