• 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 ‘Science’ Category

Utah State researchers working to prevent hospital infections — with spider silk

Saturday, February 6th, 2016 Posted in Science, USU Life | Comments Off on Utah State researchers working to prevent hospital infections — with spider silk

By Dylan Harlow A lab at Utah State University dedicated to studying uses for synthetic spider silk has developed a working prototype of a coating that researchers believe will prevent bacterial infections caused by medical supplies such as catheters and intravenous tubes. “This is ...

USU undergrads study immigrant children and environmental dangers

Saturday, December 12th, 2015 Posted in Science, USU Life | Comments Off on USU undergrads study immigrant children and environmental dangers

By Kyle Downey aggieevents.tumblr.com Two Utah State University undergraduate students are researching environmental dangers faced by the children of immigrant families in Utah for a national project that promotes research on children's health. Grant and Morgann Holyoak will be interviewing social service providers ...

For years, scientists studying the upper atmosphere assumed two measuring methods were the same. But were they?

Saturday, December 12th, 2015 Posted in Science | Comments Off on For years, scientists studying the upper atmosphere assumed two measuring methods were the same. But were they?

By Diego Mendiola  ususmokescreen.tumblr.com Scientists have long assumed that two different methods for measuring the temperature of the Earth’s upper atmosphere are both quite accurate. But researchers at Utah State University recently realized that there was no way to know for sure. That’s ...

New anti-cancer drug synthesized at Utah State

Sunday, November 22nd, 2015 Posted in Science | Comments Off on New anti-cancer drug synthesized at Utah State

By Diego Mendiola ususmokescreen.tumblr.com Lung cancer treatment could be an easier and more affordable following the discovery of a new anti-cancer drug which has been synthesized and is being readied for mass production by a research group at Utah State University. The new ...

Ecology Center hosts Antarctic entomologist at Utah State

Saturday, October 24th, 2015 Posted in Science | Comments Off on Ecology Center hosts Antarctic entomologist at Utah State

Entomologist David Denlinger of Ohio State University presented research on the only permanent animal species in Antarctica, Belgica antarctica, at Utah State University on Wednesday as part of a two-part lecture. “We have a lot to learn from this little guy,” said Denlinger, referring ...