The Utah State Board of Education will hold its committee meetings on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 and its regular meeting on Friday Nov. 2; both meetings will be held at the Utah State Office of Education, 250 E. 500 South, Salt Lake City.
Utah Valley University Department of Biology will host the Utah’s Society for Range Management conference Nov. 1-2, which will include exploring the University’s new Science Building that opened in April.
Dixie State College of Utah and the Center for Education, Business and the Arts (CEBA) presents the fourth-annual Business of Art Seminar on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 9-10, 2012, at Kanab Middle School in Kanab, Utah.
Governor Gary Herbert and Weber State University are working to develop strategies to raise the graduation rate by 2020. Currently, around 40 percent of WSU students graduate after six years of attending classes, while around 10 percent graduate within four years.
The recent dedication of USU Eastern’s Blanding Campus administration building was done with the rumbling of heavy equipment in the air. Excavation is already underway for new and much-needed housing on the 600-student campus.
The Single Mother’s Seminar is designed to give single mothers the tools and support they need to go out and become an architect of change – in their own life and in the world around them. This collaborative event connects single mothers with well-established government and community service partners who provide tools and resources for creating transformations leading to economic and emotional self-reliance.
The many people, whether they are alumni, students or friends, connected to the university throughout the course of the campaign, forever changed the course of its future as a premier land-grant research institution.
You are eligible to participate in Statewide Public Education Online if you are in grades 9-12 and enrolled in a Utah public school.
Tolga Tasdizen, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Utah (U of U), has been awarded the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award.
The most current data release by the Utah System of Higher Education shows that enrollment for colleges and universities this fall decreased by 1.56 percent
For the second year running, the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business has made The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine’s 2012 Top 25 rankings of entrepreneurship programs, and this time the school has won rankings for both its graduate and undergraduate experience-based programs.
Utah State University Extension sponsors the 2012 Restoring the West Conference, “Balancing Energy Development and Biodiversity,” Oct. 30 and 31at USU’s Eccles Conference Center.
Utah State University’s Office of Research and Graduate Studies has released the schedule of speakers and performers for its Nov. 7 TEDxUSU conference. The event will feature impactful research and performances.
The goal for this year’s Summit is to acknowledge and celebrate international collaborations Utah colleges and universities are engaged in, such as institutional collaborations as well as global business collaborations. Opportunities for exploring creative and newly developed international collaborations will also be provided.
Utah Valley University today announced that it has accepted an invitation to join the Western Athletic Conference. The Wolverines’ membership in the new-look WAC will take effect July 1, 2013, and UVU will begin athletic competition in the conference next fall at the start of the 2013-2014 season.
They are extended core curriculum standards in English/Language Arts and Math designed to ensure that students with significant cognitive disabilities (and being assessed with an alternate assessment) are provided with appropriate specialized instruction aligned with the Utah Core Standards.
The Utah State Board of Education today named Deputy State Superintendent Martell Menlove of Garland as Utah’s 24th State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Dr. Menlove will succeed Dr. Larry K. Shumway who will retire at year’s end.
The University of Utah and the U.S. Department of Interior Bureau of Land Management celebrated a unique partnership by dedicating a BLM-funded native plant demonstration garden at the Rio Mesa Center, a 400-acre research field station managed by the U on the Dolores River in southeastern Utah.
This directory is produced annually by the Utah State Office of Education.
In 2012 Utah is again a national leader in the education of children with deafblindness. The Utah State Office of Education has recently approved a deafblind teaching endorsement. As the complex and intense needs of children with deafblindness have been recognized, so has the need for teachers with specialized training in deafblindness.
Hailing from Utah, The Piano Guys became an internet sensation by way of their immensely successful series of strikingly original self-made music videos. They’ve made 35 since joining forces a little more than a year ago.
WSU’s Department of Physics will host the sixth annual Physics Open House, Oct. 5 from 6 to 9 p.m. in Lind Lecture Hall. The event, which is free and open to all ages, will feature presentations, demonstrations and interactive activities conducted by WSU physics faculty and students.
The Jordan School District Board of Education and the Jordan Education Association (JEA) are pleased to announce they have reached a settlement agreement to end four months of contract negotiations.
Utah Valley University was awarded a $3 million grant by the U.S. Department of Labor to bolster training for jobs in the fields of computer network and information security for students and workers that have been displaced due to global competition.
Nearly 2,000 more Utah high school students – a 10.5 percent increase – took Advanced Placement (AP) tests in 2012 and increased their success rate by more than 11 percent over 2011 figures, the according to data released by the College Board.
The U.S. Department of State has selected Southern Utah University as one of ten U.S. higher education institutions this year to receive a grant to establish an American Cultural Center in China. A joint undertaking between SUU and Hunan Normal University (HNU), the center will be housed on the HNU campus in Changsha.
Two of Utah Valley University’s business and career technology leaders are among finalists for the 5th annual Women Tech Awards of the Women Tech Council to be presented at a Sept. 27 awards luncheon at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City.
Named for its major benefactor, officials aimed to create one of the most innovative and progressive collegiate housing complexes in the nation.
Please join us Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 6 p.m. at 13200 S. 1300 East, Draper, for a groundbreaking ceremony. The relocation of the school is part of CSD’s plan to reconfigure grades and improve academic opportunities for students in the 2013-2014 school year.
UtahFutures.org is Utah’s one-stop shop for students to make education and career plans online. Students manage their College and Career Plan (SEOP) using UtahFutures.org in middle school and beyond and online access makes it easy for parents to get involved.
Utah State University researchers are walking on air after setting a land speed record with a novel race car of their own design.
University of Utah's Marriott Library has produced a new guide for researchers and students of environmental and sustainability studies.
Five professionals from Tajikistan participating in the Open World Leadership Center program will spend Sept. 29-Oct. 6 in Utah examining the state’s tourism industry while hosted by Utah Valley University’s Office of International Affairs & Diplomacy.
Check out this link for a complete schedule of Constitution Day activities at UVU.
Since officially opening its doors in June, the Holland Centennial Commons serves as the new home of Dixie State's Library, along with the College's English department, business services and IT departments. The building features 26 group study areas and six classrooms, along with a digital signage/interactive touchscreen wayfinding system and two food and beverage venues, among many other amenities.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Larry K. Shumway announced today that he would retire on Jan. 1, 2013. The Utah State Board of Education began immediate work on finding a replacement.
The Technology Commercialization Office (TCO) at the University of Utah (the U) is looking for “venture philanthropists” to donate to the new Gateway Crimson Innovation Fund, the university’s first fund to drive technology commercialization. TCO wants to raise $2 million in the next year to contribute to the U’s reputation as a leader at startup formation, drive economic development for the state and help improve the world through better technology.
Sign up this week for community classes from this catalog if you live in Salt Lake City.
Salt Lake Community College has named Tim Sheehan as Vice President of Government and Community Relations. Sheehan served as the College’s Vice President of Institutional Advancement since July 2010.
To promote walking and biking safely to school, UDOT launched its annual statewide challenge. Walk More in Four encourages all Utah K-8 students to walk or bike to school at least three days each week during the four weeks in September.