Year of the Woman
Developing Solutions for Utah’s Rising Water Management Crisis
According to a 2014 household survey, Utahns are expressing rapidly growing interest in protecting water resources for outdoor recreation and environmental benefits.
A Running Start
Mechanical and aerospace engineering alumna Amy Jo Moore is making strides at every turn in her career.
College of Engineering Welcomes New Academic Advisor
USU’s College of Engineering welcomes new academic advisor Sierra Browning. She will provide advising services to mechanical engineering students with last names K through Z.
Q&A with Dr. Elizabeth Vargis
What motivated you to pursue a career in biological engineering? What motivates you to stick with it?
USU Students Take Third at National Wastewater Design Challenge
Utah State University students grabbed another national victory at a wastewater design challenge last month in Chicago.
A Next-Generation Aerospace Pioneer
Early in her academic experience, Grace Graham learned the secret to success. The young aerospace engineering and economics double major from St. George, Utah, jumped into university life eager to get involved and meet new people.
The Engineering Writing Center
The tradition of technical writing is ancient, and the demand for engineers who are skilled technical writers has been constant.
USU Professor to Receive Nation’s Highest Science and Engineering Award
The White House last week announced that Utah State University Assistant Professor Idalis Villanueva will receive the highest honor awarded by the U.S. government to scientists and engineers.
USU Professor Receives Sudweeks Award for Contributions to Water Quality Research
Utah State University faculty Judy Sims received the Calvin K. Sudweeks Award on June 26 from the Utah Division of Water Quality.
Transportation Engineering Student Takes Two Major Awards
Utah State University PhD student of transportation engineering Yi He won the 2019 Utah Institute of Transportation Engineers student paper competition and was awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Northern Utah Women's Transportation Seminar.
Engineering Education Students Present Research at the AERA Annual Meeting
Theresa Green and Darcie Christensen, two doctoral students in the Department of Engineering Education, presented research at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Education Research Association (AERA) held on April 5-9 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Professor Receives Award From The Center for Women and Gender
USU engineering professor, Elizabeth Vargis was awarded the ‘Early Career-Faculty award’ from the Center for Women and Gender.
Aerospace Student Receives Summer Fellowship
Utah State University’s Grace Graham is one of 38 women worldwide to receive the prestigious Brooke Owens Fellowship
College of Engineering Welcomes New HR and Scholarship Personnel Specialist
USU’s College of Engineering welcomes Makenzye Bennett as the new human resources and scholarship personnel specialist. Bennett joined the college on Dec. 10, 2018.
Major Grant Awarded to USU Biological Engineering Professor
USU biological engineering assistant professor Elizabeth Vargis received a three-year grant from the National Eye Institute for her ongoing research in better understanding why new blood cells form during retinal disease.
College of Engineering Advisor Receives Regional Award
College of Engineering academic advisor Leslie Buxton received the Region 10 Excellence in Advising Award. Buxton was selected among nominees from five western states.
Reevaluating the Professionalization of Engineering Faculty
An engineering education expert is encouraging institutions of higher education to reevaluate the professional experience of engineering faculty, specifically women professors.
USU Engineering Alumna Honored by Society of Women Engineers
Utah State University mechanical engineering alumna Amy Jo Moore was honored Oct. 20 at an annual conference for the Society of Women Engineers
USU Lights up the Twin Cities at National Women in Engineering Conference
Utah State University was turning heads at the Minneapolis Convention Center last week at a large conference and expo for the Society of Women Engineers, known as SWE.
A SHPE Family Success Story
Lucy Campos and her brother José don’t shy away from responsibility. The Brownsville, Texas natives both studied engineering at USU and both served as president for the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers student chapter.
Award-Winning Student Design Could Generate Alternative Energy Using Food Waste
Utah State University students created an award-winning design that helps one of Utah’s wastewater treatment facilities increase the use of renewable energy using food waste as a biofuel feedstock.
Fluid Mechanics: There’s an App for That
The U.S. Navy has awarded a major grant to a team of Utah State University engineering researchers who are developing a unique educational tool designed to inspire the next generation of naval and ocean engineers.
Rose Hu Named USU College of Engineering Associate Dean for Research
The College of Engineering at Utah State University announced Monday that Rose Hu, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has accepted the position of associate dean for research.
College of Engineering Welcomes New Academic Recruiter
USU’s College of Engineering welcomes Danielle Roth as the new academic recruiting specialist. Roth joined on August 13. Her focus is on recruiting top students to engineering programs and assisting them through the transition from high school to college....
USU Engineering Student Awarded Prestigious Academic Fellowship
USU’s Darcie Christensen is one of 31 engineering students nationwide — and the only person in Utah — to receive a 2018–19 Tau Beta Pi Honor Society academic fellowship.
College of Engineering’s Leslie Buxton Named New Advisor of the Year
Faculty, staff and students in USU’s College of Engineering extend their congratulations to Leslie Buxton who received the USU 2018 Outstanding New Advisor award.
Congratulations 2018 Graduates
The College of Engineering at Utah State University congratulates all students who graduated May 4-5.
Aggie Engineers Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
A Utah State University College of Engineering student will receive the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Award.
Upending Assumptions in Engineering Education
It doesn’t make Idalis Villanueva uncomfortable to confront assumptions. It's her mission to challenge unquestioned beliefs and conventions that a growing number of educators say are obsolete in 21st century engineering classrooms.
USU Students Flourish in Society of Women Engineers
USU’s SWE organization offers members opportunities in community service, industry networking, outreach and mentorship
'Living in the Journey'
Megan Gordon is second woman engineering valedictorian in 15 years. Civil Engineering alumna Megan Montgomery never thought she’d be a valedictorian. She hadn’t even considered a degree in engineering.
Darcie Christensen Wins Robins Award
Biological Engineering student, Darcie Christensen, named Scholar of the Year.
'My Entire Life Has Been Influenced by the Space Industry’
Electrical Engineering Alumna who Grew Up Around Rockets Is Now a Leader in Aerospace
I'm Not What You Think I Am
The term ‘stereotype threat’ first appeared in 1994 when researchers described how a student’s academic performance can be adversely affected simply by knowing that their behavior might confirm a racial stereotype.
University of Wisconsin-Madison Honors USU Engineering Professor
Dr. Sanghamitra Roy is being named among the UW-Madison Electrical and Computer Engineering Department's '125 People of Impact.'