Latest Utah State University Stories

2014-09-15 23:05:50

~ EDS via Encore Duet Delivers Rich, Fully-Integrated Results with Intuitive Interface ~ IPSWICH, Mass. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 EBSCO Discovery Service™ via Encore Duet has been selected by Utah State University as its discovery solution to help the library consolidate its diverse resources. The service will also make resources more readily available to library users through an intuitive interface. The university adopted Innovative's Encore discovery solution several years ago...

2014-05-14 08:34:15

LOGAN, Utah, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Utah State University (USU) Buried Structures Laboratory has published a comprehensive study on PVC pipe excavations, testing and life cycle analysis. USU, located in Logan, Utah is also home to the Utah Water Research Laboratory and has significantly contributed to water and wastewater research internationally for over 50 years. The study reviews past dig-up reports and presents new quality control testing results that continue to validate the...

2014-04-29 23:00:49

Best Online Colleges, the premier website for rankings of the top online programs and online schools, has released its annual rankings of the Best Online Social Work Degree Programs. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 BestOnlineColleges.org is a pioneer in online educational resources for students. A remarkable shift has occurred in America’s higher education system over the last few years. While online education was once considered a niche industry, top colleges and universities are now offering...

2014-04-01 08:21:11

OGDEN, Utah, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tempus Global Data, Inc. announced today that it has opened operations in Utah to deliver next generation weather data to commercial and government customers. Tempus will provide critical weather data through the use of the Utah State University-built Sounding & Tracking Observatory for Regional Meteorology instrument under an exclusive agreement. STORM is designed to be hosted on satellites flying in geostationary orbit, able to...

2014-02-12 23:29:30

Following an article published by The Spectrum, ArtSchools.com, a directory of art colleges, discusses how artists are pushing for music education in schools. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 ArtSchools.com, the leading directory of art colleges, discusses how artists are encouraging schools to teach students more about music and other forms of art. In a February 3rd article posted on The Spectrum titled, “Artists Encourage Music Education in Schools,” members of the Utah Opera...

2014-02-03 16:20:32

LOGAN, Utah, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Utah State University's Space Dynamics Laboratory announced today that it has delivered the final series of 35 thermal link and composite support structure assemblies to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center for integration onto the James Webb Space Telescope. The SDL-built thermal links will help conduct heat away from the Webb Telescope's infrared instruments. "Delivery of the Webb Telescope heat straps represents a significant...

2014-01-15 12:28:24

Waterford Awarded $11.5 Million Grant from the i3 Investing in Innovation 2013 Competition SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Waterford Institute was recently awarded $11.5 million from the Investing in Innovation (i3) 2013 federal grant competition for its early education curriculum and in-home preschool program UPSTART. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131107/LA12431LOGO) The U.S. Department of Education awarded a total of $134 million in 2013 for i3, its...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.