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2013-02-08 23:04:08

Conan Grames to speak about ethics, business and how he helped coordinate the LDS Relief efforts after 2011 Japan earthquakes. Logan, Utah (PRWEB) February 08, 2013 An attorney and lobbyist for the pharmaceutical industry, Conan Grames, will talk about lawyers, ethics and international business at a Feb. 13 dean´s convocation at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business. The event is free and open to the public and will be held at 11:30 a.m. in the Orson A. Christensen Auditorium (Room...

2013-02-08 20:21:49

LOGAN, Utah, Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Utah State University announced today that it has created a new organization to advance the research, development and deployment of critical weather sensor technologies. USU's Advanced Weather Systems laboratory, which is a DBA of Utah State University's wholly owned subsidiary, the Advanced Weather Systems Foundation, houses a premier weather sensor technology team that will build state of the art weather sensors to provide critical...

2013-01-22 23:02:47

Jon Schmidt of Internet Sensation "The Piano Guys" to Talk About Social Media Strategy that Led to 200 Million Video Views; USU Speaker Series Will Host 10 Entrepreneurial Leaders to Share Their “Keys to Success" Logan, Utah (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 On Jan. 30, Jon Schmidt, a musician who has reached millions with his music, will walk out on stage at Utah State University, but he won´t be hosting a concert. Schmidt will speak at the Eccles Conference Center Auditorium at 6 p.m....

2012-11-15 16:20:43

From the Laboratory to the Roadway: Aggie Bus Uses First of a Kind Inductive Charging System LOGAN, Utah, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Utah State University announced today that it has demonstrated a first-of-its-kind electric bus that is charged through wireless charging technology. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121115/DC13817) The Aggie Bus rolled onto the streets carrying passengers today; just 16 months after USU demonstrated the first high-power,...

2012-09-12 14:22:20

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --The Dannon Company, Inc. today awarded Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) a Dannon Next Generation Nutrition® Grant totaling $30,000 in support of Know Greater Heroes, a performance-based health and wellness program designed to promote healthy, active lifestyles and reduce childhood obesity in Salt Lake County. Dannon presented SLCC with the award during a campus activity day and festival on the SLCC Taylorsville Redwood...

2012-09-07 14:21:48

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aarches Community Health Care today announced that Roberta Herzberg, Department Head, Political Science, Utah State University, was elected to Aarches Community Health Care's Board of Directors. Roberta also serves as Vice-chair and Member, Health Advisory Committee, Utah Health Department. "Roberta is an expert on health policy and economics in Utah and we look forward to benefiting from her insights and experience as a member of Aarches...

2012-04-19 02:24:47

LOGAN, Utah, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Utah State University (USU) Buried Structures Laboratory has published a comprehensive study on water main break rates for the United States and Canada. 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 the last 50 years. The Buried Structures Laboratory is one of two locations in the United States that has a large scale testing...

2012-03-19 19:19:07

A new study by University of Notre Dame biologist Michael Pfrender and a team of researchers from the University of Nevada-Reno, Utah State University and the University of Virginia suggests that snakes from different regions of the world have evolved a similar, remarkable resistance to a deadly neurotoxin. The finding, which appeared in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, greatly increases scientists' understanding of the genetic basis of adaptation and is a model for...

Snakes Evolve Along Similar Path Of Poison Resistance Say Biologists
2012-03-06 04:57:40

Utah State University biologists have long studied varied species of North American garter snakes that have evolved an amazing resistance to a deadly neurotoxin found in innocuous-looking newts, a favorite food of the snakes. The researchers have now discovered that snakes of different types in Central and South America and Asia have evolved the same resistance in a strikingly similar way. The findings, by USU alum Chris Feldman, PhD´08, now a faculty member at the University of...

2012-02-09 08:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) announced today the election of Jon M. Huntsman Jr. to the company's Board of Directors effective immediately. Huntsman, 51, is chairman of the Huntsman Cancer Foundation, a Utah-based cancer charity. The former Republican candidate for president of the United States has served in numerous public and private positions around the world, most recently as the United States Ambassador to China. "Jon...