From its earliest moments USU’s core mission was to predict, research and scientifically solve Utah’s water problems and needs. Today, the university’s water specialists are among the world’s leading experts on water-related issues as they work to further understand this precious resource.
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Utah State University's faculty members advance its mission by centering students, putting academics first, cultivating diversity of thought and culture, and serving the public. Faculty members are regularly recognized for their efforts both by the university and other prestigious organizations.
At Utah State University, dedicated specialists are conducting research and providing solutions to improve air quality for Utah citizens so we can all continue to thrive outside.
From its land-grant founding, Utah State University has been giving people the knowledge to care for the land they live on. Today, that mission includes research into all aspects of the ground beneath us.
Utah State's students, researchers and initiatives make a difference worldwide. From understanding the global climate to mapping future foodways and more, Aggies in internationally recognized research centers and programs continue a long tradition of preparing the world for what's next.
Researchers, educators, students and other Aggies have worked together to find innovative responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. The insights into human behaviors and resilience will benefit people worldwide, both in day-to-day situations and global emergencies.
Create Your Aggie Impact is a university-wide, initiative-driven fundraising campaign that matches donors’ passions with outcomes that accelerate student access and opportunity, elevate the educational experience, develop solutions to the world's challenges, and build a university of distinction.
Outdoor recreation plays a vital role in Utahns’ quality of life and the health of the economy. With USU’s proximity to several national parks and mountain ranges, the institution has become the go-to expert in how to manage the land in ways that allow for generations of continued exploration.
Space exploration has captured the imagination of humans since the dawn of time, and USU is leading research and innovation in the ever-evolving field. The synergy of the Space Dynamics Laboratory and top-notch science and engineering programs, provide Utah “Space” University an infinite future.
To celebrate Pride Month in June, Utah State Today is highlighting university employees and students who are conducting research, academic pursuits and other projects related to or that benefit LGBTQIA+ communities.
For 25 years, Utah State University has been an innovator in providing digital education. Since USU Online’s inception, students from all 50 states, and from countries across the globe, have taken one of its nationally-ranked 500+ credit courses, or have pursued one of 60+ degrees or certificates.
Throughout time, USU has remained true to its roots as an institution dedicated to the land and its people. With the land-grant distinction, USU has the responsibility to "educate the state," and it continues to maintain a presence in every county in Utah.
USU is getting greener all the time. In this ongoing series, Utah State Today looks at how the university is creating a more sustainable campus.