USU students test outdoor products in Moab

Study is part of development, design field course

Twelve students from Utah State University recently completed an intensive three-week summer course in outdoor product design and development, using the Moab area as a hub for their field course. The students participated in several projects during the course, including product testing, meeting with industry groups, and analyzing dilemmas facing Moab and its involvement with the outdoor recreation industry, according to David Mathis, USU marketing manager in an email.

USU names satellite system Statewide Campuses

Utah State University announced that its regional campuses and centers will now be referred to as Statewide Campuses. This includes two residential campuses, USU Eastern and USU Blanding, four campuses in Brigham City, Tooele, the Uintah Basin and Moab, and 25 other USU locations ranging from Randolph in northern Utah to Monument Valley near the Arizona border. The titling of Statewide Campuses fulfills USU’s land-grant mission of making college accessible to residents throughout the State of Utah, according to a statement from the university.

USU partners with Google to expand computer science education

The National 4-H Council recently announced a new $6 million collaboration with Google to bring computer science education to underserved youth across the country with a new Computer Science Pathway. Utah State University Extension’s 4-H program has been a key partner in co-creating the computer science curriculum and developing tools for educators to implement the program, according to a press release from the organization.