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Twelve U of U graduate students release net neutrality-themed video game

The thesis project of 12 University of Utah graduate students has amassed more than 82,000 downloads

Report: Utah is 'one of the best examples' of quality digital learning

Utah is leading the nation in the way it uses technology to enhance learning among students, according to a report released Tuesday by the Foundation for Excellence in Education. Read more »

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Provo students parade chains of kindness

Hundreds of students participated in a "chain reaction of kindness" Monday, April 27, 2015, at Provo High School. Read more »

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One thing that is needlessly holding some students back from making more money

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While the mass media narrative has trended away from the importance of a degree, studies are finding that a college education might be more useful now than at any time in recent mem Read more »

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Mitt Romney to Jacksonville University graduates: 'Get a life, have a life, live your life in full'

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney had a message Saturday for Jacksonville University graduates: Get a life. Read more »

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Public boarding school — the way to solve educational ills?

Buffalo's chronically struggling school system is considering an idea gaining momentum in other cities: public boarding schools that put round-the-clock attention on students and away from such... Read more »

April 25, 2015

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The rise and fall of the University of Phoenix

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Q&A with co-founder John Murphy on why the model worked, and how it was abandoned in the pursuit of stock prices Read more »

April 25, 2015

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Universities seek alternatives to expensive textbooks

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With the rising cost of college tuition and debt, many students skip purchasing textbooks to cut costs, risking poor academic performances. Read more »

April 25, 2015

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Pittsburgh hires Scott Barnes as athletic director

Longtime Utah State athletic director Scott Barnes is now the man in charge at Pittsburgh. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Former wrestlers charged, assistant coach disciplined in Bountiful High hazing case

Two former Bountiful High School wrestlers have been charged in 2nd District Court and an assistant wrestling coach reprimanded by the school after an allegedly violent case of hazing on a team bus... Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Utah State University seniors present plans for Granary District development

After a full semester of hard work, Utah State University students presented detailed development ideas Thursday to build upon the Granary District’s unique industrial character. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Why college matters more today than 20 years ago

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There's been a big switch in where low-income Americans are working, and education is huge factor as to why. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Utah students honored in environmental contest

Students from Olympus Junior High School are among first-place winners in a nationwide environment challenge. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Samuelson honored as 5,648 graduate from BYU

More than 5,000 graduates met in the Marriott Center on the Brigham Young University campus for spring commencement exercises on April 23. Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Why is BYU honoring Robby George, and who is he?

BYU will grant two honorary degrees at graduation on Thursday, one to Elder Cecil O. Samuelson, well-known in LDS and BYU circles for serving in church leadership and as the university's president... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Partnership gives Utah students a look inside hospitals, operating rooms

High schoolers from across the state witnessed a taped recording of babies born via traditional routes and Cesarean section. Virtual Healthcare Interactive is a partnership between the Utah State... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Report finds few colleges have a Shakespeare requirement

As Shakespeare would say, "We have seen better days." Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Sexual assaults are trending down, but still under-reported

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A new Council on Contemporary Families symposium says the number of rapes and other sexual assaults has dropped, though they're still under-counted. The group notes a good news/bad news mix to... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Amy Choate-Nielsen: How one community in Oregon is changing the discussion on campus sexual assault

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While colleges across America roil with complaints of Title IX violations, mishandling of campus rape cases and unwillingness to change, Southern Oregon University is turning into a bright spot in... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Photos: Sharing birthday wishes

Indy and Willa DeBirk are awarded the Granite Gives Back award Wednesday, April 22, 2015, by Granite Education Foundation CEO Brent Severe at an assembly at Oakridge Elementary in Salt Lake City.... Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Water ban issued, schools closed in small Cache County city

Nibley residents are being asked not to use water from the city after a city spring was contaminated by a diesel fuel spill. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Why read a book when you can just hold one?

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There's more to books than just words on a page, digital or otherwise. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Utah high school students unprepared for college, new state report says

Although a majority of Utah high school students expect to attend college, most aren't prepared to earn a degree, a new state report shows. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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This week in history: Allied forces land at Gallipoli

On April 25, 1915, 100 years ago this week, British and Allied forces landed along the Gallipoli Peninsula in the Aegean Sea with the goal of capturing Constantinople. The campaign ultimately went... Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Education Secretary Arne Duncan praises Senate's effort to reimagine No Child Left Behind

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U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan points to personal experiences that galvanized his career and focus on assessing performance. . Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Photos: Boeing employees help students celebrate Earth Day

Oquirrh Hills Middle School got a boost for its greenhouse program on Earth Day with dozens of volunteers from Boeing Co. and the Utah Society for Environmental Education. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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