Utah State University

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Name: Utah State University
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Why consumers pay more attention to big packaging

New York, April 16 (IANS) Be it a lottery ticket or a stock market, packaging them in larger categories may help attract more eyeballs, research shows.People are more likely to make a prediction about something when it is grouped in a large category of ... [Published News Track India - 41 mins ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

2014 Grantsville High Sterling Scholars

Sierra Allen: GeneralSierra Allen is the daughter of Drew and Jewel Allen. She has a 3.99 GPA and a 32 ACT composite score. She was a Utah Rotary Youth Peace Ambassador in 2013, traveling around the state to speak at leadership conferences and attending ... [Published Tooele Transcript Bulletin Online - 8 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

USU’s ‘Cache Valley Science Kids' page offers one-stop shop for science and opportunity for science ed opportunities

LOGAN – Are you seeking information about science and math activities, summer camps and other resources for your child? Utah State University’s College of Science now offers a ‘one-stop shop’ with information about educational opportunities offered in ... [Published Cache Valley Daily - 13 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Consumer predictions: Do categories matter when predicting the lottery or stock market?

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 15-Apr-2014From sports to the stock market and even winning the lottery, it's in our nature to predict who or what will come out on top. But, sometimes we can't see the forest for the trees. According to a new study in the Journal ... [Published EurekAlert! - 19 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

COLUMN: It is time to make a decision

Updated:  Monday, April 14, 2014 22:04Robert Frost once wrote, “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.”Unfortunately, Frost forgot to tell us how he went about making this brilliant ... [Published The Utah Statesman - 19 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

AN INTRODUCTION TO RAIN GARDENS WITH DR. MIKE DIETZ

A rain garden is a planted depression in the landscape designed to reduce pollution from storm water runoff. They are being used all around the country to help keep water clean and to beautify residential landscapes. This workshop, presented by Dr. Mike ... [Published Simsbury Patch - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Taking Center Stage

Some traditions need to be preserved.In 1988 a performing group came to the stages in Duchesne County known then as “Stagelight.”Students from Altamont High, Union High, and Utah State University performed in the group over the past 26 years.The time ... [Published Vernal Express - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

New Tar Pits Discovery Reminds Us The Past Wasn't Entirely Different

The leafcutter bee Megachile gentilis | Photo: Smithsonian Institution Entomology DepartmentYou've almost certainly heard of the famous La Brea Tar Pits, those redundantly named fossil treasure troves in Hancock Park near the associated Page Museum. Oozing ... [Published KCET - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

USU’s Society of Physics Students presents 'MythBusters'

LOGAN – Myth or Fact: Can a penny dropped from the top of the Empire State Building kill someone?This assertion and more will be tested Friday, April 11, at “SPS MythBusters,” an event hosted by Utah State University’s Society of Physics Students chapter. ... [Published Cache Valley Daily - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Kids' satisfaction in sports often less when parents spend more, study says

Softball coach Dan Higgs didn't know what to say to a player who repeatedly confided something to him:"I don't even want to play anymore, but my family says this is my only ticket to college. I don't know how to tell my dad I don't want to play."Luckily, ... [Published Canton Repository - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Ice Age Leafcutter Bee Fossils At La Brea Tar Pits

The La Brea Tar Pits in California are known for saber-toothed cats and mastodons but they also have insects. Recent examination of fossil leafcutter bee nest cells, led by Anna Holden of Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County and colleagues, reveal ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 3 reports

USU lowers tuition for online classes

File photoLOGAN — Utah State University recently announced its plan to lower tuition for in-state students taking online courses starting in summer semester this year.The university's tuition plateau level was also lowered from 13 credits to 12 credits. ... [Published KSL-TV - Apr 10 2014]

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"One factor that can contribute to a person's flawed judgment is categorisation" said Mathew S Isaac from Seattle University and Aaron R Brough from Utah State University
...Diseases (USAMRIID) has spearheaded research to develop medical solutions—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, and information—to protect the U S " military service members from biological threats. Its specialized capabilities include Biosafety Level 3 and Level 4 laboratories, world-class expertise in the generation of biological aerosols for testing candidate vaccines and therapeutics"
...to a person's flawed judgment is categorization," write authors Mathew S Isaac (Seattle University) and Aaron R Brough (Utah State University). "When making a prediction, we can become distracted by how all of the various possibilities are grouped. The basic question of our research is, 'Can the size of the category make an outcome seem more or less likely to occur?'"
"It's exciting but it also was a tough decision," said Berger, who turns 24 in May. "I think it will be the best thing for me and I'll be able to benefit not only next year but for my life in general."

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COLUMN: It is time to make a decision [Published The Utah Statesman - 19 hours ago]
Consumer predictions: Do categories matter when... [Published EurekAlert! - 19 hours ago]
AN INTRODUCTION TO RAIN GARDENS WITH DR. MIKE D... [Published Simsbury Patch - 19 hours ago]
Antiquated law adds billions to fuel costs [Published New York Post - Apr 15 2014]
Taking Center Stage [Published Vernal Express - Apr 15 2014]
Diplomacy’s Public Dimension: Books, Articles, ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Apr 14 2014]
Gun-loving Utah residents seek firearms training [Published KSL-TV - Apr 14 2014]
Summit high schoolers focused on scholarships, ... [Published Summit Daily News - Apr 14 2014]
Faun McEntire [Published Twin Falls Times-News - Apr 13 2014]
Spider Silk Unusually Useful Uses [Published The Guardian Express - Apr 13 2014]
Ex-North star Berger set to finish career in Ha... [Published Medford Mail Tribune - Apr 12 2014]
New Tar Pits Discovery Reminds Us The Past Wasn... [Published KCET - Apr 12 2014]
6 Indian-Americans to Receive Ellis Island Meda... [Published News India Times - Apr 12 2014]
Individuals, foundations honored for support of... [Published Deseret Morning News - Apr 12 2014]
USU’s Society of Physics Students presents 'Myt... [Published Cache Valley Daily - Apr 11 2014]
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Study docoments changes to Green River after 20... [Published Environmental Monitor - Apr 11 2014]
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Diplomacy’s Public Dimension: Books, Articles, ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Apr 14 2014]
by Bruce Gregory* Hisham Aidi, “America’s Hip-Hop Foreign Policy,” The Atlantic, March 20, 2014.   Aidi (Columbia University) examines changes in the musical genre hip-hop, its political and cultural dynamics, and its use by US and European governments ...
Ice Age Leafcutter Bee Fossils At La Brea Tar Pits [Published Scientific Blogging - Apr 10 2014]
The La Brea Tar Pits in California are known for saber-toothed cats and mastodons but they also have insects. Recent examination of fossil leafcutter bee nest cells, led by Anna Holden of Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County and colleagues, reveal ...
How Climate Change Threatens Grizzly Bears [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Feb 06 2014]
This story originally appeared on The Huffington Post and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. On a cold, overcast day last fall, Jesse Logan and Wally Macfarlane hiked up Packsaddle Peak near Emigrant, Mont., not far ...
In the American West, a battle unfolds over bug... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Feb 01 2014]
Kate SheppardA stand of dead whitebark pine atop Packsaddle Peak in Montana, killed by an infestation of mountain pine beetles. On a cold, overcast day last fall, Jesse Logan and Wally McFarlane hiked up Packsaddle Peak near Emigrant, Mont., not far ...
Strassmann installed as Charles Rebstock Profes... [Published WUSTL Science & Technology News - Jan 30 2014]
Sid Hastings/WUSTL PhotosJoan E. Strassmann speaks at her installation as the Charles Rebstock Professor of Biology in Arts & Sciences. She wears the medallion bestowed by Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton that symbolizes her appointment to a named prof ...
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Utah State Study Identifies Signs That Can Indi... [Published Financial Services - Feb 20 2014]
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