Our Ongoing Partnerships
Some of iUTAH’s most active and productive partnerships are with the many primarily undergraduate institutions (PUIs) in the state. All seven public and private, accredited colleges and universities that serve a general college population in the state are engaged with iUTAH in some way:
Dixie State University (DSU)
Faculty from Dixie State University, a small public university located in St. George, Utah, serve on iUTAH Education, Outreach and Diversity (EOD) teams. The Utah Water Survey, a statewide poll of public perception on water issues, is co-administered through a collaborator at DSU.
Salt Lake Community College (SLCC)
Salt Lake Community College, with several campuses spread across the Salt Lake Valley, is Utah’s largest college with the most diverse student body. It is the recipient of an iUTAH subaward administered by a principal investigator.
Faculty from SLCC serve on all iUTAH EOD teams and participate in the selection committees for our undergraduate research experience (iFellows) and research catalyst grant programs (RCG). SLCC was also the recipient of an EOD innovation award in 2015. Ongoing research involvement by SLCC faculty includes participation in the Utah Water Survey. Students from SLCC took part in the 2013, 2014, and 2015 iUTAH Summer Institute; three SLCC undergraduates have been selected as iFellows from 2014-2015.
Snow College is a small, rural, 2-year public college located in Ephraim, Utah. In 2015, an undergraduate student from Snow College was selected to take part in the iUTAH iFellows program.
Southern Utah University (SUU)
Southern Utah University, a small public university in Cedar City, Utah, is the recipient of an iUTAH subaward that is administered by a principal investigator.
SUU faculty participants are actively engaged with the iUTAH Management and EOD teams, the selection committees for the RCG and EOD innovation award programs, and the Utah Water Survey; and have been recipients of three EOD innovation awards (2014-2015) and four RCGs (2013-2015). In 2015, an undergraduate student from SUU took part in the iFellows program.
Utah Valley University (UVU)
Utah Valley University is the largest public university in Utah. Located in Orem, it is the recipient of an iUTAH subaward administered by a principal investigator. Faculty from UVU serve on iUTAH management and EOD teams and participate in the RCG selection committee and the Utah Water Survey. UVU has received six RCG awards from 2013-2015. Students from UVU participated in the 2013 iUTAH Summer Institute.
Weber State University
Weber State University (WSU) is a large public university located in Ogden, Utah. It is the recipient of an iUTAH subaward administered by a principal investigator. Faculty at WSU serve on the iUTAH Management and EOD teams and administer and implement the RCG program. In addition, they have been the recipient of one EOD innovation award (2014) and two RCGs (2013-2014), and are participating in the administration of the Utah Water Survey. iUTAH is also working closely with the Special Assistant to the President for Diversity at WSU in furtherance of its diversity initiatives. Students from WSU participated in the 2013 and 2014 iUTAH Summer Institutes. From 2013-2015, ten WSU undergraduates were chosen as iFellows.
Westminster College is a small, private liberal arts college located in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is the recipient of an iUTAH subaward that is administered by a principal investigator. Westminster College faculty serve on the iUTAH Management team and RCG selection committee and have been recipients of two RCG awards from 2013-2014. Westminster undergraduates participated in the 2013 iUTAH Summer Institute; six students have been selected as iFellows from 2013-2015.