Inside Research at Utah State University

At Utah State University’s Sunrise Sessions, faculty and students share their research with community members and business leaders from the Wasatch Front. Held quarterly in downtown Salt Lake City, these early-morning presentations detail how USU research addresses pressing issues that impact Utah’s citizens and its future.

All are invited to attend these events at no charge thanks to generous sponsorship by Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Each session is free and open to the public.

Click here to learn how you can attend.

Next Sunrise Session: January 27, 2017. Courtney Flint

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Courtney Flint

The concept of wellbeing has been a focal point of society since Ancient Greece. Today, we understand wellbeing as having individual, social, and environmental dimensions, including landscape features such as mountains. What is the state of wellbeing in the Wasatch Mountains? How do people perceive the role of the Wasatch Mountains in our regional wellbeing? What threatens wellbeing? How do we sustain wellbeing in the Wasatch? This presentation highlights research findings from the student focused Mountain Research Team at Utah State University. The voices of people in various regional roles highlight the many ways quality of life is enhanced by the Wasatch Mountains, as well threats to manage for the future.

Sunrise Sessions Podcasts

2016 Presentations