Man standing next to the UNGA sign in New York

[caption id="attachment_3856" align="alignleft" width="2229"] Michael Scott Peters '18 is the current United States Youth Observer to the United Nations.[/caption] In September, as the United States Youth Observer to the United Nations, I attended the UN General Assembly, also known as the

Illustration of a modified pain scale used in hospitals featuring faces with band-aids covering their mouths.

Imagine you are in the emergency room with your child. Inside, you are feeling the natural anxiety parents feel when they know their child is suffering. Now imagine that your child has chronic health care needs. And that she is unable

Group photo of USU engineers and villagers

[caption id="attachment_3755" align="alignleft" width="1024"] The USU Engineers Without Borders team with villagers from La Salitera. Together the students and community are working to improve water quality from groundwater-fed wells.[/caption] In the hills of Central Mexico’s Guanajuato state, cacti and rocky terrain

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the Great Salt Lake at dusk with the Spiral Jetty

Footage of the SPIRAL JETTY shown with consent from the DIA Foundation. Robert Smithson’s SPIRAL JETTY, 1970; Great Salt Lake, Utah mud, salt crystals, rocks, water; 1,500 feet long and 15 feet wide; Collection: DIA Center for the Arts, New York; © 2019 Holt/Smithson Foundation / Licensed by VAGA at

newly renovated LAEP house

Landscape architecture is more than deciding which plants to use when designing a garden. A lot more. The discipline examines how humans shape the natural environment and how the built environment affects the humans moving through a space. Before a shovel of dirt is turned at a construction site, a