Wednesday, September 29, 2010


Did you know there is a new field in engineering called nano-engineering? Nano-Engineers use quantum physics and other types of physics to create very small machines. This engineering field is starting to grow quite rapidly. Some of the prominent ideas and projects include: Quantum Super Computers (Super Computers the size of Molecules), Room Temperature Superconductors, and nanomachines (atomic sized machines that can do many different tasks). If you are interested in nano-engineering contact your advisor for more information about what you can do to prepare for it.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Free On-Line Tutoring!

We hope everyone is doing well in school. Did you know if you have some problems with math you can get tutoring online? UVU actually has a web-based tutoring service where you can chat live with a tutor from the Math Lab. Even if you are all the way in the middle of nowhere you can still chat online for some great help with your math homework. To do that you need to go to and click on “Log into MathLab Online”. For your user name include your school so they know a little better to help you.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010


Have you ever heard of actuaries? Actuaries are special statisticians who analyze risk and help manage risk in different circumstances. Actuaries help insurance companies offer competitive prices by using risk analysis. Actuaries also help analyze and train different organizations in various methods for reducing risk and loss.

How much are actuaries paid? According to, the entry level positions average between $50,316 and $61,266, with pay increasing every extra year of experience.

If you are interested in actuarial science speak with your advisor for more information.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Did you know there are some really cool pictures of the universe? One terrific website is Astronomy Picture of the Day. This website has a new picture everyday with a really cool explanation as well. Check it out at: Astronomy Picture of the Day.