The Chevron Foundation Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program Award is a partnership between the Chevron Foundation and the U’s Office of Undergraduate Research to support female students working on science, technology, engineering and mathematics-specific projects. Award recipients received an automatic renewal of their Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program funding. Read More.
This issue of Notebook highlights key efforts that demonstrate the College’s strong commitment to student education, scientific discovery, and economic impact in Utah and around the world. Read it online! Read More.
Distinguished professor of biology James R. Ehleringer, who has pioneered applications of stable isotopes, was elected May 3 as a member of the National Academy of Sciences. Ehleringer is among 84 U.S. scientist-scholars and 21 foreign associates from 14 countries elected at the Academy’s Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. He joins more than 20 other current University of Utah researchers who’ve been elected to one of the three National Academies, which also include the National Academy of Engineering and National Academy of Medicine. Read More.
University of Utah professor Janis Louie Cantwell knows she isn't exactly a favorite to be the winner in the upcoming season of NBC's "American Ninja Warrior." "Pretty much the ideal body type is 5-9-ish, 150 pounds, 22 years old, male. All of which I'm not," Cantwell said with a laugh. The tenured U. organic-chemistry professor — a graduate of UCLA with a doctorate from Yale — is 5-2, 120 pounds, 44 years old and female. Oh, and she and her husband, Chris, are the parents of 5-year-old triplets. Read More.
Read our weekly reports from the Rio Mesa spring 2016 bird banding operation, and check out photos of some birds of the week! Read More.
Whether they are educating the next generation of chemists, mathematicians, physicists, and biologists or conducting groundbreaking research in their fields, College of Science faculty are impressive by any measure of the word. This is especially clear at the end of the Spring semester, when University of Utah Distinguished Faculty awards are announced. Read More.