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Rethinking Carbon Offsets

35 years after the launch of the carbon off-sets market, talk of a replacement

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A Framework for Cancer Ecology and Evolution

A new paradigm that casts doubt on the primacy of individual cells in cancer development.

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What do cycling and rocks have in common?

Blogging about the geology showcased in each stage of the Tour de France.

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Berton Earnshaw Named College of Science Senior Fellow

A deep learning and AI expert, Earnshaw joins the College’s Leadership Team.

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A once-in-a-career discovery: the black hole at Omega Centauri’s core

The finding in Omega Centauri helps bridge the gap in our understanding of black hole

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Neutrino Oscillation Research Advances

Revolutionizing Neutrino Physics with Machine Learning

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From Curious Volunteer to Dinosaur Discoverer

Witness Savhannah Carpenter's leap from volunteering to unveiling a new dinosaur

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Journey to the Center of Biotech

While she loves to teach, Xie always ventured out to industry in molecular biology.

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Delve into the puzzle of ice crystallization and uncover its secrets.

Understand the science of how ice crystals form

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2024 U Science Fair Youth Compete Internationally

USEF: Propelling K-12 students to compete in science fairs internationally since 2003.

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Restoring the GSL & Environmental Justice

Dust exposure from the GSL is greatest among Pacific Islanders and Hispanic Utah residents

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Life On Other Planets … and in a student’s mind

“I believe my experience in research will make me a more open-minded thinker.”

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Meet Lokiceratops: Giant Blade-Wielding Dinosaur


New dinosaur species Lokiceratops showcased at the Natural History Museum of Utah.

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Peter Armentrout Returns as Interim Chemistry Chair

Armentrout returns as interim chair of the Department of Chemistry

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Utah’s fir trees at risk from balsam woolly adelgid

Climate change fuels the spread of invasive balsam woolly adelgid in Utah.

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Backtracking Core: Earth’s Inner Dynamics Unveiled

New evidence shows Earth's inner core's rotation is decelerating.

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Bacteriophages: Nature’s bacterial killers

Talia Karasov's lab explores how bacteria use viruses to outcompete rivals.

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ACCESS: The Invisible Scaffolding

It’s okay to need breaks, to not know what’s next, to give yourself room to change.

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Tony Hawk : The Intuitive Physicist of Vert Skating

Kevin Davenport explains the physics of vert skating at Vert Alert 2024.

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Conscious of the Planet

The Wilkes Student Innovation Prize: Making climate conscious consumption really easy.

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The College of Science Welcomes New Faculty Fellows

Geologist and mathematician to serve during the coming academic year.

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How Earth’s oceans were oxygenated

Tracking the rise and fall of free oxygen on Earth 2.5 billion years ago.

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Championing Representation & Advocacy in Healthcare

Now headed for medical school, an undergrad found refuge in the REFUGES program.

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Immersive VR: A New Era in Mining Safety

Immersive VR trains miners for the real world

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Kip Solomon announced as interim chair, Geology & Geophysics

Solomon's stint as interim department chair begins July 1, 2024

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Finding new ant species in a SLC backyard

“Pretty clear that this was a new species [of ant] from around here."

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A Tale of Two Worms: Advancing Epigenetics

How a cell knows whether it’s supposed to become skin or muscle

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Breakthrough in Geothermal Energy at Utah FORGE

Can coal mines be tapped for rare earth elements?

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Shared Landscapes: Wolves and Humans in Rural Turkey

Utah biologists track gray wolves with GPS collars and camera traps as their numbers rebou

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SRI Stories: Parker Guzman

'A hero of mine is Hank Green, a science communicator who makes science accessible.'

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L.S. Skaggs Applied Science Building Named at the U

The Skaggs family gift supports the latest addition to the science campus at the U

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Researchers Look to Origins of New Particle Formation

First User-Driven ArcticShark Campaign Takes Flight in Oklahoma

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Chemist Aaron Puri Receives Simons Foundation Early Career Award

Puri Recognized for Pioneering Research into Methane-Mitigating Microbial Ecosystems

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Tapping coal mines for rare-earth materials

Can coal mines be tapped for rare earth elements?

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What It Means to Meet a Mathematician

2023 Distinguished Service Award from the College of Science

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U of U Part of $6.6M National Weather Forecasting Initiative

The partnership with NOAA, other universities aims to improve predictive weather models

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Convocation 2024

Congratulations, Class of 2024!

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The Solace of Numbers: The Math Center

“Meeting the student where they are,” is the standard operating procedure of math tutors.

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Aftermath 2024

The official magazine of the U Department of Mathematics.

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Getting Stuff Done: Thomas Yassmin

PAC-12 Honor Roller Thomas Yassmin MS'24 makes a leaping grab for the diploma.

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Math Faculty Retiree Jim Keener

Jim Keener: the visionary leader for the U’s graduate program in mathematical biology.

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Of Honeybees and Carbon Emissions: SIAM Modeling Competition

1st and 2nd place at U's SIAM chapter modeling competition.

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Establishing a “Wildfire Resilience Collective”

First-person account. Establishing the Wildfire Collective at the 2024 Hackathon.

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From mountains to the Great Salt Lake: The secrets of snowmelt

Geologist Paul Brooks on Utah's Bumper Crop last year of Snow and the GSL

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Toxic Thalium: Humans changing the chemistry of the Baltic Sea

Geochemists show that human activity increasing toxic Thalium in Baltic Sea.

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U Atmospheric Scientists Team Up for $4.8M Snowfall Research Project

Project aims to better predict snowfall processes that are critical to water supply

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Outstanding Undergrad Research Awards 2024

Autumn Hartley and Dua Azhar recognized as Outstanding Undergrad Researchers for 2024.

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Environmental refuges to escape the heat

Cool zones block heat and ozone, a common air pollutant during the summer.

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Distinguished Professor: Davar Khoshnevisan

Former chair of math department elevated to distinguished professor status.

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2024 Convocation Student Speaker: Dua Azhar

Physics graduate Dua Azhar (BS'24) is selected as U Convocation's student speaker.

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Humans of the U: Erik Smith

A bio alum who developed a new kind of ski wax that quickly gained traction.

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Jay Mace: Scientist of Clouds, Painter of Landscapes

“As much as my science is part of me, doing art is part of me.”

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Devoted to Change: SACNAS

An undergrad extension of SACNAS at the U Celebrates its 1st anniversary.

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From Ecology To Impact Investing: Nalini Nadkarni

Broadening her reach beyond academia to ensure trees do not go overlooked.

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Biologist Eron Powell: Student Commencement Speaker

Shaping students into people of excellence to make exceptional contributions to society.

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Arbor Day & Cottam’s Gulch

On this Arbor Day, Visit Cottam's Gulch, the story of Utah's State Arboretum

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Humans of the U: Brenda Payan Medina

Discovering "what education looks like and what works for different people"

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Humans of the U: Gabe Brown

From trail cameras to making a documentary about the Great Salt Lake.

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Greening Iron & Steel Production

Steel production generates more human-caused CO2 emissions than any other heavy industry

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SRI Stories: Bones of the Past

“I like to think of it as just one big puzzle,” says SRI post-doc Kasey Cole.

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Cool Science: Monitoring earthquakes in Utah

It's easy to forget that Utah's Wasatch back is very near an active fault.

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The collapse and subsequent explosion of a massive star: B.O.A.T.

A gamma-ray burst so bright it “blinded” space telescopes and shook Earth’s atmosphere

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Regenerating damaged heart tissue. Sound Fishy? (It is)

Utah biologists discover that tiny tropical fish's "superpower" lies in an immune response

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Gentrification drives patterns of alpha and beta diversity in cities

Human/Wildlife Coexistence SRI stream adds to new monumental data-driven narrative.

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Metallurgical Engineering and IperionX Unveil New Research Facility

The new lab follows announcement of $10 million partnership with titanium industry leader

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Goldwater Scholars 2024

Two College of Science students receive the Goldwater Scholarship for 2024

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Utah Refugee Teens Build Cosmic Ray Detectors

Collaborative cosmic ray project connects refugee youth to science

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2024 Class of SIAM Fellows: Aaron L. Fogelson

SIAM Fellows: for work in applied mathematics, computational science, and data science.

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2024 College of Science Awards

Recognizing excellence in education, research and service.

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Biology Student Stories: Bailey Landis

The lab environment is “unequivocally amazing” say senior bio student Bailey Landis.

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Placing geology at the foundation of essential discoveries

From Ethiopia to Utah to Carleton College in Minnesota, Bereket Haileab finds his Geology.

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Hunting an underground epidemic

A fungal infection that spreads from the soil and dust—that wasn’t supposed to be there.

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The Beauty of Mathematics

Three good reasons to do mathematics. (One of them stems from beauty.)

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The future of physics education

Premier journal Nature Physics spotlights future of physics education

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Why does ice form at a range of temperatures?

New model clarifies how surface structures influence water's freezing point.

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Utah Symposium in Science & Literature

Reexaminations of beauty occurring not only in art/humanities but math & biology

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U Fulbright Scholar Semi-Finalists 2024

2024 Fulbright Semi-Finalists in the College of Science

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Cataract Canyon Comes Back to Life

Humans killed Cataract Canyon. Now it's bringing itself back to life.

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Where the Wild Things Went During the Pandemic

Camera-trap images complicate the idea that all wildlife thrived during COVID shutdowns.

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Spectrum 2023

The official magazine of the U Department of Physics & Astronomy.

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Finding Nemo (that is, nematodes) in the GSL

Brine shrimp and brine flies aren't the only animals inhabiting the Great Salt Lake.

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2024 Wilkes Climate Hackathon

“I woke up at 4:30 a.m. that second day, and it was like, we’ve gotta get this done!"

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Busy as a Beaver: Utah Forge

Utah FORGE: Building Relationships and Geothermal Understanding in Beaver County.

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Excellence in Teaching & Mentoring Award

I see the success of my mentees as just as important, if not more important, than my own.

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Immersive VR & Mine Safety

The mining metaverse is not just technological innovation.

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Amanda Smith, Distinguished Alumna

From Provo to Perth, California to consulting.

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Mining friends along the way

The real mining was the friends we made along the way.

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Academic Innovation + Intelligence Lab

Interrupt. Iterate. Reconstruct. We break barriers + build paths for student success.

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Common Ground 2023

The official magazine of the U Department of Mining Engineering.

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Remembering Alan Rigby

Alan Rigby 1969-2024, G&G Lab Manager

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Harley Benz Distinguished Alumnus

Preeminent earthquake seismologist awarded the 2024 Distinguished Alumnus Award

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Sizing Up Courthouse Crack

Ways to measure the character and instability of rock and soil before potential disaster.

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USEF 2024

A reboot of the Science Fair, now permanently at the UofU

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2024 Sloan Research Fellow

Rodrigo Noriega: At the interface of spectroscopy and materials chemistry.

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SRI Stories

Ryan Stolley, PhD, acknowledged as one of 2024's “Forty under 40” by Utah Business.

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Rhodes Scholar Finalist

Eliza Diggins is a dual major in Physics & Astronomy and Applied Mathematics.

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Measuring Black Carbon

Getting measurements with a high degree of accuracy

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Utah’s Warm Wet Winter

The role of El Niño--not much if any.

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Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats Has Long Been in Flux

Utah's Salt Flats: Salt crusts began forming long after Lake Bonneville disappeared.

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ACCESS: Sarah Lambart

Full circle: A current ACCESS participant reconnects with an ACCESS alumna in the lab.

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ACCESS: A Tale of Two Researchers

Full circle: A current ACCESS participant reconnects with an ACCESS alumna in the lab.

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Down to Earth 2023

The official magazine of the U Department of Geology & Geophysics.

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SRI Stories

"It’s really cool to now continue the research initially made possible by the U."

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Creating effective organic semiconductors

Electrons screen against conductivity-killer in organic semiconductors.

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A Moonshot for Our Age

Securing critical minerals in our age is a moonshot. We'll need all the help we can get.

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How Career Services Put This Grad on the Right Data Path

Landing a research job in her “gap year” thru Career Services.

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Nash Ward Receives 2024 PME Speaker Award

Nash Ward has always wanted to visit all seven continents.

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Central Wasatch’s extreme snowfall

Utah’s famous mountains can wring a lot of snow from even low-moisture storm systems.

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Chemist Jessica Swanson Named 2024 Cottrell Scholar

Early-career faculty who are advancing innovation in both research and education,

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New Tyrannosaurus Species

Fearsome apex predator from Western North America at the twilight of the dinosaur age.

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Academia in Action

An obligation not just to continue researching the tool, but to license it.

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Our DNA 2023

The official magazine of the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Utah.

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Southwest Sustainability Innovation Engine

A multi-institutional enterprise to confront the climate challenges facing the Southwest.

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Getting the right image

Keeping up the global-leading high-resolution 3D imaging research at the U.

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Coal Miner’s Daughter

Denee Hayes’ holistic approach to thinking outside the mining "blast hole."

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Cosmic Ray Learning in Public Schools

SLC high schoolers deploy cosmic ray detectors and analyze data.

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How long can menopause be delayed?

How transplantation of ovarian tissue can postpone menopause indefinitely.

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Preeminent geneticists recognized with revamped GSA Awards

Ofer Rog awarded the Genetics Society of America's Early-Career Award

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Measuring Co2 levels

800,000 years is just a blink of an eye when it comes to measuring CO2 levels.

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Ken Golden, Op-ed

Let us set the compass toward our highest aspirations: “through adversity to the stars.”

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Kona Coffee Lawsuit

Fraud-busts by determining relative concentrations of rare, inorganic minerals in beans.

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The ‘Barbenheimer Star’

Making great strides in adding to our understanding of how objects in the universe evolve.

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ACCESS: Margaret Call

Finding your path in life is rarely as simple as a 90-minute coming-of-age movie.

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Kevin Davenport-Physics Circle

Love to do puzzles? Kevin Davenport wants to bring us all together in the Physics Circle.

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Condensed Matter Research Group

Experimental Condensed Matter Physics Take Root at the U

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SRI Stories

An SRI student's striking pivot from one subject model in health to mosquitoes.

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Presidential Societal Impact—Kevin Perry

For those who have made an impact beyond campus.

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Fang Lab Enters Agreement

Fang Lab enters agreement with IperionX

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Underground Hazards & Safety in Mining

An educational collaboration between the RMCOEH & the Department of Mining

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A study of ‘magic mushrooms’

Psychoactive psilocybin’s evolution in ‘magic mushrooms’

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Ryan J. White ’07 Chemistry

U Alum Ryan White PhD'07 is the new division dean of natural sciences, U. of Cincinnati.

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SRI Stories

A model for targeted, real-work experience connected with academics and research.

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Nematode proteins shed light on infertility

The Rog Lab, shedding light on infertility

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Humans of the U: Ramón Barthelemy

Humans of the U: Ramon Barthelemy

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Humans of the U: Sadie Dunn

Humans of the U: Sadie Dunn, Atmospheric Sciences

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Remembering Geologist Hellmut Doelling

Remembering Hellmut Hans Doelling 1930-2023

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Presidential Scholar Award

Associate Professor of Biology Sophie Caron awarded U Presidential Scholar

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Holiday Greetings from Dean Trapa

Dean Peter Trapa shares a holiday message to students, staff, faculty and alumni

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Lightning, camera, gamma ray!

First captured video footage of lightning-triggered downward terrestrial gamma-ray flashes

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Snowflakes Falling

Utah researchers discover that how snowflakes move is astonishingly predictable.

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Cosmic Ray on SciFri

Ira Flatow on Sci Fri: Scientists Report Second Highest-Energy Cosmic Ray Ever Detected

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Revisiting the Coast Salish Woolly Dog

The origin and sudden disappearance of the culturally significant Coast Salish Woolly Dog.

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Catalyst 2023

The official magazine of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Utah.

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2023 Catalyst Magazine

Hot off the press! The official mag of Chemistry

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Carrie Wager, Chemistry Alumna

A chemistry midfielder in her career, driven to cover a lot of ground.

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Life in the Gas Lane

Industrial chemist Ziggy Uibel performs at high octane.

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CO2 changes over past 66 M years

Geoscientists map changes in atmospheric CO2 over past 66 million years.

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Solving Water Shortages by Lease

Mitigating climate change: Farmers willing to lease their H20 if it makes economic sense.

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How Microbes Combat Climate Change

Chemist Jessica Swanson works with bacteria that eat methane, a powerful greenhouse gas.

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Bio Faculty Retirees

BIology's faculty retirements, 2023

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Cold Fog & Complex Terrain

When fog sets in and visibility plummets, transportation becomes dangerous.

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Remembering Marta Weeks

“I give ... to honor my father, my husband and my father-in-law." ~Marta Weeks

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$7M to build better life sciences workforce

Closing the anticipated workforce gap between bioscience and the workforce.

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Top NASA honor goes to U Students

Playing a pivotal role in the future of space exploration

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SRI Stories

A portable technology that allows for DNA and RNA sequencing wherever you are.

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Second highest-energy cosmic ray ever

The Array is in the middle of an expansion that will help crack the case of cosmic rays.

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Mechanisms of plant microbes

Sharing research in order to inform farmers about how best to protect their crops.

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Isotopes: Science’s Common Currency

Gabriel Bowen’s research into isotopes extends into a variety of critical research paths.

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A Utah Fossil’s Journey to Harvard

For a long while, ill-gotten Cambrian fossils were part of a case involving the BLM.

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‘Lunar Forge’ Project at NASA

A team from the U's Mining Engineering and Metallurgy are finalists for NASA's BIG Idea

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SRI Stories

Science Writer Intern Lauren Wigod shares her formative experience in SRI

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Ingredients for Data Science

Data science is crucial - but can be faced with plenty of difficulties.

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Forming Ice: Molinero

U chemist Valeria Molinero is helping unravel the mysteries of how water becomes solid.

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SRI Stories

Science Research Initiative alumna Claudia Wiese is busy as a bee in her "gap year."

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SRI Stories

SRI Alum Ali Bouck shares why the program was the "best decision they ever made."

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On Naps, Carbs & Motivation: Annika Edwards, BMG

Discover your motivator, aka "wishbone." A valedictorian in mining engineering explains.

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SRI Stories

A harrowing health experience turns out to be a portal for a former SRI stream leader

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Do the Right Thing: Kevin Perry on the GSL

Working to save the GSL, scientist finds meaningful directions in his research.

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1st detection of heavy element from star merger

NASA's Webb tracks an exceptionally bright gamma-ray burst

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Nadkarni Named NatGeo Explorer at Large

'Tree-top Barbie' gets tapped for canopy work.

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Anke Friedrich inducted into Crimson Club Hall of Fame

World-class skier is, indeed, no ordinary inductee.

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Epiphytes face growing threats

Nalini Nadkarni on the importance of epiphytes and their crucial role in biodiversity

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Retroviral Symposium

A wide-variety of scientists from many disciplines along with a troupe of actors. Why not?

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Putting the ‘fun’ in commutative algebra

Anne Fayolle: Putting the 'fun' in commutative algebra.

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‘Roving sentinels’ discover new air pollution sources

Discovering new air pollution sources with ‘Roving sentinels’

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Ring-of-fire eclipse: How to see it

The eclipse event is sacred to local Indigenous tribes. Learn how to see it.

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Fall’s flamboyance: The science of autumn leaves

The science behind Utah's dazzling display of fall trees

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Mining and rare earth mineral extraction

Why the world needs more mining engineers

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‘Solving’ biology’s most important molecule

Ramakrishnan shares his adventures in the ribosome at Frontiers of Science lecture

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Nada Math Anxiety Here

No anxiety exists around U of U math professor Ken Golden's classes

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Safe Landings Weather-wise

What Worries DAL’s Lead Meteorologist? Snow in Atlanta, Yes, but Also Volcanic Ash

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Ribosome adventures

A Nobel laureate visits the U with his tale of his adventures in the ribosome

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Wilkes Center Climate Prize Winner

Lumen Bioscience is the inaugural winner of the $1.5 million Wilkes Center Climate Prize

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UteQuake

UteQuake returns to Rice-Eccles Stadium Saturday when the Utes face UCLA

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Climate-Resilient Western Grid

The U and University of Calgary will establish and co-lead the U.S.-Canada Center

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Whale of a project: Library digitizes 50 years of research

Vicky Rowntree's 50 years of research is being digitized by the Marriott Library.

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Right Whale Research, Vicky Rowntree

Vicky Rowntree's 50-year legacy of researching right whales off the coast of Argentina

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Andy Thliveris: Remember the Undergrads

A thankful undergrad helps make possible an endowed chair in biology

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Clenched fists and full beards

Two pieces of evidence suggesting humans evolved to fight

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A warming climate could make cities even less hospitable to wild mammals

Climate change could worsen the effects of urbanization on native wildlife

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Why Scientists Haven’t Solved the Mystery of the OMG Particle

From Utah's west desert to the snow-covered peaks of the Andes Mountains: The OMG Particle

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Volcanism That Drove Ancient Global Warming

Marking the end of the Paleocene

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Loudest Stadium … according to science

Seismic data from the Utah-Florida game in real time.

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Finalists vie for historic $1.5M Wilkes Climate Prize

Which of 5 candidates would you choose to help fight climate change?

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Matthew Sigman Receives The 2023 Patai-Rapport Lecture Award

For contributions in phys organic chemistry, data science & enantioselective catalysis

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Clean Energy Beneath our Feet

Vast sources and a race to tap it.

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Spiders and Plants, Richard Clark

Research on how a mite evolves resistance to foreign compounds in plants

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Synthesis 2023

Wilkes Center, Applied Science Project and stories from throughout the merged College.

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U center works with teachers to design science education tools

Designing new curricula with the help of front-line scientists.

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A widely used instrument for monitoring black carbon in real time.

Since 1847, the lake has been used as both a dumping ground and for a source of profit

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Remembering John Warnock

Remembering Math Alumnus and Co-Founder of Adobe, John Warnock

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‘Life of Tree’ Returns to Life in the Crocker Science Cntr.

The Ecstatic "Life of Tree" Returns to Life in the Crocker Science Center Atrium

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A Stark Message from Maui

How climate change puts property values at risk in forested areas

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Gravitational Waves

Abuzz with anticipation, awaiting results from 15 years’ worth of data from NANOGrav

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What the inspiration for ‘Treetop Barbie’ thought of the ‘Barbie’ movie

The Barbie movie resonates with a canopy ecologist, aka "Treetop Barbie"

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How Magma is stored beneath Yellowstone

New views of how magma is stored beneath Yellowstone provided by 100s of seismic sensors

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Shared Resistance in Breast Cancer Cells

Fred Adler and team show shared resistance in breast cancer cells

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Sister Cities Panel

Wilkes Center climate change panel between Sister City leaders

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Vahe Bandarian – 2023 ACS Fellow

Vahe Bandarian has been selected as one of the 2023 American Chemical Society fellows

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Aftermath Summer 2023

Anna Tang Fulbright Scholar, Tommaso de Fernex new chair, Goldwater Scholars, and more.

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William Anderegg Receives Blavatnik Award

Anderegg is one of three to receive the 2023 Blavatnik National Award for Young Scientists

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New composite materials could light the way to advances in imaging

New composite materials could light the way to advances in imaging

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What can earthquake ‘swarms’ tell us about seismicity in the West?

Kristine Pankow, Utah professor of geology talks about "earthquake swarms"

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Carsten Rott, New Chair of Physics & Astronomy

Carsten Rott is announced as new chair of Physics & Astronomy

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Making Machine Learning Accessible to All

Professor of Mining Engineering Rajive Ganguli launches UteAnalytics.

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How statistical physics illuminates sea ice

Mathematician Ken Golden has helped document sea ice changes due to climate change

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Nalini Nadkarni: Bright Red Arrow

In a recent podcast, Nadkarni reflects on overcoming her injuries from a 50 foot fall

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U seismologists probe Earth’s inner core

Earth's 'planet within a planet'

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Research ties worsening wildfires to bird mortalities

Recent research explores how wildfires affect migratory birds across the Western US

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Bringing Nature to Everyone

Nalini Nadkarni and other scientists gather to discuss the role of nature in healthcare

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Here Comes Trouble Shooting

The “Understory” that is Biology's Karen Zundel, Outstanding Staff Awardee

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What happened to Co2 emissions during pandemic lockdown?

Air quality in Salt Lake City improved considerably during the pandemic

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Utah’s Environmental Challenges

John Lin, Atmospheric Sciences Professor in US News & World Report

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Gadusol: A More “E-fish-ent” Sunscreen

Unlocking the Secrets of Zebrafish Sunscreen: Marlen Rice and Jamie Gagnon

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Sky Survey Data Releases 2 Million Stellar Objects

The DESI project will map nearly 40 million galaxies, quasars and stars

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Tommaso de Fernex, Math’s new department chair

New math department chair takes the helm July 1

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Dirtiest snow-year in the Wasatch accelerated snowmelt by 17 days

U researchers analyzed impacts of dust on snow during the 2022 winter season

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Ramón Barthelemy Out to Innovate

The U of U Physicist Wins 2023 LGBTQ+ Educator of the Year

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Atomic-Scale Geometry

Ken Golden's Atomic-Scale Geometry

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The ‘Rite Stuff

Geologist Jim Karner searches for meteorites

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SRI Stories

Mikhael Semaan, Ph.D. of the Science Research Initiative on his latest research

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Bones of the Earth

Geologist Kevin Mendoza on learning, teaching, representation and connection to the land

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Sandra J. Bromley Scholarship

Providing a Role Model for New Generations

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Nobel winner Capecchi discovers new brain mechanism

Capecchi discovers new brain mechanism

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Geologist Brenda Bowen, to chair Department of Atmospheric Sciences

The Professor of Geology and Geophysics will serve as Chair beginning July 1

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Tinker Toy Rises

After months of earth-moving, the Applied Science Project gets some serious hardware

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Randy Irmis receives Fulbright Scholar Award

Chief Curator at Natural History Museum and Associate Professor in Geology receives award

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U.S. Assistant Secretary visits U and Utah FORGE site

U.S. Asst. Secretary Visits U & FORGE

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2023 Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentors

Gannet Hallar and Ofer Ron receive accolades

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Utah’s Fly’s Eye Telescope Array

The cosmic origins of the "OMG Particle"

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An Unexpected Climate Solution

Generating power through artificial muscles

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Jon Wang

Vulnerable forests and the carbon budget

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U Astronomy, New AURA Member

The U Joins the Association of Universities for Astronomy

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Zhigang Zak Fang: Humboldt Award

Zak Fang wins the Humboldt

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Darryl Butt: Finding one’s ‘professional self’

Dean Butt reflects on his impact on students as he leads the U of U graduate school

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Celebrating Our Exceptional Faculty 2023

The College of Science congratulates four faculty members

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Tim Hawkes named College of Science senior fellow

Hawkes joins College leadership team

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“Through Adversity to the Stars”

Ken Golden delivers remarks at Wilkes Summit

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Humans of the U: Sam Hendry

Humans of the U: Sam Hendry

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Humans of the U: Katya Podkovyroff Lewis

Humans of the U: Katya Podkovyroff Lewis

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3 Numbers that Changed My Life

Math graduate Sahana Kargi shares her love of numbers at 2023 convocation ceremonies

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Why allergy seasons are getting worse

In a TIME magazine article, William Anderegg says climate change is playing a big part

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The Great Salt Lake’s Long-term Outlook

Atmospheric Sciences Kevin Perry shares his perspectives on a recent lake study on KSL TV.

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Lissy Coley Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Lissy Coley Elected to NAS

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Mathematical Biology Adds Up

Meet new bio/math faculty member Jody Reimer

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William Anderegg Receives NSF Waterman Award

William Anderegg is one of three awardees who will receive $1 million for research

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Outstanding Undergrad Research Awards 2023

Learn more about the university's up-and-coming researchers and mentors

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1U4U Initiative

The College of Science 1U4U Projects for 2023

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Founders Day Distinguished Alumni

A near-sweep of Founders Day Distinguished Alumni Awards by the College of Science

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Balance & Bliss: Aria Ballance

Balance & Bliss: Aria Ballance and extraterrestrial molecules

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Revisiting Carbon Offset Protocols

US forests face an unclear future with climate change

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2023 College of Science Awards

The College of Science is committed to recognizing excellence in education, research, and service and congratulates all 2023 college award recipients.

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Outstanding Grad Student

Dylan Klure Outstanding Graduate Student Awardee

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New Major: Earth & Environmental Science

A degree earned in a living lab

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2023 Goldwater Scholars

4 College of Science Students receive the Goldwater Scholarship for 2023.

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Fulbright Award

Randall Irmis, New Fulbright Awardee

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Birth Cry of a black hole

New study questions decades-long understanding of gamma ray bursts

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Coffee Klatch

Negatively impacting bird diets in coffee country.

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ATMOS 75th Celebration

Swoop goes atmospheric at ATMOS 75th anniversary celebration

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Utah’s Air Quality History

Utah's Air Quality History

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Thumping Thermometer

Yellowstone's Doublet Pool cranks up the bass every 20 to 30 minutes by "thumping."

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Storm Peak

Storm Peak is a lab and a classroom.

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75 Years of ATMOS

The history of the Department of Atmospheric Sciences.

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Air Currents 2023

Celebrating 75 Years, The Great Salt Lake, Alumni Profiles, and more.

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Weekend Effect

Large-scale citizen science camera trapping helps assess animal behavioral responses.

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Downstream

Without the lake, skiers and riders will have little to enjoy.

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In Memoriam: Maria Cranor

Meeting the Mission: Remembering Maria Cranor

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Climate Hackathon

“I woke up at 4:30 a.m. that second day, and it was like, we’ve gotta get this done!"

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Jessica Haskins

I could not have afforded my first year at MIT if I hadn’t received local scholarships.

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Clifton Sanders

Clifton Sanders, (PhD '90) receives a Founders Day Distinguished Alumnus award.

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Luke Reuschel

Nothing compares to when the pilot puts the jet into full throttle.

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A.A.U. Membership

Utah joins the prestigious Association of American Universities.

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TreeNote

TreeNote is a two minute weekly radio feature from renowned ecologist Dr. Nalini Nadkarni.

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Spirit of Salam

Tino Nyawelo wins 2023 Spirit of Salam Award.

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Fellow of the AAAS

Jennifer Shumaker-Perry elected as a Fellow of the AAAS.

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Anna Tang

Mathematics is a key in our hands that is able to fit almost any lock in the world.

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Groundbreaking

Construction has begun on the University of Utah’s new Applied Sciences facility.

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GSL Strike Team

The Great Salt Lake can be saved. This is how we do it.

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Space Sunscreen

Could dust launched from the moon’s surface mitigate the impacts of climate change?

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Jessica Venegas

I’ve always wanted to go to the U because that’s where I was born.

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Saving Great Salt Lake

The Great Salt Lake can be saved. This is how we do it.

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Fellow of the AAAS

Vahe Bandarian elected as a Fellow of the AAAS.

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Applied Science Building

Construction has begun on the University of Utah’s new Applied Sciences facility.

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$1M Grant to Chemists

Grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation may help chemists learn how molecules crystallize.

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Magnesium Pollution?

Research helps explain Salt Lake City's persistent air quality problems.

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CAPE-K

Studying the clouds in cleanest air on Earth.

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Collaboration of the Cited

Biology’s ‘highly cited’ researchers collaborate in forest science.

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Spectrum 2022

Explosive neutron stars, Utah meteor, fellows of APS, and more.

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Aftermath 2022

Arctic adventures, moiré magic, Christopher Hacon, and more.

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Pauling Medal

Distinguished Professor Dr. Cynthia Burrows is the 2022 Pauling Medal awardee.

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