Pioneering the Future


Pioneer - One that goes before to remove obstructions and prepare the way for others.

The world is rarely changed through complacency. Change requires the focus, tools and mindset to to go forth where none have gone before. These are the qualities of pioneers. We invite you to join our team of pioneers as we blaze a new trail into the future.

Utah lawmakers approved the new, $85 million Interdisciplinary Science Center during the 2020 Legislative Session. ThisĀ  project will provide new educational and research opportunities for the Department of Physics & Astronomy and the Department of Atmospheric Sciences.

Together, the two departments teach more than 5,600 students and house 46 faculty members. New construction-a 40,700 square-foot renovation and 100,000 square-foot addition-is expected to result in a 56 percent increase in capacity for experimental and computer labs. These new spaces will allow the departments to address critical bottlenecks in science and technology degree programs.

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