AMERICAN NINJA WARRIORS

Robots, tempura-fried tarantulas and science: Unexpected things to associate with competitors on the popular TV show, but those are passions for U robotics professor Steve Mascaro and U alum and entomologist Eric Middleton.

NEW SPINY DINO DISCOVERY

Fossils of a new dinosaur—Akainacephalus johnsoni—have been unearthed in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

THE GENE BENEATH MY WING…PATTERNS

U researchers discover the gene that drives diverse patterns on pigeon wings has unexpected links to human blindness.

TAPPING TALENT OF PEOPLE WHO THINK DIFFERENTLY

Utah Neurodiversity Workforce Program creates pathways to jobs for students.

THAT SOUND MAKES ME DIZZY

Engineers discover the reasons why some people get dizzy when hearing certain sounds.

RUTH 66 ROAD TOUR: SOUTHERN UTAH

U President Ruth Watkins took a trip to southern Utah to meet with government, business, higher education and community leaders to learn more about their needs and opportunities for partnerships.

HIGH-FLYING IDEAS

Scientists, engineers and businesses gathered at the U to brainstorm Air Force research priorities.

PARTNERS IN THE PARK

University Neighborhood Partners at the U just celebrated its 15th year of Partners in the Park.

ENTREPRENEURIAL ENGINEERS

Pakistani students are expanding their scope and becoming entrepreneurs—immersed in the purpose of bringing applied innovation to the world’s water crisis.

HUMANS OF THE U: CONNOR MORGAN

“Being student body president is a big responsibility that I intend to respect. It’s a really unique opportunity that very few people get to have, and I intend to make the most of it.”