Month: December 2015

Safe & Sound

CHEMICAL SAFETY Chemicals used in both campus offices and research operations pose a wide range of health hazards (such as irritation, sensitization and carcinogenicity) and physical hazards (such as flammability, corrosion and reactivity). OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) is designed to ensure that information about these hazards and associated protective measures is disseminated. At the […]


‘GAMIFYING’ MEDICAL TREATMENT

U students win national competition for video game completely controlled by eye movement, helping treat and diagnose lazy eye in children.


A TAPESTRY OF CULTURAL NARRATIVES

Art class unveils and dedicates culturally empowering mural at Esperanza Elementary School.


REPTILIAN RELATIVES

Dinosaur relatives and first dinosaurs more closely connected than previously thought and precise rock dating calls ages of other fossil sites across the globe into question.


MINERAL OF THE YEAR

Mineral discovered by a retired U medical technologist recently received the inaugural Mineral of the Year award for 2014.


FLIES ENDANGER DARWIN’S FINCHES

One of the most common finch species – the medium ground finch – may face extinction within several decades due to parasitic flies that infest their nests, according to a new study done at the U.


BLACK GIRL DANGEROUS

Writer and activist Mia McKenzie, aka Black Girl Dangerous, will speak at the U Jan. 19. Learn more about her work, and submit your questions by Dec. 31.


U VET HONORED BY PEERS

Doctoral candidate Rich Stowell recognized as 2015 Student Veteran of the Year for his efforts to promote a greater level of understanding of veterans on campus.


HISTORY OF ROCK THE U

ASUU’s philanthropic dance marathon approaches 10-year anniversary.


Social Media Fall 2015 Recap

Fall semester via social media

With another semester in the books, here’s a look at the highlights through the social media lens.