U economists tally societal cost of preterm birth

In the United States, 1 in 10 babies is born preterm, or at a gestational age of less than 37 weeks. The causes of preterm birth are complicated but the effects are clear: Preterm birth has lasting consequences for the child and their family.

A YEAR IN RESEARCH

From defending the dark, a formula to predict attraction to infotainment in cars and bovine-burying badger: A look back at the innovative and ground-breaking research being done at the U in 2017.

THE PRICE OF RICE

Do food products that are certified organic, kosher, biodynamic, etc. cost more? And if so, do grocery chains make these higher-priced food products equally available across different communities?

AIDING INFANTS AT RISK FOR HEARING LOSS

University and Utah Department of Health researchers’ new study finds a Utah law has led to increased early identification of infants with hearing loss due to a congenital infection.

Campus Store Apple One-Day Sale

All Apple products will be available tax-free at the University Campus Store and the University Campus Store Health in HSEB on April 24 for U faculty and staff.

Simply tobacco-free

The Tobacco Free rule for the U has gone through a formal review process, has been approved by the Academic Senate and will take effect July 1, 2018.