A Healthier U

By PEAK Health & Fitness BODY COMPOSITION Body composition is a measurement of a person’s fat mass and fat free (lean) mass. Testing your body composition can be a great way to set, monitor and reach realistic health and fitness goals. General measurements such as weight and BMI can be less specific in relation to […]

Discover your strengths

Learning your primary skills will help you network, interview, talk about and promote yourself when it comes to landing that dream job.

LIVING THE STREET LIFE

New research shows that streets with classic urban design qualities create more pedestrian activity.

COVID-19 and the metropolis

Many have assumed that densely populated areas like city centers are more conducive to the spread of COVID-19. A new study finds that the opposite may be true.

A Healthier U

Β STAYING HYDRATED IN THE SUMMER HEAT Dehydration and heat stroke are dangerous conditions that can be life threatening if left untreated. These conditions are more common over the summer months, but can be easily prevented by proper planning and monitoring. Dehydration occurs when your body loses fluid that is not being adequately replaced. We lose […]

Campus safety recommendations

Leaders across the University of Utah campus presented an update on the status of the 30 campus safety recommendations, including action items for implementation, and answered questions from the U’s Board of Trustees on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019β€”focusing on training and education, staffing and improved communication processes.

Saving energy, cutting pollution

The U’s Intermountain Industrial Assessment Center helps businesses save energy, operate with less emissions.