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New ‘Innovate U’ website showcases the U’s cutting-edge research and discoveries

The University of Utah is a nationally recognized R1 research institution. The flagship university for the state of Utah boasts a historic research legacy, reflected in the accomplishments being achieved today, and is hopeful of the many innovations that our research will bring to society in the future.

With its growing research community continuously making discoveries and finding solutions to some of society’s greatest issues, it’s a challenge to stay up-to-date with what U researchers are exploring. Now there’s a streamlined website and an easy way to find out what innovations the University of Utah and its students, faculty, staff and community are working on.

Introducing Innovate U, a new website dedicated to showcasing cutting-edge research and discoveries that impact and represent the communities the university serves.

The website focuses on research stories, news and highlights from the U’s many fields of study. Innovate U is easy to navigate and allows users to search for topics and keywords promptly.

“As the U’s research community continues to thrive, it’s our goal to amplify their stories of hard work, persistence, inspiration and hope,” said Erin Rothwell, vice president for research (VPR) at the University of Utah. “We want our community to be engaged and Innovate U allow everyone to see all the great innovations and discoveries made by our U colleges, departments and its researchers.”

Innovate U will grow and over time become the destination for the latest news, highlights and feature stories on the breakthroughs and solutions the U helping bring for the betterment of today and tomorrow.

“The U has a wide range of exciting research stories across many disciplines,” said Sonita Claiborne, director of PR/communications for the VPR office. “Through Innovate U, our goal is to share those inspiring stories with the community and highlight our researchers’ extraordinary impact across the globe.”