Humans of the U

Humans of the U: Kiffer Creveling

March 18, 2019

“While engineering is my first love, I can be found skiing, rock climbing, camping and hiking on the weekends. Playing on the University’s Club Water Polo Team and photography are additional outlets for enjoyment.”



Humans of the U: Naima Dahir

March 9, 2019

“When I first started college and learned about environmental racism, such as the water crisis in Flint, MI., I was taken aback at how these environmental injustices are happening in communities of color that don’t have the resources to fight back against things that are affecting them. It became personal to me as a person of color, who comes from a community that has a large refugee community with a low socioeconomic status.”



Humans of the U: Debolina Banerjee

March 1, 2019

“Having lived in India, Hong Kong and now Utah, public transportation has always been a huge part of my life. I’ve seen the difference infrastructure makes from country to country and the impacts it has on people’s travel behaviors. Coming from a highly dense megalopolis where the sheer number of people heightens traffic congestion so […]



Humans of the U: Lisa McMurtrey

February 22, 2019

“I think the type of work that I do requires self-care, but in general, I like to build in a balance of work and relaxation into my daily life. Using public transportation helps me achieve that balance.”



Humans of the U: Martin Cuma

February 8, 2019

“I’ve enjoyed bicycling since I was a kid, back in the Czech Republic. It provided the freedom to move around without depending on either public transit or my parents. When I moved to Salt Lake in 1998 for my postdoc it felt natural to continue riding. I save on a parking pass and car costs and it forces me to get up on my bike every morning and ride to work.”