News Releases

U ranked top 10 for entrepreneurship

New recognition for the Eccles School of Business and the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute.


Personalized medicine is now a reality

A new center at Primary Children’s Hospital will bring next-generation care to children today, using advanced technologies to understand a child’s unique genetic makeup and offer tailored treatments.


Exploring engineering with high school students

Students from all over the country came to the U to learn about engineering.


Is climate change good for plants?

Could the rising levels of carbon dioxide actually be good for plants?


U receives grant from Office on Violence Against Women

The grant will facilitate partnership with Utah Domestic Violence Coalition and other community entities to address service coordination and prevention.


Chronic conditions could lead to pregnancy complications

One in three women of reproductive age have at least one chronic condition that could compromise their health or lead to adverse outcomes during pregnancy, according to University of Utah Health scientists.


Ant expert finds new species in his backyard

A new species of ant found in an unlikely place.


STEM Barbie

In partnership with National Geographic, forest ecologist Nalini Nadkarni helped develop a product line including Wildlife Conservationist, Astrophysicist, Polar Marine Biologist, Wildlife Photojournalist and Entomologist.


U professor’s research leads to legislation to protect consumers from predatory lenders

Research by Christopher L. Peterson is at the foundation of the Veterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act, which aims to cap interest rates on consumer loans to all Americans.


What are the limits of ice?

The smallest nanodroplet of water in which ice can form is only as big as 90 water molecules—a tenth the size of the smallest virus.