News Releases

3D printed face shield

U’s libraries produce much-needed supplies for COVID-19 crisis

Medical grade 3-D-printed face shields will go to health care workers.


College of Education names new dean

Professor Nancy Songer has accepted an offer to serve as dean of the College of Education.


Physicists test coronavirus particles against temperature, humidity

One of the biggest unknowns about the coronavirus is how changing seasons will affect its spread. U physicists have received the university’s first COVID-19-related grant to tackle the question.


Earthquake felt along Wasatch Front

Widely felt earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred at 7:09 a.m. on March 18, 2020 (MDT), with an epicenter near Magna, Utah.


Discovery points to origin of mysterious ultraviolet radiation

Infalling gas found, star-forming galaxies likely primary energy source of Lyman-alpha radiation emitted from gigantic hydrogen gas blobs.


A view over a hazy city stretching into the horizon.

NASA satellite offers urban carbon dioxide insights

Using data from NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2, researchers found connections between the population density of cities and how much carbon dioxide they produce per person.


Broad-spectrum antibiotics and initial pneumonia treatment

Pneumonia patients given drugs that target antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the first few days after hospitalization fared no better than those receiving standard medical care.


newspaper burning

Truth, deception and information disorder

As part of the U’s Honors College Praxis Lab, students tackle media literacy and false information ahead of the 2020 election.


WRC office entrance

Women’s Resource Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Join the Women’s Resource Center as they celebrate the official opening of their newly renovated space in the Union.


Earliest interbreeding event between ancient human populations discovered

The new study goes back further than 23andme could have ever imagined.