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U of U engineering professorship

U Mechanical Engineering Chair Bruce Gale appointed Merit Medical Systems Inc. Endowed Professor of Engineering.


University of Utah and Ivory Family launch innovative partnership

Ivory University House’s new funding model to provide student housing and support for generations.


Climate change increases risks of tree death

Threats from fire, drought and insects could reshape U.S. forests.


What we’re still learning about how trees grow

Fundamental questions remain about what factors limit tree growth. A new study may hold answers.


Age and high BMI associated with sperm cell irregularities

New research suggests that abnormalities associated with aging sperm cells might be exacerbated by elevated body mass index.


Two U professors elected to National Academy of Sciences

Valeria Molinero, distinguished professor of chemistry, and Erik Jorgensen, distinguished professor the School of Biological Sciences, were elected as members of the National Academy of Sciences.


Campaign reduces car idling at two elementary schools

Air monitoring also found variation in air pollution levels between the schools’ playgrounds and the pick-up/drop-off lines.


Commuting and parking around Commencement 2022

Here’s everything you need to know to navigate busier roadways and crowded parking lots.


Digitizing 133 years of Salt Lake Tribune newspapers

The public will now have access to over 1.6 million pages thanks to a unique partnership with the J. Willard Marriott Library, Newspapers.com and the Salt Lake Tribune.


How to assess a community’s resilience

A case study in a Mexican ranching village shows how communities’ resilience depends on whether the scale of their preparation matches the scale of challenges they may face.