News Releases

Ken Garff Scholarship Club to open at Rice-Eccles Stadium

Funds generated from membership initiation fees will support scholarships for U students.


Learning about the digital world

The School of Computing received more than $1.4 million to launch a new graduate-level degree and course certificates.


Brown woodrat facing left, chewing on a daisy.

It’s who you are that matters most

A first-of-its-kind study found that evolutionary history has the strongest influence in both wild and captive woodrats’ microbiomes.


Person sits at a table scrolling through the internet on a propped up Ipad next to their coffee cup.

The digital divide

U researcher co-authors paper on disproportionate impacts of barriers to internet access.


Methane emissions: Falling, but leaking

The longest continuously monitored methane emissions record shows how market forces and oilfield practices can impact greenhouse gas emissions.


Honoring our veterans in 2021

The U celebrated both the 2021 and 2020 honorees in the annual Veterans Day ceremony.


Engineer Huanan Zhang stands with his hands crossed over his chest, in the foreground with a laboratory in the background.

Wash-and-wear sensors

U engineers develop a process that turns ordinary clothing into biosensors that measures a muscle’s electrical activity as it is worn.


Researchers discover new type of nerve cell in the retina

The newly identified Campana cell could play a role in visual signal processing.


Olympic and Paralympic Cauldron Plaza unveiling

The 72-foot-tall cauldron now sits on a pedestal that features a cascading water element.


Children, adults equally vulnerable to coronavirus infection

The study shows a relatively high rate of household transmission when at least one member is infected.