News Releases

How’s the transit weather?

Could a forecast of snow change how you get to campus?


Our energy hunger is tethered to our economic past

Civilization may need to “forget the flame” to reduce CO2 emissions.


U surpasses $600M in research funding

COVID-19 research awards contributes to another record-breaking funding year.


Silencing the booming chorus

From 2007 to 2009, a yellow fever virus outbreak nearly decimated El Parque El Piñalito’s howler monkey populations. Exposure to a past virus may have aided brown howlers’ survival.


Pac-12 postpones all sport competitions through end of calendar year

The primary concern is for the health, safety and well-being of the student-athletes.


Your hair knows what you eat and how much your haircut costs

Isotopes in hair reveal connection between diet and socioeconomic status.


How Salt Lake’s buildings affect its climate future

Researchers say that building policies now can have big impacts on energy use in the future.


Rising temps put desert shrubs in high-efficiency mode

Long-term observations track Mojave Desert plants’ responses to climate change.


Gamma-ray scientists bring distant stars into focus

For the first time in nearly 50 years, stellar intensity interferometry has been used to take the measure of the stars.


A bowtie-shaped spectral of lights representing the universe. The center is bright green, then radiates the hot pink, magenta, yellow, and then white and finally gray.

Largest 3-D map of the universe ever created

The results are measurements of more than 2 million galaxies and quasars covering 11 billion years of cosmic time.