News Releases

How the Matterhorn sways

U professor Jeff Moore takes his methods for measuring rock arch motion to the Swiss Alps.

Rose Bowl: U community engagement challenge

Funds raised from the challenge will benefit the Pasadena nonprofit, Friends In Deed.

Red Butte Garden selects Derrek Hanson as executive director

Derrek Hanson will become the fifth executive director of Red Butte Garden at the University of Utah, effective Dec. 16, 2021. Hanson has been the garden’s interim executive director for the past seven months, following the resignation of Jimmy Turner earlier this year.

A group of five students study together outside with the University of Utah's Rice Eccles Stadium in the background.

‘The Guarantee’

The new scholarship for valedictorian and salutatorian graduates will offer aid to at least 700 Utah students.

Jacob George named one of ’30 under 30′

Jacob George, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering and director of the Utah NeuroRobotics Lab, helped develop the “LUKE Arm” motorized prosthetic arm.

Ferocious fungus

U engineers discover what makes a tree-killing fungus so hard to put down.

Don’t fear the needle

U therapists have partnered with a nationwide network helping people overcome needle phobia.

Autism in 8-year-old Utahns on the rise

The increase is likely due to awareness, diagnostics and access.

Megaherbivore extinctions and wildfires

Loss of ancient grazers triggered a dramatic increase in fire activity across the world’s grasslands.

The engineer, in black rimmed glasses and a pink shirt, does a scan on the arm of a woman with long red hair in a hospital gown.

Diagnosing breast cancer

U engineer develops diagnostic tool for breast cancer that can be used more frequently and with younger patients.