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Cells infected with the malaria parasite appear darker and misshapen in a field of healthy cells under a microscope.

Discovery paves path forward in the fight against the deadliest form of malaria

Scientists have identified how cerebral malaria, a deadly form of the tropical disease, develops and have defined a potential drug target toward alleviating this condition for which few targeted treatments are available.


Why males pack a powerful punch

Elk have antlers. Rams have horns. In the animal kingdom, males develop specialized weapons for competition when winning a fight is critical. Humans do too, according to new research.


Group of paraeducators receives free training

Addressing Utah’s teacher shortage

The U’s University Neighborhood Partners is helping grow and stabilize the K-12 teacher workforce in Utah by investing in paraeducators.


Nine U students nominated as semifinalists for 2020-21 Fulbright awards

The University of Utah has nine Fulbright semifinalists this year, equaling last year’s record number. This year the U has seven undergraduate students and two doctoral students.


Churchill Scholar Michael Xiao

U honors fifth consecutive Churchill Scholar

Prestigious Churchill Scholarship provides opportunity to complete a one-year master’s program at the University of Cambridge


Taking action to improve air quality

“The Utah Roadmap” outlines a Utah approach to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.


New HOPE scholarship will support more first-generation students

Eligible students will receive up to $7,000 per academic year.


University of Utah announces new chief sustainability officer

Kerry Case will begin in early March 2020.


Response to UnsafeU petition

A response to the petition was shared with the group’s representatives and is being shared here in the interest of transparency. 


University of Utah appoints first chief safety officer to lead campus-wide improvements

Marlon C. Lynch will serve as the university’s first chief safety officer.