Science & Technology

Addressing the climate crisis through art

Join Artivism for Earth on April 22. A virtual series of interdisciplinary collaborations from the University of Utah to find compassionate and creative solutions to the climate crisis.


Using sound waves to make patterns that never repeat

Collaboration between mathematicians and engineers could lead to customizable materials.


A close up of quaking aspen trees.

Indigenous land-use reduced catastrophic wildfires on the Fish Lake Plateau

U researchers found that 1,000 years ago, the Fremont used cultural burning to reduce the risk for large-scale wildfire activity in mountain environments.


Using emotion and humor to combat science misinformation

Communications professor publishes study examining the use of humor in science information.


New undergraduate sustainability certificate

Learn more about the new certificate available for the Fall 2021 Semester.


COVID-19 vaccines as effective in real-world settings as in clinical trials

Salt Lake City data contributed to finding that mRNA COVID-19 vaccines offer substantial protection from infection by SARS-CoV-2 in the real world


Ancient ammonoids’ shell designs may have aided buoyancy control

Researchers use 3D-printed models to explore fractal-like interior shell patterns.


Why lists of worldwide bird species disagree

Data gaps and species similarities may lead to undercounting biodiversity.


Intersections of sustainability and wellness

This year’s U Earth Week events address the need to focus on both individual wellness and climate action.


Mathematics faculty and student pick up prestigious awards

Fellowships and scholarships recognize outstanding researchers.