Science & Technology

A mural of the night sky, with a full moon. Constellations are drawn in the sky, the sky shows an arm of the Milky Way galaxy in fuchsia and dark blue, the full moon shows a figure of a rabbit in it. The foreground is a silhouette of a hill with a wolf howling, people pointing at the sky. The bottom has numbers that show how the darkness gets lighter towards the city due to light pollution.

Dark sky’s future leaders

The first undergraduate cohort of the dark sky studies minor completed the Dark Sky Studies Capstone course with projects that made an impact in Utah’s communities.


2022 ‘Best Graduate Schools’

New rankings from U.S. News & World Report are out—see how the U ranked in the 2022 “Best Graduate Schools.”


11 U students awarded prestigious NSF fellowships

This is the second-largest U cohort to date.


The path forward for fossil fuel divestment

The Academic Senate Ad Hoc Committee outlines a strategy of divestment and reinvestment.


A headshot of Anil Seth, wearing glasses and a collared shirt, in front of a photo from a space telescope that shows millions of stars.

Black holes and humankind

Learn how understanding black holes can help us understand ourselves.


U expands partnerships in Pakistan

A three-year MOU has been signed with Swat University of Engineering and Technology in Pakistan to improve engineering education in the region.


Organic crystals’ ice-forming superpowers

Research shows how organic crystals in aerosols can help turn water to ice.


Over 2,500 aftershocks recorded since last year’s Magna earthquake

Town hall meeting on March 18 features earthquake experts.


Two people with virtual reality glasses in a conference-like room with other people testing out VR glasses in the background.

Video game greatness

University of Utah’s EAE video game design program ranked No. 1 in the country.


New Churchill Scholar is U’s 6th, tying second-longest streak

Scholarship allows mathematics and physics honors student Isaac Martin to study at the University of Cambridge.