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Seeking black market medications

Altruism and a lack of access and affordability are three reasons why people with chronic illnesses turn to the underground exchange for medicines and supplies, new research shows.

Was the Grinch in heart failure?

They said his heart was two sizes too small. That’s a medical condition.

Spintronics for next generation info tech

Electronics that use minuscule magnetic fields emanating from spinning electrons could be used for faster, smaller electronic devices that use less energy.

Senate Summary | December 2019

If you missed the December Academic Senate meeting, then read all the highlights here.

The role of youth in renewable energy

On Oct. 21-25, 2019, urban ecology students at the University of Utah Asia Campus presented to international leaders at the Global Green Growth Institute’s flagship conference.

The future of journalism is taking shape

As students increasingly declare journalism as their major at the U, the Department of Communication evolves to meet the demand of the changing media culture.

Personalized medicine is now a reality

A new center at Primary Children’s Hospital will bring next-generation care to children today, using advanced technologies to understand a child’s unique genetic makeup and offer tailored treatments.

 
Campus Events

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 
Open forums with candidates for Chief of Police

The final candidates for the position of Chief of Police will be on campus Dec. 11-13.


What to do when an injury or illness happens on campus

Be sure to report all incidents immediately and fill out one of the three available forms.


Distinguished mentor award nominations now open

Nominate an outstanding mentor of graduate students and postdoctoral scholars for the 2020 Distinguished Mentor Award by Feb. 14, 2020.


IU4U innovation funding initiative launched

Teams will be able to submit proposals beginning Jan. 13, 2020.


Geology professor wins international earth science award

Thure Cerling’s work has given an integrated picture of vertebrate fossils and paleo-environments in which terrestrial ecosystems emerged and evolved.


2020 MLK Youth Leadership Awards

Nominate a student today.


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Campus Events

CAMPUS HAPPENINGS

Humans of the U: Quaid Harding

“Worldwide, honeybee populations are in serious decline. That’s a big problem for humans—one in every three bites of food that you take were pollinated directly or indirectly by a bee.”

HR Updates

Deadlines are coming up for flexible spending accounts.

Construction & Commuter Updates

Road construction near the Huntsman Cancer Hospital starting soon.

Research Resources

Research announcements, upcoming events, new funding opportunities and more!

 
Campus Events

CAMPUS EVENTS

 
DEC
11
University Staff & Faculty Discount Day at NHMU Gift Shop
 
DEC
11
Family STEAM Events - LEGO Family Fun
 
DEC
12
Lower Lights Christmas Concert
 
DEC
14
Discovery Class: Minecraft Master Engineering with LEGO
 
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