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Humans of the U: Anahy Selcedo

“When I got to the U, I volunteered with an organization helping underserved communities find resources. Lots of parents wanted to sign their kids up for camps, but couldn’t get them to the location or couldn’t afford it. I thought Science in the Parks would be awesome here.”


What is mental health anyway?

Kevin Curtis, a licensed clinical social worker and the director of Crisis Services at U of U Health, joins Scope to discuss mental health and managing stress.


Does life exist on other planets?

By researching ecosystems that resemble the parts of space most likely to harbor life, such as Jupiter’s moon Europa and Saturn’s moon Enceladus, astrobiologists can better understand where the universe could support life.


Heart failure support teams

A team approach to cardiac care increases the chance of surviving severe complications from a heart attack.


A powerful transformation

After just one year in the School for Cultural and Social Transformation, the number of Disability Studies minors has doubled.


Handcrafted innovative skating gear

A national short track team skater and an Olympic medalist and U entrepreneur student are modernizing the speed skating market.


Limitation exposed in promising quantum computing material

Metallic surfaces are no longer protected as topological insulators become thinner.


Improving the odds of synthetic chemistry success

U chemists show how analyzing chemical reaction data can predict how reactions may proceed, potentially saving valuable time and resources in chemical research.


Statement from President Ruth V. Watkins on search for new director of public safety

A national search for a director of public safety will begin in the coming weeks.


Police Chief Dale Brophy announces retirement

A national search will be conducted to fill the position.