Explore UMFA’s ‘Black Refractions’ from home

…specially designed for classroom use and a calendar of virtual events. Settle in, and stay as long as you like. This month’s exhibition-related programs—all available free online—include: “Through a Lens…

Lives of impact and inspiration

…emerita of the U’s Graduate School of Education. Harold Wolf PHD’61 was dean of the U’s College of Pharmacy from 1976–1989. Together, the couple established an endowment for the Wolf…

Building a mobile, virtual reality classroom

…For some classes, Zoom just doesn’t cut it. Students enrolled in labs typically work in close proximity and share the specimens they are dissecting. That’s why—while COVID-19 precautions are still…

Unusual earthquakes highlight central Utah volcanoes

…fluid squeezing through rock or the result of deformation from fluid movement that stressed the surface faults.” Activity in a volcanic field does not mean eruption, and Mesimeri says that…

Perseverance Rover’s journey to Mars

…The difficulty of drilling exponentially increases with drilling depth, which means tackling these problems is crucial to finding extant life on Mars. How does testing technology on Earth help identify…

Exploring the science of sea ice

…bringing the principles of mathematics into some of Earth’s most remote and most vulnerable environments. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ZagWEPgADo&ab_channel=UniversityofUtah Golden studies how sea ice forms and melts using mathematical models. He’s logged 18…

5 ways to determine if a grad program is right for you

…(physics), and your favorite school doesn’t have faculty in that specialized area, they cannot support you (and will wonder why you applied). 2. Assess the fit with your values and…

Statement regarding House Bill 302

…Title IX law, and does not acknowledge the competitive equity guardrails currently in place. First, this bill jeopardizes the opportunity to host NCAA championships in the state of Utah. As…

Travel as you learn

…also totally worth it. Yes, it does require careful planning, consultation with your academic advisor and working with your learning abroad coordinator. However, take it from Carpentieri, you won’t regret…

Mindful Resilience

…runs through April 7, 2021, from 12-1 p.m. every Wednesday. All participants must register online here. Zoom meeting information will be provided after registration. The workshop covers the following learning…