Announcements

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ROCKY MOUNTAIN HAZE

…University of Utah atmospheric scientist Gannet Hallar and colleagues find a correlation between the severity of drought in the Intermountain West and the summertime air quality, particularly the concentration of…

The path forward for fossil fuel divestment

After eight months of research, deliberation, discussion and numerous town halls, the Academic Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Divestment and Strategic Reinvestment Investigations has published a preliminary draft report detailing…

Student Life

…graduate student in the Kirchhoff group​, received a 2017 St. Baldrick’s Summer Fellow Grant​​​​. This $5,000 award will support Ramsay’s research on late health effects for childhood cancer survivors this summer. β€‹ Therapies used

What we know about the COVID-19 vaccine

…to be one to two weeks after receiving the second dose. Given that, while quarantining is not necessary after being vaccinated individuals who receive a vaccine should continue to follow…

URBAN SPRAWL, ECONOMIC CRAWL

…and indirect effects of sprawl on upward mobility. The direct effects are through access to jobs and the indirect effects are through integration of different income classes. A Google Earth…

Be still my beating heart

…has already been written. Fifteen years after a diagnosis and 10 years after surgery, Martha is free of medication and living a normal life. She and her siblings have participated…

Drought’s one-two punch

…stranger to the American West. It goes together with the region’s heatwaves and intense wildfires. However, scientists are just beginning to understand how the effects of multiple droughts can compound…

Seminar addresses Native American Downwinders

…the continuing effect of our involvement in a nuclear war,” Blattenberger says. “Even though they are not testing above ground now, there continue to be effects.” “Remembering Down Winders #9:…