SHAPING SNOWSTORM IMPACTS

Researchers, including the U’s Jim Steenburgh, have found shorelines of lakes may help forecasters determine the impacts of lake-effect storms.

Diagnosing breast cancer

U engineer develops diagnostic tool for breast cancer that can be used more frequently and with younger patients.

COMMENCEMENT: SPECIAL AWARDS

The U recognizes the achievements of faculty members, as well as individuals whose work warrants the university’s highest honor, the honorary doctoral degree.

LIFE OF INVENTION

Meet Zhigang Zak Fang, professor of metallurgical engineering in the College of Mines and Earth Sciences and a 2017 National Academy of Inventors fellow.

SHOWING U THE ROPES

Theoretical climbing rope could brake falls; now mathematicians need material to make it a reality.

The Wheels of Winter

It’s snow season, and freezing temperatures are the norm, but that doesn’t mean you have to hang up your bike.