Trees and lawns beat the heat

…location had 12 sensors that measured temperature and humidity: six within the park and six in the residential areas. Gomez-Navarro analyzed ground cover in a 10-meter diameter around each sensor…

How U alumni helped invent the catalytic converter

There were no regulations that required their use at that time. There were three requirements: it had to be relatively cheap, it had to remove the pollution and it had…

Face covering myths debunked

…common face covering myths using scientific evidence. MYTH 1: Face coverings don’t stop the spread of the virus. The research on this topic is clear—face coverings greatly reduce the spread…

Evergreen needles act as air quality monitors

Every tree, even an evergreen, can be an air quality monitor. That’s the conclusion of researchers at the University of Utah who measured the magnetism of particulate matter on the

Annual notification of selected University of Utah policies and resources

…of @theU: This regular feature in @theU reports on a variety of safety issues across campus. Topics include fire safety, building evacuations, incident/injury reporting, etc. Non-motorized Vehicles: Learn more about…

Commuting to campus during COVID-19

…permit The “HU” permit allows students who live on -campus to park overnight in housing lots. This permit is also valid in “U” lots. Be aware that overnight parking is…

Testing, tracing and metrics that matter

the following: Weekly number of new COVID-19 cases on campus and in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, and the state of Utah Stress on our hospitals measured by in-patient…