Summer β€˜Utah Mag’ released

…Read “The Sticking Point” here. Unpacking Gen Z Don’t underestimate this rising generation. They’re savvy, empowered and poised to impact the world. Sure, they’re on the phone, using Snapchat, TikTok…

Evacuating under dire wildfire scenarios

…unprecedented, which is a tough thing to do.” PHOTO CREDIT: Cova et. al. (2021) Nat Hazards Rev Dire evacuation scenario category based on a score. Download Full-Res Image Most emergency…

Will COVID-19 become a seasonal nuisance?

…viral dose. Children are unlikely to develop severe disease. Adults who have had COVID-19 or have been vaccinated are protected against severe disease. Running several versions of these scenarios showed…

Owning our stories

…stories, including Dr. Hubain’s, where the storytellers shared personal thoughts and feelings about the story behind their photos. Watch their stories below. Introduction from Bryan Hubain, Ph.D. and story Bryan…

Protecting the past at Bears Ears

…artifacts. It’s also about the archaeo-ecosystems that are there. That’s what’s sacred to Native people.” PHOTO CREDIT: Pavlik et al. (2021) PNAS One of the archaeological sites within Bears Ears…

How to practice self-compassion

…How to practice mindfulness Scan the body for pain or tension Label the emotion (e.g., anger, sadness, shame Articulate the feeling: “I’m tense” “I’m activated” “This is painful.” “This is…

Mindfulness

…Recommendations are for informational purposes only. The University of Utah does not endorse commercial products. Trinh Mai, “Mindfulness”, Accelerate University of Utah Health curriculum, Aug. 31, 2018. Available at: http://accelerate.uofuhealth.utah.edu/explore/mindfulness…

Mindfulness and comfort in the face of racism

…at: https://accelerate.uofuhealth.utah.edu/connect/how-to-respond-with-compassion-when-someone-is-hurt-by-racism Jean Whitlock and Trinh Mai, “How to Respond with Compassion when Someone is Hurt by Racism”, Accelerate University of Utah Health curriculum, Aug. 27, 2020. Available at: https://accelerate.uofuhealth.utah.edu/connect/how-to-respond-with-compassion-when-someone-is-hurt-by-racism…

Johnson & Johnson vaccine once again available

…and has specific advantages because it requires just one dose. “This is a great option for patients who can’t take time away from work or home,” Orlandi says. “Patients don’t…