U economists tally societal cost of preterm birth

In the United States, 1 in 10 babies is born preterm, or at a gestational age of less than 37 weeks. The causes of preterm birth are complicated but the effects are clear: Preterm birth has lasting consequences for the child and their family.

EYE ON THE PRIZE

Video game created by U students helps combat lazy eye in kids.

WHY VULTURES MATTER

University of Utah researchers highlight ecosystem and human impacts of vulture declines.

READY, SET, GEEK WEEK!

ASUU provides students extra services during the most stressful time of the semester.

Man’s best friend gets an update

The Ivory Prize awarded to a student whose mission to give back has lead to connecting dogs with veterans to help heal the wounds of PTSD through the nonprofit organization Labs For Liberty.

PAUSE FOR PAWS

Take a break (and a deep breath) with therapy dogs.

Halloween eye safety

You might see a lot of scary sights on Halloweenβ€”most of them fun and harmless. But one freaky sight you want to avoid is an eye infection caused by illegal colored contact lensesβ€”also called β€œfashion” or β€œcostume” lenses.

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.