COMMENCEMENT: SPECIAL AWARDS

…average. In 2010, he was appointed director of undergraduate advising for biology, where he is solely responsible for advising more than 1,000 students. He has received ASUU’s Student Choice Teaching…

SHOWING U THE ROPES

…first author, says: “We hope that it could be used to build new ropes that are much safer and longer-lasting than existing ropes.” “We don’t want to make too bold…

LIFE OF INVENTION

…a type of tungsten carbide used for oil and gas drill bits that dig up to 20,000 feet into the Earth’s crust. I have a company that commercialized the tungsten…

A Healthier U

…shelves and in hip restaurants and all are getting their dark hues from the same source: activated charcoal. Why are people ingesting a substance normally used to cook food instead…

The Wheels of Winter

…as they lose heat faster than other areas of your body. Cheap Hack: Wear a pair of latex gloves under a thicker pair to keep your hands dry, or take…

From freedom rider to congressman

Editor’s note: U.S. Congressman John Lewis will speak at the University of Utah Nov. 10 at 11 a.m. at Libby Gardner Concert Hall. Lewis is a civil rights icon who…

HOLOGRAMS: A NEW DIMENSION

…colors: Instead of reflecting only the colors you see while absorbing the rest, all of the white light is redirected so you see the wavelengths of the wing’s colors at…

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…

A Healthier U

…vaccine was introduced in 1921. A rubella (German measles) epidemic in 1965 killed more than 2,000 babies and caused 11,000 miscarriages. Now, with the rubella vaccine commonly used the CDC…