Coronavirus testing: What you should know for spring semester

Knowing how many infections there are and how fast that infection is spreading to others helps inform strategies to contain the virus and helps us plan to take care of the people that become sick from the virus.

Campus safety recommendations

Leaders across the University of Utah campus presented an update on the status of the 30 campus safety recommendations, including action items for implementation, and answered questions from the U’s Board of Trustees on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019β€”focusing on training and education, staffing and improved communication processes.

Autism and steroid hormone changes

Researchers atΒ University of Utah HealthΒ have identified a link between autism and steroid hormone changes detected in the mother’s blood that may be detected as early as the second trimester.

A YEAR IN RESEARCH

From defending the dark, a formula to predict attraction to infotainment in cars and bovine-burying badger: A look back at the innovative and ground-breaking research being done at the U in 2017.

Study looks at abortion access

A first-of-its-kind study shows that men who avoid teen parenthood through their partners’ use of abortion gain long-term economic benefits.

Are coffee farms for the birds?

U researcher Γ‡ağan Şekercioğlu explores whether the expansion of coffee plantations is reducing tropical bird biodiversity.

Himalayan glaciers’ melting has doubled

Rising temperatures has accelerated the melting of this huge region dramatically since the start of the 21st century.