DECISIONS, DECISIONS

Tools to encourage doctors and patients to make medical decisions together receive $5 million in funding.

Be still my beating heart

Researchers identify a genetic mutation that sets the heart racing, producing an irregular heartbeat that can lead to heart failure.

The science of addiction

The U’s Genetic Science Learning Center received $150,000 from the Utah Legislature in early 2018 to teach middle and high school students about the science of opioid addiction and the physiological and psychological aspects of pain, among other topics.

Saving lives

In the face of escalating teen suicides, Utah launched an app. No one knew just how much change it would bring.

A sound treatment

Biomedical engineer Jan Kubanek has discovered that treatments of brain disorders may not have to require drugs or invasive surgery at allβ€”just sound waves.

University Guest House expansion

The expansion brings the Guest House to 175 guest rooms and 30 mini-suites, totaling 205 sleeping rooms.

IN THE SPIRIT OF THE SEASON

U students across campus find ways to give back to the community and help those in need.

ADAPTIVE BY DESIGN

Students teamed with the U’s Spinal Cord Injury Program at the Rehabilitation Center to study difficulties for those with physical limitations, propose solutions and build prototypes.

MEET THE GRADUATES: CLASS OF 2017

As the Class of 2017 prepare to celebrate their success, meet a few of the graduates and remember the ones we’ve highlighted over the last few weeks.