10 ways the U is improving air quality

The Sustainability Office has put together a list of the ways the U is working to reduce emissions and improve air quality.

Air Quality Solutions

Do you hate Utah’s dirty air during the winter inversion months and are you curious about what university researchers are doing to understand and address the problem? Here’s your chance: The University of Utah Program for Air Quality, Health and Society is partnering with the Utah Division of Air Quality to host a workshop on Jan. 13 titled β€œAir Quality in Utah: Science for Solutions.”

What are you saving for?

Saving money and creating a budget can be stressful. Learn financial tips and tricks during U Saves Week, Feb. 23-25.

Drought’s one-two punch

Researchers look into the effects of repeated droughts on different kinds of forests.

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.

URBAN SPRAWL, ECONOMIC CRAWL

The U’s Department of City & Metropolitan Planning professor Reid Ewing and his colleagues in Utah, Texas and Louisiana find urban sprawl stunts upward mobility.