Evacuating under dire wildfire scenarios

…April 21, 2021, in the journal Natural Hazards Review, found that minimizing losses during dire scenarios involves elements that are not represented in current simulation models, among them improvisation and…

Why chemistry?

…of chemistry. The department provides its students and researchers with the tools and experiences to make their own discoveries and advance science. https://youtu.be/9H68wcvN6EE You can also find this video at…

Will COVID-19 become a seasonal nuisance?

…predicted by mathematical models that incorporate lessons learned from the current pandemic on how our body’s immunity changes over time. Scientists at the University of Utah carried out the research,…

May 17 town hall on telecommuting and parking

…FAQ for managers and supervisors on telecommuting. https://youtu.be/aHu1APG1Sy0 Webinar transcript Chris Nelson, communications director: I want to welcome everybody to our May town hall meeting. Today’s town hall is focused

Protecting the past at Bears Ears

…artifacts. It’s also about the archaeo-ecosystems that are there. That’s what’s sacred to Native people.” PHOTO CREDIT: Pavlik et al. (2021) PNAS One of the archaeological sites within Bears Ears…

New professorship

…ceremony. “This endowed professorship motivates me to want to reach new heights in my academic research and discover new knowledge that will help humankind.” Professor Feng Liu PHOTO CREDIT: Dan…

Ranked-Choice Voting gives voice to diverse electorate

…provide political parties with better insight into how to adapt for the future. An analysis of the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries that used Ranked-Choice Voting (RCV) for the first time…

U of U Health celebrates scientific accomplishments

…for journalists and writers delving into current research and scientific discoveries. Finally, we anticipate that the collection will inspire us all. The past five years have been an exciting time…