Announcements

…selects four residency applicants from a pool of more than 400 each year. While nationally ophthalmology residents must perform 86 cataract surgeries—the average is 140—Moran residents each perform nearly 300…

On the road

…the Union Building, providing faster service between these two major campus destinations.The electric shuttle operates on this route from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. every weekday and is carefully timed…

Cybercrime isn’t cheap

…ISO, University Information Technology (UIT), and national organizations to help improve your cybersecurity at home, on the go, and on campus. This year’s NCSAM topics include: Your digital profile: Own…

STUDENTS OF LASSONDE

…a new, copper-clad, $45 million, 160,000-square-foot, student facility at the University of Utah. It merges four floors of residential space with a 20,000-square-foot innovation space on the first floor open…

Downtown TRAX construction

…to the temporary Red Line station at 400 South between main and state streets. FRONTRUNNER: FrontRunner passengers headed to the U should exit at the Salt Lake City Central station…

Announcements

…fall issue of the U’s Continuum magazine at continuum.utah.edu. METALLURGICAL ENGINEER AWARDED $440,000 FOR LITHIUM-ION BATTERY RESEARCH Ravi Chandran, professor of metallurgical engineering, was awarded $440,000 for three years from…

MAKING NEW TRAILS

…through the Bureau of Land Management. The $50 cost included food, lodging and transportation. It’s deliberately low to make the experience accessible to more students. Laura Schwartz, Alternative Breaks coordinator…

Student Life

JUMP TO: Crimson Internship Program application deadline extended Massage therapy expands hours to Saturday and Sunday Give the gift of wellness: Campus Recreation Services gift certificates now on sale Personal…

Announcements

…Access program that helps students save 70-80 percent on course materials—a welcome alternative to the high cost of textbooks with the added convenience of accessing materials online the first day…

SNAIL VENOM: ALTERNATIVE TO OPIOIDS

…next generation of therapeutic pain medications.” https://youtu.be/wXAgQov0-dQ Since antiquity, scientists have exploited plant sources for pain drugs, including medications from the poppy plant (opioids) and willow bark (aspirin). Few, new…