Humans of the U: Roundup

Sharing compelling stories from the heart of the U’s campus.

A decade of international friendships

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Global Campus Program, a partnership among the U’s Office for Global Engagement, Granite School District and Incheon International High School in South Korea.

U scientists detect Crab Nebula

Faculty and staff from the Department of Physics & Astronomy were members on the international team that detected gamma rays via a new telescope.

RESILIENT KIDS

New research finds traditional learning and testing situations may be missing important strengths of children who grow up in high-stress environments.

Passageways to the law

More than 100 high school students visited the S.J. Quinney College of Law as part of a program designed to inspire students from underrepresented communities to pursue careers in the legal field.

ENDING POVERTY THROUGH EDUCATION

U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart spoke to 85 high school students and recent graduates from his district about hard work and the value of education.

Humans of the U: Debolina Banerjee

“Being a user of public transit all my life, I see the numerous potentials here in Utah. What’s lacking here is the β€˜necessity’ factor. People feel more in control of their schedule with driving.”