U GRAD WINS TECHNICAL ACADEMY AWARD

U alum Thiago Ize received a Scientific and Engineering Academy Award for work on a program used by many visual effects and animation companies.

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.

DAD’S DEMEANOR MATTERS

U study of sisters helps explain a dad’s influence on risky sexual behavior.

Drought’s one-two punch

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

‘Take risks, make mistakes’

A U forest ecologist wins the prestigious Packard Fellowship, which allows freedom to pursue creative research directions.

Reversing prediabetes in mice

Results highlight a potential diabetes drug target and role for lowering total ceramides in the body.