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.

Announcements

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION The J. Willard Marriott Library has received a small grant to support the use of open textbooks and seeks qualified reviewers. The textbooks to be reviewed are available from the Open Textbook Library. Subject areas that need reviews include general chemistry, human anatomy and physiology, principles of biology, survey of accounting and […]

Announcements

CIBC FUNDING The U’s Center for Integrative Biomedical Computing just landed a $6.1 million grant renewal from the National Institutes of Health. The center produces open-source software for image-based modeling, simulation and visualization of biomedical data. Tens of thousands of scientists have downloaded the center’s software tools and data sets, and more than 200 papers […]

Title IX proposed regulations

The U.S. Department of Education today issued proposed regulationsΒ governing the way universities handle allegations of sexual assault and harassment as outlined under Title IX, the federal law that protects individuals from gender discrimination and ensures equal accessΒ in educational programs and activities. The proposalΒ is now open for public comment, and theΒ regulations will not go into effect until this period closes and the department reviews theΒ comments.

SNAIL VENOM: ALTERNATIVE TO OPIOIDS

A multi-disciplinary team of researchers at the U received a $10 million grant from the Department of Defense to identify new, natural compounds to develop non-opioid drugs for pain management.

DAD’S DEMEANOR MATTERS

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

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.