Drought’s one-two punch

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

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.

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.