Brian Codding

A close up of quaking aspen trees.

Indigenous land-use reduced catastrophic wildfires on the Fish Lake Plateau

U researchers found that 1,000 years ago, the Fremont used cultural burning to reduce the risk for large-scale wildfire activity in mountain environments.


Agricultural productivity drove Euro-American settlement of Utah, explaining past and present population patterns.


U recognizes five faculty for their research and academic strengths.

Investing in sustainability

On March 2 the Sustainability Office and Alta Ski Area teamed up to award deserving members of the U community with the Alta Sustainability Leadership Award.