environmental and sustainability studies

A view overlooking salt lake valley from the University of Utah campus at sunset. On the horizon, you can see faint mountains that are obscured by hazy air, showing an example of air pollution that builds up in the valley.

Air pollution spikes reduce test scores

More frequent peak air pollution exposure was associated with reduced math and English language arts test scores for third graders in all primary public schools in Salt Lake County.


Shedding light

U student project addresses lighting issues to help preserve historic, fragile documents in the Marriott Library’s Special Collections.


Saving birds

U project provides students with hands-on learning opportunities to make a difference.


THE PRICE OF RICE

Do food products that are certified organic, kosher, biodynamic, etc. cost more? And if so, do grocery chains make these higher-priced food products equally available across different communities?


EMMY AWARDS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT 

University of Utah student’s photography featured in two award-winning film productions.


FARMING WITHOUT SOIL

U student’s hydroponics research among 18 projects showcased at iFellows symposium July 27.