Lisa Potter

Green lit dark auditorium with students on the left, and a chemistry on the right.

Be the light in your community

Scientist and inventor Alice Min Soo Chun demonstrated how she used STEM to change communities and encouraged Indigenous graduates to do the same.


Red rock desert scene with a rock wall on the left with an ancient archaeological structure built in. Archaeologists are documenting the site. There is red rock, and sage green shrubs around the ground beneath the structure.

Protecting the past at Bears Ears

Bears Ears is not just about boundaries, it’s about management.


A headshot of Anil Seth, wearing glasses and a collared shirt, in front of a photo from a space telescope that shows millions of stars.

Black holes and humankind

Learn how understanding black holes can help us understand ourselves.


A wall of blue LED lights.

New perovskite LED emits a circularly polarized glow

LEDs led to the high-definition viewing experience we’ve come to expect from our screens. A new type of LED that utilizes spintronics could take displays to the next level.


A grid of people from a ZOOM class from a previous virtual event. A graphic to the left of the frame says "waiting out winter" on a light blue background with snowflakes falling.

How do U… host a fun virtual event?

“Event planners always have to be creative, but we’ve had to be really creative during this pandemic,” said Ashlee Christofferson, assistant director of programming at the A. Ray Olpine University Union.


SARS-CoV-2-like particles very sensitive to temperature

A new study suggests that as temperatures get cooler, particles on surfaces will remain infectious longer.


Restorative justice preferred among the Enga

Advocates have called for a restorative justice system that repairs harm done to victims and reintegrates wrongdoers into society. The Enga of Papua New Guinea balance retribution and restitution.