Humans of the U: Annie Giokas

“Participating in undergraduate research helped me gain skills as an independent thinker and the courage to improve at public speaking after presenting at multiple conferences.”

How to thermally cloak an object

Theoretical method can make objects invisible to a thermal camera, or mimic a different object

Predicting a patient’s life expectancy

Genome-wide pattern found in tumors from brain cancer patients predicts how long they could live.

A woman scientist looks through a microscope

Why wait? New initiative gets students into the lab early

In 2020, the College of Science will give hundreds of undergraduates the opportunity to contribute to real research projects the year that they step onto campus.

Humans of the U: Kelly MacArthur

“I’m really excited to meet new students. I go out of my way to memorize all the students’ names. By the end of every semester, I think to myself, ‘I wonder if my next group of students is going to be as great as this group of students.’ I’m going to miss these students, and I’m not sure how to detach so that I can leave space to attach to the next set.”

Arctic ice at a record low

100-year-old physics model replicates modern arctic ice melt.

U mathematician elected to Royal Society

This fellowship is just the latest in a long string of honors for Christopher Hacon.


Pi gets all the love, but tau can make math easier so let’s celebrate Tau Day this week.


Math simulations support theory of “socially enforced nepotism.”


Commencement will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. at the Jon M. Huntsman Center. In the weeks leading up to the ceremony, we’ll profile graduates from across the university.