NHMU

Navajo baskets weave together generations

Learn about the ever-changing stories and tales highlighted in the Natural History Museum’s Navajo Basket Explorer.


Warming climate slows tropical birds’ population growth rates

A 30-year study in Tanzania shows temperature-linked population declines in species important to forests.


The mouse is light brown fur, a long tail and cute round ears holds a bunch of leaves in its mouth while scurrying across dead leaves on the ground.

Rediscovery of the ‘extinct’ Pinatubo volcano mouse

In 1991, a volcano in the Philippines had the second-most powerful volcanic eruption of the 20th century. Its effects were devastating—but a mouse feared to have gone extinct survived.


How do U…participate in crowdsourced science?

Join in research projects from the comfort of your own home.


12 things to do at the U

Featuring the best of what campus has to offer in the worlds of art, science, nature and beyond is the 2020 University Print & Mail Services Calendar, available online and at the Campus Store.


Saving birds

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


‘Nature’s Ultimate Machines’

From slug slime to whale flippers to electrical shocks, organisms have “engineered” impressive tactics to make a living on planet Earth. The museum’s special exhibit explains how some species glide through the air, endure extreme temperatures or crush 8,000 pounds in a single bite.


DINO-MITE DISCOVERY

Newly discovered, nearly complete Tyrannosaur skeleton found in Grand Staircase Escalante.


A LABOR OF LOVE

Happy National Fossil Day! Natural History Museum of Utah volunteers Ann and Randy Johnson contribute to the discovery and research of the natural world and its past.


2016 YEAR IN REVIEW

This special edition of @theU provides a look back at the U’s inspiring stories of 2016.