poverty

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.


Degree Completion Challenge

The U seeks ideas and strategies that are new or that scale an existing successful program for an opportunity to receive up to $100K.


REFUGEE MOBILITY

Speaker offers a new model treaty for migrant and refugee mobility.


ENDING POVERTY THROUGH EDUCATION

U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart spoke to 85 high school students and recent graduates from his district about hard work and the value of education.


SPRING BREAKERS TURN TO SERVICE

This week 143 University of Utah students will devote more than 5,000 hours of service around the western U.S. and Canada through the U’s Alternative Breaks program organized through the Bennion Community Services Center.