STEM

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Humanities intelligence

Lessons learned in the humanities set you up not only for multiple career paths but for an education that will see you through a lifetime.


Photo of Dominique Pablito by Matt Toledo

Whatever it takes

University of Utah student Dominique Pablito’s inspirational story is highlighted among Native students and professionals in STEM.


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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.


Breaking the cycle

A University of Utah medical student’s journey from fearing to speak up to co-hosting a podcast.


STEM Barbie

In partnership with National Geographic, forest ecologist Nalini Nadkarni helped develop a product line including Wildlife Conservationist, Astrophysicist, Polar Marine Biologist, Wildlife Photojournalist and Entomologist.


Children learning about brains

Young brainiacs

U faculty, staff and graduate students provided elementary and high school students opportunities to learn more about the wonders of the brain during Brain Awareness Week.


GREENLAND SCIENCE AND STORIES

Scientist-authored children’s book is part of STEM Ambassador science communication program.


TAPPING TALENT OF PEOPLE WHO THINK DIFFERENTLY

Utah Neurodiversity Workforce Program creates pathways to jobs for students.


TEACHING SKILLS, LAUNCHING CAREERS

Students in long-running summer short course make friends, find mentors and learn some isotope science along the way.


BUILDING NEW TRADITIONS

Undergraduates from across the country joined researchers and tribal elders in encouraging Native American youth to get excited about science.