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U Engineers Start Study on Better High-Voltage Electronics

U Engineers Start Study on Better High-Voltage Electronics

By Aila Amer

December 24, 2018

  Electricity is energy. When it is turned into heat, however, energy is lost. We do not see or realize it, but inside of power systems, electronic plates convert electricity into energy, heat and other forms of power. So much energy is lost in the form of heat that not a lot of power is generated...

People & Places: The U’s New Blog Helps to Increase Cultural Awareness

By Aila Amer

December 3, 2018

  University of Utah students are taking a liking to People & Places, a blog started by the Office for Equity and Diversity to give diverse students, staff and faculty a louder voice. Students find it to be a great platform and hope that it will inspire changes to help them feel more acce...

Big Bucks for FLAS: Foreign Language and Area Studies at the U and BYU Get $6.8 Million

Big Bucks for FLAS: Foreign Language and Area Studies at the U and BYU Get $6.8 Million

By Aila Amer

November 22, 2018

  The University of Utah and Brigham Young University have both been awarded $6.8 million from the U.S. Department of Education. This grant has been given in support of language study and international education for the next four years. The goal of this grant is to provide funding for the Latin Ameri...

The Personal Money Management Center Helps Students Know How They Spend

By Mackenzie McDermott and Aila Amer

November 21, 2018

  Are you a Kim Kardashian or a Warren Buffett? The University of Utah’s Personal Money Management Center helped around 45 students find out. The Personal Money Management Center is open to undergraduate, graduate, PhD and even prospective students. Anyone thinking about coming to the U c...

Honoring Those Who Serve: Craig Hanson Awarded Student Veteran of the Year

Honoring Those Who Serve: Craig Hanson Awarded Student Veteran of the Year

By Aila Amer

November 8, 2018

  Every year, the Veterans Support Center recognizes a single student veteran. The Student Veteran of the Year Award is given to an outstanding veteran student at the University of Utah. These students are recognized for their community involvement, military service and campus service. The...

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