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Financial Grant Helps U Researchers Lend a Bionic Hand to Amputees

Financial Grant Helps U Researchers Lend a Bionic Hand to Amputees

February 11, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] “It’s like waking up something as if it had been dead.” That is how Greg Clark, associate professor in bioengineering, describes his work creating bionic hands for amputee patients. This week, the research team received a $1.4 million grant to further development on a bionic hand ready to implant. Th...

UPC Speed Dating Event to Bring Love and Awkward Encounters

UPC Speed Dating Event to Bring Love and Awkward Encounters

February 10, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Need a date for Valentine’s Day? Look no further than the Union tonight. The Union Programming Council (UPC) is hosting speed dating tonight from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Crimson View on the fourth floor of the Union. FEATURE STORY: SEX WEEK GETS STUDENTS ON CAMPUS TALKING Connor Hyde, director of developmen...

Engineering Community Sees Growth in Utah

Engineering Community Sees Growth in Utah

February 8, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] What do Pixar, Adobe and Atari have in common? All were products of U engineer graduates. TOP STORY: CLINIC HELPS BOTH STUDENTS AND COMMUNITY In a recent New Yorker article, the Wasatch Front was named the new Silicon Valley due to the rise of opportunities in each engineering discipline. Richard Brow...

Applying for Scholarships Causes Stress for U Students

Applying for Scholarships Causes Stress for U Students

February 4, 2015

With scholarship deadlines on the horizon, students are beginning to feel the pressure. The U’s Financial Aid and Scholarships Office is tabling this week all over campus to help students fill out their FAFSA, a federal financial aid form, and let them know about scholarship opportunities. Hayley Shipton...

Learning Abroad Fair to Expand Student Horizons

Learning Abroad Fair to Expand Student Horizons

February 2, 2015

  Whether it’s an internship in Spain, social work in Peru or a study abroad in Japan, you can figure out travel plans at the annual Learning Abroad fair being held today in the Union Ballroom from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Breanne Davies, learning abroad coordinator for the Learning Abroad Center,...

Undergraduates Present Research to Legislators

Undergraduates Present Research to Legislators

January 29, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   Students from the U are presenting their research to the Utah Legislature this week. Cindy Greaves, project coordinator for the Office of Undergraduate Research, said this has been an ongoing project for 15 years. The U has partnered with USU for “Research Posters on the Hill,” a chance for und...

Dental Program Finds New Home in Research Park

Dental Program Finds New Home in Research Park

January 26, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   The U’s School of Dentistry now has 86,000 square feet to house its growing program. The dentistry program, previously located in the Health Sciences Education Building, has moved into a recently completed three-story structure in Research Park called the Ray and Tye Noorda Oral...

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