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HRE Hosts Coffee Sampling for Students to Decide Lassonde Studios Coffee Brand

HRE Hosts Coffee Sampling for Students to Decide Lassonde Studios Coffee Brand

April 5, 2016

Student taste buds united on March 30 at the Peterson Heritage Center to choose the coffee provider for the new Lassonde Studios dorms. Millcreek Coffee, Douglas Roasters and Rimini were the three contenders, with students being able to taste a sample of each and provide feedback. Housing and Residential...

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held For Crocker Science Center

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held For Crocker Science Center

April 4, 2016

U President David Pershing and donor Gary Crocker joined students, faculty and donors on the lawn of Presidents Circle to recognize the progress of the Crocker Science Center. The center, currently under construction, will have classrooms, labs, the Center for Cell and Genome Science and a technology...

U Offers Discounted Solar Panels In Effort To Empower Families To Go Green

U Offers Discounted Solar Panels In Effort To Empower Families To Go Green

By Katie Buda

March 28, 2016

Clean Energy Utah and U Community Solar are offering a discount on solar panels to all university students, faculty, staff and alumni from March 15 through Sept. 30, 2016. Clayton Johnson, clean energy project coordinator for Utah Clean Energy said they have a simple goal. “We want to empower more...

Lassonde Institute Hopes To Give Students The Chance To “Live Creatively” In New Building

Lassonde Institute Hopes To Give Students The Chance To “Live Creatively” In New Building

March 17, 2016

The Lassonde Studios will offer U students a chance to live creatively — inside a personal pod. Students can move into the "garage," a 20,000-square-foot building, on Aug. 18. Focused on those interested in entrepreneurship or innovation, personalized pods inside the studios will offer an all-encompassing...

Music and Memory Initiative Seeks to Help Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients

Music and Memory Initiative Seeks to Help Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients

March 7, 2016

The Utah Commission on Aging is approaching memory challenges through an unconventional method: personalized playlists. Music and Memory is an initiative following research that demonstrates how music can help people suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s revisit their memories. The program plans to br...

U Professor Works To Protect Environment, Reduce Carbon Footprint

March 3, 2016

Chemical engineering research professor Dolly Chitta is working to develop a hybrid multifunctional catalyst to reduce the number of industrial processing plants. Chitta, a new member of U faculty, has worked as a federal contractor doing high-risk, high-payoff research for over five years. Her work...

Event Planned to Honor OSH’s History Before Demolition

Event Planned to Honor OSH’s History Before Demolition

February 22, 2016

Orson Spencer Hall won't be demolished without a proper goodbye. The College of Social and Behavioral Science will commemorate the building with an event on April 22. Crumbling ceilings and classrooms still equipped with VHS players lie inside OSH, but the building also represents about three generations...

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