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New program to train power engineers

By By Isabella Bravo, Staff Writer August 27, 2008

By Isabella Bravo, Staff WriterThe demand for power engineers has led the U College of Engineering to re-open a program to train electrical engineering students to work in the fast-changing energy and...

U leads campaign to “Go Green, Save Green”

By By Isabella Bravo, Staff Writer August 27, 2008

By Isabella Bravo, Staff WriterFoot, bike, train or bus, the U wants its commuters to know their green options.U Commuter Services kick-started the school year with their environmentally responsible campaign,...

Low theater enrollment leads to lack of funds

By By Lana Groves, Asst. News Editor August 27, 2008

By Lana Groves, Asst. News EditorWith low student enrollment numbers and a drop in private donations, the U theater department is scrapping to get enough money to put on student productions and hire new...

U offers new Masters in global enterprise

By By David Servatius, Staff Writer August 27, 2008

By David Servatius, Staff WriterTo prepare students for a world in which national borders and time zones are no longer barriers to doing business, the College of Social and Behavioral Science is offering...

On campus farmers market opens today

By By Alex Cragun, Staff Writer August 27, 2008

By Alex Cragun, Staff WriterThe U will open a farmers market on campus today, providing locally-produced fruits and vegetables for sale.Harmeet Blanchard-Kaur, co-director of the student group Sustainable...

New Humanities Building open for classes, offices

By By Lana Groves, Asst. News Editor August 27, 2008

By Lana Groves, Asst. News EditorAs students were preparing to rush back to class for the start of the Fall Semester, philosophy professor Lex Newman was just finishing his move into the new Tanner Humanities...

Magnesium lowers cerebral palsy rates in premature infants

By By Ryan Shelton, Asst. News Editor August 27, 2008

By Ryan Shelton, Asst. News EditorA study conducted by U researchers could potentially change the way doctors treat mothers at risk of giving birth prematurely.Magnesium sulfate, a chemical often found...

ASUU promotes student voting, convention watch parties

By By Michael McFall, Staff Writer August 27, 2008

By Michael McFall, Staff WriterStarting on Oct. 21, Utah residents will able to cast their vote on the U campus for the presidential election before Election Day. A room in the Union will be reserved for...

U alumnus appointed to Board of Regents

By By Ryan Shelton, Asst. News Editor August 27, 2008

By Ryan Shelton, Asst. News EditorU alumnus Robert Marquardt has a history of supporting higher education in Utah.Lately, people have started to take notice of Marquardt's dedication to higher education,...

Study leads to better diagnoses of anemia, iron-deficiency

By Michael McFall, Staff WriterAnemia and other iron-related diseases are now easier to diagnose, thanks in part to a study by U scientists.The scientists developed a quick test that measures the amount...