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Stressed forests in the southwestern U.S. (Courtesy William Anderegg)

U Study Shows Increased Climate Risk to Forests

By Andrew Christiansen, Online Managing Editor June 8, 2022

  According to a recent University of Utah study, there’s an increased risk to the long-term stability of forest carbon because of the widespread threats to U.S. forests, including wildfires,...

University of Utah campus. (Photo by Paige Gardner | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Grad Students Highlight Differences Between Undergraduate and Graduate School

By Stephanie Hong, News Writer January 22, 2022

  The University of Utah graduate school has more than 200 degrees provided for master's and Ph.D. programs. According to the U Graduate School website, the number of students currently enrolled...

The Eccles Institute of Human Genetics located at the University of Utah Campus in Salt Lake City, on Friday, November 5, 2021 (Photo by Brooklyn Critchley | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

2007 Nobel Prize Recipient Mario Capecchi on 2021 Award in Same Field

By Nathan Levinzon, News Writer November 17, 2021

  Each year thousands of professors, members of national committees, Nobel laureates, and parliamentary assemblies lobby their candidates to the Nobel committee for the Nobel Prize. The results...

Research presentations at the Utah State Capitol in Jan. 2020. Chronicle archives.

As COVID-19 Spreads Across the Globe, What Happens to Student Research?

By Jacqueline Mumford, Managing Editor March 23, 2020

  On March 12, the University of Utah announced that all courses would be moved to an online format and encouraged those living on-campus to move home if possible. As a tier R1 university,...

Dinosaur fossils at the Natural History Museum of Utah. (Photo by Hailey Danielson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Old Bones, New Discoveries at the Natural History Museum of Utah

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer February 20, 2020

  The Natural History Museum of Utah, situated in the foothills just above the University of Utah, announced on Jan. 24 that a new species of dinosaur was officially named the Allosaurus jimmadseni. The...

Chrony archive.

Does the U’s High Elevation Affect Students’ Mental Health?

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief November 23, 2019

The University of Utah is located 4,783 feet above sea level and is adjacent to mountain ranges. These conditions are perfect for scenic hikes, views of all the lights in the valley and winter sports galore....

U Professor Mei Kohs research is finding new ways to treat tumors in the liver and kidney. (Photo by Mark Draper | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Betting on Koh to Cure Cancer: U Researcher Mei Koh Awarded Millions in Grants

By Barbara Pace, News Writer November 7, 2019

According to the National Cancer Institute, about 38.4% of men and women will develop cancer during their lifetimes. University of Utah researcher Dr. Mei Koh is working to treat and cure cancer, and major...

Smoke-free campus advertising campaign signs at the Union when the policy was first unveiled. Chronicle archives.

After a Vaping-Related Death, Utah Considers Health Concerns of E-Cigarettes

By Angelyn Ramos, News Writer October 27, 2019

As the use of electronic cigarettes is on the rise, health concerns are too. In the week of Oct. 9, Utah confirmed its first vaping related death. University of Utah physicians and researchers continue...

(Photo by Kiffer Creveling |  The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Dark Sky Studies Makes Its Debut at the U

By Stephany Cortez September 12, 2019

The University of Utah is truly reaching for the stars as it launches the country's first Dark Sky Studies minor. This announcement comes with three new core classes followed by the first issue of the...

Alexander Au (left) stands with his mentors, mentors Dr. Sarah Mullowney (center) and Dr. Damian Borbolla (right). (Courtesy Alexander Au)

University of Utah Physician Set to Launch App Tackling Suicide and Global Mental Health

By Angelyn Ramos, News Writer September 12, 2019

A report from the Center of Disease Control in 2017 found that the second leading cause of death in American adolescents (ages 15-19) was suicide. According to another study put out by the CDC, Utah has...

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