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The Purpose of the Plaques

By Claudia Robles October 2, 2018

As students wander the University of Utah campus, leaves crunch beneath their feet. Above hangs a canopy of leaves. Among the variety of trees scattered throughout the U, a few of them stand out. One of...

(Photo by: D. Goodwin | The Daily Utah Chronicle).

Undiagnosed Diseases Network Expands to Include University of Utah

By Jacqueline Mumford, Managing Editor October 2, 2018

The University of Utah has been designated as a member of the Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN), a research study supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This year, the network expanded...

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Visit The Daily Utah Chronicle’s Archives

By Muhammed Alabdullah October 1, 2018

The Marriott Library has digitized over 100 years of the University of Utah’s student newspaper, The Daily Utah Chronicle. Copies of papers from 1892 to 1992 can now be read by anyone at

Courtesy of Kevin Priest

The Feather in Their Caps

By Mackenzie McDermott September 24, 2018

Each year, the U.S. State Department sponsors an award to take students all around the globe. Recipients get a chance to live in another country performing research, earning a Master’s degree or teaching...

Cars parked in the union on Tuesday, September 1, 2015.

Hands-Free Car Crash

By Mackenzie McDermott September 4, 2018

Infotainment systems are designed to help drivers reach their destinations with ease but University of Utah researchers paired with AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety to find that they actually do the opposite. With...

versus BYU at Smiths Ballpark May 8, 2018.

(Photo by: Justin Prather / Daily Utah Chronicle).

Department of Energy Chooses U for Geothermal Energy Program

By Mackenzie McDermott August 24, 2018

In the next five years, the University of Utah will receive a grant, up to $140 million, in support of geothermal research and development from the United States Energy Department. The Frontier Observatory...

Courtesy of Natural History Museum of Utah

New Dinosaur From Utah Named by NHMU

By Linda Derhak August 10, 2018

Ten years ago, the journey to discover the Akainacephalas Johnsoni, the newest dinosaur to be named from Utah, began. The dinosaur's skeleton was uncovered in a dig site at the Grand Staircase Escalante...

Mixed Race Subject to Mixed Stereotypes

Mixed Race Subject to Mixed Stereotypes

By Mackenzie McDermott July 11, 2018

By 2060, 6.2 percent of Americans are projected to be multiracial. Yet being white in addition to another race, according to the study, Black + White = Not White: A minority bias in categorizations of...

Librarian Dale Larsen working showing how to do research online at the J. Willard Marriott Library in Salt Lake City, UT on Wednesday May 23, 2018.

(Photo by Curtis Lin | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

A New Opportunity Every Week with URES

By Mackenzie McDermott June 4, 2018

The Office of Undergraduate Research is keeping busy this summer with a series of events created specifically for undergraduate students. The Undergraduate Research Education Series (URES) is hosted in...

S.J. Quinney Law School on the University of Utahs campus. (Chronicle archives)

CRISPR Could Cure Genetic Diseases

By Cara MacDonald April 10, 2018

As medical research evolves, scientists are delving more into the study of DNA for preventative care — looking for ways to alter genetic code in order to avoid or eliminate genetic diseases. Institutions...