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Dust Poses Dangers to Salt Lake Snow

Dust Poses Dangers to Salt Lake Snow

By Amy Loret

January 17, 2019

  Whether you enjoy hitting the slopes or just appreciate a healthy environment here in Utah, there is a threat to those enjoyments that might not be on your radar. We’re talking about dust. Dr. McKenzie Skiles, assistant professor of geography at the University of Utah, is the lead author of...

New Minor Focuses on Ecology

New Minor Focuses on Ecology

September 24, 2014

  A brand new minor gives honor students a chance to travel the United States and the globe. The ecology & legacy minor is being offered through the Honors College. Jill Stephenson, academic program manager for the Honors College, said the new minor was specifically designed to help students c...

Salt Lake ‘middle of the pack’ for social interaction

Salt Lake ‘middle of the pack’ for social interaction

April 15, 2013

How social you are could depend on where you live, according to an article by U researchers published in the Journal of Transport Geography. The study rated 42 U.S. cities by comparing the number of face-to-face social interactions that could happen in a city and how many actually take place based on th...

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