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(Portrait of Hasse Borup via the University of Utahs faculty page)

‘Artivism for Earth’ Continues the Conversation on Climate Change

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor May 2, 2022

  In the year since Artivism for Earth’s initial launch, and six months since highlighting their work for the Chronicle’s Environmental Issue, Co-founders Hasse Borup and Elisbaet Curbelo found...

(Courtesy U School of Biological Sciences)

Graduate Student Researchers as ‘Foundations of Scientific Knowledge’

By Abhilasha Khatri, News Writer March 29, 2022

  There are 8,033 students enrolled in graduate programs at the University of Utah. While undergraduate students may interact with them as teaching assistants or instructors, outside the classroom,...

Students studying on campus in front of Gardner Commons. (Photo by Paige Gardner | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah FORGE Continues Groundbreaking Research

By Jacob Freeman, News Writer March 21, 2022

  A University of Utah research group is making big waves in the renewable energy field. Utah Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy competed with the likes of University of California,...

(Graphic by Emily Christensen | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Marmoset Monkey Deaths Add to a Long History of Animal Testing Incidents at the U

By Emily Johnston and Porshai Nielsen March 19, 2022

  The University of Utah's upper medical campus is home to multiple research labs containing animals for use in laboratory experiments. In these labs, animal deaths are not uncommon.  According...

A view of the Utah State Capitol Building in Salt Lake City on Saturday, August 21, 2021. (Photo by Kevin Cody | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

24 U Students Participate in 2022 Research on Capitol Hill Event

By Kailey Gilbert, News Writer February 12, 2022

  Lauren Gleave was censored from presenting a research project while she was in high school. A few years later, on Feb. 8, 2022, she gave this presentation to the legislators of Utah during the...

(Graphic by Cyan Larson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Research on Mental Health, From Infancy to Adulthood

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer October 1, 2021

  As a Top-Tier 1 research university, the University of Utah conducts research in a variety of specialties from opioid addiction and chronic pain to dance, art and game design for health. The...

The Black Rock Desert volcanic field in Millard County, Utah, 1996. (Photo by Lee Siebert | Smithsonian Institution)

U Researchers Discuss Discovery of Central Utah’s Active Volcanoes

By Malinka Kaluarachchi, News Writer March 18, 2021

  Many people might think of Mount Saint Helens in Washington or Mount Vesuvius in Italy, but volcanoes have existed in Utah for millions of years. In Millard County, Utah, there is an area called...

Photo Courtesy of Chronicle archives.

Dr. Michael L. Good of U Health to Serve as Interim U President

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer March 2, 2021

  On Feb. 19, the Utah Board of Higher Education named Dr. Michael L. Good as the interim president for the University of Utah, to assume his role in April 2021. “I am delighted by this appointment...

Photo courtesy of Chronicle Archives.

U Professor Researches Link Between Climate Change and Worsening Pollen Allergies

By Charlie Lowsma February 19, 2021

  In a recent publication, University of Utah Biological Sciences Professor William Anderegg and a nationwide team of volunteers collected pollen data across 60 pollen-count stations around the...

Evening on University of Utah campus, Thursday in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Maya Fraser | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

U’s Efforts in Sustainability Earns STARS Gold Rating

By Malinka Kaluarachchi, News Writer February 15, 2021

    After taking campus-wide efforts to increase sustainability, the University of Utah has earned a STARS Gold rating from The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher...