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Chavez: Media Literacy is Crucial for America’s Future

Chavez: Media Literacy is Crucial for America’s Future

By Paij Chavez

August 13, 2019

  Media literacy has always been a concern for educators and activists, but with the explosion of social media and online journalism in recent decades, the ability to evaluate what you are reading is crucial to being an informed citizen. With a president who has lied to the American people ove...

U Engineers Start Study on Better High-Voltage Electronics

U Engineers Start Study on Better High-Voltage Electronics

By Aila Amer

December 24, 2018

  Electricity is energy. When it is turned into heat, however, energy is lost. We do not see or realize it, but inside of power systems, electronic plates convert electricity into energy, heat and other forms of power. So much energy is lost in the form of heat that not a lot of power is generated...

AAAS Nominates Two U of U Professors

AAAS Nominates Two U of U Professors

By Connor Applegate

December 3, 2018

  University of Utah professors Shelley Minteer and Glenn Prestwich were recognized by their peers as 2018 Fellows for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in an announcement on Nov. 27. The award is given to exemplary AAAS members for achievement across disciplines. ...

U Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute Receive Grant to Extend Hope For Potential Cancer Patients

U Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute Receive Grant to Extend Hope For Potential Cancer Patients

By Claudia Robles

November 16, 2018

  Researchers at the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah were awarded a prestigious award to further research genetics. This science grant, awarded through the National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Moonshot Initiative, will allow researchers to study genetic counseling, genetic...

Utah Division of Arts and Museums celebrates 40 year anniversary in Glendinning Home

Utah Division of Arts and Museums celebrates 40 year anniversary in Glendinning Home

By Linda Derhak

November 1, 2018

  The Utah Division of Arts and Museums celebrated the residency of their historic home for 40 years on Oct. 19. The Utah Division of Arts and Museums provides more than 500 outreach services. They are responsible for the promotion of the arts and Utah museums. The Glendinning Home features works...

U Researchers Publish Study on Air Pollution’s Effect on Cloud Lives

U Researchers Publish Study on Air Pollution’s Effect on Cloud Lives

By Kaylara Benfield

November 1, 2018

  It is a well-known fact that pollution is a leading factor in global warming. In a recent research study involving University of Utah researchers, air pollution was found to possibly shorten the lives of Arctic clouds, too. Pollution plumes aid in the freezing of cloud moisture at higher...

A Look at Pollution Indoors

A Look at Pollution Indoors

By Mackenzie McDermott

October 18, 2018

  The Salt Lake–Provo–Orem area took number eight on the 2018 list of highest short-term particle pollution in the nation and 18 for worst ozone by the American Lung Association. That pollution does not stop at the door. Engineers from the University of Utah’s School of Computing and the D...

World Renowned Economists and Nobel Prize Winner Speak at the U

World Renowned Economists and Nobel Prize Winner Speak at the U

By Christina Giardinelli

October 10, 2018

  Joseph E. Stiglitz, a world-renowned economist and recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences and the John Bates Clark Medal, spoke on Sep. 27 at The Great Polarization, a conference hosted by the U’s economics department. Stiglitz is currently a professor at Columbia Univers...

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