U Chemical Engineering is 5th in U.S. Funding Department Climbs to 13th Nationally in Research Spending

The University of Utah Department of Chemical and Fuels Engineering has climbed to fifth place nationally in research funding received from the federal government, rising from eighth place a year earlier and 13th place two years ago. Read More

November, 2002 from the U

Utah-BYU Game Sparks Rivalry and Good Will

While Ute and Cougar fans can be fiercely competitive when it comes to football, they can also be cooperatively compassionate when it comes to helping those in need. Over the past nine years, U of U and BYU fans have donated one million pounds of food to the Utah Food Bank, the result of a tradition to see which school can collect the most food just prior to the yearly football game. Read More

Skatin’ Utes Hope to Have Antidote to Weber State

The Skatin’ Utes Hockey Club takes on Weber State Saturday, Nov. 9, 7 p.m. at the Steiner Ice Arena, and at the same time the team will offer free Poison Prevention information to the public. Free health screening and information nights are on the schedule for 12 of the 18 home games this year. Read More

U of U to Co-Host Forum Examining Use of Internet Filters In Libraries

As Internet content is unrated and unregulated, parents and grandparents, educators and legislators are increasingly concerned about what images and information children can access on the World Wide Web-especially in a library setting, away from parental guidance and home and family Net rules. But does the installation of software that filters what some may deem objectionable material in a public library constitute censorship? Who should take responsibility for what can be accessed in a library? Read More

Genetic Variation Protects Against 2 Deadly Malaria Types, U of U, Other Researchers Report in The Lancet

Children who possess a gene that allows them to produce high levels of nitric oxide are protected from two of the deadliest forms of malaria, according to a report published today in the international medical journal, The Lancet. Read More