Highways of Wimps May Solve Cosmic Mystery

WIMPs speeding at 670,000 mph on a “highway” in space may be raining onto Earth – a phenomenon that might prove the existence of “dark matter” that makes up most our galaxy and one-fourth of the universe, says a study co-authored by a University of Utah physicist. Read More

March, 2004 from the U

Data and School Improvement Academy to Analyze School and District\’s Needs

Public schools and districts are under increasing pressure and responsibility from state and federal agencies to account for student performance. The wealth of data from assessments of student achievement as well as information available from other evaluations of student and school performance can create a divide between what is currently being done and what needs to be done to improve student performance, schools, and districts. The expanding nature of data accessibility and locally generated data requires school and district leaders and teachers to analyze and interpret multiple forms of data that result in substantive changes. Read More

Fifth and Sixth Graders Invade the U

The University of Utah’s student body may appear younger than usual Monday March 29 through Thursday April 1 as 1,700 fifth- and sixth-grade students converge on campus for the College of Engineering’s annual Elementary Engineering Week. Read More

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Medical Director of Student Health at U Named Physician of the Year

Today the Utah Medical Association Board of Trustees named Victoria E. Judd, clinical professor of pediatrics and medical director of student health at the University of Utah, Physician of the Year. The honor was presented by Governor Olene Walker at the Utah State Capitol in conjunction with the signing of a proclamation designating March 30 as Doctors’ Day. Judd is the third woman physician to receive the award since its inception by the Utah Medical Association in 1978. The honor recognizes one physician annually for his or her outstanding contribution to the practice of medicine. Read More

Science Fair at the U March 26-27

Scores of middle and high school students from five Utah counties will compete Friday March 26 and Saturday March 27 during the Salt Lake Valley Regional Science and Engineering Fair at the University of Utah. Read More