U of U Election Expert to Present Research to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission

Today and tomorrow, Thad Hall, a nationally recognized voting expert and assistant professor of political science at the University of Utah, will present an update on his research about best practices in vote counting and recounting to the United States Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Standards Board and its Board of Advisors in Washington, D.C. Read More

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U of U Doctoral Candidate to Become a Member of the Utah State Legislature

Jennifer Maurine Seelig, a Ph.D. candidate in the University of Utah\’s Political Science Department, is looking for a dissertation question which focuses on community participation in democracy. Seelig may well find her answer serving as Legislative District 23\”s new state representative, replacing Duane Bordeaux, who retired in April. Read More

High-Tech Get-Together May 17

Utah\’s cutting-edge technologies will be on display Wednesday May 17 as inventors, researchers, entrepreneurs and representatives of startup companies gather for the seventh annual Edison Showcase. Read More

Pollutant Haze Heats the Arctic

Arctic climate already is known to be particularly prone to global warming caused by industrial and automotive emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. Now, a University of Utah study finds a surprising new way society\’s pollutants warm the far north: the Arctic\’s well-known haze – made of particulate pollution from mid-latitude cities – mixes with thin clouds, making them better able to trap heat. Read More

Moran Eye Center physician-scientist only second ophthalmologist to be elected to century old organization

The Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah is pleased to announce that Kang Zhang, MD, PhD, has been elected to the prestigious American Society of Clinical Investigators (ASCI). Doctor Zhang is only the second ophthalmologist in this prestigious organization’s 98 year history to be honored with membership. Read More