Judit Fabian, University of Utah

A Molecular Condom against AIDS

University of Utah scientists designed a \”molecular condom\” women could use daily to prevent AIDS by vaginally inserting a liquid that would turn into a gel-like coating and then, when exposed to semen, return to liquid form and release an antiviral drug. Read More

December, 2006 from the U

Longtime U Chemist Robert W. Parry Dies

Robert W. Parry, a University of Utah chemist for three decades, died Dec. 1 after having suffered a stroke on Thanksgiving Day. Read More

Everyone’s a Winner in Contest that Really Matters-Annual Utah/BYU Rivalry Week Food Drive

Utah fans took matters into their own hands and beat their counterparts at BYU last week by winning the monetary donation portion of the annual Utah/BYU Rivalry Week Food Drive. As of Wednesday, November 29, Utah supporters had donated $27,965.24. BYU fans did their part in the fight against hunger by raising $13,377. Read More

Robots to the Rescue – and Frisbee Golf

Robots will rescue flood-stranded eggs, machines will play Frisbee golf and students will display science projects as the University of Utah Department of Mechanical Engineering holds its Fifth Annual Undergraduate Research Day on Thursday, Dec. 7. Read More

English Language Institute Graduation Means “Feliz Navidad” for Adult Latinos

Local adult Latinos are receiving a valuable Christmas present this year – the gift of English language. For months, they have been meeting Mondays through Thursdays for two hours each night for intensive English as Second Language classes sponsored by Zions Bank Su Banco in partnership with the University of Utah’s English Language Institute (ELI). Read More