Middle East Film Series Shows Another Side of the Story

Now more than ever, the Middle East is introduced to Americans through newscasts of violent warfare, poverty and aggression. Yet film makers from the region tell a different tale. The University of Utah’s Middle East film series provides viewers a personal glimpse into the lives, loves, struggles and languages of the complex peoples and cultures of this region. Read More

January, 2009 from the U
Megan Lindsay

Students Showcase Research with Posters on the Hill

More than two dozen University of Utah undergraduate students will join counterparts from Utah State University in presenting “Research Posters on the Hill: A Celebration of Undergraduate Research” to Utah State Legislators on Thursday, Jan. 29, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m., in the rotunda of the State Capitol. Read More


University of Utah and Developer to Seek Community Input on Universe Project

The University of Utah and its designated developer for the Universe Project, Inland American Communities, in light of the innovative nature of the project and location on campus, are commencing a 90-day outreach process to gather input from the community about the proposed development. Community workshops will be conducted by GSBS (a local Salt Lake architectural firm) as a part of the Inland American Communities team. The goal of the workshops is to open dialogue with the community and interested parties about the Universe Project. Read More

Michael Bastiani, University of Utah

Hope for Restoring Injured Nerves

University of Utah scientists identified a worm gene that is essential for damaged nerve cells to regenerate, and showed they could speed nerve regeneration by over-activating the gene – a step toward new treatments for nerves injured by trauma or disease. Read More

Courtesy of Alan J. Heeger

Frontiers of Science Lecture: Low-cost Plastic Solar Cells

Lecturer: Alan J. Heeger, professor of physics, University of California, Santa Barbara
Date: Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Place: Aline Wilmot Skaggs Biology Building Auditorium, University of Utah


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