From Brain Diagrams to Skin Seals, U of U Researchers Plan Far-Reaching Projects with Economic Stimulus Grants

University of Utah medical scientists have won more than $7.9 million in federal economic stimulus Challenge Grants for 10 research projects – from the immensely complex task of diagramming genetic connections in the brain to developing a skin seal to prevent infection with artificial limb attachments. Read More

October, 2009 from the U

KUED Wins Overall Station Excellence Emmy

KUED-TV in Salt Lake City was honored as the first recipient of the Overall Station Excellence Award from the Rocky Mountain Regional Emmy Awards. This award considers a station’s quality, service, diversity and commitment over the course of an entire year. More than 50 stations were eligible in the Rocky Mountain region. KUED General Manager Larry S. Smith accepted the special Emmy for KUED in ceremonies in Phoenix, Arizona Saturday night. Read More

Losing While Cruising to the Store

Contrary to what you might believe, living near a variety of restaurants, convenience stores, supermarkets and even fast food outlets actually lowers your risk for obesity, according to a new study from the University of Utah. Read More

Kaplan and the University of Utah Launch Global Pathways Program for International Students

Kaplan, the global education company, and the University of Utah have agreed to establish a Global Pathways Program starting in January 2010 that will prepare students from around the world for admission to the University. Read More

Courtesy of Alice Fulton

Forms of Imagination

The University of Utah will hold its fifth Utah Symposium in Science and Literature during Nov. 5-7. It will feature a poet, a composer and a mathematician discussing how their thinking is influenced by the different media they use to express their imaginations. Read More