Into the Storms

For the first time in nine years, NASA and other federal agencies will use aircraft and satellites this summer to mount an intensive, U.S.-based study of how hurricanes are born and rapidly intensify, and a University of Utah meteorologist is one of three project scientists leading the study. Read More

July, 2010 from the U

You Can’t Hide Your Lyin’ Eyes

Shifty eyes long have been thought to signify a person’s problem telling the truth. Now a group of University of Utah researchers are taking that old adage to a new level. Read More

U Poet Wins Big Honor in Arkansas

According to a press release from the University of Arkansas, U of U Ph.D. candidate in Creative Writing, DANIELLE CADENA DEULEN, has won the University of Arkansas Press Miller Williams Arkansas Poetry Prize for her poetry collection, Lovely Asunder, to be published in 2011. The collection was selected out of 700 submitted manuscripts by the Read More

Economic Impact of Coal on Utah Economy Means Jobs, Tax Revenue

A comprehensive research study today announced by the Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah illustrates the profound impact of Utah’s coal industry on the state’s economy-particularly in the rural coal-producing counties: Carbon, Emery and Sevier. Read More

Head and Spine Trauma from ATV Accidents Cost $3.24 Billion Annually, U of U Neuroscientists Report

Severe trauma to the head and spine resulting from all-terrain vehicle (ATV) accidents are increasing dramatically according to research released today from the University of Utah Department of Neurosurgery. The research, to be published in the journal Neurosurgery, highlights the need for efforts to improve ATV stability, increase helmet use, and greater efforts to train riders in safe operation of the vehicles. Read More