University of Utah Recognized in National Ranking

The latest issue of U.S. News & World Report/America’s Best Colleges ranks the University of Utah among the best national universities. The U came in 129th, tying with two other schools. Read More

August, 2010 from the U

A Better Life For Soldier-Amputees: U of U, WPI Researchers Developing ‘Intelligent’ Artificial Limb Implant

As unprecedented numbers of U.S. soldiers return from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan missing arms, legs, hands, and feet, many come home to lives of greatly reduced mobility and fulfillment because poorly fitted artificial limbs cause infections or are too painful to wear. Read More

Clean Air Challenge

“Clear the Air Challenge”

While KUED often is recognized for what it puts on the air, this summer the station won an award for what it take out of the air. Specifically, nearly 12,000 pounds of carbon emissions. The special recognition to Salt Lake City’s PBS affiliate was part of the “Clear the Air Challenge” presented by the Utah Read More

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If you build it, will they walk to school?

Because walking has important health consequences, researchers at University of Utah set out to learn how the interplay of factors can help reclaim the walk to school and promote a healthy physical and environmental lifestyle. Read More

U Moves up to 4th in the Nation for Green Power on Campus

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that the University of Utah is ranked fourth in the nation on its list of college and university “green power partners.” That’s a jump of six spots in just one year. Read More