Frontiers of Science: Breaking The Size Barrier of Light

Stefan W. Hell has developed techniques that allow for light-based microscopes with nanoscale spatial resolution. He will present recent work showing how this optical “nanoscopy” can be used to solve fundamental problems in biology during a free public lecture at the University of Utah on Tuesday, November 30. Read More

November, 2010 from the U

New Cell Phone Texting Feature Means Students Won’t Miss the Bus

There’s a new service for students, faculty and staff to track shuttle buses so accurately that they may never miss a bus again. The new cell phone texting feature added to the “Live Shuttle Tracker” features a Global Positioning System allowing access to a real-time shuttle map to anyone with a cell phone of any kind. Read More

Courtesy of Henrie

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Nov.10, 2010-A recent survey by the American Psychological Association found that Americans list lack of money, the pressures of gift giving, lack of time and credit card debt as top causes of holiday stress. One in five Americans are worried that holiday stress could affect their physical health and 36 percent say they either eat or drink alcohol to cope with holiday stress. Read More

$4.5 Million in Grants to Help University of Utah ‘Redesign’ Primary Care Delivery

November 9, 2010 — One hundred years ago, people mainly went to their primary care doctor for acute care — setting broken bones, for example — and paid a fee for that service. But today’s primary care physicians spend most of their time treating patients with chronic illnesses, such as diabetes and hypertension, and a Read More

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A New Home for Hartland

For every square foot of space it inhabits, University Neighborhood Partners (UNP)/Hartland Partnership Center has helped an equal number of new arrivals in Salt Lake City adjust to life in a complex new culture. The on-site facility, located in a 300-unit apartment complex on Salt Lake City’s west side, has outgrown its current space that totals 1,900 sq. ft. between two apartments on 1700 South and Redwood Road and will expand into a new building offering 10,000 sq. ft. of space, thanks to a generous lead gift of $300 K from Goldman Sachs. Read More