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The LouseBuster Returns

Four years after the LouseBuster prototype made headlines when research showed the chemical-free, warm-air device wiped out head lice on children, a new study reveals that a revamped, government-cleared model is highly effective. Read More

December, 2010 from the U

Governor’s Chief of Staff to Take Vice President Position at University of Utah

After helping Governor Gary R. Herbert successfully navigate two difficult budget cycles and his first legislative session, as well as achieve a sweeping victory in the November election, Jason Perry is leaving the Governor’s Office for the University of Utah. Read More

University of Utah Library Brings the Arctic to the Desktop

American conservation took a major step forward 50 years ago-the establishment of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in Alaska. The Refuge has preserved a unique piece of American wilderness and wildlife for future generations. The 50th anniversary of the establishment of ANWR will be officially recognized on Monday, Dec. 6, 2010.Fortunately the natural sounds of this remote landscape have been preserved for future generations and can now be accessed by anyone with a computer and access to the Internet. Anyone interested in the sounds of ANWR can find them at the digital Western Soundscape Archive, which resides at the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah and can be accessed at www.westernsoundscape.org Read More

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Department of Energy Selects U Architecture + Planning Building for Net Zero Retrofit

The federal government has given a big boost to the University of Utah’s College of Architecture + Planning as it prepares to renovate its 1970 building into a net zero energy facility-a building that generates as much energy as it consumes through renewable power generating systems located onsite. Read More