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Our Amorphophallus is Smaller

The famed “corpse flower” plant – known for its giant size, rotten-meat odor and phallic shape – has a new, smaller relative: A University of Utah botanist discovered a new species of Amorphophallus that is one-fourth as tall but just as stinky. Read More

February, 2012 from the U
Business Students

Business Students get Big Boost as they Start and Finish their Educational Experience

Business students at the University of Utah will get some much needed assistance on both ends of their educational experience. FJ Management, Inc., formerly known as Flying J Inc., today announced that it has donated $3.5 million to be divided between the U’s David Eccles School of Business and the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University. Read More


Why Bad Immunity Genes Survive

University of Utah biologists found new evidence why mice, people and other vertebrate animals carry thousands of varieties of genes to make immune-system proteins named MHCs – even though some of those genes make us susceptible to infections and to autoimmune diseases. Read More


Marriott Library to Showcase Treasures Documenting the History of Electric Power

The University of Utah’s J. Willard Marriott Library today unveiled its new historic collections of photographs and manuscripts chronicling the first 100 years of what is now Rocky Mountain Power. Read More

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Bryan William Jones, Ph.D. at the Moran Eye Center Wins Award in Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge

The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the journal Science have awarded top honors to Bryan William Jones, Ph.D. of the John Moran Eye Center in the 2012 International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge. Jones received first place in the photography category for his image of a metabolic snapshot of a mammalian retina which will be featured in the upcoming issue of Science and Science Online available on February 3, 2012. Read More