Asia Center Announces New Development Project in Southeast Asia

The Asia Center at the University of Utah is starting an initiative to build and sustain working relationships among researchers in the United States and Southeast Asia’s Greater Mekong Region. Read More

December, 2012 from the U
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Pershing among Four U Profs Elected to National Academy of Inventors

Four University of Utah faculty members – including President David Pershing – have been elected as charter fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. Read More


U to Improve Self-Driving Vehicle Software

The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded University of Utah computer scientist Mary Hall a $1.6 million grant to develop computer software that could dramatically improve how much information can be collected and processed by robotic vehicles and airborne drones. Read More


The Utah Model: Lessons For Regional Planning

The Brookings Institution (Brookings Mountain West) has released a “brief” by Brenda Case Scheer, dean of the College of Architecture + Planning at the University of Utah titled “The Utah Model: Lessons for Regional Planning.” Read More


Nature Nurtures Creativity

Backpackers scored 50 percent better on a creativity test after spending four days in nature disconnected from electronic devices, according to a study by psychologists from the University of Utah and University of Kansas. Read More