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Women in Science Program Receives Grant from Chevron

The University of Utah College of Science’s ACCESS Program for Women in Science and Mathematics is being highlighted at an event to announce a grant to the program from Chevron. The program began in 1991 as a way to address the problem of gender inequity in mathematics and the sciences. Read More

January, 2013 from the U
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David Eccles School of Business Creates James Lee Sorenson Center for Global Impact Investing

The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah today announced the creation of the James Lee Sorenson Center for Global Impact Investing. Created through a $13 million personal gift from James Lee Sorenson, the new center will engage students at the University of Utah and partner universities in creating sustainable change on regional and global levels through high-impact social investment, innovative curriculum and research. Read More

Jesse Spencer

U Students Showcase Research on Capitol Hill

More than two dozen University of Utah undergraduate students will join counterparts from Utah State University in presenting “Research Posters on the Hill: A Celebration of Undergraduate Research” to Utah State Legislators on Thursday, Jan. 31, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the rotunda of the State Capitol. Read More

David Strayer, University of Utah

Frequent Multitaskers Are Bad at It

Most people believe they can multitask effectively, but a University of Utah study indicates that people who multitask the most – including talking on a cell phone while driving – are least capable of doing so. Read More

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Physical and Sexual Assault Linked to Increased Suicide Risk in Military

According to results of a new study by researchers at the University of Utah, military personnel experience increased risk of suicidal thoughts or actions if they were the victims of physical or violent sexual assault as adults. In contrast, undergraduate students experience increased risk of suicidal thoughts or actions if they were the victims of unwanted sexual experiences as children or adults. Read More