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Superstorm Sandy Shook the U.S.

When superstorm Sandy turned and took aim at New York City and Long Island last October, ocean waves hitting each other and the shore rattled the seafloor and much of the United States – shaking detected by seismometers across the country, University of Utah researchers found. Read More

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Community Gardens May Produce More than Vegetables

People who participate in community gardening have a significantly lower body mass index—as well as lower odds of being overweight or obese—than do their non-gardening neighbors. Researchers at the University of Utah reported these and other findings in the American Journal of Public Health published online today. Read More

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Teddy Bears, Mechanical Leeches and Brain Drill Bits

Teddy bears, mechanical leeches, brain drill bits and many more prototypes are not things you would expect to see at a typical student competition. But the annual Bench-2-Bedside competition at the University of Utah is anything but typical. Read More

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The University of Utah Designated Conference Champion in EPA’s College & University Green Power Challenge

The University of Utah’s (the U) commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship is being recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which announced today that the U is the Pac-12 conference champion for the 2012-2013 College & University Green Power Challenge. Read More

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U Architecture Students and Girl Scouts Build the Future

A year-long alliance between architecture students at the University of Utah (the U) and the Girl Scouts of Utah is not only raising awareness of career opportunities for women in architecture and design, it will now raise new cabins at the Scouts’ Trefoil Ranch. Read More