U Biologist Gets Neuroscience Prize

Shigeki Watanabe, a University of Utah postdoctoral fellow in biology, has been awarded the Society for Neuroscience’s Nemko Prize for his accomplishments as a young scientist. Read More

October, 2013 from the U

Study Shows People are Moral in the Morning, Dishonest in the Afternoon

Our ability to exhibit self-control to avoid cheating or lying is significantly reduced over the course of a day, making us more likely to be dishonest in the afternoon than in the morning, according to findings published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Read More


Utah Mathematician Gets Sustainability Prize

University of Utah mathematician Ivan Sudakov, who studies the mathematics linking sea ice and climate, won a 2013 Green Talents award for outstanding potential in sustainability research. Read More


Science Coalition Features U Startup

University of Utah startup Myriad Genetics is featured in a report released today by the Science Coalition that highlights the importance of federally funded scientific research – and the threat it faces. Read More

Andrew Solomon

How Parents Make Their Children

Best-selling author and journalist Andrew Solomon will give the 2013 Tanner Lecture on Human Values titled, “Love, Acceptance, Celebration: How Parents Make Their Children,” Monday, Nov. 4, 7 p.m., University of Utah Olpin Union Ballroom. Read More