James Tabery

Why do Scientists Still Debate About Nature and Nurture?

If scientists agree it’s not nature versus nurture; rather, it’s the interaction of nature and nurture, why does a debate still exist? Read More

June, 2014 from the U
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Michele Mattsson New Chair of U Board of Trustees

Michele Mattsson has been elected chair of the University of Utah’s Board of Trustees, effective immediately. Mattsson, the first woman to hold the position, has served as vice-chair since 2009. Read More


U Scientist on NASA Greenhouse Gas Mission

University of Utah atmospheric scientist John Lin will visit Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., soon to watch NASA launch the first satellite dedicated to measuring the global distribution of climate-warming carbon dioxide gas. Read More


University of Utah Study Finds Highest Paid CEOs Earn Lower Stock Returns

New research in a study from the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah found that CEOs who receive higher incentive pay often lead their companies to decreased financial performance. Specifically, the study discovered that the highest paid CEOs earn significantly lower stock returns for up to three years. Read More


U Students Break with Service

Restoring ecosystems, rehabilitating animals, serving the homeless, hungry and sick are just some of the ways University of Utah students spend their fall and spring breaks. Recently named program of the year by Break Away, a national organization promoting active citizenship in higher education, the Alternative Breaks program at the U encourages volunteerism and lifelong service by dispatching teams of students to communities in the western U.S. and Canada. Read More