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Road Less Traveled Leads to National Academy of Sciences for Biochemist Brenda L. Bass, Ph.D.

Distinguished professor of biochemistry Brenda L. Bass, Ph.D., who has devoted her career to understanding mysterious double-stranded RNA (dsRNA) molecules, received one of the highest honors in science today when she was elected to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences. Read More

April, 2015 from the U
Public Lands

New University of Utah report details role of tourism in rural areas

April 28, 2015 —Although tourism is important to Utah’s economy as a whole, it is especially important to the economies of rural, less-populated counties across the state, according to new research released by the Bureau of Economic and Business Research (BEBR) at the University of Utah. “Rural Utah is characterized by a large portion of Read More

The University of Utah

University of Utah to graduate 8,363 students May 7

The general commencement ceremony at the University of Utah will be held Thursday, May 7, at 6:30 p.m. in the Jon M. Huntsman Center. Read More

University of Utah College of Engineering

Improving geothermal energy

The University of Utah’s Energy & Geoscience Institute is one of five research groups selected to study new techniques for developing geothermal energy in places where it’s not currently feasible. Read More

Professor Sonia Salari of the University of Utah has released a new book on family violence across the life course, which examines the issue from a multitude of angles.

University of Utah professor reframes conversation around domestic violence

April 27, 2015 – A few years ago, Sonia Salari was interviewed for an article about a murder-suicide involving an elderly couple. Once published, the Pennsylvania newspaper headline shocked the University of Utah professor. “Loved to death,” was the title used to describe the story where an elderly man had killed his wife and then Read More