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University of Utah Neuroscience Initiative Announces Inaugural Round of Grants to Understand the Brain in Disease and in Health

The University of Utah’s Neuroscience Initiative has awarded seed grants to six collaborative projects aimed at deepening our understanding of the brain in disease and in health, and transforming this knowledge into innovative solutions for patient care. Read More

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U Chamber Choir named international champion

June 5, 2015 – The University of Utah Chamber Choir won what is considered by some as the world championship of amateur choral art, the European Choral Grand Prix. The competition includes choirs from all across the globe and has an international jury made up of judges from six different countries. The U’s choir, directed Read More

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Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network elects U professor as board chairman

GLSEN is a nonprofit organization that works to ensure that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students are able to learn and grow in a school environment free from bullying and harassment. Huebner, an associate professor at the U, studies the physical and mental health consequences of discrimination. Read More

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Red goes for green energy

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has once again recognized the University of Utah as a top school for green power purchasing in its College and University Green Power Challenge. The U ranked eighth in the nation—and first in the Pac-12—during the 2014-15 competition by purchasing 85,926,100 kilowatt-hours of renewable energy. Read More

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University of Utah contributes to water security in Pakistan

June 4, 2015 — The United States Agency for International Development has reported that, on average, more than 600 Pakistani children die each day from waterborne illness. Partnering with Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, the University of Utah is working to contribute to water security in Pakistan through the U.S. – Pakistan Center for Read More