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Mountaineer and University of Utah Alum Conrad Anker to Deliver 2017 Commencement Address

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Conrad Anker was featured in the 2015 Sundance film, “Meru,” which chronicles his attempt to lead the first team to summit the notoriously difficult Shark’s Fin on Mount Meru in northern India. Anker was a founding member of The North Face...
10-Jan-2017 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

U Joins National Sustainable Manufacturing Alliance for Recycling and Remanufacturing

The University of Utah joins the Reducing Embodied-Energy and Decreasing Emissions (REMADE) Institute, a national coalition that aims to drive down the cost of technologies essential to reuse, recycle and remanufacture metals and other materials.
6-Jan-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Rocky Mountain Haze

University of Utah atmospheric scientist Gannet Hallar and colleagues find a correlation between the severity of drought in the Intermountain West and the summertime air quality, particularly the concentration of aerosol particles, in remote...
5-Jan-2017 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Biologists Follow ‘Fossilizable’ Clues to Pinpoint When Mammal, Bird and Dinosaur Ancestors Became Athletes

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The study is the first to draw a link between RBC size and microscopic traces of blood vessels and bone cells inside bones. They found that extinct mammal and bird relatives had smaller RBCs and were likely better athletes than earlier terrestrial...
21-Dec-2016 2:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Martian Mountains, Manmade Earthquake Detection and More From the U at AGU

University of Utah researchers will be among the approximately 24,000 scientists convening in San Francisco for the annual Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union Dec. 12-16. Below are summaries of select presentations at the meeting, along...
9-Dec-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

U Launches School for Cultural and Social Transformation

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A newly created school at the University of Utah aims to provide an intellectual foundation for understanding and addressing some of the most pressing issues surrounding race and gender in American society. That goal is reflected in its name: School...
21-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Now You See It, Now You Don’t

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A University of Utah electrical and computer engineering associate professor Rajesh Menon and his team have developed a cloaking device for microscopic photonics integrated devices in an effort to make future processing chips smaller, faster and...
7-Nov-2016 5:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Tracing the Ivory Trail

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More than 90 percent of ivory in large seized shipments came from elephants that died less than three years before, according to a new University of Utah study.
2-Nov-2016 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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