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Eccles School MBA Online program ranked No. 17 in the nation

The MBA Online program at the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business has been ranked top 20 in the nation in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Online MBA rankings, landing at No. 17 overall and No. 4 in the West.
15-Jan-2019 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Spintronics “miracle material” put to the test

In a paper published today in Nature Communications, Vardeny, along with Jingying Wang, Dali Sun (now at North Carolina State University) and colleagues present two devices built using perovskite to demonstrate the material’s potential in...
10-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Longevity primarily hereditary in extremely long-living families

Longevity is heritable, but that primarily applies to persons from families where multiple members are among the top 10 percent survivors of their birth cohort. The key to a long life can probably be found in the genes of these families. These are...
7-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Dust threatens Utah’s ‘Greatest Snow on Earth’

New University of Utah research found that dust deposition speeds up snowmelt in Utah's Wasatch Mountains. Scientists found that a single dust storm on April 13, 2017, deposited half of all dust for the season. The additional sunlight absorbed by...
18-Dec-2018 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


What's the ideal time to get pregnant?

It is difficult to comprehend declining fertility rates without a deeper understanding of the underlying perceptions that drive fertility-related behaviors. In a recent study published in Archives of Sexual Behavior, Robin E. Jensen, professor of...
20-Dec-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Full of Energy

University of Utah electrical and computer engineering researchers have received a $1.88 million grant to study the properties of gallium oxide, which could prove to be an effective semiconductor for high-voltage systems. Gallium oxide could lead to...
4-Dec-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Ideal marriage partners drive Waorani warriors to war

Researchers examined the social composition of raiding parties and their relationship to marriage alliances in an Amazonian tribal society, the Waorani of Ecuador. The Waorani formerly practiced lethal raiding, or small-scale warfare, as part of...
3-Dec-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Top Three Finalists Announced in University of Utah's American Dream Ideas Challenge

The top three ideas in the University of Utah’s American Dream Ideas Challenge aim to boost Utahns’ income by cutting transportation costs, leveraging unused storage space and revitalizing an economically depressed region of the state. Each team...
29-Nov-2018 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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