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How Women In One Sorority Supported A Rape Survivor They'd Never Met

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.18.2016 | College

In early April, a member of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority at the University of Utah posted a link to a news story in a private Facebook group. The arti...

Animal Studies Offer Cancer Research Clues

Deborah J. Cornwall | Posted 10.22.2015 | Impact
Deborah J. Cornwall

Discoveries of how genes and enzymes behave in animal models may decipher the biological mechanisms that cause, prevent, or suppress cancers in humans. Researchers seek to discover mechanisms in animal that may help control human cancer's growth, spread, and potential to kill.

New Course at the U. of Utah has Students 'Begging' for Change

Marina Gomberg | Posted 06.27.2015 | Green
Marina Gomberg

Panhandling took a different form in downtown Salt Lake City this past Earth Day when students from the University of Utah's Art, Action and the Environment class took to the streets.

LGBTQ Research Receives More Hate Mail Than Donations

Kristen Mark | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kristen Mark

What more support does one need for conducting LGBTQ prejudice research when advertisements for the study attract more prejudice than donations? Dr....

Mindfulness Can Give Us An Emotional Boost

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.11.2013 | Healthy Living

Adding to a growing body of research on the health benefits of mindfulness, a recent University of Utah study found that individuals with mindful pers...

University Gets $13 Million For Impact Investing Center

Reuters | Posted 04.01.2013 | Impact

By Manuela Badawy NEW YORK, Jan 29 (Reuters) - University of Utah's school of business has received $13 million from technology entrep...

University Of Utah Employee Accused Of Kidnapping, Raping A Woman On Campus

Posted 11.15.2012 | College

An employee at the University of Utah has been arrested on a host of charges, including aggravated kidnapping and aggravated sexual assault, after he ...

Will This Building Do "What The Sydney Opera House Did For Australia?"

Jacob Slevin | Posted 01.09.2012 | Arts
Jacob Slevin

In just over a week, the Natural History Museum of Utah will re-open to the public along the Wasatch Range, a the 17-acre site at the edge of the City and the University of Utah campus, viewing out towards the Great Salt Lake, the Oquirrhs mountain range, Kennecott copper mines, Mount Olympus and Salt Lake City.

Is High Altitude Linked To Suicide Risk? Study Finds Insufficient Oxygen Intake Could Heighten Risk

ABC News | Lee Dye | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Is it possible that living in the mountains can make it more likely that someone will commit suicide? Maybe, according to startling new research sugge...

Utah Student Journalists May Not Graduate After Paper Gag

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The records of nine graduating seniors at the University of Utah are being held by the college after it determined their roles in a newspaper prank vi...

Utah Professors Develop Tiny Robots To Help In Surgeries

The Daily Utah Chronicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Jake Abbott, a professor in the department of mechanical engineering, has developed a series of microrobots that could potentially change the future o...

Small Number Of Adults 'Supertaskers,' Study Finds

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A recent study by scientists at the University of Utah confirms that multitasking is an activity for an elite few. The Daily Utah Chronicle has more:...

Asilisaurus Fossil Predates Dinos By 10 million Years

The Daily Utah Chronicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A recent discovery of the now-earliest known relative to dinosaurs has paleontologists looking deeper and differently into the ancient world. A res...

Sexuality-Related Stress Prevalent in Utah

The Daily Utah Chronicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The mood was somber in the Officer's Club at Fort Douglas as grave statistics were presented concerning the health of sexual minorities. "There are...

Utah Staffers By Day, Roller Derby Girls By Night

The Daily Utah Chronicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Three days out of the week, three University of Utah Health Care employees trade in their white coats and name tags for retro roller skates and a spor...