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

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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

Hsin-Hua Huang, University of Utah

Scientists see deeper Yellowstone magma

April 23, 2015 – University of Utah seismologists discovered and made images of a reservoir of hot, partly molten rock 12 to 28 miles beneath the Yellowstone supervolcano, and it is 4.4 times larger than the shallower, long-known magma chamber. The hot rock in the newly discovered, deeper magma reservoir would fill the 1,000-cubic-mile Grand Read More

A University of Utah team won  big at business plan competition at Rice University earlier this month.

University of Utah student innovators rake in big bucks at Rice University business competition

(April 23, 2015) —A medical innovation company founded by a team of University of Utah students won big — to the tune of $153,000 — at the prestigious Rice University Business Plan Competition held April 16-18 in Houston. Launched by a team of bioengineering and medical students at the University of Utah’s 2012 Bench-2-Bedside competition, Read More

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U named ‘Tree Campus USA’

The University of Utah recently received Tree Campus USA recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation, which honors colleges and universities for effective urban forest management and for engaging staff and students in conservation goals. Read More