Art class to unveil massive mural at Esperanza Elementary School

December 8, 2015

The University of Utah Special Topics Art Class led by  V. Kim Martinez will unveil and dedicate a 1500-square-foot-mural to Esperanza Elementary School, 4956 W. 3500 South, at 1:15 p.m. on Dec. 11. In attendance with Martinez and her students will be Esperanza principal, Eulogio Alejandre, the school board, parents and students. The mural, collaboratively […]

Dinosaur relatives and first dinosaurs more closely connected than previously thought

December 7, 2015

A new study by a team of scientists from Argentina, Brazil, California and the Natural History Museum of Utah at the University of Utah has determined that the time elapsed between the emergence of early dinosaur relatives and the origin of the first dinosaurs is much shorter than previously believed. The discovery not only places […]

Frontiers in Precision Medicine to explore changing landscape of biomedicine and law

December 1, 2015

Several University of Utah departments are teaming up to sponsor a groundbreaking symposium on the intersection of law and biomedicine, as health policy related to the disciplines of biotechnology and bioethics continues to rapidly change. At the symposium on Dec. 3-4, the S.J. Quinney College of Law Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences will pair […]

Mineral discovered by former U employee named Mineral of the Year

December 1, 2015

A mineral discovered by retired University of Utah medical technologist Joe Marty recently received the inaugural Mineral of the Year award for 2014 by the International Mineral Association. Marty discovered the winning mineral, ophirite, roughly 25 years ago at the Ophir Hill Consolidated mine of Utah. The mine, located in the Ophir district in the Oquirrh […]