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What Is the Cost of Interrupting a Radiologist?

A first of its kind study shows typical interruptions experienced by on-call radiologists do not reduce diagnostic accuracy but do change what they look at and increase the amount of time spent on a case. The implication of the finding is that as...
19-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Join Gail Miller and Other Inspirational Women at the Women's Symposium

Top faculty from the University of Utah's David Eccles School of Business and international institutions of higher education and some of Utah's most influential women will present a day of research-driven content and engaging dialogue at the Elevate...
14-Mar-2018 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Riding the (Quantum Magnetic) Wave

Working together, Miller, Boehme, Vardeny and their colleagues have shown that an organic-based magnet can carry waves of quantum mechanical magnetization, called magnons, and convert those waves to electrical signals. It’s a breakthrough for the...
11-Mar-2018 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Citizen Science Birding Data Passes Scientific Muster

Joshua Horns is an eBird user himself and a doctoral candidate in biology at the University of Utah. In a paper published today in Biological Conservation, Horns and colleagues report that eBird observations match trends in bird species populations...
11-Mar-2018 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

U CO2 Sensor Network Shows Effects of Metro Growth

In a study published today in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a team led by atmospheric scientists Logan Mitchell and John Lin report that suburban sprawl increases CO2 emissions more than similar population growth in a developed...
28-Feb-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Sorenson Impact Plays Leading Role in Passage of Social Financing Bill

The Sorenson Impact Center at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business played a leading role in supporting the bipartisan Social Impact Partnerships to Pay for Results Act (SIPPRA), which passed Congress early Friday morning and is...
12-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Drivers of Hate in the U.S. Have Distinct Regional Differences, U Study Finds

Ugeographers sought to understand the factors fueling hate across space. Their findings paint a rather grim reality of America; hate is a national phenomenon, and more complicated than they imagined. The researchers mapped the patterns of active...
9-Feb-2018 2:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Pac-12 Students Launch Esports Organization

The University of Utah's esports program along with student video game clubs from 10 other Pac-12 universities have formed a new unofficial esports organization to compete in multiplayer video games.
31-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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How to Talk to Children About Race

Karen Tao, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Utah, studies how children talk about and understand race. She stresses the importance of starting conversations about diversity early and provides tips...
8-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST

University of Utah Scientists Study Ancient Environments of Grand Staircase-Escalante Region

11-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST

U Researcher Available to Give Insight Into Wildfire Warnings and Evacuation Decisions

6-Dec-2017 4:05 PM EST

How to Help Transfer Students Complete Their Degrees

University of Utah professor available to discuss college transfer and provide recommendations on how institutions can help students obtain degrees.
24-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT


Who Is Complicit in Not Stopping Harvey #Weinstein Sooner? Prof. @Amosguiora of @Sjquinney Available to Discuss Role of Bystanders as #Metoo Movement Continues.

16-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT


“New Children of Israel”

In his new book available today, “New Children of Israel: Emerging Jewish Communities in an Era of Globalization,” Nathan Devir, assistant professor of Jewish Studies at the University of Utah, explores the next defining moment for the Jewish...
13-Oct-2017 8:00 AM EDT


University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Prof. Christopher Peterson available to comment on new rules to restrict payday lending debt traps

5-Oct-2017 10:05 PM EDT

Nationally Recognized Expert on Military Suicide Testifies Before Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

27-Sep-2017 1:05 PM EDT

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