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Kathleen Treseder

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SBS opens search for 2 new faculty members in plant bio

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An “Ig Nobel” Peace Prize for study of beards as punch protection

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Mario Capecchi

We’re sure you’ve heard of Mario Capecchi Drive on campus, but do you know why that main road...

Elmera Azadpour

Following graduation with honors in 2019 from the SBS, Elmera Azadpour, accepted the Arnhold Environmental Graduate Fellowship that...

Food claiming to have ‘wild mushrooms’ rarely does

DNA barcoding revealed products mostly contain cultivated fungi, and a few poisonous mushrooms Harvesting wild mushrooms requires an...

Be The Light: AIS PREP at the U

On July 14-16, 2021, students of the American Indian Services (AIS) Pre-Freshman Engineering Program (AIS PREP) came to...

David Almanzar

David Almanzar came to the University of Utah in 2016 to pursue his PhD following his undergraduate degree...

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