Discovering a New Dinosaur

Thanks to research by students like Savhannah Carpenter, supported by professor Mark Loewen, a paleontology scholar, a “new” dinosaur will soon be recognized as a species. Carpenter, a third-year geology major, didn’t expect to be part of such a big discovery. When she started at the U, she decided to volunteer with the Natural History […]

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A Smarter Way to Exercise

Chris Bright and Kyle Poulin founded their company True Adherence to make exercise safer and more effective. When he worked as a personal trainer, Poulin saw too many people risk injury or stunt their progress because they were exercising incorrectly. True Adherence’s technology provides real-time feedback and data to help people exercise smarter. Now, Bright […]

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Bringing Honeybees to the U

Did you know you can visit honeybees at three locations on the University of Utah’s campus? Bridget Dorsey and Paul Baskin, both seniors in biology and leaders of the Honors Beekeeping Initiative, have worked hard to bring two auto-flow beehives to the honors college, the first of their kind at the U.  The Beekeeping Initiative started […]

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Improving Academic and Industrial Collaboration

University of Utah bioengineering Ph.D. student Kyle Isaacson is making big strides growing his startup company Ike Scientific, which provides technical consulting services and a bridge between industrial and academic research. In only a few months since founding the company, Ike Scientific achieved both profitability and positive cash flow, and in recognition of his success, […]

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Indie Games Focused on Inclusivity and Culture

Spencer Wilson and Morgan Lander, University of Utah students and founders of Little Wanderers Studios, were so impacted by the entertainment and arts industry, they created a company and culture that aims to “uplift the world.” Little Wanderers Studios is an indie game company that celebrates diversity of thought through the creation of fun and […]

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Handcrafted Skating Gear

Exploring the culture and advancement of the fastest sport on ice, NALZA is dedicated to the production of premium handcrafted skating gear. With the combination of functionality, durability, and premium design, NALZA is modernizing and changing the speed skating market. The co-founders of NALZA are J.R. Celski, an Olympic medalist and entrepreneur student at the […]

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