Wall Printing Tech from Artciel

When Aaron Dobron entered the Master of Business Creation (MBC) program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business, he knew that he had a great business idea. Dobron is the co-founder of ArtCiel, which he describes as a “brand-new, state-of-the-art technology.” ArtCiel uses vertical wall printing to allow consumers to apply images […]

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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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Online Training for Motivational Interviewing

Motivational interviewing is an evidence-based approach used by counselors, educators, medical professionals, correctional officers, and others to change patient or client behavior. It can help people smoke less, exercise more, follow through with recommendations, keep commitments, and more. A team of faculty, professionals, and students at the University of Utah hope to make motivational interviewing […]

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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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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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Podcast Highlighting Student Research

Have you listened to an episode from OUR Pod? The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) at the U has its very own podcast called OUR Pod. OUR Pod produces monthly podcast episodes hosted by undergraduate research leaders highlighting the research or creative work of undergrad students and faculty mentors engaged in OUR programs. Bennett Johnson, […]

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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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