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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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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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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Campaign Against Distracted Driving

In October 2019, a giant phone with text animations appeared in the center of the University of Utah’s campus. The display was the centerpiece of a marketing campaign born out partnership between the U and Zero Fatalities, which shared the goal of making texting and driving a social taboo. It wasn’t the university, government agencies, […]

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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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Analyzing Inversions

Chris Rapp is a senior in atmospheric sciences at the University of Utah who developed a diagram explaining the relationships between meteorological variables, size of particles, and various pollutants that make up the inversion. The warm colored intersections on the diagram are positively correlated and the cool colors are negatively correlated with crosses representing no […]

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