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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Everyone Deserves a Good Night’s Sleep

When Joseph Arrington was a child, he dreaded sleeping. Arrington, a University of Utah graduate student with an MBA, has suffered from various sleeping disorders, like sleep paralysis and sleep terrors, since his youth, and as an adult, he wanted to find a new solution to the parasomnias. His answer was a company — Beacon […]

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‘Student Innovation @ the U’ 2019

The 2019 edition of “Student Innovation at the U” is now available. The annual publication celebrates student innovation and impact at the University of Utah. The theme this year is “12 Ways Students at the U are Creating the World.” Inside you will find stories about students from all parts of campus doing amazing things. Hopefully, […]

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Making Research More Inclusive

The University of Utah has various ways for students to get involved in the Tier-1 research conducted all over campus. When Jae Miner, a senior in anthropology, learned about the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) at the U, they (Miner’s preferred pronoun) jumped on it. “I did anthropology research with human subjects, where I studied […]

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