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Advancing Electric Bus Systems

Did you know 37% of U.S. carbon dioxide emissions in 2017 were due to transportation? Electrical and computer engineering Ph.D. students Avishan Bagherinezhad and Alejandro Palomino are researching ways to reduce pollution through electrified public transportation. Their latest work proposes a spatial-temporal co-optimization of bus transit and power systems to realize the benefits of battery […]

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Increasing Inclusion in Theater

Performance, advocacy, inclusion. A junior at the U, theater student Ashley Goodwin is taking steps to make these more prominent aspects of the theater world and beyond. She is doing this through her performative theater piece, “The Not Broken Monologues.” This performance comes as the grand finale of her Undergraduate Research Opportunity Project (UROP). Broadening […]

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Indigenous Modern Dance

Talia Dixon’s major in modern dance and minor in American Indian studies came together to inspire her University of Utah honors thesis on indigenous representations in dance studies and honoring the knowledge of indigenous nations, specifically the Luiseño Peoples in Southern California. “Coming to college to study dance, I didn’t know I would get involved […]

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