Making Diagnoses Simpler

To diagnose patients with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), an inflammatory disease that disrupts the esophagus, current medical knowledge requires anesthesia and an endoscopy. This time-consuming and invasive process, combined with the low likelihood of a patient having EoE, leads doctors to sidestep testing for it. However, professor Christopher Gregg’s lab at the University of Utah didn’t […]

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A Futuristic Privacy Garment

Anyone who has squeezed into a crowded airplane knows that travel can be a serious invasion of privacy. The average person reserves a 12-foot radius for social space, and ever-shrinking travel accommodations rarely leave room for a personal bubble. Jackson Kerbs, a junior studying multi-disciplinary design, combined his interests in product design and fashion to […]

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Yellowstone Forever

This year, a group of students studying multi-disciplinary design worked with Yellowstone Forever, the nonprofit arm of Yellowstone National Park. These students traveled to Yellowstone National Park to interview rangers and staff and get inspiration for their own design. They then developed a diverse array of projects designed to enhance the experience of traveling to […]

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Inspiring Makers across Campus

Being the chairman of the Make Program at the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute looks great on a resume, but many other aspects of the role are even more rewarding. Christopher Holland, a senior mechanical engineering student at the University of Utah and resident at Lassonde Studios, has been able to develop many professional and personal skills […]

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Utah Student Robotics

Utah Student Robotics is building a robot for NASA’s yearly robot mining competition. The team originated as a group of students in the mining department who wanted to try their luck in the competition. Now, the team is multi-disciplinary, with students from electrical engineering, computer science, mechanical engineering, mining engineering and more. The team is […]

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