On Thursday, Sept. 20, President Ruth Watkins welcomed thought leaders from around the nation to reflect on the role of public universities in a changing America.
Quality of researchers and programs pays off in record-breaking funding year.
Scientists, engineers and businesses gathered at the U to brainstorm Air Force research priorities.
U alum Ryan Watts is on the front lines of the battle against neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s disease or “ALS”.
Faculty expand interdisciplinary research through new seed grant initiative.
“I landed at the U through my love of paragliding. In 2001 I was sitting on the side of Mt. Olympus, ready to launch one afternoon and I met a professor here in atmospheric science who was also flying paragliders. He said “I heard you’re into programming – Are you interested in working at a university?” I said sure.”
U research shows by thinking about their thinking, a practice called metacognition, students raised their final exam scores by 10 percent on average – a full letter grade.
U recognizes five faculty for their research and academic strengths.
Biology majors Ethan Frehner and Tara Christensen didn’t set out to create a media buzz with their badger time-lapse video, but that’s exactly what they did.
The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science workshop comes to the U.