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     Welcome to the latest edition of the iUTAH Newsletter

      We’ve combined interesting news from around the state, and beyond, along
      with iUTAH happenings, news, events, and opportunities.


Happenings around iUTAH!

Paul Brooks Named State EPSCoR Director
University of Utah professor Paul Brooks, of the Geology and Geophysics department, has been named as the new program director of the Utah Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR).


Students Showcase
Research at Legislature

Undergraduate students from the University of Utah and Utah State University (USU) displayed their research for Utah lawmakers in the rotunda of the state Capitol in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. Among the participants were USU and iUTAH 2015 iFellows Viviane Baji and Matthew Barnett. Both Matt and Viviane worked with faculty mentor Dr. Doug Jackson-Smith of Utah State University.


Where Does the Water
From Snow Actually Go?

These are subjects that interest Jordan Maxwell, graduate research assistant and PhD student at Brigham Young University. Now into his second year of his research, Jordan is working with faculty advisor Dr. Sam St. Clair to measuring snowpack across gradients of disturbance in Utah’s alpine regions. For Jordan, a good snowfall gives him the opportunity to ski into remote regions of Utah where he takes snow measurements. Read More...


2016 iUTAH Summer Institute Program is now accepting applications 
Teachers, undergraduates, and high school students: Join us for a week spent performing research in the Red Butte Creek Watershed and contribute to the bigger picture of water sustainability in Utah. Read More...

News & Activities...


Changes in Utah Water Watch Staff
In December, iUTAH partner Utah Water Watch (UWW) said farewell to their longtime program coordinator, Brian Greene. With his departure, UWW is reorganizing their operations in a way that will increase their capacity to raise public awareness of Utah’s water resources.  More info...
The Story of Water
Utah State University ended its "year of water" by featuring USU and iUTAH researcher Scott Jones, and other scientists and community members in their USU Winter 2016 magazine.  More info…

City Councils Hear Water Survey Results

Throughout January, iUTAH researchers Doug Jackson-Smith, Melissa Haeffner, and Sarah Hinners presented the findings of the iUTAH 2014 survey to city councils in the greater Salt Lake Valley area. More info…

SUU museums partner for STEAM Festival

iUTAH researcher Jackie Grant shared news on the 2016 STEAM Festival and Children's Jubilee, which was held February 11-13, 2016 on the Southern Utah University campus in Cedar City. More info…

More Dataset Highlights

Activities of the iUTAH Cyberinfrastructure Team (CI Team) focus on developing hardware and software systems, and tools that improve iUTAH participants’ capacity for data collection, organization, management, sharing, synthesis to higher-level products, and integration with models. More info…

iUTAH's AAAS Research Competitiveness Program Year 4 Site Visit 

The AAAS Year 4 Site Visit, March 7-8, is fast approaching. Be sure to RSVP for open sessions and participate in the ongoing conversation about the future of iUTAH. Go to iUTAH’s participant portal, and click on "More Information" to register More info…

Events & Opportunities...


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