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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!

iUTAH's Michelle Baker Receives Prestigious Governor's Medal
Utah State University biology professor Michelle Baker is one of four USU faculty members to be honored with the 2015 Governor’s Medal for Excellence in Science and Technology. Read More...


Two 2016 iUTAH Research Catalyst Grant Awarded Statewide
Researchers from Utah Valley University and Southern Utah University will receive funding this year to enhance water research capacity and expand undergraduate student research opportunities. 



2016 iUTAH iFellows Program is now accepting applications

The iFellows Program provides an opportunity for undergraduate students to gain first-hand research experience in the labs of iUTAH project scientists. iFellows participate in valuable research, mentorship, science training, and communication opportunities. Read More...

News & Activities...


How Plants Can Make Stormwater Cleaner
Utah State University and iUTAH researcher Ryan Dupont was featured in an article as he oversees a research study that could unveil new information about low-cost phytoremediation. More info...
When trees die, water slows 
University of Utah and iUTAH researcher Paul Brooks was recently featured in the news. Mountain pine beetle populations have exploded over the past decade due to warmer temperatures and drier summers, and these insects have infected and killed thousands of acres of western pine forests. More info…

Study Documents Utahns' Perceptions of Water Situation

Utah State Today featured an article on the household survey by a consortium of Utah universities provides extensive scientific data on current residential water management and public support for a range of water policies. More info…

Sociologist Uses Crowdfunding to Fund Antarctica Research Trip

Utah State University and iUTAH researcher Melissa Haeffner was interviewed by Utah Public Radio. During the interview, Haeffner said crowdfunding is a great way to involve non-scientists in her research. More info…

WaterGirls: Science, Nature, and Inspiration!

The Utah Department of Environmental Quality invited Salt Lake Community College and iUTAH researcher Maura Hahnenberger to be a guest blogger on their website, and thoughts on issues that impact our environment. More info…

Recent Updates of iUTAH Data Are Now Available

Good news in 2016! iUTAH researchers have been busy generating datasets, and the iUTAH data repository is growing. To publish your dataset (and even have it featured here), deposit it in the repository, and contact the iUTAH Data Manager Amber Jones. More info…

Events & Opportunities...

February 2-4, 2016
Utah STEM Fest South Towne Expo Ctr., Sandy, UT More info…
February 9, 2016
UU’s GCSC seminar series with Elizabeth Wilson More info…
February 12, 2016
2016 iUTAH iFellows Program applications More info…
February 19, 2016
Utah Conference on Undergrad. Research (UCUR) More info…
February 23, 2016
UU’s GCSC seminar series with Andrew Richardson More info…

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