News Highlights

Jazz on Demand

As the premiere of the Pixar and Disney film Soul drew near last December, Visiting Director of Jazz Studies John Petrucelli got an unexpected phone call.

Pollution, Inside Out

New research shows that wildfires, fireworks, and inversions can bring pollution inside and cause air quality in homes to deteriorate to unsafe levels.

Deadly Fur

Watch out for this cuddly puffball. Packed in its fur is a poison so lethal it can fell an elephant. U scientists are uncovering secrets about the African crested rat.

The Science of Suicide

Every 11 minutes, an American dies by suicide. That’s more than 48,000 annually. The haunting question is “Why?” One emerging factor is family history.

Seasons of Sneezing

Does it feel like allergy season starts earlier, lingers longer, and has even more pollen? You can blame climate change for the extra sneezing, itchiness, and misery.

Inspiring Curiosity for Teens in Custody

Exposure to nature can improve mood and reduce acts of violence. One U professor is bringing these benefits to incarcerated youth.

Restorative Justice

The Enga of Papua New Guinea have a restorative justice system that focuses on repairing harm and reintegrating wrongdoers back into society.

Remembering Ty Jordan

Friends, teammates, coaches, and family gathered inside AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, to honor U running back Ty Jordan, who died last December.

Elite Level

For six years, one U undergrad has been selected to be a Churchill Scholar at the University of Cambridge—tying Harvard’s streak.

Helping at Home

Alum Revina Talker never saw clinicians who were Navajo while growing up. She’s now the sole provider at the Navajo Mountain Community Health Center.

News Roundup

Giving day brings in $1.2 million, Huntsman Mental Health Institute launches, all-female ticket wins ASUU election.

Banner Achievements

Have you seen the flags with photos of researchers hanging from streetlamps around town? They celebrate the work of more than 20 faculty and staff.