Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 4 - 5pm
Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 12:15 - 1:15pm
Researcher's work could help wildfire managers determine when to give evacuation orders
Dapeng Li (geography) is helping emergency managers to better determine when to call for evacuations due to a wildfire.
Utah business leaders create a new $200,000 Ivory Prize for the best ideas on affordable housing
Clark Ivory (political science), CEO of Ivory Homes, and his wife, Christine are some of the leaders involved with these new awards.
State board weighs Lake Powell Pipeline financing questions
Gabriel Lozada (economics), says local governments would need to raise its water rates by 678 percent to generate enough revenue to repay the state.
Edward R. Christensen
Edward R. Christensen has achieved wide intellectual accomplishments in a variety of academic and professional fields and is devoted to civic and social service. He graduated from the University of Utah in 1948 with a B.S. in Chemistry and an M.S. in Chemistry in 1949. During his career as a research chemist with Texaco, Inc., Mr. Christensen earned an M.S. in Industrial Administration from Union College.
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Congratulations to Günseli Berik (economics) who was awarded this year's Jean Shakelford Prize, which celebrates an individual whose initiative, imagination, and dedication advance the goals of the IAFFE!
Dennis Wei, professor of geography, was recently awarded a grant from the Ford Foundation on "Urban Housing and Land and Their Implications for Inequality under the Process of Urbanization in China".
Craig Bryan, associate professor of psychology, and Jonathan Butner, professor of psychology, were recently awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health!