BlogBlogs

Check out the U’s various blogs to catch up on the latest content from faculty, staff and students, as well as important news and event information.

UNews: Stabilizing energy storage

Because the sun doesn’t always shine, solar utilities need a way to store extra charge for a rainy day. The same goes for wind power facilities, since the wind doesn’t always blow. To take full advantage of renewable energy, electrical grids need large batteries that can store the power coming from wind and solar installations […]

EHSLibrary: We are proposing new EHSL building hours

Monday-Friday, 7AM-6PM Closed Saturday Sunday, Noon-6PM Building use is lowest on Saturdays and after 6pm M-F. More questions are asked on Saturdays than Sundays, but most of those are people checking out equipment or books. The proposed new hours align with when the most work on campus gets done. The EHSL used to be open […]

sustainableUTAH: Which way will we tip?

Which way will we tip?
By: Liz Ivkovich, Sustainability Office. Tipping Point, def.: the critical point at which a change becomes unstoppable. Earth is undergoing an alarming series of changes due to human impacts. Warming […]

Ski and Snowboard the U: Knoble: Gear For Good

By Janelle Hanson, communications specialist, University Marketing and Communications