University of Utah http://kpcw.org en Cool Science Radio - August 28, 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/cool-science-radio-august-28-2014 <p>On this episode of KPCW's Cool Science Radio, co-hosts Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells speak with Dr. Erik Syrstad of the Space Dynamics Lab at Utah State University. He joined the show to talk about his new invention - an Imaging Dispersive Energy Analyzer - and what it can be used for. Dr. David Belnap from the University Of Utah then joined the show to talk about his work with viruses at the Electron Microscopy Core Laboratory.</p><p></p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:48:23 +0000 Lynn Ware Peek & Mike & John Wells 17666 at http://kpcw.org Cool Science Radio - August 28, 2014 The Mountain Life - August 13, 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/mountain-life-august-13-2014 <p>Lynn started today's show with a conversation about concussions with Chris Nowinski, author of <em>Head Games - Football's Concussion Crisis</em>. They discussed the potentially serious injury a concussion can be, especially for young people involved in sports. Lynn also spoke with Dr. Craig Bryan, a University Of Utah professor of Psychology who specializes in depression and suicide. With all the discussion in the wake of the loss of Robin Williams, it's a good time to remember all the resources available that can help those who struggle with such a condition.</p><p></p> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:05:09 +0000 Lynn Ware Peek & Mike 17117 at http://kpcw.org The Mountain Life - August 13, 2014 Gale Dick, Co-Founder Of Save Our Canyons, Dies http://kpcw.org/post/gale-dick-co-founder-save-our-canyons-dies <p>SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Gale Dick, a former University of Utah physics professor and co-founder of the Utah environmental group Save Our Canyons, has died at the age of 88.</p><p>Tim Dick told The Sale Lake Tribune that his father died Friday at a Salt Lake City hospital of natural causes.</p><p>The Rhodes scholar's love of the Wasatch Mountains prompted him to co-found Save Our Canyons in 1972 and to work to protect wilderness.</p><p>Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams says he considered Dick to be an important adviser on environmental issues affecting Wasatch canyons.</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 02:21:00 +0000 Salt Lake Tribune 16212 at http://kpcw.org Gale Dick, Co-Founder Of Save Our Canyons, Dies The Mountain Life - July 16, 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/mountain-life-july-16-2014 <p>Tim Henney and guest co-host Chris Cherniak started off today's show with a conversation with Paul Greenberg, author of American Catch - The Fight For Our Local Seafood. Dr. Ariel Ford, a clinical psychologist, then joined the show to talk about her combination of Western science and Eastern thought in her practice. Finally, Leslie Miller joined the show to talk about a University Of Utah sponsored environmental symposium called Reimagine Western Landscapes.</p><p></p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:40:03 +0000 Tim Henney & Chris Cherniak & Mike 16055 at http://kpcw.org The Mountain Life - July 16, 2014 University Of Utah President Backs Review Of Fight Song http://kpcw.org/post/university-utah-president-backs-review-fight-song <p>The University of Utah president David Pershing says he agrees it's time to consider some changes to the school fight song that some find sexist. Lynn Ware Peek has more.</p><p></p> Wed, 07 May 2014 22:22:59 +0000 Lynn Ware Peek 13222 at http://kpcw.org University Of Utah President Backs Review Of Fight Song This Green Earth - November 19, 2013 http://kpcw.org/post/green-earth-november-19-2013 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kerry Kelly, Environmental Engineer and researcher at the U. is on first talking about her study relating wood smoke and poor air quality. Then Dr. Michelle </span>Hofmann<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Pediatrician, on the second half to discuss the health impacts associated with PM 2.5 and ozone exposure to children.</span></p><p></p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 21:48:29 +0000 Nell Larson & Chris Cherniak 6783 at http://kpcw.org This Green Earth - November 19, 2013 University Students Learn About Community Planning http://kpcw.org/post/university-students-learn-about-community-planning <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Students at the University of Utah have the chance to learn about community planning from the planning directors of both Summit County and Park City. Rick </span>Brough<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has more.</span></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 16:51:24 +0000 Rick Brough 4800 at http://kpcw.org University Students Learn About Community Planning