Graduate Student Research Funding

The GCSC's commitment to graduate students' interdisciplinary research is evidenced in over $234,000 in student research grants. Applications are considered twice yearly. The next deadline to apply for research funds is Septermber 15, 2016. See student projects here.

Taft Nicholson Center Faculty Research Collaborative Retreats

Faculty retreats at the Taft- Nicholson Center in Centennial Valley, Montana aim to motivate, explore, and inspire new faculty-led research and scholarship from across the disciplines. Download flyer. Apply here.

Ehleringer's Contributions Earn Awards

GCSC founding Director Jim Ehleringer has been recognized with the University's most prestigious faculty award, the Rosenblatt Prize, and in the same week was elected as a member of the National Academy of Sciences. We are delighted by these acknowledgements of Jim's vision and his contributions to science, to students, and to the U of U.

Wasatch experience workshop

Wasatch Experience Teaching Workshop

The Sustainability Office will once again sponsor a workshop to help faculty and doctoral TAs integrate sustainability into the curriculum. Read more here and on the Sustainable Utah blog.

Utah Atmospheric Trace Gas & Air Quality Lab

Utah Atmospheric Trace Gas & Air Quality (UATAQ) lab began as a joint effort between the GCSC and the Departments of Biology and Atmospheric Science. UATAQ collects and analyzes trace gas and air quality data, aiming to understand the spatial distribution and long term trends in Utah.

GCSC Events, dates


August 27 2016


August 30, 2016, Robin Craig, U of U Law


September 13, 2016, Marc Parlange, U of British Columbia

September 15, 2016

Application deadline for graduate student research funds


September 27, 2016, Leah Sprain, UC Boulder



Past Events

Past news and announcements

Annual Report 2013

Annual Report 2012