U of U to Host National Conference That Celebrates Undergraduates’ Research and Creative Achievement

Next spring the University of Utah will host the 17th National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), a premier conference that focuses on U.S. undergraduate students’ research and creative achievement. Students and faculty are encouraged to submit NCUR entries now, or at least by the Nov. 15 deadline. NCUR information and application forms are available at www.utah.edu/NCUR2003. Read More

October, 2002 from the U

Advancing Women in Science and Engineering

Women are underrepresented in physical science and engineering professions in most countries. They become even scarcer as the level of education and responsibility rises. This talk will share highlights from the International Conference on Women in Physics, which brought together 300 physicists from 65 countries this past March. Hartline will emphasize actions that can improve the status of women in the physical sciences, thereby benefiting the science community and society as a whole.

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U of U Fraternities and Sororities Give Local, Low-Income Children A Safe, Happy Halloween

This Thursday, on Halloween night, more than 100 students from the University of Utah’s Greek sororities and fraternities will celebrate the holiday with 214 local children and their families. The University students will take their Halloween hijinks-a dinner, party activities and a spook alley-to Neighborhood House, a nonprofit agency that provides day care for children and adults based on their ability to pay. The children who frequent the center, located at 1050 W. 500 S., attend part- and full-time preschool and before- and after-school programs. Read More

Bush’s Senior Advisor to Speak at U of U’s Rocco C. Siciliano Forum

Karl Rove, senior advisor and assistant to President George W. Bush, will deliver the sixth annual Rocco C. Siciliano Forum lecture at 12 noon on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2002, in the University of Utah’s Olpin Union Ballroom. The general theme of the Siciliano lectures is Considerations on the Status of the American Society.
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U College of Health Introduces Project GAIN

In a wheelchair he designed himself, Tom Houston regularly hits a golf ball 250 yards at the driving range. Ogden’s Ron Smith plays with one arm and is passionate about the game. Houston, Smith and several other golfers with a variety of disabilities will be on hand Oct. 30 when the University of Utah College of Health introduces a project for golfers with disabilities to the Salt Lake community. Read More