U of U Report Examines Utah’s Race and Ethnicity Data Over 150-Year Period

According to census data, from 1990 to 2000, the population of Utah grew by over half a million. In those ten years there was a 117 percent increase in the minority population of Utah-from 151,596 in 1990 to 328,904 in 2000. Read More

December, 2002 from the U

University of Utah Student Named Rhodes Scholar

Gretchen J. Domek, a University of Utah biochemistry student, was one of 32 American students named a Rhodes Scholar on Saturday. The competitive two-year scholarship to Oxford University for international graduate study covers educational costs, travel expenses, and a living and vacation stipend, and is renewable for a third year. Read More


U Distinguished Professor of Anthropology Professor Charles Dibble Dies

Former University of Utah Distinguished Professor of Anthropology Charles Dibble died Saturday, Nov. 30, at the age of 93. A beloved and respected teacher, Dibble’s association with the University spanned more than 40 years. While at the University, he was given the Distinguished Research, Teaching and Alumnus Awards. Read More

Noted Lecturer on End-of-Life Decisions To Present Cowan Lecture at U of U

Timothy E. Quill, M.D., widely known for his writing and lecturing about various aspects of doctor-patient relationship, with special focus on end-of-life decisions, will present the 2002 Max and Sara Cowan Memorial Lectures in Humanistic Medicine at the University of Utah on Dec. 12. Read More

Wayne Samuelson to Become SOM Admissions Dean Next Summer

Wayne M. Samuelson, M.D., has been named associate dean for admissions at the University of Utah School of Medicine, effective July 1, 2003. Samuelson, associate professor of internal medicine, will oversee all aspects of the admissions process for accepting new medical students. Currently the medical school admits 100 students each year. It received more than 1,100 applications for classes beginning in the fall of 2002. Read More