U of U to Review Its Long Range Development Plan

The University of Utah has retained the services of Hanbury Evans Wright & Vlattas and ajc architects to provide campus land-planning services for the five-year update of its 1997 Long Range Development Plan (LRDP). Opportunities for public comment and participation are an important part of the process. The LRDP is a broad campus land-use and transportation plan projected over a 20-year planning horizon. Guidelines are established which maintain and enhance the campus environment while supporting the University’s mission of education, research, and service. Read More

May, 2003 from the U
Andrew D.N. Gillman

U Names New Director of Women\’s Resource Center

Debra S. Daniels will be the new director of the University of Utah’s Women’s Resource Center when Kathryn Brooks retires July 11 after 14 years of service in that position. Daniels’ appointment is effective July 14 and follows the completion of a national search for the position. Read More

Out With The Old: Groundbreaking For Education Building Signals Step From Past For Health Sciences Center

The University of Utah Health Sciences Center breaks ground May 22 on a $40 million Health Sciences Education Building, replacing teaching facilities dating to the early 1950s. The 150,000-square-foot facility will become the Us center for health-professions education. Read More

Tunneling Into An Earthquake Fault

The news release below, about earthquake research by University of Utah hydrogeologist Craig Forster, was adapted from the American Geophysical Union’s AGU Journal Highlights dated May 13, 2003. Contact information and the dates of online and journal publication have been added. Read More

Single-Family Homebuilding in Utah at Highest Level in 25 Years

Not since the first quarter of 1978 have there been so many permits issued for new single-family homes in Utah. For the months of January, February and March 2003, 3,458 new single-family homes have received building permits. The value of these new homes exceeded $500 million and, along with new apartments and condominiums, pushed residential valuation to a record $605.0 million for the period. Read More