U of U Service-Learning Scholars Give 4,800 Hours of Community Service

Last Thursday, on the eve of the University of Utah’s commencement, the U’s Lowell Bennion Community Service Center named 12 graduating seniors 2003 Service-Learning Scholars at a banquet at the Alumni House. On Friday, University President Bernie Machen recognized these students during commencement ceremonies. Read More

May, 2003 from the U
Diane "Dinah" Davidson

How Ants Secretly Damage Rainforests

Some tree-dwelling ants that were thought to eat other insects and animals actually look like plant-eaters when biologists analyzed nitrogen in their bodies. The study revealed the ants mostly eat plant nectar and the “honeydew” excreted by parasitic insects that suck sap from trees, suggesting the ants indirectly cause far more damage to tropical rainforests than previously believed. Read More

U of U Seniors Exhibit Art Downtown May 16-June 14

Painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography and other forms of art will be exhibited and up for sale at the University of Utah’s upcoming 2003 Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Art Show. Scheduled to run from May 16 through June 14, the exhibit will be held at Artspace Forum Gallery, 511 West 200 South, in downtown Salt Lake City. The show, comprised of 50 pieces and curated by Ephraim Puusemp, displays works representative of the 2003 graduating class of the University of Utah’s art program. Artspace is open Wednesday through Saturday, from noon until 5 p.m. There is no cost for admission. Read More

30 Years of Seeking Energy Solutions

When 4,500 petroleum geologists convene in Salt Lake City on Sunday May 11, the University of Utah Energy & Geosciences Institute (EGI) will celebrate the 30th anniversary of its origin, and then help host the convention. Read More

University of Utah 2003 Commencement Address by Terry Tempest Williams

Commencement Address by Terry Tempest Williams. Read More