Five Best of State Winners Named from University of Utah

Five winners from the University of Utah will receive Utah Best of State 2003 awards at a gala to be held tomorrow evening, Saturday, June 21, at the South Towne Expo Center. Read More

June, 2003 from the U

U of U\’s LGBT Resource Center, Hinckley Institute of Politics to Sponsor \”Defining Minority: A Process of Inclusion?\”

The University of Utah’s Hinckley Institute of Politics and Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center will sponsor a panel discussion titled “Defining Minority: A Process of Inclusion?” on Wednesday, June 25, from noon until 1 p.m. The forum will take place in room 253 of Orson Spencer Hall, 260 S. Central Campus Dr. The event is free and open to the public. Read More


Red Butte Garden Names New Executive Director

Red Butte Garden names Dr. Gregory Lee as its executive director. In his new role, Lee will direct all operations at the 150-acre botanical garden and arboretum including fund-raising, education, marketing, business administration and horticulture, and supervising a staff of more than 90. Read More

U of U Genetics Web Site Ranks in Top 50

An Internet web site operated by the University of Utah’s Genetic Science Learning Center has been honored by Scientific American magazine online as one of the top 50 science and technology web sites, and as one of the top five biology web sites. Read More

Daniel McCool

Red Rock Institute Students To Experience The Land And Environmental Issues First-Hand

Consider these facts: Sixty-four percent of Utah is federal land. Seven federally recognized American Indian reservations are located in the Beehive State, set aside as permanent homelands for Navajo, Ute, Goshute and Paiute tribes. Utah is home to 12 national parks and monuments and 15 wilderness areas totaling 750,000 acres. With two of the largest rivers in the West-the Colorado and the Green, numerous remnants from ancient cultures, 3.5 million acres of wilderness study areas and 15 ski resorts on public lands, there is no shortage of conflict on how Utah lands should be used, protected and preserved. Read More