U\’s Hinckley Institute Director Ted Wilson Announces Retirement

Ted Wilson, director of the Hinckley Institute of Politics in the College of Social and Behavioral Science at the University of Utah since 1985, has announced his retirement from that position, effective September 1, 2003. Read More

June, 2003 from the U

Two-Week Training in Human Services to be Held at University of Utah

The University of Utah College of Social Work will sponsor its annual Summer Institute in Human Services, from July 7 through 18, on the University campus. All courses will be held in the Social Work or nearby buildings. The intensive two-week institute, now in its 19th year, draws more than 1,000 attendees from Utah and across the United States. Read More

U of U to Break Ground for Orthopedic Center

Breadth and depth are the key words as the University of Utah breaks ground on its Orthopedic Surgery Center June 6. The 100,000-square-foot, three-level facility will incorporate the eight major orthopedic subspecialties including, foot & ankle, hand, oncology, pediatrics, spine, sports medicine, trauma, and adult reconstruction in the same center and give space for more physicians in these areas. Read More

Franz Giessibl

Observing the ‘Wings’ of Atoms

By crunching numbers on a supercomputer for six months, University of Utah researchers showed it is possible for an atomic force microscope to make images of the wing-shaped paths of minuscule electrons as they orbit atoms. Read More

U Research Studies Paradox of Simultaneous Borrowing and Saving

Why do people who have savings still borrow money? Read More