Professor Hopes U Will Be Known For Training American Indian Students To Become Teachers

Within a year of receiving nearly $1 million in federal money to train American Indian or Alaskan Native American students to become teachers, the University of Utah’s Center for the Study of Race and Diversity in Higher Education has received another federal grant of $1,036,000 to be used for the same purpose. Read More

November, 2003 from the U
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UDOT’s Snowplow Drivers Utilize High-Tech Simulators To Improve Skills

Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) snowplow drivers are undergoing training with state-of-the-art snowplow simulators Nov. 10-21 in an effort to better develop their skills. The training program is a joint project by UDOT, General Electric’s Driver Development unit and the University of Utah. Read More

$10 Million Grant from ALSAM Foundation Allows Construction of New Moran Eye Center to Move Forward Ahead of Schedule

Officials at the University of Utah’s John A. Moran Eye Center today announced a $10 million grant from the ALSAM Foundation to help fund construction of a new 200,000 square-foot facility. The grant allows the center to begin work on its $53 million project by the end of November. A formal groundbreaking is planned for early spring. Read More

Food Banks Set To Win At Utah/BYU Football Game

It’s one of the biggest rivalries in college football, but the University of Utah and Brigham Young University can agree on one thing, it’s time to get tough with hunger. For the tenth year in a row, both schools will raise food for the needy centered on their annual football game. The Utah/BYU Food Drive will run from Nov. 10, until kick-off of the big game at 1 p.m., Nov. 22. Read More


Free Culture\’s Future is Topic of Leary Lecture

Will the efforts of music and movie companies to control or prohibit the release of their products via the Internet prevail? Or will “The Matrix: Revolutions” be downloaded for free? These and other questions about the future commerce of art and culture will be discussed during the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s 38th annual William H. Leary Lecture. Read More