U of U Invites Nominations for Annual Veteran\’s Day Commemoration Program

The University of Utah will host its seventh annual Veterans’ Day Commemoration Program on Thursday, November 11, 2004 honoring all Utah veterans who have served our country in military service. Again this year, the U is inviting members of the Utah community to submit nominations for honorees. Eleven veterans will be selected to receive an honorary medallion at a full-dress military ceremony in their honor on Veterans’ Day on the University of Utah campus. Read More

June, 2004 from the U

Celebrating the 20th Summer Institute in the Human Services Featuring The Four Agreements Workshop

The University of Utah College of Social Work Professional and Community Education (PACE) program is proud to present the 20th Summer Institute in the Human Services, July 6 through 16, 2004. Courses taught during the Summer Institute will focus on traditional intervention models, current cutting-edge trends in assessment, prevention, and treatment, evidence-based practice models, and non-traditional holistic methods designed to benefit both clients and caregivers. Read More

U Students Win Weather Contest Meteorologists Defeat 38 Other Schools in Forecasting Marathon

The University of Utah Department of Meteorology’s 12-student forecast team has finished in first place for overall team score, beating 38 other schools in the 2003-2004 National Collegiate Weather Forecast Contest. Read More

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Earth Has ‘Blueberries’ Like Mars

Even before marble-shaped pebbles nicknamed “blueberries” were discovered on Mars by the Opportunity rover, University of Utah geologists studied similar rocks in Utah’s national parks and predicted such stones would be found on the Red Planet. Read More

U of U Modern Dance Graduate Named Best Student Performer in the Nation at Kennedy Center

Last week Jill Patterson, 28, who graduated with an M.F.A. in Modern Dance from the University of Utah in May, won $1,000 and was named “Outstanding Student Performer” at the National Festival of the American College Dance Festival Association. Finalists from 10 regions, representing 400 colleges and universities, attended the National Festival, held at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, in Washington, D.C. Read More