U Medical School Participates in Largest Autism Study Ever Conducted Using Technology Scanning the Human Genome

The National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR) today announced the launch of the NAAR Autism Genome Project, the largest study ever conducted to find the genes associated with inherited risk for autism. Read More

July, 2004 from the U

Immigrants Usher-in New Era of Diversity in Utah

Over the past 20 years, immigrants have come to Utah in unprecedented numbers and from a new direction. That’s one of the conclusions of a new study on immigration conducted by the University of Utah’s Bureau of Business and Economic Research. The study entitled Immigrants Transform Utah: Entering A New Era of Diversity is largely based on data from the decennial censuses from 1850-2000 (Bureau of the Census). Read More

Former Theatre Student Agrees to Settle Claims Against University of Utah

The University of Utah (the U) and Christina Axson-Flynn, through her attorneys at Parker & McConkie, announced today that they have reached a settlement agreement in Ms. Axson-Flynn’s lawsuit against faculty members in the U’s Actor Training Program. Read More

Utah Business Students Hope to Hear “You’re Hired” as The Donald’s Next Apprentice

Donald Trump is looking for his next apprentice and he has sent his team of recruiters in search of talent to the University of Utah. The show’s representatives will be on campus Friday, July 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in room 380 of the Student Services Building. Recruiters from Mark Burnett Productions, producers of the NBC reality hit show The Apprentice, will interview U of U MBA students and Alumni to see if they have what it takes to work for The Donald. Read More

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U of U Architecture Students’ Rammed Earth Home to be Dedicated in Navajo Ceremony on Sunday

A home University of Utah architecture graduate students built for Rosie Joe and her family in Bluff, Utah, a small town located in the San Juan River Valley, will be dedicated in a Navajo ceremony on Sunday, July 18, at noon. The site, located in southwestern Utah, is 273 miles from Salt Lake City and can be reached by traveling 16 miles south of Bluff, on Highway 191, then five miles east on San Juan County Road 443. Read More