U Black Awareness Month Program Celebrates African American Culture Through Visual Arts

For nearly four decades, the University of Utah has explored and celebrated, through the African American Studies Program, the unique contributions of African Americans through its Black Awareness Month Program (BAM). This year’s lineup of events, titled “Jubilee: A Celebration of African American Culture through the Visual Arts,” represents a collaboration between the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) and the U’s African American Studies Program and is built around two UMFA exhibits-“African American Masters: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum” and “Jazz Legends: Photographs by Herman Leonard,” from the UMFA’s collection. Read More

January, 2005 from the U

Science Center, University of Utah Team Up on Science Fair

The Utah Science Center and the University of Utah today called for entries for the 2005 Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair. Read More

U Medical School Study Shows Graduated Driver Licensing has made Only Small Dent in Reducing Young-Driver Crashes

Salt Lake City – Despite Utah’s graduated driver licensing (GDL) system, allowing a 16-year-old behind the wheel remains risky, according to a recent study by the University of Utah’s Intermountain Injury Control Research Center. Read More

U Professor Launches Project Devoted to Preserving Utahns’ Life Stories

Everyone has a story to tell. Anyone-but especially the people of Utah-can now preserve their life stories with a trip to YourStory: Record and Remember, a recording studio that resembles a comfortable living room, but contains equipment that produces broadcast-quality compact disks (CDs). YourStory opened last Saturday in the Museum of Utah Art & History (MUAH), 125 S. Main Street, in downtown Salt Lake City. Read More


U of U Creates Position of Vice President for Technology Venture Development

Today, University of Utah President Michael K. Young announced the establishment of the Office of Technology Venture Development (Tech Ventures) at the University, and named Jack Brittain, dean of the University’s David Eccles School of Business, as vice president of Tech Ventures, pending the approval of the U’s Board of Trustees on Feb. 14. Read More