Tom Taylor

Utah Museum Of Natural History Marks Major Milestone In Building New Museum For The State

Citing world-class designing experience and a shared vision of achieving mission and involving the community, the Utah Museum of Natural History at the University of Utah announced yesterday at a press conference that Polshek Partnerships Architects and Gillies Stransky Brems Smith (GSBS) will design the new museum and Ralph Applebaum Associates as the exhibit designer. Read More

January, 2005 from the U

University of Utah and Intermountain Health Care Commit Millions Per Year to Help Combat Looming Physician Shortage

The University of Utah and Intermountain Health Care today announced they will commit on average more than $3 million each year to the state’s Utah Medical Education Council (UMEC). The money will be used to combat the state’s looming physician shortage by funding 64 new physician residency positions per year. Read More


U of U’s Development Vice President to Retire After Record Thirty Plus Years

After more than three decades at the helm of The University of Utah’s fund-raising efforts, J. Michael Mattsson, vice president for development, announced his retirement effective June 30, 2005. Mattsson recently informed his staff that, “This has been a momentous decision for me, but the time has come.” Mattsson, who has agreed to serve as President Michael K.Young’s special assistant for development-related matters following retirement, said that “the Mike Young presidency will be a golden era for this institution, especially in the area of development. All of us can look forward to exciting, productive, and progressive years ahead.” Read More

Charles Fisher

U of U Undergraduates to Demonstrate Important Research to Lawmakers

On Thursday, Utah lawmakers will be able to see firsthand the importance of undergraduate research coming out of the University of Utah and Utah State University, the state’s two public research institutions. Read More

U Celebrates World Year of Physics

One hundred years after Albert Einstein’s major discoveries, physicists and the United Nations are observing 2005 as the World Year of Physics. The University of Utah will celebrate with lectures, exhibits, tours, a film festival, observatory star parties and an Einstein look-alike contest. Read More