Salt Lake County Named Vanguard Site for Landmark Children’s Study

The National Children\’s Study-planned to be the largest study ever undertaken to assess the effects of the environment on child and adult health-took a major step forward today with the announcement that contracts have been awarded to 6 Vanguard Centers to pilot and complete the first phases of the Study. Read More

September, 2005 from the U

Homecoming Week to Feature Battle of the Bands

This year’s Homecoming Week promises to be bigger, louder and entertain more people than in years past. The theme for Utah Homecoming 2005 is “Red Reign” to play off of the Ute football team’s reign as Mountain West Conference champs. Read More

U Outreach Efforts, Including A Musical Offering, Continue to Aid Those Affected by Katrina

Over the last three weeks, various University of Utah classes, individuals and departments have been coordinating campus Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. Read More


UMFA Premieres Rare Photographs of Frida Kahlo

A suite of portraits of legendary artist Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) taken by her lover and famed photographer Nickolas Muray (1895-1965) are on exclusive view at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) from October 7, 2005 through May 14, 2006. Many of the works are on public display for the first time in the United States after a brief showing in Europe. The exhibition, “Her spirit is stranger than the angels: Frida Kahlo through the Lens of Nickolas Muray,\” provides intimate insight into the lives of these two artists with 24 photographs, excerpts from letters between Kahlo and Muray, and select pre-Columbian objects from the UMFA’s collection similar to those seen with Kahlo in her portraits. Read More

Pride 2005 at the University of Utah to Focus on

In conjunction with National Coming Out Day, Oct. 11, the University of Utah Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center will present a series of PRIDE 2005 lectures, activities and performances, running from Oct. 11-22. Read More