Financial Times Ranks David Eccles School of Business EMBA Program among the Top 75 in the World

The Financial Times has announced that the David Eccles School of Business (DESB) Executive MBA program ranks among the top 75 in the world. The popular British newspaper and Web site will publish its rankings list Monday, October 24. For the second year in a row the Executive MBA program at the University of Utah is the only program in Utah to be ranked. The David Eccles School of Business placed 66th overall and 37th in the United States. The school’s overall ranking shows an increase of one spot from the year before. Read More

October, 2005 from the U

A New Turn-on for Genes

Researchers discovered a special type of molecular structure that helps keep genes properly turned off until the structure is ejected from those genes in a regulated manner to help turn the genes on. Read More


Utah Artist Gary Ernest Smith to Present First in Series of U of U Lectures

On Thursday, Nov. 3, the University of Utah Department of Art and Art History will present a free public lecture by Utah artist Gary Ernest Smith. The event will be the first in the Carmen Morton Christensen Visiting Artist/Art Historian Lecture Series. Smith’s presentation, from 5 until 6 p.m., will be held in room 158 of the University’s Art Building, located at 375 S. 1530 E. Read More

New Start-up Company Promises to Speed the Discovery of a Cure for Cancer, Diabetes, HIV and Other Diseases

Wasatch Microfluidics Inc. may have the potential to speed the discovery of a cure for cancer, diabetes, HIV and a host of other diseases. The new biopharmaceutical start-up company is announcing a new product, the Continuous Flow Microspotter™. This microspotter is a protein printer which prints proteins onto glass producing micro arrays more accurately than other technologies. Researchers in various fields can use this device in applications such as drug discovery, genetics and clinical diagnostics. Read More

Ph.D. = Piled Higher and Deeper?

To most folks, a Ph.D. means a doctorate, or a doctor of philosophy degree. But to Jorge Cham and his fans, it means “Piled Higher and Deeper,” which is the title of his comic strip about life – or the lack thereof – in graduate school. Read More