The University of Utah Department of Art and Art History

U of U Department of Art and Art History Presents Lectures

The University of Utah Department of Art and Art History will present two free public lectures, the third and fourth in the 2005-06 Carmen Morton Christensen Visiting Artist/Art Historian Lecture Series. On Thursday, Feb. 9, painter Scott Duce and multimedia installation artist Robin Starbuck will be the featured speakers. On Tuesday, April 4, sculptor Anika Smulovitz will present a lecture on her work. Both presentations will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., in the department lecture hall, room 158, of the University’s Art Building, 375 S. 1530 E. Read More

January, 2006 from the U

Successful U of U Honors Course Triples Its Offering

Last year, the Honors Program at the University of Utah piloted an original Think Tank course, a year-long seminar that focused on the downtown revitalization of Salt Lake City. As the year progressed, the students narrowed their focus and by May, each was a quasi-expert on the selected two-block area. So valuable was their research, the students were invited to present findings to the Salt Lake City Council, the Downtown Alliance, Utah Transit Authority, the Utah Department of Transportation and to city planners and designers at a conference sponsored by the Urban Land Institute. Read More

J.A. Borowczyk

Symposium to Honor Prof’s Contributions

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and the Utah Law Review will host a symposium honoring the scholarship of John J. Flynn, Hugh B. Brown Professor of Law Emeritus, who retired from active teaching in May 2005 after more than 40 years in the classroom. Read More

Air Force Reserve Surgeon Returns from Iraq to Help with Start-up Company that Fights Cancer

Dr. James McGreevy will have little time to rest as he returns from his 8-week tour of duty in Iraq as a flight surgeon. He is co-founder and co-inventor of the technology behind Vestan-a medical imaging technology company that has recently been granted a Virtual Incubator Program Award (VIP Award) from the University of Utah’s Technology Commercialization Office and the University of Utah Research Foundation. Upon his return from Iraq, Dr. McGreevy plans to resume his clinical duties at the University of Utah Hospital by February 1, 2006. Read More

Supplemental Radiation Therapy Beneficial for Stage I Endometrial Cancer

Women with stage I endometrial cancer (with grade 1 and grades 3 and 4 disease) who receive radiation therapy in addition to other treatment have improved survival rates, according to a study in the January 25 issue of JAMA. Read More