New Book Provides Glimpse into Utah’s Population and Where it is Headed

To outsiders, the state of Utah often conjures up many stereotypes and images: Mormons, polygamy, large families, national parks and skiing. Utahns know that there is much, much more to the Beehive State and its residents than these generalizations. Read More

March, 2006 from the U

Days of Remembrance at U of U Commemorate Victims of Holocaust

Days of Remembrance at the University of Utah, April 4 through 6, will commemorate the millions of victims of the Holocaust. The annual events will precede the national Holocaust Remembrance Day, April 25, and the Utah State Holocaust Remembrance Day, April 28. All events are free and open to the public, with the exception of the workshop when taken for credit. Read More

U of U Lecture to Focus on Supporting Parents Who Have Lost a Child

On Nov. 15, 2003, Sandy Stark and her husband, Craig, and their two sons, Ty and Thayne, were on their semi-annual trip, in Moab, Utah. That day, they hiked and took pictures for their Christmas cards. At a resting spot, 18-year-old Thayne lost his footing in the scree and took a fatal fall. At the memorial service for Thayne, his dad put it this way: \”It was a really great day with a really tragic end.” Read More

Science Fair Will Feature Student Projects, Inventions; Public Invited

The Utah Science Center and the University of Utah will host the 2006 Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair Thursday and Friday, March 30 and 31 at The Tower at Rice-Eccles Stadium. The public is invited to attend the fair on March 31 between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Read More

Grade School Kids to Visit the U

The University of Utah’s student body may appear younger than usual March 27-30 as more than 1,700 fifth- and sixth-grade students converge on campus for the College of Engineering”s annual Elementary Engineering Week. Read More