Class of 2006 Faces Best Job Market in Three Years

Students graduating from the University next week will face the best job market in three years, according to a recent poll of colleges and universities, conducted by National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) and posted to, a career development and job-search site produced by NACE. Employers surveyed by NACE indicated that they will increase new college hiring in 2006 by 14.5 percent. Read More

April, 2006 from the U

U of U Singers and Harpists Perform this Weekend at Madeleine Festival

The University of Utah singers and the University of Utah Harp Ensemble will perform in this weekend’s opening concert of the 2006 Madeleine Festival of the Arts and Humanities, to be held Sunday, April 30, at 8 p.m., at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 E. South Temple. The event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. Read More

American Academy Honors U Biologist

University of Utah biology Professor Phyllis “Lissy” Coley has been elected as a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, a group started in 1780 by some of America’s founding fathers. Read More

U of U Service-Learning Scholars to be Honored for More than 7,000 Hours of Community Service

Eighteen University of Utah students who completed 400 hours of community service each will be honored at the U\’s commencement ceremonies on May 5, at 9 a.m., in the Jon M. Huntsman Center. The U\”s Bennion Community Service Center Service-Learning scholars were recently recognized for also completing 10 credit hours of service-learning classes and a major integrative service project (ISP) that combines academics with concentrated community work. Next week, the Service-Learning program, now in its fourteenth year, will graduate 18 students as compared to last year\’s 12. Read More

National Academy Picks U Anthropologist

James F. O\’Connell, professor and chair of anthropology at the University of Utah, was elected Tuesday as a member of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences. Read More