U of U Study Contends Marrieds are More Likely to Vote

Who is most likely to vote in presidential elections? Researchers have known that who votes can be determined by a trio of individual characteristics: education, age, and residential stability; and the more you have of each, the greater the probability of voting, with education the strongest predictor of voter turnout. Read More

August, 2006 from the U

U Promotes Online Safety for Teens

Led by three University of Utah departments, a coalition of Utah nonprofit organizations will produce \”Empowering Parents,” a multimedia educational program to foster safety for teenagers when they use the Internet. Read More

Block U Lighting Ceremony Planned for Halftime of Utah vs. TCU Football Game

An official lighting ceremony for the newly renovated Block U will take place on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2006 during halftime of the Ute football game versus TCU. The new Light Emitting Diode (LED) lights on the large concrete symbol of the University of Utah will be officially turned on “live” during an appearance on the field by higher education philanthropists Ira A. and Mary Lou Fulton. Read More

Local Adults Graduate from U of U English Language Institute in Partnership with Zions Bank

As their kids head back to school, 18 local adults are graduating from an advanced English as a Second Language (ESL) program, which makes it possible for them to aspire to professional occupations or to university education. Since January, the students have been meeting Mondays through Thursdays for two hours each night for intensive classes sponsored by Zions Bank Su Banco in partnership with the University of Utah\’s English Language Institute (ELI). Read More

U Pharmacy College Faculty Member One of 56 Researchers Honored with Presidential Early Career Award

Yihua (Bruce) Yu, Ph.D., assistant professor in the University of Utah College of Pharmacy, has received the U.S. government\’s highest award for promising independent researchers in the early stages of a career. Read More