U of U Offers New Course in ‘Beginning Hindi for Business’

India is the second-fastest growing market in the world. By 2040, it is expected to boast the world\’s third-largest economy. This projection prompted the Bush administration, last March, to announce a strategic partnership between the United States and India. Read More

August, 2006 from the U
Kerry Matz

A New Tool against Brain Disease

University of Utah researchers isolated an unusual nerve toxin in an ocean-dwelling snail, and say its ability to glom onto the brain\’s nicotine receptors may be useful for designing new drugs to treat a variety of psychiatric and brain diseases. Read More

U Geophysicist to Help Celebrate New Yellowstone Visitor Center

University of Utah geophysicist Robert B. Smith — who studies earthquakes, volcanism and other geological processes at Yellowstone National Park — will speak at the park this Friday, Aug. 25, as part of a series of events celebrating the new $10.5 million Canyon Visitor Education Center. Read More

Physician-Ethicist to Address First-Year U Medical Students on Spiritual, Ethical Issues at Annual White Coat Ceremony

A widely acclaimed physician-ethicist will introduce 102 aspiring doctors to the weighty ethical and spiritual aspects of their future profession at this year\’s White Coat Ceremony for the University of Utah School of Medicine\”s freshman class. Read More


David Eccles School of Business Announces Historic $13.25 Million Gift

The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah today announced a $13.25 million gift from Canadian philanthropist and David Eccles School alumnus Pierre Lassonde. The gift will create the largest entrepreneur center in the United States and represents one of the largest donations ever made to the University of Utah and the David Eccles School of Business by an individual donor. Read More