U Partners with UTA for World Car Free Day

The University of Utah, in partnership with UTA, is promoting World Car Free Day on September 22, 2006 when millions of people around the world are expected to go car free. On this specific day, University staff, faculty, and students are encouraged to use alternative transportation to get to campus. Read More

September, 2006 from the U

Oil from Sand: Boon or Bane?

Technical, environmental, legal and financial issues surrounding the production of petroleum products from oil sands in Utah and Wyoming will be explored during a forum this Thursday, Sept. 21 at the University of Utah. Read More

Homecoming 2006 Features New 18-hole Golf Tournament

Homecoming Week at the University of Utah promises to be more exciting than ever this year, thanks to a beefed-up pep rally/concert and a new 18-hole golf tournament. This year\’s Homecoming football game features the University of Utah versus Boise State at 1 p.m. in Rice-Eccles Stadium. Leading up to that regional gridiron war is more than a week of exciting events for students, alumni, and all Ute fans (see below for a full schedule or visit http://www.alumni.utah.edu/homecoming for more information). Read More

U of U Groundbreaking for Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities Building to Celebrate ‘Spirit of Place’

The College of Humanities at the University of Utah will present \”The Spirit of Place,” a celebration of the site dedication and groundbreaking for the new Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities Building. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 20, from 4 until 5 p.m. and is for University students, faculty and staff, invited guests and the media. The celebration will take place at the building site, located south of the Alumni Association and east of the Union Building, on the University campus. Reserved parking is available in the lot north of the Alumni House. Read More

ATK Gives $100K for Engineering Building

The University of Utah College of Engineering today announced a $100,000 gift from Alliant Techsystems (ATK) with the hopes it will help inspire more engineering students to pursue degrees in the aerospace industry. Read More