University of Utah Rising In U.S. News Rankings

The latest issue of U.S. News & World Report/America\’s Best Graduate Schools shows that programs at the University of Utah are on the rise. And once again the U has, by far, the most programs recognized of any Utah university appearing in the annual rankings. Read More

March, 2007 from the U

UNP Hosts Brown Bag on Civic Engagement

Four University Neighborhood Partners (UNP) program coordinators will present brown bag conversation about the successful partnership models currently practiced through four campus-community partnerships at the University of Utah, Student Union, Room 161 on Friday, March 30, 2007, from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Read More

New Campus Master Plan Being Developed

The University of Utah has initiated a comprehensive planning effort, in response to strategic business, educational, and service initiatives, to develop a new Campus Master Plan. This effort will be driven by President Michael K. Young’s vision that he referred to in his inaugural address, as he spoke of “engagement, preparation, and partnership.” Read More

Tatsunosuke Matsui, University of Utah

Harnessing New Frequencies

Modern technology uses many frequencies of electromagnetic radiation for communication, including radio waves, TV signals, microwaves and visible light. Now, a University of Utah study shows how far-infrared light – the last unexploited part of the electromagnetic spectrum – could be harnessed to build much faster wireless communications and to detect concealed explosives and biological weapons. Read More

Jim Boylen Named Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Utah

The University of Utah has named Jim Boylen as the school’s 14th head men’s basketball coach, director of athletics Dr. Chris Hill announced today. Boylen, the top assistant at Michigan State University the past two years after spending 13 seasons coaching in the NBA, has agreed to a five-year contact worth $575,000 per year for base salary, radio and TV compensation and camps. Read More