Free Family Monday at the Utah Museum of Natural History at the University of Utah has families in constant motion….bouncing balls off walls, launching small rockets, flying mini-helicopters and more as they learn about the physics of our world. This new program is a partnership with the U of U’s Physics Department and is brought to the community through the Salt Lake County’s Zoo, Arts & Parks (ZAP) program.

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May, 2007 from the U

New Book Shows How the American Indian Vote Could Influence 2008 Presidential Election

American Indian voters are poised to begin playing a much bigger role in election politics, if past trends are any indication. That’s just one of the conclusions in a new book titled “Native Vote,” co-authored by Daniel McCool, Susan Olson and Jennifer Robinson of the University of Utah. Read More

U Physician Named President of the Association of Departments of Family Medicine

Michael K. Magill, M.D., Professor and Chair of the University of Utah School of Medicine’s Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, was recently named president-elect of the Association of Departments of Family Medicine (ADFM) at the organization’s Annual Meeting in Savannah, Georgia. Read More

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College of Fine Arts Welcomes New Associate Dean

Brent Schneider, associate professor in the University of Utah’s Department of Modern Dance, will replace David Dynak as associate dean of the College of Fine Arts on July 1, 2007. Read More

Two at U Named “Best of State”

George White, Jr., director of the Public Health Program in the University of Utah’s School of Medicine and Bryan Eldredge, associate director of the David Eccles School of Business Master’s Program, have been named “Best College/University Teacher” and “Best Administrator” respectively in the 2007 Best of State competition. Read More