U OF U’S MARRIOTT LIBRARY OFFERS THREE NEW SERVICES FOR PATRONS

The J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah is now offering three new services for easy access to the three million volumes in its collections, allowing patrons to customize the way they retrieve library materials. A pull service, a document delivery service, and the automated retrieval center (ARC) are the latest offerings at the Marriott Library. Read More

November, 2007 from the U

UTAH – BYU RIVALRY RAISES STAKES FOR COUNTERFEITERS

As the University of Utah and Brigham Young University prepare to face off in Saturday’s rivalry game, officials at both universities, in conjunction with The Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC), are making preparations to rid the marketplace of potential counterfeit and unlicensed merchandise. Read More

USING SOUND TO TURN HEAT INTO ELECTRICITY

University of Utah physicist Orest G. Symko will discuss his effort to develop acoustic heat-engine devices that convert heat into electricity – a new technology that holds promise for utilizing waste heat, harnessing solar energy and cooling computers and radar equipment. Symko will demonstrate several of the devices during his free public lecture.


*FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC*

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RIVALRY WEEK ROLLS ON WITH PEP RALLY AND FOOD DRIVE

Ute fans will turn up the enthusiasm next week in a huge pre-game pep rally as the football team prepares to play BYU. The celebration will be held on the Marriott Library Plaza, Tuesday, Nov. 20 beginning at 11:30 a.m. One of the highlights of the rally will be the “Rivalry Roll” where students, faculty, and staff compete for big prizes by rolling numbered tennis balls down the hill from the HPER gymnasium complex to the library. Read More

NOBEL WINNER TO SPEAK AT COMMENCEMENT

Geneticist Mario R. Capecchi, the University of Utah’s first Nobel Prize laureate, will be the featured speaker during 2008 commencement ceremonies, university President Michael K. Young announced today.


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