Office of Sustainability Promotes Action on Environment

The University of Utah’s Office of Sustainability is pleased to announce that the Kennecott Utah Companies, Inc. will sponsor a two-day workshop, Fostering Sustainable Behavior, led by acclaimed environmental psychologist Dr. Douglas McKenzie-Mohr on March 31 and April 1. The Kennecott Utah Companies, Inc. cites this workshop as part of its commitment to sustainable development and long-standing support for education at the University of Utah and in the community. Read More

March, 2008 from the U
Hinckley Institute of Politics

U of U student Awarded Harry S Truman Scholarship

Secretary Madeleine K. Albright, president of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation, announced the University of Utah’s Ingrid Price as one of 65 students selected from 283 U.S. colleges and universities as a 2008 Truman Scholar. Read More

Ted Daeschler

Frontiers of Science Lecture: New Evidence of How Fish Evolved to Walk on Land

Neil Shubin, a University of Chicago professor of biology and anatomy and internationally renowned paleontologist, will deliver a free public lecture at the University of Utah on his discovery of a fossil that has been dubbed the “missing link” between fish and land animals.

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Rare Cosmic Rays Are from Far Away

Final results from the University of Utah’s High Resolution Fly”s Eye cosmic ray observatory show that the most energetic particles in the universe rarely reach Earth at full strength because they come from great distances, so most of them collide with radiation left over from the birth of the universe.

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Chinese Culture Week at the U

China and Utah may seem two disparate worlds, geographically, culturally and linguistically, but the University of Utah is working to bring those worlds closer together. On March 24 through 28, the first annual Chinese Culture Week will take place at the U, affording opportunities to experience traditional Chinese music, documentary film and lectures on archeology and Chinese-U.S. relations. All events are free and open to the public. A complete schedule follows. Read More