Job Market Welcomes Class of 2008

Although the national economy has hit some speed bumps, this year’s graduates should still find that they are eagerly awaited in the labor market. This is the healthiest job market in three years, according to many of the employers who are recruiting members of the class of 2008.

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April, 2008 from the U
United States Air Force

Medal of Honor Recipient to Receive Diploma

Medal of Honor Recipient Colonel Bernard Francis Fisher, retired USAF, will receive his diploma from the University of Utah 57 years after attending classes at the U as a student. Colonel Fisher was not able to complete his undergraduate degree before receiving his Air Force commission and entering active duty Air Force into the Aviation Program.

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U Ranks 8th in the Nation for Green Power on Campus

The University of Utah’s annual purchase of green power places the school among the top 10 in the nation under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s College & University Green Power Challenge. The university’s annual voluntary purchase of 36,666,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of wind power has the equivalent environmental impact of avoiding the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of more than 5,000 vehicles. The school has been in the top 10 for the past three years. Read More

U Student Awarded Fulbright Scholarship

Lynnette Averill, a Ph.D. student at the University of Utah studying counseling psychology, will take her work to Melbourne, Australia for a year beginning this fall, funded as a Fulbright Scholar. Read More

U of U Service-Learning Scholars to be Honored for 10,320 Hours of Community Service

Twenty-three University of Utah students who completed 400 hours of community service each will be honored at the U’s commencement ceremonies on May 2, at 9 a.m., in the Jon M. Huntsman Center. Read More