Butch Adams

Parks Picked as Research VP

Neurobiologist Thomas N. Parks – executive
director of the Brain Institute at the University of Utah
and a faculty member for 30 years – has been selected as the university’s vice
president for research six months after he was named to the post on an interim
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June, 2008 from the U

Soccer for Scholarships

Soccer players from around the state will come together Saturday, June 28 at the University of Utah for the 2nd annual soccer tournament of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS). Proceeds from the tournament, organized by the Utah Chapter of SACNAS, will provide scholarships to help students attend the national conference to be held in Salt Lake City this fall. This is the first time the national conference will be held in Utah. Read More

Jack Dougherty

Afghan Prosecutors Go to Summer Law School at the University of Utah

On Saturday June 7th, The University of Utah law school welcomed its latest cohort of students – sixteen active prosecutors from Afghanistan. Read More


Tradition of Portrait Unveiling Continues with President Young

For decades, presidents at the University of Utah have been immortalized in oil paint. The tradition of unveiling the presidential portrait during the early part of their tenure continues with the current head of the university Michael K. Young. The formal unveiling took place on Monday, June 9, 2008 at 11:30 a.m. on the second floor of the John R. Park Building.

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Eugenio Sangiorgi

Caution on Stem Cell Therapy

A single organ may contain more than one type of adult stem cell – a discovery that complicates prospects for using the versatile cells to replace damaged tissue as a treatment for disease, according to a new study from the laboratory of geneticist Mario Capecchi, the University of Utah’s Nobel Laureate. Read More