Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the U Receives $1M Endowment

Continuing Education at The University of Utah is pleased to announce that its Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) recently received a $1 million endowment from the Bernard Osher Foundation. Read More

July, 2008 from the U

NVIDIA Recognizes University of Utah as a CUDA Center for Excellence

NVIDIA Corporation, the worldwide leader in visual computing technologies, and the University of Utah today announced that the university has been recognized as a CUDA Center of Excellence, a milestone that marks the beginning of a significant partnership between the two organizations. Read More

U of U College of Nursing Announces $1.25M Endowed Chair in Healthy Aging

Even in the months before Robert Rice lost his battle with cancer during the summer of 2007, it wasn’t unusual to see him riding his bike with a helmet on, smiling as he peddled. His wife of 58 years, Joyce, also a health and fitness enthusiast, still enjoys traveling and fulfilling her grandma duties as her means of staying active. Read More

Utah Museum of Natural History Receives $5 Million from George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation

Spencer F. Eccles, chairman and CEO of the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation, made an unexpected announcement today to 600 guests during the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Utah Museum of Natural History. Mr. Eccles delivered the exciting news of the foundation’s $5 million last-dollar, “capstone” challenge grant just moments prior to program guests putting shovels into the ground. Read More

Governor Huntsman, Community Representatives Break Ground on New LEED Gold Certified Building for the Utah Museum of Natural History

July 29, 2008 (Salt Lake City, Utah) -More than 600 guests will join Governor Jon Huntsman Jr., representatives from the State, University of Utah, donor community, and the Utah Museum of Natural History to celebrate the groundbreaking for the museum’s new home, The Rio Tinto Center. The official ceremony will take place at the new site, located southeast of Red Butte Garden and Arboretum, on University land that overlooks the Salt Lake Valley. The event will be held from 8 to 10 am.

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