Annual Oil Sands Conference at the U

Government officials, industry representatives and energy researchers will convene at the University of Utah on Friday, Feb. 27 for an annual conference about the potential for extracting petroleum products from oil sands. Read More

February, 2009 from the U

Girl Scout Engineering Event at the U

About 75 junior and cadette-level Girl Scouts will participate in activities designed to interest them in engineering as a possible career on Thursday evening, Feb. 26 at the University of Utah. Read More

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U of U Joint Venture Designed to Make Utah Home of Clean Carbon Energy

The Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative (USTAR) is paying off in a big way for Utah. The University of Utah (the U of U) and Headwaters Incorporated (NYSE: HW) have entered into a joint venture to offer carbon management services to CO2-emitting companies, from carbon storage engineering to risk and liability management. While global concerns about the effects of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are reaching a tipping point, many experts believe CO2 storage is one of the best ways to significantly decrease CO2 emissions without adversely impacting our standard of living. Read More

Lessons of Violence and Peace

How human aggression and peacemaking have evolved in humans and their primate relatives will be discussed Wednesday evening, Feb. 25 through Friday, Feb. 27 during a University of Utah conference. Read More

Tribute to Celebrate the Anniversary of the Pastor France Davis Scholarship Fund

Community members will come together to honor the Pastor France A. Davis and celebrate the first anniversary of the scholarship that carries his name – The Pastor France A. Davis University of Utah Scholarship Fund. Former Brigham Young University head football coach, LaVell Edwards, and Weber State University head football coach, Ron McBride, will also be honored for their contributions to the community and for promoting and supporting higher education for African American and other students traditionally underrepresented at Utah colleges and universities. The recipient of the 2009-2010 scholarship will be announced. Read More