Utah’s New Social Networking Tool

Down to only five people, the board of directors for the Utah Animal-Assisted Therapy Association is looking for new members. “Like many other nonprofits, we’re challenged by finding individuals with the right mix of knowledge, interests, and skills,” said executive director Gaelyn Derr. “Say that we wanted an attorney with a background in mental health, or a physical therapist that has helped with fundraising events. Where do we even begin to look?” The answer might be right at her fingertips. Read More

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Leadership in an Uncertain World

Cesar Gaviria, former president of Colombia and secretary general of the Organization of American States, will deliver the third annual Tanner Humanities Center World Leaders Lecture Forum address. The talk, titled “Leadership in an Uncertain World,” will focus on Latin America. It will take place on Thursday, April 2 at 11 a.m. in the University of Utah Union Ballroom, 200 S. Central Campus Drive. The event is free and open to the public. Read More

Utes Win Big at National Pistol Championships

The University of Utah Pistol Team scored impressive wins at the National Inter-Collegiate Pistol Championships held last week at Fort Benning, Georgia. Lindsay Daniels, a senior graduating with a double major in international studies and sociology, as well as a minor in Arabic, is the National Champion in the Women’s Air Pistol event. Daniels also finished fourth in the Women’s Sport Pistol event. She is only the second athlete in team history to win an individual national championship in pistol shooting. Lindsay also took third place in the women’s individual aggregate, the first Utah athlete to achieve this honor. Daniels took All-American honors in the Women’s Sport Pistol Event. Read More

U OF U Neurosciences Earns Top Center of Excellence Designation

The University of Utah Clinical Neurosciences center has been recognized among the nation’s top neuroscience programs, receiving the highest designation as a Neuroscience Center of Excellence (COE), according to the Neuroscience Center of Excellence Survey conducted by NeuStrategy, Inc., based in Chicago. Read More

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Pixar Animation Studios Director Visits U

Award-winning animator and academy award ® -nominated director Doug Sweetland will visit the University of Utah as a McMurrin lecturer on Tuesday, March 31 at 7 p.m. in the Dumke Auditorium in the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. Read More