U of U Service-learning Scholars to be Honored for 4,000 Hours of Community Service

Ten University of Utah students who completed 400 hours of community service each will be honored at the U’s commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 8, at 9 a.m. in the Jon M. Huntsman Center on the University of Utah campus. Read More

April, 2009 from the U

National Academy Elects Two U Scientists

University of Utah biologist Baldomero “Toto” Olivera and chemist Dale Poulter were elected Monday to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences. Read More

U OF U COMMENCEMENT ON MAY 8 TO GRADUATE MORE THAN 7,100

April 27, 2009 — Commencement ceremonies at the University of Utah will be held on Friday, May 8, at 9 a.m. in the Jon M. Huntsman Center. The class of 2009, comprised of 7,132 graduates, will receive degrees that morning. The procession of diverse students, who come from 76 countries, 50 U.S. states and 28 of Utah’s 29 counties, will begin at 8:20 a.m. Guests should plan to be in their seats prior to 8:20 a.m. Tickets are not required. Read More

University of Utah Programs Make Big Gains in ‘U.S. News’ Rankings

Several graduate level programs at the University of Utah moved up multiple spots in the just released issue of U.S. News & World Report’s 2010 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools.” Read More

2009 Diversity Awards Announced

Octavio Villalpando, associate vice president, Office for Equity and Diversity at the University of Utah announced today the recipients of the 14th Annual Equity and Diversity Awards. The awards are presented to outstanding individuals and organizations who have demonstrated sustained excellence in fostering leadership and a commitment to promote and enhance equity and diversity for students, staff and faculty at the University of Utah. Caitlin Cahill, Jannah J. Hurn Mather, Aretha M. Minor and Deidre Hughes Schoenfeld are this year’s award recipients. Read More