U of U School of Medicine to Graduate 96 New Doctors

WHAT: University of Utah School of Medicine Commencement Ceremony

WHEN: Saturday, May 23, at 10 a.m. Graduates will line up for procession at 9 a.m.

WHERE: Kingsbury Hall, 1395 E. President’s Circle, U of U Campus

WHO: 2009 U of U School of Medicine Graduates, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)President Darrell G. Kirch, M.D., Friends, Family, Faculty and Administration. Read More

May, 2009 from the U

A Surprise ‘Spark’ for Pre-cancerous Colon Polyps

Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah studied the events leading to colon cancer and found that an unexpected protein serves as the “spark” that triggers formation of colon polyps, the precursors to cancerous tumors. Read More

Nominate a Utah Veteran for U of U Honor

he University of Utah will host its 12th annual Veterans Day Commemoration program on Wednesday, November 11, 2009 to honor those who have served our country in the military. Again this year, the U is inviting nominations for veterans who live in Utah. The ceremony is considered one of the largest of its kind on a college campus anywhere in the country. Read More

DETECTING AN EPIDEMIC IN REAL TIME

Research from the University of Utah Division of Public Health is improving the public health system’s ability to detect and respond to potential influenza and other infectious disease outbreaks through the use of electronic medical records (EMR). Read More

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2009 Rosenblatt Prize Awarded to Distinguished Professor of Physics

Zeev “Valy” Vardeny, distinguished professor of physics at the University of Utah, was honored at today’s University commencement ceremonies with the Rosenblatt Prize for Excellence, the U’s most prestigious award. The $40,000 gift is presented annually to a faculty member who displays excellence in teaching, research and administrative efforts. Read More