University of Utah Announces Prestigious Jon and Karen Huntsman Presidential Professorships in Cancer Research

The University of Utah is pleased to announce a remarkable gift to support cancer research. The Jon and Karen Huntsman Presidential Professorships in Cancer Research will benefit the critical cancer research programs at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI). The professorships were made possible by a generous donation from Utah philanthropists Jon M. and Karen Huntsman, to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Huntsman Cancer Institute this year. These esteemed professorships honor individuals for both their outstanding scholarship and their contributions to HCI’s mission, vision and values. Read More

June, 2009 from the U
Courtesy of David Rudd

U Names New Dean of College of Social and Behavioral Science

M. David Rudd has been named dean of University of Utah’s College of Social and Behavioral Science, effective July 1, 2009. He will replace Steve Ott, who will divide his time between directing the Institute of Public and International Affairs and the Center for Public Policy and Administration, teaching and academic research. Read More

Pam Colismo

‘Pelvis Has Left the Building’

New research shows that when two species of stickleback fish evolved and lost their pelvises and body armor, the changes were caused by different genes in each species. That surprised researchers, who expected the same genes would control the same changes in both related fish. Read More

Mark Woodland

PRIMA! University of Utah Singers Win First Prize at International Competition in Germany

The University of Utah Singers, an elite choral ensemble of the U’s School of Music, has been awarded first prize at the 11th annual International Chamber Choir Competition in Marktoberdorf, Germany. Read More