Learn Green Living Techniques at the University Farmers Market

A sustainable living workshop series highlights this year’s University of Utah Famers Market. This is the second year for the market, which will showcase more vendors and activities. There is no entrance fee and the general public is welcome to drop by and purchase fresh, healthy, local produce and unique arts and crafts from neighbors with whom they live, work and study. Read More

August, 2009 from the U

Youth Education at the U Named Best Day Camp in SLC by Nickelodeon

Youth Education at The University of Utah was recently awarded Best Day Camp in Salt Lake City in Nickelodeon’s second annual Parents’ Picks Awards – beating out six other nominees in a nationwide online poll. Read More

White Coat Ceremony: U of U to Welcome Medical School Class of 2013

On Friday, the Class of 2013 will gather for a longstanding tradition in which faculty members – and future colleagues – welcome first-year medical students to the ranks of patient-care professionals. This is the first time the Class of 2013 will slip on the white coat, a symbol of compassionate care and expert professionalism. These students will also vow to practice ethical medicine throughout their education and careers by reciting the Hippocratic Oath for the first time. Read More

New Web Site Makes Campus Detours Easy to Navigate

Facilities Management Business Services has completed work on a new Web site just in time for the beginning of the fall semester. The site contains an interactive map that will make it much easier for students, faculty, staff, and visitors to avoid construction delays. Read More

Does Sugar Feed Cancer? New Research Sheds Light on Old Saying

Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah have uncovered new information on the notion that sugar “feeds” tumors. The findings may also have implications for other diseases such as diabetes. The research is published in the journalProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Read More