Universe Project on Hold

Inland American Communities Group, Inc. (IAC) notified the University of Utah (U) on November 13th, that it will not be exercising its option to go forward with the Universe Project, and the non-binding letter of intent between the U and IAC concerning the project is formally terminated. Read More

November, 2009 from the U
Courtesy of  Allende

Renowned Author Isabel Allende to Speak at U

Novelist Isabel Allende will deliver this year’s Tanner Lecture on Human Values on Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. in the University of Utah Olpin Union Ballroom, 200 S. Central Campus Drive. The talk, titled “In the Hearts of Women,” is free and open to the public. Read More

Is Global Warming Unstoppable?

In a provocative new study, a University of Utah scientist argues that rising carbon dioxide emissions – the major cause of global warming – cannot be stabilized unless the world’s economy collapses or society builds the equivalent of one new nuclear power plant each day. Read More

It’s Cool to be Crimson at Rivalry Week Pep Rally

Ute fans are urged to wear their crimson gear this coming Monday, Nov. 23 for the annual Rivalry Week Pep Rally beginning at noon on the J. Willard Marriott Library plaza. Join Utah coaches, players, band and cheerleaders as they rally to help the team beat BYU in the annual rivalry football game. There will be free lunch, giveaways, and other fun activities. Read More

2009 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry to Give Benning Lecture

2009 Nobel Laureate Venki Ramakrishnan, Ph.D., whose prize-winning work began at the University of Utah, is returning to campus to present a Benning Society Special Lecture in Medicine. His remarks will explain the structure and function of the ribosome, how the ribosome structure helps us to understand the mechanisms of existing antibiotics and develop new ones, and the role the U of U played in his research. Read More