Calling All Innovators

The University of Utah invites future innovators, scientists and engineers to register for the FIRST LEGO League (FLL), an event to be held January 29, 2011 at the U. Read More

May, 2010 from the U

U of U Students Score at Global Business Plan Competition

Short Solutions, a University of Utah startup company consisting of four current and former engineering students, won the Palo Alto Software Challenge Award at the 2010 Global Moot Corp Competition – the “Super Bowl of business plan competitions” -at The University of Texas in Austin. Only 40 teams from 12 countries qualified to participate. Short Solution’s win earned the team $1,500, which brings their total earnings from grants and competitions to $86,500. Read More

Against the Odds: Daughter of Vietnamese Immigrants and U of U School of Medicine Graduate Earns Her M.D

Ever since she can remember, Judy Vu has dreamed of becoming a doctor. Her parents, Vietnamese immigrants who met in the U.S., have done everything they can to support her goal. When she was a child, her father brought home documentaries of Operation Smile and Judy watched them all, hoping to someday travel to other countries and help those in need. Read More

Veterans Day Medallions

U of U Seeks Nominations for Veterans Day Honor

The University of Utah will host its 13th annual Veterans Day commemoration program on Thursday, November 11, 2010 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. Read More

University of Utah to Host National Critical Race Studies Conference

Critical race scholars in education will convene May 12 – 15, 2010 at the University of Utah to confront the notion that we are living in a post-racial era. “Deconstructing Contemporary Post-racial Discourses” is the theme for the fourth annual Critical Race Studies in Education Association conference. Read More