The University of Utah Campus Master Plan receives SCUP Excellence in Planning Award

The University of Utah has been honored by the 2010 Society for College and University Planning (SCUP). The society awarded the Excellence in Planning Merit Award for Planning for a District or Campus Component to the U of U for its 2008 Campus Master Plan. Read More

July, 2010 from the U

Gretchen Dietrich Named Executive Director of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Gretchen Dietrich, an innovative museum professional and a skilled administrator, has been selected as the Executive Director of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA), effective August 1, 2010, pending notification of the Academic Senate and approval of the Board of Trustees. Read More

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University of Utah Health Care and Kennecott Land Break Ground on New Specialty Center in South Jordan’s Daybreak Community

Officials from University of Utah Health Care and Rio Tinto’s Kennecott Land broke ground today on a 208,000 square foot facility that will provide residents of southern Salt Lake County with convenient access to the University’s primary, specialty and emergency health care services. The new building will include outpatient exam rooms, an outpatient surgery center, medical imaging services, a pharmacy, space for community education, a restaurant, and a fully-staffed 24-hour-a-day emergency room. The center will also feature specialty services provided by the University’s Huntsman Cancer Hospital, Moran Eye Center, Orthopaedic Center, and Neuropsychiatric Institute. Read More

Data Mining Made Faster

To many big companies, you aren’t just a customer, but are described by multiple “dimensions” of information within a computer database. Now, a University of Utah computer scientist has devised a new method for simpler, faster “data mining,” or extracting and analyzing massive amounts of such data. Read More

U of U Health Care Ranks Among U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals…Again

University of Utah Health Care has been ranked among the nation’s top health care providers in U.S. News & World Report for 2010-11. The 21st annual survey of America’s Best Hospitals marks University of Utah Health Care’s 17th appearance in the report of the finest health care systems in the U.S., which is set to hit newsstands on July 27. Read More