U Program for Seniors Receives Grant to Expand

The University of Utah College of Social Work announced today that it has received a $17,500 Daniels Fund grant to support its Neighbors Helping Neighbors program. Read More

October, 2010 from the U

Utah researchers, families part of first large-scale genome sequencing study

Just seven months after University of Utah geneticists took part in a landmark study that sequenced for the first time the genome of an entire Utah family, U of U researchers have taken part in another historic study that is the first large-scale genome sequencing project–179 people representing three continents–and 60 Utahns played a major role in this study, too. Read More

Johnson Honored with 2010 Visualization Career Award

CHRIS JOHNSON, director of the University of Utah’s Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, has been honored with the 2010 Visualization Career Award. The award was made in Salt Lake City on Oct. 27, 2010 during VisWeek2010, the premier forum for computer visualization researchers. It is sponsored by IEEE, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Read More

Destined for Greatness…

The University of Utah’s Pacific Islander Student Association (PISA) will be hosting its annual High School Conference at the University of Utah Olpin Student Union on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Approximately five-hundred Pacific Islander high school students from Granite, Salt Lake City, Canyons, Davis, and Jordan school district will attend. Read More

Courtesy of  Hinckley Institute of Politics at the University of Utah

Siciliano Lecture to Discuss 2010 Midterm Elections

The man who has been called “the godfather of political reform in California,” Robert M. Stern, will deliver the keynote address for the 2010 Rocco C. and Marion S. Siciliano Forum at noon on Thursday, Nov. 4 in the Katherine W. and Ezekiel R. Dumke Jr. Auditorium in the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA). Read More