Utah System of Higher Education Launches Innovative “Online Public Hearing” for Higher Education’s Future

Utah Commissioner of Higher Education Bill Sederburg is proud to introduce www.higheredutah2020.org — the first online public hearing for shaping the future of Utah’s Higher Education. Using an interactive website to gain input into what the public wants to see for the future of Higher Education, the State Board of Regents will create a successful plan to meet Utah’s needs for the future. The overall aim is to graduate more students, which will require increased capacity while maintaining the quality of Utah’s already excellent Higher Education system. Read More

October, 2010 from the U

Professionals Help Veterans and Families with Post-Combat Reintegration

Professionals from throughout the country will gather on the University of Utah campus Wednesday to begin a three-day conference aimed at increasing familiarity with and improving care for military personnel, their families and their communities. Read More

Midterm Elections Focus of Impact Day at U

University of Utah Students will have the opportunity to meet and speak with over 50 candidates from local, state and federal political races at the U’s annual Impact Day, to take place Thursday, Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Olpin Union outdoor patio (or the ballroom in case of inclement weather). The event is free and open to the public. Read More

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U Chemist Named to ‘Brilliant 10′

University of Utah chemist Michael Bartl – who found “photonic crystals” needed for future computers in the shimmering green scales of a beetle – was named Tuesday to Popular Science magazine’s annual list of “Brilliant 10: America’s Young Science Geniuses.” Read More

Pride 2010 Celebrates Shades of Queer

In the midst of continuing challenges to the lives and rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, the University of Utah Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgendered Resource (LGBT) Center will celebrate Pride Week with the theme “Shades of Queer: Connecting through Difference.” The celebration, which runs from Oct. 18 to 22, provides an opportunity to share the rich diversity of the LGBTQ campus community. Read More