The University of Utah’s Hinckley Institute of Politics and Middle East Center will proudly welcome Dr. Joseph W. Westphal, Under Secretary of the Army, to the University campus on Monday, February 7, 2011. Dr. Westphal will deliver a lecture entitled “A Vision for the United States Army in the 21st Century” at 10:45 a.m. in the Hinckley Caucus Room, 260 S. Central Campus Dr., Rm. 255. Read More

January, 2011 from the U

University of Utah Fordham Debate to Consider Birthright Citizenship

The 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution says that all persons born or naturalized in the United States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof are citizens. What does that phrase, “subject to the jurisdiction thereof” mean? Does it apply to foreign diplomats? What about undocumented children of illegal immigrants? Read More

3…2…1… LEGO!

The first Utah First Lego League (FLL) Championship will kick off at 8 a.m. on Jan. 29, 2011. 560 middle school students, ages 9-14, will be competing in this exciting event, which combines Lego robots, teamwork and an energetic, tournament atmosphere to promote science, technology and innovation. Read More

Utah Governor’s Medals for Science and Technology

Two University of Utah faculty members –geneticist LOUISA STARK and chemist PETER ARMENTROUT – are among seven winners of the annual Utah Governor’s Medals for Science and Technology. The medals are “a symbol of recognition to those individuals who have provided distinguished service to the State of Utah in the fields of science and technology,” Read More

New Budget Expert Hired

Cathy Anderson has been hired as associate vice president (AVP) for Budget and Planning at the University of Utah. She will replace Paul Brinkman, who is retiring June 30, 2011, and will assume oversight of two campus offices: budget and institutional analysis. Read More