Angie Makomenaw

New Coordinator for Women’s Resource Center

The Women’s Resource Center at the University of Utah is pleased to announce ANGIE MAKOMENAW as its new violence against women coordinator. Makomenaw holds her Master of Criminal Justice from the University of Colorado in Denver and is greatly experienced in the field of domestic violence. Before joining the Women’s Resource Center, Makomenaw was the Read More

February, 2011 from the U

Author to Show Political Motivations Behind Scientists’ Denial of Global Warming

According to a recent study from the Yale Project on Climate Change, 40 percent of Americans believe there is major scientific disagreement as to whether global warming is real. Yet most climate scientists agree that global warming is happening, and has been for some time. Ever since researchers began examining the evidence that our planet is heating up-and that human activities are probably to blame-people have questioned that data, doubted the evidence and attacked the scientists who collect and explain it. Read More

Courtesy of the DIGIT Lab, U of U Department of Geography

U of U Bureau of Economic and Business Research Analyzes Census Data for Redistricting

Census data from Utah released is being analyzed closely by the University of Utah’s Bureau of Economic and Business Research (BEBR) because of its potential to reshape the state’s political boundaries. The Census Bureau today also shipped local 2010 Census data to the governor and leadership of the state legislature in Utah. Read More

U of U Continues to Climb in World Ranking Based on Internet Footprint

With its strong Internet footprint and constant improvements to the accessibility of online information, the University of Utah (U of U) ranked 46th in the world in the latest Webometrics ranking just released. Authors of the “Ranking of World Universities” say their analysis is based on a school’s Web presence and performance as well as its international visibility and impact. This year’s result is an improvement of two spots over the year before. Read More

Linda K. Amos Award Recipient Announced

The University of Utah Presidential Commission on the Status of Women and the Women’s Week celebration committee announced today that Susan Olson, associate vice president for faculty and professor in political science at the University of Utah, has been named as the recipient of the 2011 Linda K. Amos Award for Distinguished Service to Women. The award recognizes a female staff or faculty member who has selflessly given time and energy to improve the educational and/or working environment for women at the university. Read More