University of Utah’s DESB Hires Stanford Entrepreneurial Executive Director

The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah today announced that Linda Wells will leave the Stanford Graduate School of Business to join the school’s leadership team. At the school of business, Wells will serve in the dual role of director of the full-time MBA program and of the Sorenson Center for Discovery and Innovation. Read More

February, 2011 from the U

Meet an Inventor at the U

Imagine a place where you could experience innovations and ideas first-hand from local inventors. On Monday evening, Feb. 28, faculty and students at the University of Utah College of Engineering will exhibit and demonstrate their latest technological innovations in engineering and computer science at the third annual Meet an Inventor Day. Read More

Survey Takes Aim at School Bullies

Every day we hear of children who are targeted for their skin color, religious beliefs and sexual orientation. Ironically, they are often discriminated against by their peers and through disproportionate disciplinary practices in the one place where they are expected to find safety as well as learn how to become a productive and active citizen of democracy: our schools. Read More

Ain’t Misbehaving: Women Making History, Fighting for Equality

The 2011 University of Utah Women’s Week celebration will highlight the progress women have made toward equality in the work place, education, athletics and more, while underscoring the need for continued strides toward full parity. “Ain’t Misbehaving: Women Making History, Fighting for Equality” is the theme of the celebration, which runs Feb. 28 through March 4. All events are free and open to the public. Read More

What Do You Love About Your Body?

When Associate Professor Justine Reel came to the University of Utah in 2001, she immediately saw the need to help students develop better images of their own bodies. In 2002, she and four students developed a research team to combat the destructive behaviors that she saw in many students. Read More