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Cannes, Tribeca, Sundance … Machinima Fest

In the grand tradition of “This is Spinal Tap,” “Borat,” and “The Office,” a new mockumentary is about to make its world premier. On Tuesday May 3, “Yesterday’s Video Game Heroes,” directed, produced and created by University of Utah students, will compete at Machinima Fest 2011, the fifth annual film festival designed to showcase projects from the Entertainment Arts and Engineering (EAE) program. Read More

April, 2011 from the U

U Students Log 9,000+ Hours of Community Service

At this year’s commencement on May 6, 21 service-learning scholars will graduate with over 9,258 hours committed to service during their undergraduate study at the University of Utah (the U). Read More

2011 Distinguished Mentor Awards Announced

The University of Utah Graduate School has announced the winners of the 2011 Distinguished Mentor Awards. KATHLEEN MOONEY (College of Nursing), E. DALE ABEL (School of Medicine), and DON FEENER (Department of Biology) will receive this year’s award, which recognizes faculty members who effectively guide graduate students and postdoctoral scholars throughout their professional training in Read More

Michael K. Young Named President University of Washington

The University of Washington today announced that Michael K. Young, the 14th president of the University of Utah who has led the university since 2004, has accepted the position as president of the University of Washington. A transition plan for the interim leadership of the University of Utah will be announced shortly. Read More

Bennion Center Brings 600 Kids to U of U for Glimpse at College Life

On Thursday, April 28, the Lowell Bennion Community Service Center’s annual Project Youth event will host more than 600 sixth graders from Title I schools to the University of Utah campus to experience college life and inspire them to pursue higher education. Read More