University of Utah Recognized for Energy Innovation

The University of Utah (the U) and its new Energy Commercialization Center (ECC) were recently recognized for promoting and developing innovative energy technologies and policies. Administrators of the ECC accepted the award recently at the third annual Global New Energy Summit in Colorado Springs, Colo. Read More

May, 2011 from the U
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Utah Criminal Justice Center Names New Director

The Board of the Utah Criminal Justice Center announced Monday that Rob Butters has been selected as the Center’s new director. Read More

Eric Denna Named New Chief Information Officer

The University of Utah (the U) has announced that Eric Denna has been hired as chief information officer (CIO). Denna is a leader in computing and information technology (IT) with extensive experience in higher education and business. Read More

Biology Professor to Appear in National Geographic

Cagan Sekercioglu, an assistant professor of biology, has been honored as one of 14 new National Geographic Emerging Explorers. Each explorer wins a $10,000 award from the program, which “recognizes and supports uniquely gifted and inspiring adventurers, scientists and storytellers making a significant contribution to world knowledge through exploration while still early in their careers.” Read More

James E.  Gardner

College of Fine Arts Names Director for the School of Music at the University of Utah

The College of Fine Arts at the University of Utah is pleased to announce that James E. Gardner will be the new Director for the School of Music, effective August 1, 2011. Following an extensive national search, Dr. Gardner was chosen with full faculty support for his broad experience and knowledge of music in higher education. Read More