Community of Caring

National Conference to Confront Bullying in Schools

Bullying is no longer considered a rite of passage, or simply a matter of child’s play. Every day, it seems the headlines highlight another tragic ending to the story of a victim of bullies. Whether that bullying took place virtually on a Web site or at school, educators are forced to deal with the effects on a daily basis. Experts from across the U.S. will meet at the University of Utah (the U) in Salt Lake City July 13-15 to address this issue at a national conference for school teachers, administrators and parents. Read More

June, 2011 from the U
Jordan River

U Students’ Vision for Rail to Trail Becomes Reality

Have you ever looked at an old abandoned building or rusted out relic and thought to yourself, “It would be so neat to bring that back to life and make it useful again?” That is exactly what a team of university students is doing in Salt Lake City, Utah. Read More

David Eccles School of Business Names Jon Soldan as New Director of Master of Science in Information Systems

Soldan Previously Was an Adjunct Professor in the OIS Department at the School June 28, 2011 – The University of Utah today announced Jon Soldan as the new director of the Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) program at the David Eccles School of Business. The MSIS program, created in 2009, trains leaders that Read More

William Warren

William Warren Named University of Utah’s Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

June 27, 2011 – William Warren, a career communications strategist with broad-ranging experience in journalism, government and global corporate communications, will join the University of Utah (the U) as its first chief marketing and communications officer (CMCO), effective June 27. The new cabinet-level position is responsible for marketing, public relations and community relations for the Read More

BZ Prize Choice

U of U’s Book Arts Program to Receive Mayor’s Award

Mayor Ralph Becker presented the Book Arts Program of the J. Willard Marriott Library with the “Service to the Arts by an Organization” award on Friday, June 24, at the Utah Arts Festival. The award was presented to Marnie Powers-Torrey, managing director of the program and Red Butte Press curator. The Book Arts Program combines Read More