Utah Summer Debate Camp

University of Utah a-Buzz Over Debate Camp

While most teens are already well versed in the art of argument, this summer the University of Utah (the U) forensics team hopes to hone those skills by hosting its first-ever Beehive Forensics Institute (BFI), a two-week summer debate camp that will offer a signature college experience for high school students from across the country. Read More

June, 2011 from the U
Smart Feeding Tube

University of Utah Research Leads to Commercialization of “Smart Feeding Tube”

Feeding tubes are not as harmless as they seem. Every year in the U.S. over 40,000 feeding tubes are mistakenly placed into a patient’s lungs, which results in an estimated 6,000 deaths. But a University of Utah startup company, Veritract Inc., hopes to end these risks by making the placement of feeding tubes much safer and faster. Read More

Chris Hacon

Utah Professor Wins Italy’s Top Math Prize

June 16, 2011 – Christopher Hacon, a distinguished professor of mathematics at the University of Utah, has been awarded the Antonio Feltrinelli Prize in Mathematics, Mechanics and Applications by Italy’s Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, or National Lincean Academy. The award will be presented at the academy in Rome this November. “I am honored to receive Read More

BTSAEC Exterior Rndering

University of Utah Breaks Ground on Arts & Education Complex

The University of Utah (the U) broke ground today on the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education Complex. The estimated $24 million complex will serve as a premier academic hub of evidence-based, K-12 arts integration research, training, practice and advocacy. It will be located at the southern entrance of the campus, adjacent to Milton Bennion Hall and east of the David Eccles School of Business. Read More

New Study Says Social Marketing is Best Option for Helping Consumers Navigate New Health Care System

New research out of the University of Utah (the U) David Eccles School of Business shows social marketing tools are crucial to the success of health care providers in their efforts to help consumers navigate the new Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA.) Read More