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Business Students Go Head-to-Head in Pursuit of Invaluable Industry Experience

Students at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business are learning first-hand how to improve the bottom line of company Web sites by acting as actual consultants—something that translates directly into a valuable tool to land jobs upon completion of their degrees. Read More

January, 2012 from the U
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Defining Shapes and Spaces Beyond Three Dimensions

During the last century, a branch of geometry known as topology became a major focus of mathematicians and physicists. Topologists study what properties of objects and shapes remain the same even when they are stretched and distorted. For instance, a square can be “squeezed” into a circle, but not into a perfectly straight line or a sphere. Read More

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Exhibitions Celebrate Tenth Anniversary of Games

Let the games begin! Believe it or not, it’s been 10 years since Salt Lake City hosted the Winter Olympic Games. The Utah Ski Archives, part of the Special Collections Department at the J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, will be hosting the Olympic Experience Exhibition February 1-29 in the George S. Eccles Reading Room on level 4 of the library. Read More


David W. Pershing named new President of the University of Utah

The State Board of Regents has selected Dr. David W. Pershing as the 15th President of the University of Utah. Dr. Pershing, who is currently the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs of the University of Utah, will succeed Dr. Michael K. Young who left in 2011 after accepting the Presidency at the University of Washington, and Dr. Lorris Betz, who has served as Interim President. Read More

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University of Utah wins grant for sustainable transportation research

U.S. Department of Transportation has announced a $3.5 million grant to a four-university consortium, including the University of Utah (the U), for research and education on sustainable transportation topics. Read More