Great Red Road Trip

U President Launches the Great Red Road Trip

From the red canyons of the south to the lush farmlands in the north, University of Utah President David Pershing will take to the road this summer bringing a message of collaboration and thanks to every corner of the state. Read More

June, 2012 from the U
BSLI Podium Sign

Black Student Leadership Institute Comes to the U

A group of 20 high school juniors from across the state will gather at the University of Utah June 27-30 to take part in the inaugural Black Student Leadership Institute. With the theme I Am Therefore We Are, We Are Therefore I Am, taken from an African proverb, the students will form teams to explore the current state of African-Americans in health, politics, pop culture and sociology—key issues affecting today’s Black/African American community. Read More

Heroes of Hat

“Heroes of Hat” Indie Video Game Released by U Students via Utah Game Forge

Students in the University of Utah’s Entertainment Arts and Engineering (EAE) program have pulled more firsts out of their impressive hats. Read More

Chemistry Release

Utah Chemists Use Nanopores to Detect DNA Damage

Scientists worldwide are racing to sequence DNA – decipher genetic blueprints – faster and cheaper than ever by passing strands of the genetic material through molecule-sized pores. Now, University of Utah scientists have adapted this “nanopore” method to find DNA damage that can lead to mutations and disease. Read More


U Students Win People’s Choice Award in Clean Tech Finals

Navillum, a team of three M.B.A. students and three researchers from the University of Utah, won the People’s Choice Award at the National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition, which concluded June 13 with an awards ceremony at the White House. About 300 teams from across the country competed in the inaugural competition sponsored by the Department of Energy, and six team advanced to the finals after winning their regional competitions. Read More