David Eccles School of Business Top Ranked for Entrepreneurship

For the second year running, the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business has made The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine’s 2012 Top 25 rankings of entrepreneurship programs. This year, the school won rankings for both its graduate, and undergraduate experience-based programs. The rankings are based on surveys of administrators of nearly 2,000 schools about their entrepreneurship offerings. Read More

September, 2012 from the U

Stratosphere Targets Deep Sea to Shape Climate

A University of Utah study suggests something amazing: Periodic changes in winds 15 to 30 miles high in the stratosphere influence the seas by striking a vulnerable “Achilles heel” in the North Atlantic and changing mile-deep ocean circulation patterns, which in turn affect Earth’s climate. Read More

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John A. Moran Eye Center Forms a Unique Partnership to Expand Quality Eye Care in the Caribbean

For decades, the John A. Moran Eye Center’s (JMEC) International Division has provided medical training and performed charitable surgeries throughout the world. It is now expanding its scope of services to the Caribbean, a region not previously served by Moran. With an unprecedented partnership, JMEC has committed to provide medical training, operational and strategic support to create a center of excellence in the area. Read More


U Dedicates First Housing for Honors Students

The community – the newest solution to the U’s growing need for on-campus housing – provides apartment-style living to 309 honors students in all years of the program. Named for its major benefactor, officials aimed to create one of the most innovative and progressive collegiate housing complexes in the nation. Read More


Video Games Help Patients and Health Care Providers

Can video games help patients with cancer, diabetes, asthma, depression, autism and Parkinson’s disease? A new publication by researchers from the University of Utah, appearing in the Sept 19 issue of the journal Science Translational Medicine, indicates video games can be therapeutic and are already beginning to show health-related benefits. Read More