U Neuroscientist Megan Williams Gets Prestigious Sloan Fellowship

Megan Williams, assistant professor of neurobiology and anatomy, has won a prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship and will receive $50,000 to further her research. Read More

February, 2013 from the U
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

University of Utah Celebrates Distinguished and Honorary Alumni at 2013 Founders Day Banquet

To commemorate the founding of the University of Utah on Feb. 28, 1850, the University of Utah Alumni Association will celebrate the accomplishments of four outstanding alumni and one honorary alumnus, at the annual Founders Day Banquet on Thursday Feb. 28 at The Little America Hotel, beginning with a reception at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. Read More

Rick Anderson

HARRASSOWITZ Leadership in Library Acquisitions Award to Rick Anderson

The Acquisitions Section of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) has selected Rick Anderson, interim dean and university librarian at the University Utah’s Marriott Library, to receive the 2013 HARRASSOWITZ Leadership in Library Acquisitions Award. The award will be presented on Sunday, June 30, at the ALCTS Awards Ceremony during the 2013 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Chicago. Read More


Law Professor Robert Adler Named Interim Dean for S.J. Quinney College of Law

The University of Utah has appointed Robert W. Adler, James I. Farr Chair and professor of law, as interim dean for the S.J Quinney College of Law effective July 1, 2013, contingent upon the approval of the Board of Trustees. Read More

Utah tourism

Lake-Effect Snow Sometimes Needs Mountains

University of Utah researchers ran computer simulations to show that the snow-producing “lake effect” isn’t always enough to cause heavy snowfall, but that mountains or other surrounding topography sometimes are necessary too. Read More