Assistant Professor Lauren Gallaspy Receives Prestigious Joan Mitchell Painters and Sculptors Grant

The University of Utah College of Fine Arts is elated to announce that Assistant Professor Lauren Gallaspy has been honored with a Joan Mitchell Painters and Sculptors Grant. The Grant, established in 1993, works to acknowledge exceptional painters and sculptors and provides the artists with an unrestricted financial award. Read More

February, 2013 from the U

Engineers Show Feasibility of Superfast Materials

University of Utah engineers demonstrated it is feasible to build the first organic materials that conduct electricity on their edges, but act as an insulator inside. These materials – called organic topological insulators – could shuttle information at the speed of light in quantum computers and other high-speed electronic devices. Read More


Casino Capitalism Explored

Best-selling author and Harvard Professor Michael Sandel will give the 2013 Tanner Lecture on Human Values, sponsored by the University of Utah Tanner Humanities Center. Sandel’s lecture, titled “Casino Capitalism: Gambling, Investing and the Ethics of Speculation,” will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 7:00 p.m. in Kingsbury Hall, 1395 E. Presidents Circle. Read More

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What Role for Religion in Peacemaking?

After the events of 9/11, the predominant public discourse has focused on the relationship between religion, conflict and violence. To bring a positive and less publicized element to the discussion, the Tanner Center for Nonviolent Human Rights Advocacy at the University of Utah has dedicated its 2013 conference to the role of religion in building peace. Read More

Darby Fanning

U Librarian Awarded Fellowship

Darby Fanning, education services librarian at the Marriott Library, has been awarded the U’s “John R. Park Teaching Fellowship”, which will allow her to travel and study at Australian academic libraries, focusing on international students. “Darby is a rising star in our library and a great example of the initiative, energy, and creative thinking that we Read More