Kids Launch Marshmallows, Build Towers at the U

The University of Utah’s College of Engineering will host more than 1,500 elementary school students March 25-29 for the college’s annual Elementary Engineering week, designed to spark enthusiasm for engineering at an early age. Read More

March, 2013 from the U

Women’s Week 2013 Celebration Features Keynote Address by Edith Lawrence of the Award Winning Young Women Leaders Program

The University of Utah presents its annual celebration of Women’s Week with activities from March 25-29. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Learning through Giving: Mentoring Young Women” Featuring a keynote address by University of Virginia Curry School of Education Professor Edith Lawrence. Her address will take place Thursday, March 28 from noon to1:00 p.m. at the U’s student Oplin Union building, Saltair Room. Read More


Taking Science to Prison

The University of Utah is launching a project to teach prisoners about science and give them job training in recycling, organic gardening, composting and other skills. It is part of a trend toward environmental sustainability in prisons – the subject of a workshop at the university Wednesday, March 20 through Friday, March 22. Read More


Time for the Salt Lake Valley Science Fair

More than 700 students will compete in this year’s Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair, which will be held March 20-22 at the University of Utah’s Rice-Eccles Stadium tower. Read More


Utah Robots Battle to the Top

More than 1,000 Utah high school students will put robots they designed and built to the test in a regional robotics competition co-sponsored by the University of Utah’s College of Engineering. Read More