Second Annual Black Student Leadership Institute at the U

For the second year running, a group of 20 high school juniors from across the state have gathered at the University of Utah to take part in the Black Student Leadership Institute. With the theme “I Am Therefore We Are, We Are Therefore I Am,” the students are exploring the state of African Americans in health, education, civic engagement and media while learning how to research and work in teams. Read More

June, 2013 from the U

Hands-Free Talking, Texting are Unsafe

Using hands-free devices to talk, text or send e-mail while driving is distracting and risky, contrary to what many people believe, says a new University of Utah study issued today by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Read More

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University Neighborhood Partners Host Picnics In West Salt Lake To Promote Higher Education

University Neighborhood Partners, a department of the University of Utah invites the university community and residents of west Salt Lake to join them for dinner and activities at local neighborhood parks this summer, beginning June 18 at Jordan Park. A six-week program, Partners in the Park aims to encourage and promote higher education to the youth, acquaint residents with the university and strengthen community engagement. Read More


TCO Transformation

The University of Utah’s Technology Commercialization Office is now called Technology and Venture Commercialization to emphasize the organization’s dual mission in commercializing inventions through partnerships with existing companies and creating new ventures. Read More


University of Utah Names Dean for Graduate School

The Office of Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of Utah announced that David Kieda has been selected to be the new dean of the Graduate School. He replaces Charles A. Wight, who left in 2012 to become the president of Weber State University. Read More