Popular Demand Prompts University of Utah to Open Second Video Game Development Summer Camp

July 30, 2013 — Not surprisingly, 21 middle-school kids spent five days at camp this summer. But this was no ordinary week – it was video game camp at the University of Utah with classes led by masters’ students from the U’s Entertainment Arts and Engineering program, the #1 ranked game design school in the Read More

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Preliminary Analysis of Salt Lake County Mortgage Data Shows Disparities in Lending Practices

Researchers at the Bureau of Economic and Business Research at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business analyzed data associated with the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act, or HMDA, and found wide racial disparities when it comes to mortgage applications and outcomes in Salt Lake County and Salt Lake City. Read More


Mini-Monsters of the Forest Floor

July 29, 2013 – A University of Utah biologist has identified 33 new species of predatory ants in Central America and the Caribbean, and named about a third of the tiny but monstrous-looking insects after ancient Mayan lords and demons. “These new ant species are the stuff of nightmares” when viewed under a microscope, says Read More

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Petroleum Engineering Launches at the U

July 23, 2013 – The University of Utah is launching a new graduate program this fall in petroleum engineering designed to produce well-qualified petroleum engineers with knowledge about responsible development of oil and gas resources. According to the International Energy Agency, the United States will be the top producer of oil in the world by Read More

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University of Utah Names New Dean for the College of Education

The University of Utah named Dr. María E. Fránquiz as dean of the College of Education, effective January 6, 2014, contingent upon the approval of President David Pershing and the University Board of Trustees. Read More