The University of Utah’s Debate Society Hosts Public Forum on Citizenship and Immigration Reform

The University of Utah’s John R. Park Debate Society will host a public forum addressing the controversial topic of citizenship and immigration reform, Oct. 2, 7 p.m. in the College of Social Work auditorium. Titled “Life Divided: The National Debate over Immigration Reform,” the event will include guests who have been active participants in state-wide and national debates about the issue. The event is free and open to the public. Read More

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U Expert on Aging to Moderate White House Briefing

Marilyn Luptak has been selected to moderate a panel on The New Expectations for Health Care during a White House Briefing next Wednesday. Hosted by the Council on Social Work Education, the White House Briefing will concentrate on “Addressing the Social Determinants of Health in a New Era: The Role of Social Work Education.” Read More

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David Eccles School of Business Ranked Among Top-25 Schools for Entrepreneurship for Third Year

The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah has ranked among the top 25 schools for entrepreneurship for the third year in the annual survey by the Princeton Review released today. The graduate program at the David Eccles School of Business ranked 23 among more than 2,000 institutions across the country. Read More

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Associated Students of the University of Utah Keep Campus Healthy with Free Flu Shots

The Legislative Branch of the Associated Students of the University of Utah has allocated $12,000 to provide free flu vaccinations to 800 students. The majority of the vaccinations will be given to students at the Wellness Fair, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Field House. The remaining shots will be provided at the Center for Student Wellness to those who don’t have insurance. Read More


U of U Alumnus Who Achieved Remarkable Success after Spinal Cord Injury, Craig H. Neilsen, Honors U with Presidential Endowed Chair

When a 1985 car accident left him paralyzed from the neck down, the University of Utah alumnus would not let this twist of fate hold him back. After returning to work at his family’s construction and real estate development business a year later, he went on to establish a thriving casino enterprise, Ameristar Casinos Inc., and eventually set up the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation, dedicated to helping people with an SCI lead active, high quality lives and to promoting research to find a cure for paralysis. Read More