What’s Next for Gene Patents?

In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 2013 ruling on gene patents, the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law is hosting a roundtable Friday, Nov. 1, during which participants will delve into the science involved with the Myriad Genetics decision, its implications for industry and its impact on genetic testing for patients. Read More

October, 2013 from the U

U Names Five Beacons of Excellence

The University of Utah has recognized five individuals or programs for helping transform the undergraduate experience with opportunities for real-time research, promoting healthy lifestyles, and exploring academics and culture through theater in London. Read More

Nicole Morganthau, University of Utah.

Nov. 2 is Science Day at the U

The University of Utah’s 25th annual Science Day at the U will be held Saturday, Nov. 2, welcoming hundreds of Utah, Idaho and Nevada high school students to Salt Lake City to learn about science education and research opportunities at the university. Read More


U Biologists Snare Almost $3.1 Million in NSF Biodiversity Grants

Biology professors Denise Dearing and Dale Clayton have snared a pair of five-year research grants worth $3.1 million out of 13 grants worth $25 million awarded nationwide under the fourth year of the a National Science Foundation program aimed at studying Earth’s biodiversity, which is threatened by climate change and habitat loss. Dearing was awarded Read More


U Hosts Debate: Should America Remain the World’s Sole Superpower?

Leading experts will debate whether it’s in America’s best interest to remain the world’s sole superpower at the 30th annual Fordham Debate, sponsored by the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law, Thursday, Oct. 24, 5:30 p.m., in the law building’s Sutherland Moot Courtroom. The debate is free and open to the public. Read More