Coriander Cupcakes: U Graduate Opens Bakery in Mumbai

University of Utah graduate Erik Larsen and his wife Cori opened the first of what will become a franchise of cupcake shops in India today. The grand opening is only the first of five set to occur this year and they anticipate 30 to 40 more to open across India within the next five years. Read More

February, 2014 from the U

U Celebrates Distinguished and Honorary Alumni at Founders Day Banquet

To commemorate the founding of the University of Utah on Feb. 28, 1850, the University of Utah Alumni Association will celebrate the accomplishments of five outstanding alumni and one honorary alumnus at the annual Founders Day banquet, Thursday, Feb. 20, at the Little America Hotel, beginning with a reception at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. Read More

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U Offers New Graduate Certificate in Information Systems

The demand for business professionals who know about technology is growing, and the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah has created a new certificate program to help advance careers and enhance technical proficiency. Read More

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Michigan’s State Budget Director to Join U Presidential Cabinet

John Nixon, former director of the Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget for the state of Utah and current director of the Department of Technology, Management and Budget and state budget director for the state of Michigan, will join the University of Utah in a newly created role of Chief Business Officer effective March 1. Read More

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U Grad Student Named 2014 Gates Cambridge Scholar

Annika Pecchia-Bekkum, a 2013 graduate of the University of Utah and current graduate student, has been awarded a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship to pursue a Ph.D. in medical science at the University of Cambridge. She is the second Gates Cambridge Scholar for the University of Utah, and the first to have completed undergraduate degrees at the U. Read More