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Big Honor for Three U Scientists

University of Utah chemist Cynthia Burrows, biochemist Wesley Sundquist and anthropologist Polly Wiessner were elected to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences today. Read More

April, 2014 from the U
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University of Utah Marriott Library Faculty Member Receives Fulbright Specialist Award

Randy Silverman, preservation librarian at the University of Utah Marriott Library has been selected for a Fulbright Specialists project in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, at Alisher Navoi National Library April 15–May 3, 2014, according to the U.S. State Department and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Read More

U’s Tanner Humanities Center Awards Funds for Community Projects

The Tanner Humanities Center at the University of Utah is proud to announce Kelly MacArthur and Juan Carlos Claudio as the 2014-15 Professors off Campus. This annual program awards funds to faculty to create meaningful public service projects in partnership with community organizations. Read More

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High School Teacher Doug Tate Awarded First Ragsdale Outstanding High School Chemistry Teacher Award

After more than 30 years in the classroom, Doug Tate is the inaugural winner of the Ronald and Eileen Ragsdale Outstanding High School Chemistry Teacher Award. The award will be given each year to a chemistry teacher from Utah who has demonstrated superb teaching of Advanced Placement and/or International Baccalaureate chemistry classes. Read More

Utahns Strongly Support State Initiatives Aimed at Improving Public Education, Split on Potential Funding Efforts

Results from a recent Dan Jones & Associates and David Eccles School of Business statewide poll indicate 89 percent of Utahns believe the state’s current and future economic performance is directly related to a strong public education system. The results show 98 percent of democrats believe the public education system is directly related to economic progress, compared to 85 percent of republicans and 89 percent of independent voters. Read More