Community Solar Comes to Campus

The University of Utah is the first university in the country to sponsor a community solar program. The program offers U community members the opportunity to purchase discounted rooftop solar panels and installation for their homes. Read More

April, 2014 from the U

Pastry Company Wins $40K in U Business Competition

The Utah Entrepreneur Series concluded Tuesday night with Cowboy Kolaches winning a $40,000 cash prize offered by competition sponsor Zions Bank. The cash award was the grand prize for the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge, which is the third and final event in the Utah Entrepreneur Series. The series is a student-run division of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. Read More


Utah Community Data Project at the U Launches Online Tool for Local Demographic Information

The Utah Community Data Project recently launched its updated online system for community-level demographic, housing and socioeconomic data. The system utilizes state-of-the-art software that helps users easily visualize and interact with information gathered from a variety of public and private sources. A growing selection of data profiles is available for a variety of geographies, including cities, census tracts and political districts. Read More

College of Social Work

Eccles Grant Establishes Program for U Students Studying Aging

The University of Utah College of Social Work had been awarded a $75,000 grant from the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation, establishing the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Neighbors Helping Neighbors Scholars program. Read More

Philip Dennison, University of Utah/MTBS.

More, Bigger Wildfires Burning Western U.S.

A new study showing a 30-year trend of worsening wildfires in the western United States was led by Philip Dennison, a geographer at the University of Utah. Read More