Upcoming Symposium Inspires Protection of Wildlife and Western Lands

The 2014 Reimagine Western Landscapes Symposium, “A Place for Wildlife,” will take place Aug. 22 – 23, 2014, at the University of Utah’s Taft-Nicholson Center for Environmental Humanities Education in Centennial Valley, Montana. The symposium will challenge the humanities to become leaders in wildlife conservation with a reimagined approach for respecting, preserving and protecting wildlife and western landscapes. Read More

August, 2014 from the U

U’s Kingsbury Hall Chief Also Assumes Academic Role for First Time

Since 1930, Kingsbury Hall has served Utah as a performance hall of the first order, delivering diverse artistic performances to the University of Utah community as well as audiences from the greater Wasatch Front. Now, with new leadership, Kingsbury Hall will as well become a keystone in University’s academic mission to integrate arts into the student experience. Read More


O Brother Band Kicks Off Bluegrass & BBQ Series at NHMU

August 11, 2014 – Make an evening of your museum visit this summer and enjoy some toe-tapping music, delectable barbecue and incredible views of the Salt Lake Valley. In conjunction with its newest exhibit, “The Horse,” the Natural History Museum of Utah at the Rio Tinto Center is offering three nights of free bluegrass music Read More

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County-Wide Tourism Remained Strong in 2013

Whether enjoying the arches in Grand County, boating the turquoise waters of Bear Lake in Rich County, exploring the sandstone kingdoms of Washington County or skiing the powdery slopes of Summit County, tourists visited every county in Utah in 2013. Those visits propelled economic activity, according to research recently published by the Bureau of Economic and Business Research, or BEBR, at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business. Read More

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Fans Encouraged to Support University of Utah in College Colors Day Competition

As part of the 10th annual College Colors Day celebration, sponsored by the Collegiate Licensing Company, the University of Utah is participating in the Spirit Cup competition and asking fans for their support. Prizes include a $10,000 donation toward the general scholarship fund, a chance for a fan to win an all-expenses-paid trip to the College Football Playoff National Championship game as well as a U-branded freezer filled with a year supply of bacon. Read More