Roberta Achtenberg, a 1975 University of Utah College of Law graduate who President Obama appointed to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights in 2011, will be the commencement speaker at the S.J. Quinney College of Law on May 15.

U.S. Civil Rights Commissioner Roberta Achtenberg to deliver 2015 commencement address at University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law

(March 25, 2015) —Roberta Achtenberg, a 1975 University of Utah College of Law graduate who President Obama appointed to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights in 2011, will be the commencement speaker at the S.J. Quinney College of Law on May 15. Achtenberg is a civil rights attorney with more than 30 years of senior-level Read More

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More than 300 U students to present at the annual Undergraduate Research Symposium

March 25, 2015 – More than 300 University of Utah undergraduates will present their research and creative projects at the 12th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on Tuesday, March 31 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in U’s Olpin Union Building. The Undergraduate Research Symposium is opportunity for undergraduates of all disciplines across the university to Read More

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The U wants you (to nominate a veteran)

Members of the public are encouraged to nominate a Utah Veteran to be honored at the University of Utah’s 18th annual Veterans Day commemoration Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015, in the A. Ray Olpin Union building. Read More

Rob Butters, an assistant professor at the College of Social Work who is also director of the Utah Criminal Justice Center at the University of Utah, served as an expert witness for the defense team representing a teenager accused of murdering 15-year-old Anne Kasprzak in 2012. Butters enlisted the help of students in his forensic social worker class to work on the case to give them real-life experience in the field.

Students at University of Utah College of Social Work take a front seat on defense team in murder case

(March 24, 2015) —Details of the case haunted the normally quiet suburban community of Draper, Utah: On March 11, 2012, the body of a severely beaten 15-year-old girl turned up in the Jordan River. Few clues —outside of a bloody sneaker belonging to the victim, identified as Anne Grace Kasprzak —initially emerged. For more than Read More

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Entertainment Arts and Engineering receives top ranking

March 24, 2015 – Entertainment Arts & Engineering (EAE) at the University of Utah earns the title of the top video game school in the nation with the number one ranking for its graduate program and number two for its undergraduate program by The Princeton Review, which released the rankings today. “This is a proud Read More