University of Utah students win community bank case study competition in California

May 29, 2015 —A group of University of Utah students from the David Eccles School of Business took top honors at the 2015 Inaugural Community Bank Case Study Competition in San Francisco this week. The competition was established by the  Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS)  to build a further understanding of the community banking business Read More

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U law professor’s research an emerging voice in “conflict mineral” debate

May 28, 2015– On June 1, companies across the U.S. will provide reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission documenting whether the products they manufacture contain minerals mined in Congo —an area known to force people to mine for minerals amid armed conflict and human rights abuses. It’s only the second time in history companies Read More

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U’s conservation ecology lab brings community together through bird banding

May 28, 2015—Utah is well-known for its breathtaking mountain landscape, world-class skiing and easy access to the great outdoors. University of Utah’s Biodiversity and Conservation Ecology lab, led by assistant professor Çağan Şekercioğlu (pronounced Cha-awn Shay-care-gee-oh-loo), has created an avenue by which U students, and other community members alike can take further advantage of the Read More

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U Hosts 2015 Public Service Awards

May 27, 2015– Several notable public servants with University of Utah connections will be recognized this week at the 2015 Public Service Awards, sponsored by the Utah chapter of the American Society for Public Administration. Award recipients have made outstanding contributions to the public sector and have helped to make Utah a better state. “These Read More

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Tanner Humanities Center awards 2015-2016 research fellowships

May 27, 2015 – The Tanner Humanities Center at the University of Utah is proud to announce Maeera Schreiber, Hugh Cagle, Katherine Coles, Eric Hinderaker, David Kieran and Martin Padget have been selected as 2015-2016 research fellows. This annual program awards funds to selected U faculty and external scholars, enabling them to conduct research that Read More