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University of Utah School of Music names new director

April 29, 2015 – After an extensive and thorough search for a new director of the University of Utah School of Music, College of Fine Arts Dean Raymond Tymas-Jones has appointed professor Miguel Chuaqui to the position. “Professor Chuaqui was the only finalist to receive a unanimous recommendation for appointment from the search committee,” Tymas-Jones […]

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U students release video game in support of net neutrality

April 21, 2015– A group of University of Utah graduate students have released their first video game “404Sight” for Windows desktop PCs. “404Sight” is a free-to play action game created as a statement about protecting net neutrality, a controversial piece of legislation that prevents Internet service providers from slowing or restricting access to the Internet. […]

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Rethink, reconnect and rejuvenate

April 16, 2015 – Through socially engaged art, University of Utah students will be spreading awareness of environmental issues in the Salt Lake Valley on April 20 from 1-3 p.m. on the U campus, and April 22 from 1-3 p.m. in the Salt Lake City metro area between I-80 and I-15 (locations are listed below).  […]

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1915: A year that changed governance, tenure and academic freedom at the University of Utah

April 8, 2015 – In 1915, with tensions already high between faculty and administration over contracts, salaries, freedom of association and freedom of speech, a turning point came when the University of Utah fired four professors without just cause and 14 faculty resigned in protest. To resolve these issues, create a fairer environment on campus […]

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Grand Opening of Ray and Tye Noorda Oral Health Sciences Building Brings A Healthy Smile to U of U School of Dentistry Students and Faculty

April 8, 2015 – A modest program begun 35 years ago to help aspiring Utah students become dentists came full circle on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, with the grand opening of the new home of the University of Utah School of Dentistry (SOD)—the Ray and Tye Noorda Oral Health Sciences Building. Named for two Utah […]

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