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The U wants you (to nominate a veteran)

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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.

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U hosts annual ‘Latinos in Action’ conference

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The University of Utah is hosting nearly 2,000 Latino youth Friday, March 27, for the annual Latinos in Action conference, where they will participate in cultural dances and performances, attend workshops ranging from how to professionally interview to learning about the video gaming industry, receive thousands of dollars worth of scholarships and hear from the marketing and sales executive for PepsiCo Inc. North America.

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Trustees announce 2015 honorary degree recipients

March 10, 2015 – The University of Utah Board of Trustees today announced the names of three individuals chosen to receive the university’s highest honor—the honorary doctorate degree. The awards will be presented during the annual student commencement ceremony held on Thursday, May 7, 2015, in the Jon M. Huntsman Center beginning at 6:30 p.m. […]

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U Celebrates Women’s Week

The University of Utah celebrates Women’s Week March 6-13. This year’s theme, “Consider it Handled” is a famous line from ABC’s TV show, “Scandal.” Judy Smith, a crisis manager and the inspiration for Olivia Pope’s character, will headline the week with a keynote address on March 9 at noon in the Union Ballroom.

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Students Live for New George S. Eccles Student Life Center

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The much-anticipated George S. Eccles Student Life Center celebrates its grand opening with a dedication ceremony today. The 183,000-square-foot, $50.5 million building houses two gymnasiums, a four-story climbing wall, an outdoor pool and an indoor Olympic-size pool, expansive areas for cardio and weight training and more.

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Largest study of its kind documents causes of childhood community-acquired pneumonia

With the chill of winter comes a spike in community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), which spreads more easily as people retreat indoors and come into close contact. The lung infection triggers persistent coughing, chest pain, fever, and difficulty breathing, and is particularly hard on the very young and the very old. In fact, pneumonia is the leading […]

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