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Pedal to the mettle

(July 1, 2015)—Some kids spend their summers at the pool. Others? They’re testing their chops at becoming the next great problem solvers at the University of Utah’s Innovation Week at the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute. There’s no horseback riding, campfire sing-a-longs or arts-and-crafts projects at these camps. There is plenty of fun — in the form […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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American Indians disproportionately disciplined at school compared to white students, new University of Utah research shows

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May 22, 2015 – School disciplinary actions handed down to students at Utah public schools disproportionately impact American Indian children over all other ethnicities enrolled in the state’s public education system, new research from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Public Policy Clinic reveals. Researcher and law student Vanessa Walsh found that […]

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Hinckley Institute of Politics Celebrates 50 Years

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(May 13, 2015) — Prominent state, national and global leaders are joining University of Utah students and alumni today to celebrate the Hinckley Institute of Politics’ 50th anniversary. For five decades, the Hinckley Institute has championed student and community civic engagement. The last 10 years have been marked by explosive growth—particularly on a global level. […]

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