Jannah Mather, dean of the University of Utah College of Social Work, retires in June.

Longtime dean of University of Utah College of Social Work retires

April 14, 2015 — Jannah Mather found herself drawn to social work through an unconventional path: Her father was a social worker, but not the type most associate with the profession. “He was a professional gambler,” said Mather, who will retire as dean of the University of Utah College of Social Work June 1 after Read More

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University of Utah names new dean for the College of Humanities

April 10, 2015 – Dianne Harris, director of the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities (IPRH) and professor of landscape architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be the next dean of the College of Humanities at the University of Utah, pending approval by the U’s Board of Trustees. “Dianne has been Read More

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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 Read More

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U presents the 43rd annual Sustaining our Culture Powwow

April 6, 2015 – The University of Utah’s Inter-Tribal Student Association presents the 43rd annual Sustaining our Culture Powwow beginning with the Grand Entry, April 10 at 7 p.m. and two entries on April 11 at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. in the Union Ballroom. The ceremonial Grand Entry is a cultural and spiritual tradition Read More

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Reimagine symposium blends conservation with humanities to inspire action on behalf of nature

April 1, 2015 – Renowned conservationist, Harvey Locke will provide the keynote address at the 2015 Reimagine Western Landscapes Symposium, “On Behalf of Wild Nature,” and share his vision for the survival of nature in the 21st century, Saturday, April 11, 7 p.m. at the Swaner Preserve and Eco-Center, 1258 Center Drive, Park City, Utah. Read More