U Community Solar brightened local economic activity

The University of Utah Community Solar Program, which launched a year ago on Earth Day, April 22, and closed on Oct. 24, 2014, generated nearly a million dollars in wages for 18 full-time, temporary and seasonal employees, according to a new report. The program also inspired two other Utah communities to offer similar programs. Read More

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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).  Read More

IPRH Dan Whaley

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

John D. Rickard

U pistol team wins four events at national college championships

March 26, 2015 – University of Utah students won two individual events, two team events and placed fourth overall at this year’s National Inter-Collegiate Pistol Championships at Fort Benning, Georgia. Wyatt Brown, a sophomore majoring in film and theater studies, won the open air pistol and free pistol competitions. He also brought home all-American honors Read More


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 Read More