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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’s conservation ecology lab brings community together through bird banding

May 28, 2015—Utah is well-known for its breathtaking mountain landscape, world-class skiing and easy access to the great outdoors. University of Utah’s Biodiversity and Conservation Ecology lab, led by assistant professor Çağan Şekercioğlu (pronounced Cha-awn Shay-care-gee-oh-loo), has created an avenue by which U students, and other community members alike can take further advantage of the […]

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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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Tanner Humanities Center awards 2015-2016 research fellowships

May 27, 2015 – The Tanner Humanities Center at the University of Utah is proud to announce Maeera Schreiber, Hugh Cagle, Katherine Coles, Eric Hinderaker, David Kieran and Martin Padget have been selected as 2015-2016 research fellows. This annual program awards funds to selected U faculty and external scholars, enabling them to conduct research that […]

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Nation’s research funding squeeze imperils patient care, say top medical school deans

Constraints in federal funding, compounded by declining clinical revenue, jeopardize more than the nation’s research enterprise. These twin pressures have created a “hostile working environment” that erodes time to conduct research, “discourages innovative high-risk science” and threatens to drive established and early-career scientists out of the field.

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


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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Seminal Discoveries in Metabolism Earn Biochemist Jared Rutter, Ph.D., HHMI Investigator Appointment

A University of Utah biochemist whose research has significantly expanded the understanding of human metabolism–chemical processes that synthesize and break down the building blocks of cells–and its relation to disease has received a highly prized honor in the world of science: selection as an investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).

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