University of Utah College of Engineering

From robots to rock crushers

Design Day 2015 will showcase 30 inventions designed and built by U mechanical engineering seniors, a robot volleyball competition and a battleship game fought with pingpong ball launchers. Read More

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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


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

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Former Utah State Budget Director Juliette Tennert joins David Eccles School of Business

April 16, 2015 —The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah has announced the appointment of Juliette Tennert as director of Economic and Public Policy Research. In this role, Tennert will direct the economic and public policy research and analysis prepared by The Policy Institute, a newly created center within the Eccles Read More

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‘Most quoted man in Utah’ to leave the U

April 16, 2015– Kirk Jowers, a well-known professor of political science who has been dubbed the “most quoted man in Utah” during a decade-long tenure as director of the Hinckley Institute of Politics, is leaving his post to pursue a career in private industry. Jowers has ushered the Hinckley Institute through a time of great Read More