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University of Utah Celebrates 50 Years of Preserving American West History

The University of Utah celebrates 50 years of serving Western communities and preserving the region’s history through oral histories, documentary archives, historical and policy analyses, textbooks and a statewide curriculum. As the oldest regional studies center in the West, the American West Center has helped advance an understanding of the region’s past and cultures. Read More

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U Establishes New Scholarship Fund for Ute Tribe Students

As part of the 2014 Memorandum of Understanding between the Ute Indian Tribe and the University of Utah, a scholarship fund for eligible tribal members has been established through the University’s Scholarship Office. Read More


First Female Australian Prime Minister to Speak at the U

Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard will be the keynote speaker at the annual World Leaders Lecture Forum sponsored by the University of Utah’s Tanner Humanities Center. Gillard’s lecture, “The Asian Century: Australia’s Experience and Strategic Opportunities for America,” will be held Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 11 a.m. in Libby Gardner Hall, 1375 E Presidents Circle. This event is free and open to the public. Read More


U Engineering Climbs Again in Rankings

The University of Utah’s College of Engineering moved up two spots to 57th place in the U.S. News & World Report America’s Best Colleges rankings of undergraduate engineering programs. Read More

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16th Century Medical Pioneer Celebrated at the U’s Library

In this day of amazing medical technologies, it’s hard to imagine what medical science looked like 500 years ago. But when one looks at Andreas Vesalius’ book “De Humani Corporis Fabrica” (Fabric of the Human Body) first published in 1543, it is difficult to imagine where we’d be without the contributions of this 16th century anatomist and physician. The book is part of a building-wide exhibition at the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah. Read More