University of Utah to Graduate 7,947 Students on May 1

General commencement ceremonies at the University of Utah will be held on Thursday, May 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the Jon M. Huntsman Center. Scheduling the event in the evening continues a tradition begun in 2013 to make the ceremonies more readily accessible to students and their families. Commencement is free and open to the public; no tickets are required. Read More

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At Annual EAE Fest, Games Go Mobile

The University of Utah Entertainment Arts and Engineering Program (EAE) kicks off its three-day annual EAE Fest on Wednesday, April 23. This year, four PlayStation Vita Games, two published PC Games and one game on Ouya and Steam Greenlight will be demonstrated alongside medical games and apps developed by students and faculty from the EAE program. Additional events will feature student animation and machinima, which are short films made using videogames. Read More


Keith Diaz Moore New Dean of U’s College of Architecture + Planning

April 14, 2014 – Officials at the University of Utah today announced that Keith Diaz Moore will join the U as the next dean of the College of Architecture + Planning. He will begin on August 1, 2014, contingent upon the approval of President David Pershing and the University Board of Trustees. Diaz Moore joins Read More

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U Debate Team Head of the PAC(K)

The University of Utah’s John. R. Park Debate Society recently came in on top of the Pac-12 at the National Parliamentary Debate Association National Championships and placed ninth among all colleges and universities at the competition. Read More


UMFA Executive Director Selected for Prestigious Getty Leadership Institute

The Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) at the University of Utah is pleased to announce that Executive Director Gretchen Dietrich has been selected as one of thirty-nine museum executives worldwide for the Getty Leadership Institute’s prestigious 2014 Executive Education Program for Museum Leaders. Dietrich, 46, is the first woman from Utah chosen for the program. Read More