EcoArt_edit

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

from the U
Jannah Mather, dean of the University of Utah College of Social Work, retires in June.

Longtime dean of University of Utah College of Social Work retires

April 14, 2015 — Jannah Mather found herself drawn to social work through an unconventional path: Her father was a social worker, but not the type most associate with the profession. “He was a professional gambler,” said Mather, who will retire as dean of the University of Utah College of Social Work June 1 after 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

When Rights Clash Cover edit

1915: A year that changed governance, tenure and academic freedom at the University of Utah

April 8, 2015 – In 1915, with tensions already high between faculty and administration over contracts, salaries, freedom of association and freedom of speech, a turning point came when the University of Utah fired four professors without just cause and 14 faculty resigned in protest. To resolve these issues, create a fairer environment on campus Read More

2013 Pow Wow

U presents the 43rd annual Sustaining our Culture Powwow

April 6, 2015 – The University of Utah’s Inter-Tribal Student Association presents the 43rd annual Sustaining our Culture Powwow beginning with the Grand Entry, April 10 at 7 p.m. and two entries on April 11 at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. in the Union Ballroom. The ceremonial Grand Entry is a cultural and spiritual tradition Read More