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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Community Solar Comes to Campus

The University of Utah is the first university in the country to sponsor a community solar program. The program offers U community members the opportunity to purchase discounted rooftop solar panels and installation for their homes. Read More


Utah Community Data Project at the U Launches Online Tool for Local Demographic Information

The Utah Community Data Project recently launched its updated online system for community-level demographic, housing and socioeconomic data. The system utilizes state-of-the-art software that helps users easily visualize and interact with information gathered from a variety of public and private sources. A growing selection of data profiles is available for a variety of geographies, including cities, census tracts and political districts. Read More

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Student Entrepreneurs Face Off for $40,000

The Utah Entrepreneur Series 2013-2014 season will culminate with the awarding of a $40,000 grand prize offered by Zions Bank, Tuesday, April 15. This cash prize will be awarded to the winner of the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge, a statewide student business plan competition and the final event of the series. The Utah Entrepreneur Series is a division of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. Read More


U Graduate Pitches Invention on ABC’s “Shark Tank”

Two graduates from the University of Utah will appear on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” Friday, April 11, 8 p.m. MST to make a pitch for their startup company, Power Practical, in hopes of receiving an investment. Read More