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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

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Ute Indian Tribe and University of Utah Renew Agreement

Today the University of Utah and the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation jointly announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding allowing the University to continue using the name “Utes” for its sports teams. Read More

U Alumni Association Honors Ryan Watts and Carrie Radmall at Spring Awards Banquet

The University of Utah Alumni Association and the Young Alumni Board will host the annual Spring Awards Banquet tonight at Rice-Eccles Stadium, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The evening is dedicated to honoring scientist Ryan Watts and U program administrator Carrie Labrum Radmall. Read More

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University of Utah Announces Gift for Transformative Entrepreneur Building

The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah announced today a $12 million gift from Pierre Lassonde, bringing his total contribution to $25 million. The new donation will be used for a transformative building for student entrepreneurs. Estimated to cost $45 million, the 148,000-square-feet facility will unite 412 residences with 20,000-square-foot “garage” space for students to gather, build prototypes and launch companies. Officials expect the building to catapult the university’s reputation for entrepreneurship education. Read More

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U to Host Statewide Science Olympiad

Some 900 sixth- through 12th-graders will use object-retrieving robots and egg-protecting helicopters and bottle rockets to demonstrate their engineering prowess during the Utah Science Olympiad on Saturday, April 12 at the University of Utah. Read More