University of Utah Health Care Ranks No. 1 Nationally in Quality, Accountability After 6 Years in Top 10

October 3, 2016

For seven years running, University of Utah Health Care (UUHC) has ranked among the nation’s top 10 academic medical centers in quality, safety and accountability. This year, the U has risen to the top. On Friday in Dallas, Vizient, Inc. announced UUHC finished in first place overall in its prestigious Quality and Accountability Study, besting […]

The University of Utah farmers market sells produce grown on campus at the Edible Campus Gardens.

U among top 26 healthiest colleges

September 27, 2016

The University of Utah was recently ranked among the top 26 Healthiest Colleges of 2016 by Greatist.com, a health and wellness website with more than 9 million monthly readers. The ranking took into account criteria including special dietary options on dining hall menus, number of fitness classes offered, available mental health resources and more. According […]

A crab-eating macaque, one of the many mammals that can be found on Luzon Island.

Natural History Museum of Utah to showcase new book The Mammals of Luzon Island

April 26, 2016

Based on more than a century of accumulated data and 15 years of intensive field work, The Mammals of Luzon Island is part field guide and part general reference book for all those interested in the mammals of Luzon, the largest of the Philippine Islands and fifteenth largest island in the world. On Wednesday, April […]

U College of Engineering jumps in national rankings

March 16, 2016

The University of Utah’s College of Engineering, the state’s premier engineering school, is also becoming one of the country’s top engineering institutions. The College’s graduate school was ranked 51st out of more than 215 Ph.D.-granting American colleges, according to the new 2017 U.S. News & World Report‘s “Best Graduate Schools” survey, released Wednesday, March 16. […]

Red goes for green energy

June 5, 2015

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has once again recognized the University of Utah as a top school for green power purchasing in its College and University Green Power Challenge. The U ranked eighth in the nation—and first in the Pac-12—during the 2014-15 competition by purchasing 85,926,100 kilowatt-hours of renewable energy.