University of Utah College of Science breaks ground on Crocker Science Center

March 31, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY —University of Utah President David W. Pershing and College of Science Dean Henry S. White hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to commence construction of the Gary and Ann Crocker Science Center at the George Thomas Building on Presidents Circle. The Crocker Science Center will house the Center for Cell and Genome Science, the […]

U hosts annual Latinos in Action conference

March 30, 2016

The University of Utah is hosting nearly 1,400 Latino youth Friday, April 1, for the annual Latinos in Action conference, where they will participate in cultural dances and performances, attend workshops on topics including how to professionally interview and how to speak up in the community, receive thousands of dollars worth of scholarships and hear […]

Award-winning author, activist Cory Doctorow to discuss privacy and surveillance at the U

March 29, 2016

  Science fiction novelist, blogger and technology activist Cory Doctorow will speak at the U’s Gould Auditorium in the Marriott Library in a talk titled “Security, Privacy, and Surveillance: Damn Right You Have Something to Hide (And Everything to Fear)” on April 5 at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, […]

Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni performing her one-woman show, “One Drop of Love,” about the evolution of race in the United States and how it affects relationships.

“One Drop of Love”

March 28, 2016

Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni will perform her one-woman show, “One Drop of Love,” about the evolution of race in the United States and how it affects relationships at the Jeanne Wagner Theatre in Salt Lake City’s Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Tuesday, Mar. 29, 6 p.m. The show is produced by her […]

U helps teachers infuse art into Utah classrooms

March 25, 2016

On Saturday, March 26, at the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts and Education Complex on the University of Utah campus, 60 arts education, elementary education and fine arts students from across the state of Utah will converge for the second annual ArtsLINK Conference. “Funding for arts experiences in public education have waned in recent history,” says […]

Sniffing out a dangerous vapor

March 25, 2016

Alkane fuel is a key ingredient in combustible material such as gasoline, airplane fuel, oil — even a homemade bomb. Yet it’s difficult to detect and there are no portable scanners available that can sniff out the odorless and colorless vapor. But University of Utah engineers have developed a new type of fiber material for […]

What are the consequences of inequality?

March 23, 2016

The past 100 years saw unprecedented growth in equality within the United States. As women gained the right to vote, as black Americans gained civil rights and liberties, as gay and lesbian men and women gained the right to marry and as the nation elected its first black president, many would argue the U.S. has […]

U Community Solar Returns

March 21, 2016

The University of Utah has announced the return of its very popular community solar energy installation program, U Community Solar, which offers U community members the opportunity to purchase discounted rooftop solar panels and installation for their homes. U Community Solar is open to all members of the university community, including faculty, staff, students, alumni […]

New Dean of Dentistry Named at University of Utah School of Dentistry

March 17, 2016

An internationally acclaimed clinical scholar and leader who has served at the highest administrative levels in dental schools and universities worldwide has been named dean of the University of Utah School of Dentistry. Wyatt Rory Hume, DDS, Ph.D., begins his new role on May 15, 2016. Hume has led dental schools and served in top […]

Harry Hill, M.D., immunologist and professor of pathology, pediatrics, and medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine.

Within Six Families, a Path to Personalized Treatment for an Immune Disorder

March 16, 2016

At age 56, Roma Jean Ockler was continually afflicted with sinus infections and pneumonia, and despite treatments, only seemed to be getting worse. For decades, immunologist Harry R. Hill, M.D., had seen patients like her. At the time he couldn’t have known that her family’s genetic information, combined with that of five other families from […]