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Brand New

    In July 2015, David R. Perry was named chief marketing officer for University of Utah Health Sciences and was charged with creating a comprehensive strategy for further developing and growing the reputation of University of Utah Health Care and Health Sciences. The two separate names have caused some confusion over the years, so…

Godfather of The MUSS

NOTHING GREAT WAS EVER ACHIEVED WITHOUT ENTHUSIASM. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson   John Fackler keeps this quote in his office. He says it symbolizes his lifelong passion for athletics—from the time he was a child in awe of college football to today, as he steps down after 15 years leading the U’s wildly successful student…

Photo by August Miller

Partners to Prevent Cancer

Dr. Joshua Schiffman studies elephants' genes to find out what makes them so resistant to the disease.

Siblings Unite to Confront the Overdose Epidemic

Having lost their brother to a heroin addiction, two siblings work together to raise awareness about an overdose-reversal medication called Naloxone.

Amicone and His Bees Create a Buzz

When asked why he loves his job so much, Marc Amicone’s response is simple: the fans and his coworkers. Vice president and general manager of the Salt Lake Bees Triple-A baseball team since 2005, Amicone says...

U alum Teresa Jordan lives in Virgin, Utah, where she and her husband, Hal Cannon, keep an old pioneer pecan orchard.

Virtue and Vice

U alum Teresa Jordan’s new book explores meaning through memories.

Through the Years

Caroline Gleich is a star of Warren Miller ski films and a sponsored athlete and product tester, and more news about U alumni

Through the Years

U alum Brian Moench is galvanizing political advocacy to clean up Utah’s air, and more news about U alumni

The nine-year Together We Reach Campaign, which is concluding early this summer, has raised a stunning $1.65 billion for the University of Utah. (Painting by David Meikle)

Securing the Future

The Together We Reach Campaign has created greater opportunities on the University of Utah campus and beyond.