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This new entrepreneurial haven is the reason many are saying the University of Utah is now the “place to be” for student entrepreneurs.

Campus Scene: Farewell to OSH

Farewell to OSH Orson Spencer Hall, affectionately known by nearly everyone throughout its 60-plus years on campus as “OSH,” is no more. The two-story, mid-century modern building was razed in late October. Named for the first chancellor of the university, OSH was one of the first post-WWII structures on campus designed exclusively for classrooms. Nearly…

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Find out why some people function just fine with little sleep. Or do they?

Alum News

Five Alumni Recognized with Merit of Honor Awards The Emeritus Alumni Board selected five outstanding alumni to receive 2016 Merit of Honor Awards. The annual awards recognize university of Utah alumni who graduated 40 or more years ago (or who have reached age 65 or better) whose careers have been marked by outstanding service to…

Alumni Association Scholarships

Each spring, the University of Utah Alumni Association is honored to award more than half a million dollars of scholarship money to students, ranging from incoming freshmen to graduate students. That amount usually surprises people, and we are often asked where the money comes from. The simple response is: From you, our alumni and friends.…

Through the Years

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DOWNWINDERS OF UTAH The 1950s marked the beginning of the U. S. government’s nuclear weapons testing in a remote desert area known as the Nevada Test Site. The explosions created mushroom clouds that could be seen for almost 100 miles. The fallout and radiation traveled far beyond that, with devastating effects to those living downwind.…

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More than 8,000 people packed the Huntsman Center in June to hear His Holiness the Dalai Lama speak about peace, compassion, and universal responsibility.

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Campus Scene

History of Hip-Hop is a unique class that explores hip-hop’s cultural origins and evolution, its sociopolitical underpinnings, and its ties to other art forms.

Discovery

A team of hydrologists simulate isolated climate change effects on the Rocky Mountain stream systems.

Alum News

Leslee Anderson Bond gives readers a firsthand glimpse of what campus life was like in the 1930s.

A New Place for Alumni to Call Home

Parker Ence HBS’11 was only 9 years old, but he still remembers his first experience at the University of Utah’s Alumni House. “My cousins and I were playing hide-andseek when we should have been listening to speeches and toasts at my grandparents’ 50th wedding anniversary celebration.” Parker didn’t realize the significance of his grandfather choosing to have…

Through the Years

News about University of Utah alumni

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In this, our 102nd issue, we pause to celebrate 25 years of exploring the traditions, heritage, and evolving excellence of the University of Utah. We thank you, our readers, for sharing this journey with us. Together, we've watched many chapters of university history unfold within these pages.

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NBA-bound U center Jakob Poeltl wins that accolade as teammate Brandon Taylor is named Pac-12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year.