Many of the foundations of modern computing were built by University of Utah alumni, and recent U grads are making their mark in the video-game industry.
Five Selected for 2013 Founders Day Awards Four outstanding graduates of the University of Utah and one honorary alumnus received 2013 Founders Day awards in February. Health care and public policy expert Robert P. Huefner BS’58, automotive dealer and philanthropist Mark C. Miller ex’70, historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich BA’60, and businessman Norman H. Wesley BS’72
Encouraging Education The U Alumni Association awards $400,000 annually in scholarships. By Cassie Taylor This academic year, the University of Utah Alumni Association will award more than $400,000 in scholarships to deserving students at the University of Utah. A broad range of scholarships are offered to anyone from incoming freshmen to final-year seniors, and from
From Alumni House to Alumni Center Plans are under way for a revamped gathering place. The red brick building at 155 S. Central Campus Drive, known as the Alumni House, opened in 1980. It is the nerve center for U loyalists, including students and alumni, and is the headquarters for the University of Utah Alumni
Green Grads The University of Utah has educated dozens of “green grads” who have gone on to successful careers supporting environmental sustainability, both locally and nationally. On the University of Utah’s campus, Office of Sustainability co-founder Alexandra Parvaz BA’06 BS’06 MS’11 is now the office’s campus gardens coordinator and serves as the driving force behind
Founders Day Scholar Aims to Help Military Bases Go Green Randy W. Cardon, a University of Utah student and gunnery sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps who has served five deployments, including two tours in Iraq, was selected to receive this year’s Founders Day Scholarship. Cardon, who grew to appreciate nature during his childhood years
Former U.S. Ambassador John Price Recounts His Career In Memoir John Price BS’56, a successful Utah businessman and former international diplomat, has published the memoir When the White House Calls: From Immigrant Entrepreneur to U.S. Ambassador (University of Utah Press, June 2011). The memoir recounts his life story, beginning with his birth in Germany through