Six Alumni Receive Merit of Honor Awards The University of Utah Emeritus Alumni Board chose six exemplary alumni to receive its 2014 Merit of Honor Awards. The annual awards recognize U alumni who graduated 40 or more years ago (or who have reached age 65) whose careers have been marked by outstanding service to the…
U alum Brian Moench is galvanizing political advocacy to clean up Utah’s air.
University of Utah alum Suzanne Renner was recently honored for her decades of work in Maori contemporary dance.
New Officers and Directors Join Alumni Board The University of Utah Alumni Association has welcomed eight new members of its Board of Directors, as well as a new board president and vice president, and new presidents of four of its five affiliate boards. The new members and leadership were introduced by departing board President Keven…
U alum Ed Catmull outlines his strategies for innovative success in his new book, Creativity, Inc.
Spring Awards Honor Neuroscientist and Adviser University of Utah alum and neuroscientist Ryan J. Watts BS’00 and U nursing program administrator Carrie Labrum Radmall BS’02 were recognized by the U Alumni Association at its annual Spring Awards Banquet. The Alumni Association’s Young Alumni Board presents its Par Excellence Award annually to a former student who…
A University of Utah alum’s new documentary tells the story of a daring 1967 rescue on the Grand Teton’s north face.
Founders Day 2014 distinguished and honorary alumni, the outstanding Founders Day scholar, and another highly successful annual food drive.
Merit of Honor awards recognize five alumni, the Nagoya Exchange Program celebrates 50 years, and Homecoming events net more than $70,000 for student scholarships.
A U alum in India is CEO of a nonprofit group that works to assist some of that country's most vulnerable populations.
New Association board members and officers; two awards for Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration efforts; fall tailgates announced; and a report on the 2013 European Alumni Reunion, the U's 15th.
Identical twins Lexie and Lindsay Kite MS’09 PhD’13 and their nonprofit Beauty Redefined; Jeff Clawson MD’74 and his honor for developing life-saving 911 medical dispatch protocols and training; and many more outstanding alumni.
Full Circle Spring Awards honor former U football player Steve Smith, a U advisor, and a U alum. Former University of Utah student and current NFL star Steve Smith ex’01 has focused on giving time and attention to worthy causes in recent years. For that, and his athletics accomplishments, the U Alumni Association honored him…
U alum Tim DeChristopher is the subject of an award-winning documentary film.
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.