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Through the Years

U alum Ed Catmull outlines his strategies for innovative success in his new book, Creativity, Inc.

Association News

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…

Through the Years

A University of Utah alum’s new documentary tells the story of a daring 1967 rescue on the Grand Teton’s north face.

Association News

Founders Day 2014 distinguished and honorary alumni, the outstanding Founders Day scholar, and another highly successful annual food drive.

Association News

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.

Through the Years

A U alum in India is CEO of a nonprofit group that works to assist some of that country's most vulnerable populations.

Association News

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.

Through The Years

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.

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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…

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Through The Years

U alum Tim DeChristopher is the subject of an award-winning documentary film.

Through the Years: Ahead of the Game

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.

Association News

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…

Paleontologist and University of Utah alumna Lindsay Zanno prospects for dinosaur bones at a site in central Utah. (All photos courtesy Lindsay Zanno)

Lessons of the Bones

University of Utah alum Lindsay Zanno seeks clues to the future in the fossils of the past.

U alum Howie Garber, who is an emergency room physician, photographs Peek-A-Boo slot canyon in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern Utah. (Photos courtesy Howie Garber)

Through the Years

Treasuring the Wasatch

U alum and physician Howie Garber photographs the mountains to help preserve them.

U Emeritus Alumni Board member Carolyn Kump tutors Dumam Ebbet in reading at Bryant Middle School, as part of the board’s Bryant Scholarship Project, which aids students for whom English is a second language. (Photo by Michael Brandy)

Association News

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…