How the Utes have fared in their first five years of Pac-12 play.
Founders Day Celebrated with Alumni Awards On March 3, the University of Utah celebrated its 167th year since its founding in 1850 with a gala bestowing its Founders Day awards (among its highest honors, alongside honorary doctoral degrees), to four outstanding graduates and one honorary alumnus. The awardees were recognized for their exceptional professional achievements…
UNITED WE STAND Hundreds of supporters gathered on the steps of Kingsbury Hall on January 16 after participating in a rally and march to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy. MLK Week has become a platform to engage students, faculty, staff, and community members in critical conversations around contemporary civil rights issues and race…
Why Utah struggles to keep educators, and what the U is doing to help.
Orson Spencer Hall, affectionately known by nearly everyone throughout its 60-plus years on campus as “OSH,” is no more.
Charlie Miller takes green spaces to the rooftops, for cool vistas, and cooler cities.
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.
U students have myriad opportunities to learn about—and participate in—the political process.
How Red Butte Garden became everyone's favorite place to go for a show.
Campus Quidditch U students now field not one but two teams for quidditch, the part rugby, part basketball, all magical sport inspired by the Harry Potter books. Though they are “muggles” (nonmagical folk, in the Pottersphere), the full-contact sport’s co-ed teams play while straddling makeshift “brooms” (typically, decorated PVC pipes) just as its fictional flying…
A civil rights icon inspires students to engage in social change.
Dr. Joshua Schiffman studies elephants' genes to find out what makes them so resistant to the disease.
A U class's culture-celebrating mural, the new Urban Rangers Program, gymnast Georgia Dabritz wins NCAA award, bringing basketball to underprivileged kids, China awards two honors to chemist Peter Stang, mathematician Christopher Hacon wins E.H. Moore Prize
2016 Founders Day awards, international alumni club activities, new leadership of The MUSS, and upcoming events
Utah's acclaimed Housing First program to eliminate chronic homelessness has strong University of Utah ties.