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 […]
U alum Tim DeChristopher is the subject of an award-winning documentary film.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Treasuring the Wasatch
U alum and physician Howie Garber photographs the mountains to help preserve them.
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 […]
Leveling the Playing Field
Norma Carr, a U alumna and former coach, recalls the struggle for Title IX.
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 […]
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 […]
U alum John Bennion’s Bryant Scholarship Project nurtures refugee students’ dreams and hopes.
U Raises Record Amount In Annual Food Drive The final tally from the Utah vs. BYU food drive is in! A remarkable total of 616,398 pounds of food and $153,792 in cash donations were raised for the Utah Food Bank and the United Way Food Bank of Utah County. Of the combined total, University of […]