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11-16-2018
The U.S. Department of Education today issued proposed regulations governing the way universities handle allegations of sexual assault and harassment as outlined under Title IX, the federal law that protects individuals from gender discrimination and ensures equal access in educational programs and activities. The proposal is now open for public comment, and the regulations will […]
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11-14-2018
The University of Utah today announced plans to expand Rice-Eccles Stadium after its Board of Trustees approved a request to pursue bonding. The stadium renovation, which is conditional on financing approval, should be completed prior to the kickoff of the 2021 football season. The board approved the project at its meeting on Nov. 13. “Today […]
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11-13-2018
NOTES: Find this press release online here. Share on Facebook here, Twitter here and LinkedIn here. Photos are available upon request. The University of Utah jumped six places to be ranked No. 9 for undergrad entrepreneur studies among all schools in the country in the latest survey released by The Princeton Review today. The U […]
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11-09-2018
The Full-Time MBA program at the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business vaulted 20 spots in the Bloomberg Businessweek Best Business Schools rankings released today, placing the Eccles School at No. 36 in the country. “We are thrilled to see our Full-Time MBA program recognized by Bloomberg Businessweek and for another top-50 ranking,” said Brad […]
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11-08-2018
Maureen L. Condic, associate professor in the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy at University of Utah Health and University Ombudsman, has been named a member of the National Science Board by President Donald J. Trump. Condic is to be one of seven new appointees to the 25-member board who are selected for their eminence in […]
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11-02-2018
Worldwide, light pollution is growing twice as fast as Earth’s human population. In many places, artificial light at night has obliterated our view of the stars and impacted wildlife, public health, and air quality. Next week, members of two international organizations dealing with the issue of light pollution will convene in Snowbird, Utah. The state […]
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11-02-2018
The University of Utah’s Center for Technology & Venture Commercialization (TVC) has signed a memorandum of understanding with PROTECS to manage an incubator in the university’s Research Park. TVC will provide programming for the incubator, as well as comprehensive startup support services for TVC licensees. This will be the first freestanding incubator with wet laboratory […]
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11-02-2018
University of Utah President Ruth V. Watkins today announced details of two separate, in-depth reviews into campus safety stemming from the tragic murder of U student Lauren McCluskey. President Watkins said John T. Nielsen has agreed to lead the team for both reviews. Nielsen is a former commissioner of the Utah Department of Public Safety […]
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11-01-2018
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10-25-2018
This has been one of the most tragic events in the history of this University and we are so deeply saddened by the death of Lauren McCluskey. I was in China when the horrible incident took place and came back as soon as I was informed of the tragedy. I have spoken with the McCluskey […]
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