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UMFA Event Gives Students an Opportunity to Visit Spiral Jetty

September 29, 2015

Students can take a trip this weekend to Spiral Jetty, where art and science converge. The Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) and the Great Salt Lake Institute at Westminster College have organized this community meet-up for Saturday. Attendees will observe the landscape, analyzing the environment of the...

School of Business Celebrates “Eccles Week” to Commemorate Namesake

September 26, 2015

The David Eccles School of Business celebrated "Eccles Week" in honor of its namesake. The commemoration, held Monday through Thursday last week, Sept. 14 to Sept. 18 recognized a different value each day. On Monday, the school looked back on David Eccles’ legacy with a photo display; by the end of...

School of Business renames accounting scholarship after Matt Heffernan

September 17, 2015

The David Eccles School of Business has announced that one of the Accounting Circle Scholarships will be renamed in honor of the late Matt Heffernan. Matt Heffernan graduated from the school of accounting with a Master of Accountancy in 2014. A professional skier, Heffernan was well-known along the...

Construction Wraps up on new Basketball Facility

September 14, 2015

The Jon M. and Karen Huntsman Basketball Facility is still surrounded by chain-link fences and the occasional stepladder, but the project is set to open this September, a month later than originally intended. The grand opening of the building will clear up construction congestion for students going...

U Works to Reduce Water Usage on Campus

September 9, 2015

Water usage is a hot topic in Utah, located as it is in a desert in the midst of a drought. And the U is doing its part to help. Landscape maintenance workers at the U hope to reduce water consumption through continual irrigation developments. Currently, the U’s campus features about 700 acres of...

Annual Redfest Concert to Feature Local Artists

September 8, 2015

ASUU leaders hope this year's Redfest concert will give students an opportunity to discover new artists in their community. “The Local Show” will be on Friday, Sept. 18 on the Union Lawn, and will feature Static Waves, Larusso, House of Lewis and more. Students can look forward to hearing groups...

Michael Lewis, author of The Blind Side, to Speak in Salt Lake City

September 4, 2015

Do you want to meet the man behind the stories of famous books and blockbusters? Thanks to the Hinckley Institute of Politics, you finally can. On Sept. 24, Michael Lewis will be speaking at Abravanel Hall. Lewis is the author of The Blind Side and Moneyball, both of which were produced into Academy ...

Law Building Opening Ceremony

September 2, 2015

With the bang of a gavel, Debora Threedy, a professor in the College of Law announced, “This law school is now in session!” On Sept. 1, guests of honor, students, alumni and donors filled the 450-seat auditorium of the S.J. Quinney College of Law building for the department's grand opening. The...

New Course Helps U Instructors Flip their Classroom

September 1, 2015

Teachers at the U are about to get schooled. Starting this week, a new online course called "Teaching Flipped" will instruct university professors on how to teach flipped, hybrid and massive open online courses. The free class, available on Canvas, is organized by Cynthia Furse, Donna Ziegenfuss and Alyson Froehlich. Participants in "Teaching Flipped" wil...

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