2019 was a great year for the University of Utah. Here is a look back at some of our favorite stories from @theU.
The Commission on Presidential Debates announced today that the University of Utah has been selected to host the vice presidential debate, at Kingsbury Hall in the Nancy Peery Marriott Auditorium. This is the first time a national debate will be hosted in Utah.
The University of Utah is one of the newest members of the prestigious Association of American Universities, which for more than 100 years has recognized the most outstanding academic institutions in the nation.
This fall the University of Utah welcomed its most academically prepared class of first-year students. The freshman cohort for the Fall 2019 Semester includes 4,249 students boasting an impressive 3.66 average high school GPA and an average ACT composite score of 25.8.
Fifteen years ago, University of Utah forest ecologist Nalini Nadkarni wanted girls to have a Barbie doll that represented a career like hers, or at least one that wore rubber boots and carried a climbing rope and helmet.
The University of Utah announced a commitment of $150 million from the Huntsman family to establish the Huntsman Mental Health Institute. The institute is expected to become a nationally recognized leader in research, care, education and community outreach—and a model for other states to follow.
Work is well underway on what will be a signature project for the U—a new housing village composed of three residential towers, each named after a remarkable and generous woman in our state.
Several of our graduate programs were recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools.”