Alumni Association News


Utah Night at the Rockies: Join U alumni in Colorado for an evening of baseball on August 13, featuring U President David Pershing, a pre-game picnic, and the Rockies vs. the Padres.

Services




Member Benefit of the Month
Enjoy a 30 percent discount on select books from the U Press.
Career Corner
How you exit a job may be critical to your next landing.
Travel With U Alumni
Explore the history and culture of Cuba on this special tour.

Features

Mapping the Skies: The U has joined the next phase of the "Sky Survey," charting stars, black holes, and more in thousands of galaxies.
Hands-Free Devices and Driving Unsafe: Using hands-free devices to talk, text, or send email while driving is risky, a U study finds.
Dental School Dean: Internationally regarded researcher and dental educator Rena N. D'Souza has been named to become dean of the U's new school, starting August 1.

Departments


Honor Roll: Carolyn B. McHugh BA’78 JD’82 has been appointed by President Barack Obama to the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver. McHugh was appointed in 2005 to the Utah Court of Appeals and has served as presiding judge. Her appointment to the 10th Circuit Court is subject to approval by the U.S. Senate.

Events




Learn About Wildfires
An exhibit on their ecological role opens July 5 at the NHMU.
Hear Fiery Guitars at Red Butte
Guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela perform on July 12 in the garden.
Enjoy Summer Shakespeare
Babcock Theatre presents Two Gentlemen of Verona in July.

Athletics


Football: The 2013 season begins August 29 with a home game against Utah State. Read about the Ute offense here, and take a look at this year's defensive line here.
  • World University Games: U swimmers Bence Kiraly and Kristian Kron will compete in Russia.
  • Track & Field: The U's Amanda Mergaert received All-American honors at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.
  • Swimming: Michele Lowry has been hired as an assistant coach for the Utah team.

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