Alumni Association News

Sage advice: Students at the Alumni Association's Senior Sendoff got some tips in a video featuring anchorwoman Nadine Wimmer, Fine Arts Dean Raymond Tymas-Jones, and more.
  • The MUSS: Registration for the upcoming season drew 4,800 members, with four months to go until kickoff.
  • LGBT ally: The LGBT Resource Center honored the Alumni Association as the 2012 Ally of the Year.
  • Travel: Join us for trips of a lifetime, through the Alumni Association's travel program.
  • Regional honors: The Student Alumni Board and The MUSS won five district awards.


Member Benefit of the Month
Association members get $5 off Red Butte Garden membership.
Career Corner
A new career-services package is tailored for out-of-state alumni.
2012 Alumni Directory
 This publication with biographical listings will be completed in July.


  USTAR Dedication: This $130 million building, left, will foster interdisciplinary research.
Green Power: The U is ranked third in the nation for its use of renewable power sources, such as wind, shown at right.
Dental School: The U's Board of Trustees has approved a School of Dentistry for the University of Utah.
Leukemia Drug: U researchers say a new compound shows promise when current treatments fail.


Honor Roll: Jow-Lay Huang PhD’84 has been elected president of the National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Huang had been a Distinguished Professor with the National Cheng Kung University Department of Materials Science and Engineering, where he specialized in ceramics and thin film technology. Huang also serves as president of University of Utah Taiwan Alumni Club.


The Art of the Automobile
Tickets are on sale now for the UMFA's "Speed" exhibit.
Class of 2012 Commencement 
The University's commencement ceremony is slated for May 4.
Man of La Mancha
 Pioneer Theatre Company presents this Tony Award winner.

National Contenders: The University of Utah gymnastics team placed fifth in the NCAA Championships, held in Georgia in April. Alabama won the Super Six finals, followed by Florida, UCLA, Stanford, Utah, and Arkansas.
  • Swimming: Eight U swimmers have qualified for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials and are aiming for the Summer Games in London.
  • Football: The Red team rallied for a 22-21 victory in the Utah Spring Game in late April. 
  • Track & Field: In its first Pac-12 year, the U women's team had 17 athletes named to the 2012 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Indoor All-Academic team.
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