MEET THE GRADUATES: CLASS OF 2017

As the Class of 2017 prepare to celebrate their success, meet a few of the graduates and remember the ones we’ve highlighted over the last few weeks.

College Convocations at the University of Utah

NAVIGATING GRADUATION

Here’s your guide to graduation. Check out this breakdown of each and every one of the 16 colleges’ convocations.

#UTAHGRAD17 PHOTO CONTEST

For the fifth consecutive year, graduating seniors share the moments that made their U experience an unforgettable one the through the Utah Grad photo contest. Here’s a look at the winners and some of our favorites.

CAPS OFF TO YOU

The U recognizes the achievements of faculty members.

MEET THE GRADUATES: HEIDI QIN

From my involvement and activism with the Asian American Student Association and the Queer and Trans Students of Color groups, to being a part of the creation of the new School for Cultural and Social Transformation, I was able to find family and community.

MEET THE GRADUATES: IBRAHIM M. JAMA

In May 2007, I was assaulted and nearly died from a traumatic brain injury. I was placed in a medically induced coma for a month. They didn’t know if I was going to make it.

BEST IN TECH

The U ranks as the top research university in the nation for commercializing technology innovations, according to the Milken Institute’s 2017 ranking of Best Universities for Technology Transfer.

A RECIPE FOR HEALTH

New “real food” labels found on food at certain campus locations help make informed food choices.

INTERNET HAS A COW OVER BOVINE-BURYING BADGER

Biology majors Ethan Frehner and Tara Christensen didn’t set out to create a media buzz with their badger time-lapse video, but that’s exactly what they did.

ETHNIC STUDIES GOES GLOBAL

A new initiative is aimed at adding a global perspective to the division’s curriculum.