SEARCH FOR U ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

U President Ruth V. Watkins announced the members of a search committee to find a successor to retiring Athletic Director Chris Hill. Ventura Partners, a national executive search and talent management firm with a specialty practice in intercollegiate athletics, has been retained by the university to assist in the search.

HUMANS OF THE U: JESSAKA NAKAI

“After graduating, I want to help build a better bridge and provide a voice for my home community. We are one of the original groups of Utah Navajos and, a lot of times when it comes to issues we face in our community, our voices get drowned out by groups off the reservation.”

A SWEET RIDE

Commuter Services to provide students with Pepsi, pastries and increased shuttle routes at four locations across campus during finals week, April 26 to May 2.

UTECH ONE-DAY EVENT

All Apple products will be available tax-free for U faculty and staff, with select items at an additional 8 percent off already-reduced prices.

DESIGN FOR THE DISAPPEARING DARK SKY

U design students create exhibit for Natural History Museum of Utah to protect dark skies.

KATHERINE’S COURTYARD

Library opens a new space for the community to study, relax, perform and exhibit artwork.

AFTER THE RAIN

Williams Building lawn will be transformed into a picturesque Landscape Lab that demonstrates best practices in stormwater management.

BRIDGING THE EDUCATIONAL GAP

U students plan daylong conference for Latino high school students.

HACKTHEU

U student Johnny Le recognized for founding Utah’s largest programming marathon, HackTheU, which cultivated creative problem solving among hundreds of participants from across the country.

HUMANS OF THE U: NEMO MILLER

“I’m really proud of one assignment that’s going to be part of the student show in Gittins Gallery in the Arts building. The theme was, “Portrait without a head” about how you represent someone without physically representing them. So, I did my mom and made a 36-inch-long meth pipe. She was an addict and passed away when I was 12 so I felt comfortable that I could tell this story of her, through my eyes.”