Awards & Recognition

Utah volleyball coach Beth Launiere celebrates 30 seasons

In 1990, the volleyball program had won one match the season before; the program has now made it to the NCAA Tournament second round 11 times and the Sweet 16 three times.


Pharmacy students awarded prestigious fellowship

These students were two of around 40 individuals selected nationwide from pharmacy schools across the United States to receive this accolade.


2020 Ivory Prize nominations open

Students currently enrolled or graduated from the U within the last five years are eligible to be nominated for the Ivory Prize for Excellence in Student Leadership.


Rare books help illuminate an award-winning master’s thesis

Lyuba Basin, rare books curator, has been selected to represent the U in the Western Association of Graduate Schools ProQuest competition.


MAT-FA program No.11 for best online Masters of Education Program in the nation

The criteria for thebestschools.org includes the reputation of the school and its faculty, its dedication to a broad liberal arts education, its accreditation, and its overall academic caliber compared to other institutions of the same type within the same state.


Michael Deininger receives prestigious Rowley Prize

Deininger was recognized for his outstanding lifetime contributions to leukemia research.


Good elected to the Association of Academic Health Centers’ Board of Directors

Mike L. Good, CEO and senior vice president for University of Utah Health and dean of the School of Medicine, has been elected to a three-year term on the Board of Directors of the Association of Academic Health Centers.


Stopping the spread of cancer

Tara Deans, a U biomedical engineering assistant professor, received the National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator Award and a $1.5 million grant to develop a method that could help stop the spread of cancer.


Birth of the internet

The U’s School of Computing celebrates the 50th anniversary of its contribution to the launch of the internet.


Celebrating a milestone

University Hospital Area E (Acute Care) is officially open, and the first patients are getting to experience this important piece of University of Utah Health’s Campus Transformation.