Awards & Recognition

$34M to prevent and treat epilepsy

The College of Pharmacy’s Anticonvulsant Drug Development Program won a five-year $34 million contract renewal to test and identify therapeutics for preventing and treating drug-resistant epilepsy.


aerial view of University of Utah campus

New leaders bring fresh expertise to Global U

The roles are critical for the campus as it strives to meet this moment of engaging globally in a pandemic-impacted world.


U elementary teacher program earns an A+ for math preparation

Program earns national recognition for robust requirements in key elementary mathematics content and pedagogy.


Dan Reed elected to lead National Science Board

As chair, Reed leads the board that serves as an independent advisor to Congress and the president on science and engineering policy, and that governs and sets policy for the National Science Foundation.


U of U engineering professorship

U Mechanical Engineering Chair Bruce Gale appointed Merit Medical Systems Inc. Endowed Professor of Engineering.


Resilience in the wake of disaster

An interdisciplinary team of students from the U was recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy and its Building Technologies Office.


2022 Rosenblatt Prize for Excellence

The University of Utah’s highest faculty accolade is awarded to isotope scientist Thure Cerling.


Recognizing our exceptional faculty

Read about the achievements of exceptional faculty members in teaching, research, mentorship and service.


Two U professors elected to National Academy of Sciences

Valeria Molinero, distinguished professor of chemistry, and Erik Jorgensen, distinguished professor the School of Biological Sciences, were elected as members of the National Academy of Sciences.


2022 Beacons of Excellence nominations open

Nominate an individual or program who is “[Re]inventing Excellence” by raising the bar, pushing beyond and reinventing excellence with creative and innovative solutions.