Awards & Recognition

Huntsman Cancer Institute team receives design award

The communications team received a 2019 American Inhouse Design Award for “Together We Can: 2019 Report to Our Community.”


U alumna wins biotechnology award

Reshma Shetty is the 2019 recipient of the Rosalind Franklin Award, which recognizes outstanding women who are leaders in biotechnology.


James Gagnon named as Mario Capecchi Endowed Chair

The prestigious three-year faculty appointment will allow Gagnon to continue his work using gene-editing technology with zebrafish to study vertebrate lineage and cell fate choice, cell signaling and genome engineering. 


U alumni coproducing ‘Run’

As U alumni, women in comedy and Latinas, Victoria Nones and Ana Breton’s collaboration came naturally as they teamed up to make a new reality docuseries.


Print & Mail recognized

In an industry based on using paper, sustainable practices are an ongoing challenge, but the department was recently awarded a bronze certification in the Sustainability Office’s Green Office Program.


U-created image catches NIH director’s attention

On Aug. 1, National Institutes of Health director Francis Collins showed off on his Director’s Blog a winning entry from a brain imaging contest—an image created by University of Utah bioengineering graduate student Andrew Janson.


Zhigang Fang awarded Distinguished Service to Powder Metallurgy Award

A world-renowned expert in metal powders was celebrated for his outstanding contributions to the field.


Chemistry professor Joel Harris named ACS Fellow

The U Distinguished Professor is among the 2019 class honored by the American Chemical Society.


Mark Harlan appointed to oversight committee

The director of Athletics, begins a four-year appointment as the Pac-12 representative on the NCAA Division I Football Oversight Committee.


Ballet student crowned Miss Utah 2019

Dexonna Talbot will be spreading her social impact initiative titled “Servesteem—increasing self-esteem through service” across the state.