Spring 2019 Intramural Sports registration is open
Mark your calendars for Founders Day
University Teaching Grants
Recipients of the Fall 2018 GLAD and Spring 2019 grant and award deadlines

Spring 2019 Intramural Sports registration is open

These are your glory days.

Get in on the intramural sports action for Spring 2019.

Leagues fill up fast so get registered early. Full sports details and registration at or


Founders Day 2019
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 | 6 p.m.
Little America Hotel, Salt Lake City

Mark your calendar. Founders Day is almost here.

To celebrate the founding of the University of Utah in 1850, the Alumni Association each year recognizes alumni and honorary alumni who have excelled professionally, served the local and national communities and supported the university in its mission. 

This year’s honorees are:

Distinguished Alumni

  • Lily Eskelsen García, B.S.’80 M.Ed. ’86
  • Robert Grow, B.S. ’73
  • Dr. Raymond Price, B.S. ’83
  • Lana Dalton, MSW ’13

Honorary Alumna

  • Gail Miller

You can read more about the honorees here.

This year’s event will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. at the Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City. Tickets are $150 per person or $1,500 for a table of 10. You can purchase tickets here.

To purchase a patron table ($2,500), please contact Mary Thiriot at 801-581-3716 or

University Teaching Grants

Deadlines: Jan. 11 and March 8, 2019

Awards are made to faculty to undertake projects that will enhance their teaching or the curriculum in which they teach. Tenure-line and career-line faculty are eligible to propose individual and group grants. Preference will be given to applicants whose primary professional affiliation is as faculty at the University of Utah. Awards are made for amounts up to $3,500 for individuals and $7,000 for groups for items such as equipment, supplies or travel where appropriate.

Click here for more information.

Recipients of the Fall 2018 Global Learning Across the Disciplines Grant and Spring 2019 grant and award deadlines

The Office for Global Engagement offers grants of up to $10,000 for departmental or interdisciplinary teams composed of a minimum of three faculty members to improve global learning on campus as part of the Global Learning Across the Disciplines (GLAD) initiative at the University of Utah. Global learning refers to curriculum revision to include global learning outcomes and assessment. Information about the grants can be found here.

The Fall 2018 Global Learning Across the Disciplines (GLAD) grant recipients are:

  • Claudia Geist, Sociology, and team in the Sociology Department: Theresa Martinez, Marcel Paret, Lazarus Adua and Megan Reynolds. Project: Making the Global Explicit – Systematically Incorporating Global Learning in the Sociology Core Curriculum.
  • Dean McGovern, Bennion Center, and team in the Bennion Center: Andi Witczak and BobbiJo Kanter. Project: Expanding Assessments to Enhance Community Engagement and Global Learning Across the Disciplines at the University of Utah.

Project proposals and information for all GLAD grant recipients can be viewed here.

Deadline for the Spring 2019 GLAD grant pre-proposals: Jan. 11, 2019. To apply, click here.

Deadline for the Faculty & Staff Excellence in Global Engagement Award: March 1, 2019. For more information and to nominate a colleague, click here.

NOTE: there are two excellence awards available annually: one for a faculty member and one for a staff member.