The Office of the Registrar will be implementing CourseLeaf Section Scheduler (CLSS), a new scheduling software which will replace the previously paper-based class scheduling process. The new software will place many tools in the hands of college and department administrators, which will help in the goal of creating optimal class schedules for our students.
CLSS goes live on July 12 and the upcoming Spring 2018 Class Schedule will be created using this new technology.
Athletics Director Chris Hill discusses University of Utah Athletics updates every month. In June, he talked about construction projects on campus and the impacts to the existing soccer field. Watch this “State of the Utes” video to learn more about the university’s master plan for residential on-campus housing, the soccer field, where the new NCAA lacrosse team will practice and more.
HUNTER DIMICK, HANNAH FLIPPEN WIN PAC-12 MEDAL
Utah football player Hunter Dimick and softball player Hannah Flippen were announced today as recipients of the prestigious Pac-12 Tom Hansen Conference Medal. The Tom Hansen Conference Medal is awarded annually to each Pac-12’s member institution’s outstanding senior male and female student-athlete based on the exhibition of the greatest combination of performance and achievement in scholarship, athletics and leadership.
Conference medal winners have been named every year since the 1960-61 academic year. On Thursday, June 29 at 8 p.m. MT, Pac-12 Networks will feature the Tom Hansen Conference Medal winners on its year-end Sports Report, a one-hour special honoring the 24 recipients of the prestigious award.
The Apple Watch is now available at the main Campus Store for purchase, along with a variety of fashionable wristbands. This long anticipated popular tech gadget, the Apple Watch, is now being offered to faculty, staff and students. Now is your opportunity to snag a watch and use employee payroll deduction for added convenience.
Along with the watch, UTech is well stocked with all of the newly announced Apple products including refreshed iMacs, MacBooks and MacBook Pro models. Among our new products is the recently announced by Apple new iPad Pro Model that comes in 12.9 and 10.5-inch sizes. Be sure to stop by UTech in the Campus Store to check out these all-new products and get yourself prepped for fall semester.
REIMAGINE EDUCATION AWARDS: OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS
Education is changing. If you’re driving that change, join Reimagine Education.
Reimagine Education aims to acknowledge and reward those most successful in creating transformational educational initiatives, enhancing student learning outcomes and/or employability.
Educational innovators from all the world can select one of our 15 award categories and submit their projects for free hereuntil the call for submissions closes on July 31, 2017.
The overall winner will receive $50,000in funding. The Award Ceremony and Gala Dinner will take place Dec. 5, 2017, at the Reimagine Education Conference in Philadelphia.
To learn more about the application process and criteria, applicants can consult our application E-Guide.
ATTENTION! HELP NEED WITH STUDY
A postdoctoral research associate in the College of Social Work is recruiting participants for a study on ways to improve attention among students and is seeking help from faculty teaching summer classes.
If you are willing to let the lead researcher come make a five-minute presentation to your undergraduate or graduate class about the study, please contact Adam Hanley at email@example.com.
This is a grant-funded, IRB-approved study that will involve about 90 participants. The participants will be paid up to $60 for their time, which will consist of a one-hour pre-testing session, a one-hour post-testing session and four 15-minute attention training sessions.