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NEW PROGRAM SUPPORTS AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDENTS

First-of-its-kind program takes holistic approach to preparing African-American doctoral students for life after graduation.

45TH ANNUAL POWWOW

The U’s Inter-Tribal Student Association presents the 45th annual Powwow on April 7 and 8, honoring unity and is a tribute to the Northern Ute Tribe.

FOSTERING GROWTH AND ACHIEVEMENT

Harriet Hopf, professor of anesthesiology and bioengineering for the School of Medicine and senior special assistant to the office for faculty, has been selected for the 2017 Linda K. Amos Award for Distinguished Service to Women.

U STUDENT AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS HERTZ FELLOWSHIP

Ethan Lake, an undergraduate student in physics and math, has received the prestigious and highly competitive Hertz Fellowship, a $250,000 grant for up to five years of graduate study in the STEM fields.

Student Life
April is National Distracted Driving Awareness month | Save the date: Campus Store Apple one-day event | The Office of Registrar announces electronic wait list | Matlab latest release available for download | Red & White winner announced
A Healthier U
Reasons to meet with a personal trainer | Tough workouts? You could be dehydrated | Delirium: When you should be concerned about confusion

High fives

Here are five cool projects highlighted in the 2017 Student Innovation at the U report, published by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute.

SHAKESPEARE MODERNIZED

Department of Theatre presents “The Two Noble Kinsmen” in a modern-language version in collaboration with the Play On! Project for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

ONE SANDY CENTER

Join the University Campus Store and University Federal Credit Union Friday, April 7, from 3 to 7 p.m. for the grand opening of the new campus store.