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U Asia Campus has a new home
Service Up program ranked No. 1 for customer service Medicaid ACOs
UCard design contest
Beacons of Excellence Awards: Call for nominations

Apply for ASUU 2016-17 administration
Call for applications: Student Media Council


U ASIA CAMPUS (UAC) HAS A NEW HOME


U Asia Campus
The UAC, which has grown to nearly 200 students since opening in the fall of 2014, has a beautiful new home in the heart of the Incheon, South Korea Global Campus. The new 9-story building has an expansive first-floor welcome center, large lecture halls, smart classrooms, computer lab, student lounge and club offices, as well as administrative, faculty and staff offices. IT will eventually be home to more than 1000 U students from around the world, including students from main campus seeking a learning abroad experience in the heart of Asia.

For information on learning abroad opportunities at the UAC, contact Jean Oh in the Office for Global Engagement.


SERVICE UP PROGRAM PUTS HEALTHY U IN THE NO. 1 SPOT IN CUSTOMER SERVICE AMONG UTAH MEDICAID ACOS



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University of Utah Health Plan’s (UUHP) Medicaid plan, Healthy U was rated the No. 1 ACO in Utah Medicaid Customer Service in 2015 according to the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers & Systems (CAHPS).

Read the full story here.


UCARD DESIGN CONTEST
Contest runs Monday, April 4-Monday, April 18, 2016

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The University of Utah’s UCard is getting a facelift.

UCard will sponsor a contest to determine the card’s new design. The contest runs April 4-18 and is open to all students, alumni, faculty, staff and fans who are 18 years of age or older. The top 10 submissions will be selected by a university committee and then presented to the public for a vote. The winner will be selected on April 29.

In addition to seeing their design on the UCard, the first-place winner will also receive an iPad. The second-place winner will receive a $200 gift card from the University of Utah Campus Store and the third-place winner will receive a $100 Campus Store gift card.

Participants may submit their designs online at ucardcontest.com. After the submission period has closed, watch for updates in @TheU, the Aux News, various campus social media outlets and the university homepage to make sure your vote is counted.

For more information, contact the UCard office at 801-581-CARD.


‘BEACONS OF EXCELLENCE’ AWARDS: CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
Deadline: Thursday, April 14, 2016

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Each year, the University of Utah’s Office of Undergraduate Studies and the Office of Student Affairs recognizes people, programs and projects committed to creating a transformative, undergraduate educational experience.

Beacons of Excellence awards celebrate “best practices” found across campus, including labs, student clubs, individuals, centers and more. Since the award was created in 2012, hundreds of nominations have been submitted by students, faculty, staff and community members.

Nominations are currently being accepted and are due by Thursday, April 14 at 5 p.m.

Recipients of the 2016 awards will be honored throughout the year in print and other media outlets on campus and in the community.

More information about the award and past honorees is available online.


APPLY FOR ASUU 2016-17 ADMINISTRATION


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Thank you for your interest in the 2016-2017 ASUU Executive Branch. The University of Utah has one of the largest and most influential student governments in the nation, and we want every student to feel they have the opportunity to have an active role within the student association. We are looking for innovative, dedicated, and charismatic students who are willing to share their talents in the service of the entire student body. We are looking for an Executive Cabinet that will aid in the achievement of our administrative goals and platform, and in return, we promise you a memorable college experience that will help you grow as an individual and a student leader.

We encourage everyone who is interested to apply, but we want to stress the serious commitment of being a member of the Executive Cabinet. We hope that you take the time to learn about the different positions available and the time commitments associated with each one in order to determine your best fit. Please read through the attached descriptions and if you have any questions about a specific board or position, we encourage you to contact the current director. We are very excited about the upcoming year and look forward to receiving your application and learning more about you. Thank you again for your interest in ASUU.

Sincerely,

Jack Bender – president elect
Matt Miller – vice president of university relations elect
Jessica Patterson – vice president of student relations elect

To view the applications, please click here.


CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: STUDENT MEDIA COUNCIL
Deadline extended to April 25

Student Media at the University Student Mediaof Utah has two primary missions: First, to engage, provoke, inspire and connect campus by telling the compelling stories of the University of Utah community; and second, to provide a hands-on experiential learning environment in media where students can put into practice skills and ideas from the classroom.

The council oversees a student fee that helps support the Student Media department, and runs The Daily Utah Chronicle, K-UTE, DigitalU, University Media Sales and Student Media Marketing. By becoming a student member of the Student Media Council, students can play an active role in helping administer this student fee. Student voices are also vital in helping establish how Student Media grows and develops and best serves the campus community. The council is currently looking to fill multiple vacant student position.

To apply and for more information, click here.

The deadline is April 25 by 5 p.m.