athletics

NEW ATHLETIC DIRECTOR JOINS THE U

President Ruth V. Watkins has appointed Mark Harlan as the university’s new director of athletics.


SEARCH FOR U ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

U President Ruth V. Watkins announced the members of a search committee to find a successor to retiring Athletic Director Chris Hill. Ventura Partners, a national executive search and talent management firm with a specialty practice in intercollegiate athletics, has been retained by the university to assist in the search.


HILL LEAVES A LEGACY

NCAA’s longest tenured athletics director announces decision to retire this spring.


PAIN IN THE BACK

The College of Health at University of Utah Health has been awarded a six-year, $6.5 million grant to study non-drug treatment of back pain among active duty members of the military.


HITTING IT OUT OF THE PARK

For the first time in program history, Utah Softball hosted an NCAA College Softball World Series Regional event.


U REALIGNS NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY

Change makes policies and practices clearer, easier to find and to follow, and applicable across the institution.


WOMEN’S BBALL BLACKOUT GAME

Utah Women’s Basketball hosts annual Faculty & Staff Appreciation Day.


ESPN COLLEGE GAMEDAY RETURNS TO UTAH

Fans are invited to attend events at Presidents Circle Friday and Saturday.


HUMANS OF THE U: SEPTEMBER 2016

Meet September’s Humans of the U: Sharing compelling stories from the heart of the University of Utah campus.


INTERNATIONAL OUTREACH

The U hosts training program for 89 high school coaches from China.