April 2011
Spring Awards Banquet 2011

The Alumni Association and Young Alumni Board-sponsored Spring Awards Banquet, which takes place on April 21, will honor an outstanding University of Utah "young" alumna, Utah State Senator Luz Robles MS'00 MPA'05, with the Par Excellence Award; and student advisor Nevon Bruschke BS'72, in the Department of Art and Art History, with the Perlman Award for Excellence in Student Counseling. The event also acknowledges Outstanding Seniors, Incoming Freshmen, Achievement Scholars, and more...


Association News

Achievement Scholars

Six Achievement Scholarships have been allocated by the Alumni Association to exceptional U of U students for 2011-2012.


U of U Features

Commencement 2011: Honorary DegreesCommencement 2011: The U will present five outstanding individuals with honorary doctoral degrees at this year's commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 6, in the Jon M. Huntsman Center.

Campus Events

Environmental Artist Christo Environmental Artist Christo visits the U to speak about his current projects and life’s work with Jeanne-Claude – April 19

Association Departments

Debra Daniels MSW'84Honor Roll: News from Alumni: Debra Daniels MSW’84 has been named a recipient of the Inclusion Center for Community and Justice’s 44th Humanitarian Award.
    • Campus All-Stars: Achievements of U of U faculty, staff, and students
    • In Memoriam: Farewell tributes to U of U friends we wish to remember
    • Reading Room: Recent publications by members of the U of U community
    • This and That: Things you should know about on (and occasionally off) campus
    • Travel Adventure: Journey from Provence to the French Alps: Experience the joie de vivre in the Rhône River valley of provincial France on this unique journey – October 18-27

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Association Services

Membership Benefit

Member Benefit of the Month: Summer will be here before you know it, which means it's time to start thinking about your vacation plans.


U of U Athletics

Anthony Levrets

Anthony Levrets Named Utah Women's Basketball Coach: After 31 years of coaching women's basketball, Elaine Elliott announces her retirement.



Alumni Association


Campus

This month's poll:

April Poll

The 2012 Presidential Elections are already looming. Which Republican do you think has the best chance of becoming the party's presidential nominee?
(Answers are totally and utterly anonymous.)

U-News & Views Survey

Results of March Polll: Current legislation being considered in the U.S. Congress would cut all federal funding for public broadcasting (PBS, NPR). What's your take: To cut or not to cut?

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