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University of Utah Commencement 2013

To all graduating students: The University of Utah General Commencement is the campus-wide opening ceremony, kicking off many events across campus and serving as a collective celebration of the University community and the collective success/accomplishments of the graduating class.

Commencement will be held on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 6:30pm in the Jon M. Huntsman Center. We recommend that you attend, as this year's ceremony will feature some exciting changes and additions that should be memorable.

College of Science Convocation will be held on Friday, May 3, 2013, 1:30 p.m. at Kingsbury Hall. Students and their families are welcome to attend!

College of Science News

Jack Schofield College of Science Alumnus Honored

Teacher, administrator, soldier, boxer, businessman, father--you name it, Jack Schofield has done it, and this distinguished College of Science alumnus has recently got some good press in his current residence of Las Vegas, and has been named the College of Science Distinguished Alumni for 2013. Read on for more!

SLVSEF Science Fair

Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair Educates and Inspires

The Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair is organized by the University of Utah's Center for Science and Mathematics Education. It is an annual competition for students in grades 5 through 12 who attend a public, private or charter school in the Canyons, Granite, Murray, Park City, Salt Lake or Tooele school districts or the Salt Lake Catholic Diocese...

Prisoner Project

Teaching Inmates Science and Green Skills

The Center for Science and Mathematics Education and Dr. Nalini NAdkarni will be launching a project to teach prisoners about science and give them job training in recycling, organic gardening, composting and other skills...

Pigeon Varieties

Pigeons Carry New Clues to Evolution

Michael Shapiro, a Professor of Biology at the U, is making headlines for his work on pigeon DNA, demonstrating that pigeons work as an example of how natural selection can create a huge variety of breeds within the same basic species. Read the NY Times article for more...

ACCESS Program

ACCESS Program receives $240,000 gift from Chevron

The ACCESS Program for Women in Science and Mathematics received a $240,000 grant award from Chevron, which was announced Wednesday to an audience including ACCESS alumnae, government officials, and representatives from the U of U including President David Pershing...

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