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PUBLISHER=UNIVERSITY OF UTAH OFFICE OF BUDGET & INSTITUTIONAL ANALYSISARCHIVE-URL=HTTPS://WEB.ARCHIVE.ORG/WEB/20170911161715/HTTPS://WWW.OBIA.UTAH.EDU/BUDGET/REVENUES/PDF/TABLER1.PDFURL-STATUS=DEAD, mdy-all, | president = Ruth WatkinsDaniel A. Reed (computer scientist)>Daniel A. ReedWEBSITE=OBIA.UTAH.EDUACCESSDATE=APRIL 23, 2019, | undergrad = 24,735 (Fall 2018)| postgrad = 8,251 (Fall 2018)WEBSITE=UTAH.EDU, August 7, 2019, | staff = 9,356 full-time, 5,517 part-time (Fall 2018)Hospitals/clinics: 9,458 full-time, 1,627 part-time (Fall 2018)| city = Salt Lake City| state = Utah| country = United States1534km2|abbr=on}}| former_names = University of Deseret (1850–1892)DATE=MARCH 15, 2015 Utah Utes}}Utah Utes>UtesSwoop (University of Utah)>SwoopNCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision>NCAA Division I FBS /}}| logo = University of Utah horizontal logo.svg| logo_size = 200}}The University of Utah (also referred to as the U of U, UofU,NEWS, Wood, Benjamin, Miller Family donates $5.3M to UofU Hospital to fight diabetes,weblink February 7, 2019, The Salt Lake Tribune, November 13, 2017, or simply The U) is a public research university in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. As the state's flagship university, it offers more than 100 undergraduate majors and more than 92 graduate degree programs. The university is classified among "Doctoral Universities – Very High Research Activity" with "selective, higher transfer-in" admissions.WEB,weblink The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, 2018, April 16, 2019, Graduate studies include the S.J. Quinney College of Law and the School of Medicine, Utah's first medical school.WEB, Member Medical Schools,weblinkweblink" title="">weblink dead, July 17, 2011, Association of American Medical Colleges, May 15, 2009, As of Fall 2018, there are 24,735 undergraduate students and 8,251 graduate students, for an enrollment total of 32,994.The university was established in 1850 as the University of Deseret ({{IPAc-en|audio=en-us-Deseret.ogg|ˌ|d|ɛ|z|ə|ˈ|r|ɛ|t}}) "Book of Mormon Pronunciation Guide" (retrieved February 25, 2012), IPA-ified from «dĕz-a-rĕt´» by the General Assembly of the provisional State of Deseret, making it Utah's oldest institution of higher education.WEB, Fast Facts,weblink University of Utah, December 30, 2012, dead,weblink" title="">weblink January 11, 2013, mdy-all, It received its current name in 1892, four years before Utah attained statehood, and moved to its current location in 1900.The university ranks 61st among U.S. universities by total research expenditures with over $380 million spent in 2017.WEB,weblink Rankings by total R&D expenditures,weblink January 13, 2017, dead, mdy-all, 22 Rhodes Scholars,WEB, Winning Institutions Search,weblink, December 11, 2015, four Nobel Prize winners,WEB, Department of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Utah - Faculty Phenomena,weblink, December 12, 2015, NEWS, Piper, Matthew, Utah-born Kip Thorne wins the Nobel Prize in physics for his role in detecting gravitational waves,weblink The Salt Lake Tribune, October 3, 2017, WEB, Dr. Mario Capecchi,weblink, December 12, 2015, dead,weblink" title="">weblink November 22, 2015, mdy-all, WEB, U. of U. can claim another Nobel Prize,weblink The Salt Lake Tribune, December 12, 2015, en-US, two Turing Award winners,WEB, Alan Kay,weblink Turing Award, ACM, April 27, 2017, en, WEB, Ivan Sutherland,weblink Turing Award, ACM, April 27, 2017, en, eight MacArthur Fellows,WEB, MacArthur Fellows Program — MacArthur Foundation,weblink, December 11, 2015, WEB, MacArthur Fellows Program — MacArthur Foundation,weblink, August 9, 2017, en, various Pulitzer Prize winners,NEWS,weblink Pulitzer Prize-winning Deseret News reporter Bob Mullins dies at age 91, Tribune, Nick Parker And Mariah Noble The Salt Lake, The Salt Lake Tribune, en-US, October 31, 2016, NEWS,weblink Wallace Stegner Is Dead at 84; Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author, Honan, William H., William H. Honan, April 15, 1993, The New York Times, 0362-4331, October 31, 2016, WEB,weblink Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Biography,, October 31, 2016, two astronauts,WEB,weblink DON (NOT "DONALD") LESLIE LIND (PH.D.) NASA ASTRONAUT (FORMER), February 11, 2015,weblink October 12, 2017, dead, mdy-all, WEB,weblinkweblink Gates Cambridge Scholars,WEB, U Grad Student Named 2014 Gates Cambridge Scholar,weblink, December 11, 2015, and Churchill Scholars have been affiliated with the university as students, researchers, or faculty members in its history.WEB, University of Utah student awarded prestigious Churchill Scholarship {{!, UNews|url =weblink|website =|access-date = January 31, 2016}}WEB,weblink U. mathematics student awarded Churchill Scholarship, January 31, 2017, In addition, the university's Honors College has been reviewed among 100 leading national Honors Colleges in the U.S.WEB,weblink April 16, 2019, Public University Honors, en-US, May 12, 2016,weblink" title="">weblink April 27, 2016, dead, mdy-all, The university's athletic teams, the Utes, participate in NCAA Division I athletics (FBS for football) as a member of the Pac-12 Conference. Its football team has received national attention for winning the 2005 Fiesta Bowl and the 2009 Sugar Bowl.The university's health care system includes four hospitals, including the University of Utah Hospital and Huntsman Cancer Institute, along with twelve community clinics and specialty centers such as the Moran Eye Center.


File:University Hall (University of Utah).jpg|left|thumb|248x248px|University Hall in Salt Lake CitySalt Lake CitySoon after the Mormon pioneers arrived in the Salt Lake valley in 1847, Brigham Young began organizing a Board of Regents to establish a university.WEB,weblink The Beginnings of the University of Utah, Yvette D. Ison, January 1995, October 5, 2011, State of Utah, The university was established on February 28, 1850, as the University of Deseret by the General Assembly of the provisional State of Deseret, and Orson Spencer was appointed as the first chancellor of the university. Early classes were held in private homes or wherever space could be found. The university closed in 1853 due to lack of funds and lack of feeder schools.Following years of intermittent classes in the Salt Lake City Council House, the university began to be re-established in 1867 under the direction of David O. Calder, who was followed by John R. Park in 1869. The university moved out of the council house into the Union Academy building in 1876 and into Union Square in 1884. In 1892, the school's name was changed to the University of Utah, and John R. Park began arranging to obtain land belonging to the U.S. Army's Fort Douglas on the east bench of the Salt Lake Valley, where the university moved permanently in 1900. Additional Fort Douglas land has been granted to the university over the years, and the fort was officially closed on October 26, 1991.WEB, Brief History of Fort Douglas,weblink Fort Douglas Military Museum Association, May 15, 2009,weblink" title="">weblink March 29, 2009, dead, mdy-all, Upon his death in 1900, Dr. John R. Park bequeathed his entire fortune to the university.WEB, University of Utah Sesquicentennial, 1850–2000,weblink J. Willard Marriott Library Special Collections, 2000, May 17, 2009,weblink" title="">weblink November 16, 2008, dead, BOOK, Whitney, Orson F., Orson F. Whitney, History of Utah, George Q. Cannon & Sons Co, October 1904, 356–357, Salt Lake City, Utah, 4,weblink File:MountVanCott.JPG|thumb|The weblink University of Utah, May 15, 2009, dead,weblink" title="">weblink September 6, 2006, mdy-all, ">209x209px(File:UofU campus close-up early 1920s.jpg|thumb|right|The University of Utah campus in the early 1920s|209x209px)The university grew rapidly in the early 20th century but was involved in an academic freedom controversy in 1915 when Joseph T. Kingsbury recommended that five faculty members be dismissed after a graduation speaker made a speech critical of Utah governor William Spry. One third of the faculty resigned in protest of these dismissals. Some{{Who|date=November 2017}} felt that the dismissals were a result of the LDS Church's influence on the university, while others{{Who|date=November 2017}} felt that they reflected a more general pattern of repressing religious and political expression that might be deemed offensive. The controversy was largely resolved when Kingsbury resigned in 1916, but university operations were again interrupted by World War I, and later The Great Depression and World War II. Student enrollment dropped to a low of 3,418 during the last year of World War II, but A. Ray Olpin made substantial additions to campus following the war, and enrollment reached 12,000 by the time he retired in 1964. Growth continued in the following decades as the university developed into a research center for fields such as computer science and medicine.BOOK, Alexander, Thomas G., Thomas G. Alexander, Mormonism in Transition, University of Illinois Press, Urbana, Illinois, 1996, 174–177, During the 2002 Winter Olympics, the university hosted the Olympic Village,WEB, Olympic Village,weblink 2002 Salt Lake Winter Olympic Games, Deseret News and KSL-TV, KSL, May 15, 2009, dead,weblink" title="">weblink July 20, 2008, mdy-all, a housing complex for the Olympic and Paralympic athletes, as well as the opening and closing ceremonies.WEB, Rice–Eccles Olympic Stadium,weblink 2002 Salt Lake Winter Olympic Games, Deseret News and KSL-TV, KSL, May 15, 2009, dead,weblink" title="">weblink July 25, 2008, mdy-all, Prior to the events, the university received a facelift that included extensive renovations to the Rice-Eccles Stadium, a light rail track leading to downtown Salt Lake City,WEB, UTA TRAX Light Rail,weblink Don Strack, May 15, 2009, a new student center known as the Heritage Center, an array of new student housing,NEWS, Roche, Lisa R., The Olympic Village: World's elite athletes to have rooms with a view, pizza with goat cheese, 2002 Salt Lake Winter Olympic Games, Deseret News and KSL-TV, KSL, January 10, 2002,weblink May 14, 2009,weblink" title="">weblink October 26, 2011, dead, mdy-all, and what is now a 180-room campus hotel and conference center.WEB,weblink University of Utah Guest House Hotel and Conference Center, University of Utah, October 9, 2013, The University of Utah Asia Campus opened as an international branch campus in the Incheon Global Campus in Songdo, Incheon, South Korea in 2014. Three other European and American universities are also participating.NEWS, Park Hye-Mi, IFEZ on way to being the top free economic zone,weblink June 26, 2016, Korea JoongAng Daily, JoongAng Media Network, JoongAng Ilbo, May 12, 2016, The Asia Campus was funded by the South Korean government.NEWS, Wells, David, Enrollment opens for U of U campus in South Korea,weblink June 26, 2016, Fox 13 Salt Lake City, KSTU, Tribune Broadcasting,, February 24, 2014, NEWS, Whitehurst, Lindsay, University of Utah to open Korean campus in September,weblink June 26, 2016, The Salt Lake Tribune, February 26, 2014,


(File:Uofu walkwaywithbuildings.jpg|thumb|right|A view of lower campus)Campus takes up {{convert|1534|acre|km2|abbr=on}}, including the Health Sciences complex, Research Park, and Fort Douglas.WEB, Inventory,weblink In Fact, University of Utah, May 16, 2009, dead,weblink" title="">weblink March 7, 2009, mdy-all, It is located on the east bench of the Salt Lake Valley, close to the Wasatch Range and approximately 2 miles east of downtown Salt Lake City.Most courses take place on the west side of campus, known as lower campus due to its lower elevation. Presidents Circle is a loop of buildings named after past university presidents with a courtyard in the center. Major libraries on lower campus include the J. Willard Marriott Library and the S.J. Quinney Law Library. The primary student activity center is the A. Ray Olpin University Union, and campus fitness centers include the Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Complex (HPER) and the Nielsen Fieldhouse.WEB, Campus Life at the U,weblink In Fact, University of Utah, May 16, 2009, dead,weblink" title="">weblink March 7, 2009, mdy-all, File:Kingsbury Hall.jpg|thumb|left|Kingsbury Hall at the Presidents CirclePresidents CircleLower campus is also home to most public venues, such as the Rice-Eccles Stadium, the Jon M. Huntsman Center, and the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, a museum with rotating exhibitions and a permanent collection of American, European, African, and Asian art. Venues for performing arts include Kingsbury Hall, used for touring companies and concerts, Pioneer Memorial Theatre, used by the professional Pioneer Theatre Company, David P. Gardner Hall, used by the School of Music and for musical performances, and the Marriott Center for Dance. Red Butte Garden, with formal gardens and natural areas, as well as the new site of the Utah Museum of Natural History, is located on the far east side of campus.WEB, Cultural Venues,weblink In Fact, University of Utah, May 16, 2009, dead,weblink" title="">weblink March 7, 2009, mdy-all, File:Uofu marriottlibraryfront.jpg|thumb|right|The J. Willard Marriott LibraryJ. Willard Marriott LibraryThe health sciences complex, at the northeast end of campus, includes the University of Utah Medical Center, Primary Children's Medical Center,WEB, Primary Children's Medical Center Hospital History,weblink Intermountain Healthcare, May 16, 2009, the Huntsman Cancer Institute, the Moran Eye Center, and the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library.WEB, Health Facilities,weblink In Fact, University of Utah, May 16, 2009, dead,weblink" title="">weblink March 7, 2009, mdy-all, South of the health sciences complex, several university residence halls and apartments are clustered together near Fort Douglas and the Heritage Center, which serves as a student center and cafeteria for this area.WEB, Printable Student Housing Map,weblink University of Utah Housing & Residential Education, May 19, 2009, In addition, there are 1,115 university apartments for students, staff, and faculty across three apartment complexes on campus.WEB, Campus Housing,weblink In Fact, University of Utah, May 16, 2009, dead,weblink" title="">weblink March 7, 2009, mdy-all, At the southeast end of campus is Research Park, which is home to research companies including ARUP Laboratories, Evans & Sutherland,WEB, Research,weblink In Fact, University of Utah, May 16, 2009, dead,weblink" title="">weblink March 7, 2009, mdy-all, Sarcos, Idaho Technology, and Myriad Genetics.Courses are also held at off-campus centers located in St. George and Sandy.WEB,weblink Continuing Education Locations, University of Utah Continuing Education, May 27, 2009, dead,weblink" title="">weblink February 18, 2009, mdy-all, In July 2017, the Academic Senate bestowed the designation of tobacco-free campus on the university, but rules were not enforced until 2018. The rule prohibits students and faculty from "smoking or using chewing tobacco, electronic cigarettes and all other recreational nicotine-delivery products on any property owned, leased or controlled by the University of Utah."NEWS,weblink Newly dubbed 'tobacco-free' U. will begin enforcing violations next summer, Lockhart, Ben, August 21, 2017,, August 24, 2017, en,

Student residences

(File:Mhc univ of utah.jpg|thumb|right|The Donna Garff Marriott Honors Residential Scholars Community.)The University of Utah provides student housing in a 33-building housing complex on campus. The complex consists of eight housing areas: Chapel Glen, Gateway Heights, Sage Point, Officer's Circle, Benchmark Plaza, Shoreline Ridge, the Donna Garff Marriott Honors Residential Scholars Community (MHC for short), and the Lassonde Studios. The MHC is a dormitory strictly for honors students and was completed in fall 2012.WEB,weblink Donna Garff Marriott Honors Residential Scholars Community, December 30, 2012, dead,weblink" title="">weblink January 26, 2013, mdy-all, Built in 2016, the Lassonde Studios is part of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and houses 400 students; the studios also feature a "creative garage" with 3D printers and spaces for startups.NEWS,weblink Lassonde Studios {{!, Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute {{!}} University of Utah|date=October 28, 2013|newspaper=Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute {{!}} University of Utah|access-date=October 31, 2016}}


File:UTA TRAX - From SLC to Sandy on South Temple street - February 2011.jpg|thumb|left|UTA TRAX services the university and other parts of Salt Lake City]]A number of campus shuttles, running on biodiesel and used vegetable oil, circle the campus on six different routes.WEB, Shuttle Routes and Schedules,weblink University of Utah Commuter Services, May 16, 2009, dead,weblink" title="">weblink May 9, 2008, mdy-all, The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) runs several buses through the university area as well as the TRAX Red Line (light rail), which runs to South Jordan. Riders can travel downtown, to FrontRunner (commuter rail), to West Valley, to the Salt Lake City International Airport, or to Sandy by transferring to the TRAX Green or Blue lines. Students and staff can use their university IDs to ride UTA buses, TRAX, and FrontRunner.WEB, UTA and U,weblink University of Utah Commuter Services, May 16, 2009, dead,weblink" title="">weblink July 3, 2007, The University has recently unveiled a new plan for a friendlier campus for bicyclers called the "Bicycle Master Plan" which aims to transform the campus into a safer and more accessible place for bicyclers and to promote the increase of bicycle ridership. The plan emphasizes both campus pathways and on-street facilities that connect the core campus area with surrounding neighborhoods. The Bicycle Master Plan gives guidelines for facilities and programs that are within the University's jurisdiction. It also provides recommendations for the University to work with external entities such as UDOT, UTA, and Salt Lake City to improve bicycling conditions in locations that are important to the campus environment, but which are not under the University's direct control.WEB,weblink University of Utah News Center â€“ New Campus Master Plan Being Developed, April 30, 2012, WEB,weblinkweblink" title="">weblink dead, January 12, 2013, University of Utah Facilities Management- Bicycle Master Plan, February 17, 2015, WEB,weblinkweblink" title="">weblink dead, June 29, 2012, University of Utah Bicycle Master Plan (18.45 MB), 2011, University of Utah, 201, April 30, 2012,


The university is ranked 3rd by the EPA for annual green power usage among universities, with 31% of its power coming from wind and solar sources.WEB,weblink Top 20 College & University, United States Environmental Protection Agency, July 16, 2011, Other sustainability efforts include a permanent sustainability office, a campus cogeneration plant, building upgrades and energy efficient building standards, behavior modification programs, purchasing local produce, and student groups, as well as a branch of the Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective.WEB,weblink University of Utah â€“ Green Report Card 2009, Sustainability Endowments Institute, June 27, 2009, Sustainability and transportation are also a large part of the university's campus master plan.WEB,weblink Executive Summary (23 MB), Campus Master Plan, 2008, University of Utah, X, June 27, 2009, The Sustainable Endowments Institute gave the university a "B+" in its College Sustainability Report Card 2011, with A's for climate change and energy, food and recycling, student involvement, and transportation.WEB,weblink University of Utah â€“ Green Report Card 2011, Sustainability Endowments Institute, July 16, 2011, The expanded recycling program launched on July 1, 2007. Since its launch, the program has continued to grow and refine its procedures to better accommodate a growing campus' needs. Currently there are programs in place for paper, cardboard, aluminum, batteries, glass, printer cartridges, wooden pallets and plastics #1 and #2.WEB,weblink Facilities Management â€“ Recycling at the U, May 1, 2012, dead,weblink" title="">weblink June 29, 2012, mdy-all, WEB, Andrews, Emerson, Recycle Glass on Campus,weblink U Sustainability, University of Utah Office of Sustainability, May 14, 2017,

Renewable energy

On July 7, 2011 the university unveiled its plans to be the first location in the United States to install solar ivy. Unlike rooftop panels, solar ivy panels are small and shaped like ivy so that they can be installed in an attractive arrangement that will scale walls, much like ivy growing over a building's surface. These panels were designed by Sustainably Minded Interactive Technology of New York.WEB,weblink University of Utah News Center- Ivy-Covered Walls Take on New Power from the Sun, July 7, 2011, WEB,weblink Office of Sustainability â€“ Support a Solar U!, May 1, 2012, dead,weblink" title="">weblink March 1, 2012, mdy-all, A renewable energy partnership was entered into by the university, Rocky Mountain Power and 3Degrees on September 28, 2011 allowing the purchase of renewable wind power that in its first year will produce 98.233 million kilowatt-hours of wind energy, which is 36%WEB,weblink University of Utah News Center â€“ University of Utah Green Power Purchases Propels Pac-12 to EPA Top Ranking, April 19, 2012, of the university's total power usage, with plans for an additional two-year renewable energy commitment. The university's first-year renewable energy purchase through Blue Sky and 3Degrees has the combined environmental benefit of taking more than 13,200 cars off the road for one year or planting 1.7 million trees. The university's support for renewable energy is made possible through a student fee-funded sustainability program established in 2005.WEB,weblink University of Utah News Center â€“ Green Power at the U Goes Big with Blue Sky Visionary Designation, September 28, 2011, The university unveiled the addition of a new solar array system on April 16, 2012 on the rooftop of the Natural History Museum of Utah. This is the second system installed on the university's campus, the other being at the HPER East building. The Natural History Museum of Utah's system is a 330-kilowatt system, while the HPER East system is a 263-kilowatt system. The combined arrays consist of 2,470 Sharp photovoltaic panels covering 40,000 square feet of rooftop space and together they will annually produce 802,240 kilowatt hoursWEB,weblink University of Utah News Center â€“ New Solar Arrays, Biking to Campus and Ewaste Recycling Highlight U Earth Week, April 16, 2012,


The University of Utah is governed by a 10-member Board of Trustees, 8 of whom are appointed by the Governor of Utah with the consent of the Utah Senate. The President of the University of Utah Alumni Association serves as the 9th member, and the President of the Associated Students of the University of Utah (ASUU) serves as the 10th member. The 8 appointed members serve for four-year terms, four expiring on June 30 of each odd-numbered year. The two ex officio members serve for the terms of their respective offices.WEB, Board of Trustees Bylaws,weblink University of Utah, March 16, 2017, Subject to the Board of Trustees, the university faculty have authority to legislate on matters of educational policy via the Academic Senate. The Senate is composed of 100 faculty members proportionally representing and elected by their respective colleges, 2 elected deans, and 18 students from the ASUU, one from each college and the ASUU president. The Senate also includes the University President, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Senior Vice President for Health Sciences, and all non-elected deans as ex officio members who may debate and present motions but do not vote. Much of the actual Senate work is carried out by 12 Senate-elected committees which work on the central academic issues of the institution. The committees report to the full Senate and the Senate often acts on their proposals as well as on issues brought to its attention by the administration.WEB, Academic Senate Overview,weblink University of Utah, March 16, 2017,

Academics and rankings

The University of Utah is a public flagship four-year research university accredited through the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities since 1933.WEB, University of Utah Accreditation,weblink University of Utah, March 16, 2017, The U organizes its 150 academic departments and programs into 17 colleges and schools.WEB, Colleges, Departments & Programs,weblink University of Utah, March 16, 2017, {{Div col}} {{colend}}The University operates on a semester calendar with the rest of the Utah higher education system.WEB, Academic Calendars,weblink University of Utah Office of the Registrar, May 18, 2009,weblink" title="">weblink March 18, 2009, dead, mdy-all, Undergraduate tuition and fees for 2015–2016 were $8,240 for Utah residents (about 325% the cost of tuition and fees in 2000, $2,534 for 13 credit hours per semester, 2 semesters), and $26,180 for non-residents per 12-credit-hour semester.WEB, Cost,weblink University of Utah Office of Admissions, April 5, 2015,weblink" title="">weblink April 9, 2015, dead,

Admissions and demographics

For the Class of 2020 (enrolling Fall 2016), Utah received 14,308 applications and accepted 10,934 (76.4%), with 3,601 enrolling.WEB,weblink University of Utah Common Data Set 2016-2017, University of Utah, January 12, 2017,weblink" title="">weblink January 12, 2017, dead, mdy-all, The middle 50% range of SAT scores for enrolling freshmen was 520-640 for critical reading, 530-660 for math, and 500-620 for writing. The middle 50% ACT composite score range was 21-27, 20-27 for math, and 21-28 for English. The average high school grade point average (GPA) was 3.61.The university uses a holistic admissions process and weighs ACT/SAT standardized test scores, GPA, grade trend, rigorous AP/IB/Honors classes taken in high school, academic achievements, along with other "personal achievements and characteristics".WEB,weblink Freshman Admission Standards - Office of Admissions - The University of Utah,, October 31, 2016, In Fall 2015, the undergraduate and graduate student body was 31,551, with 23,794 undergraduate students and 7,757 graduate students; 73% of students were full-time, 56% were male and 44% female, and 82% were Utah residents.WEB,weblinkweblink" title="">weblink dead, April 12, 2014, University of Utah Fast Facts, University of Utah Office of Budget & Institutional Analysis, October 31, 2016, mdy-all, The undergraduate student body was 69% white, 11% Hispanic, 6% non-resident alien, 5% Asian, 4% two or more races, 1% Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, 1% black, and 1% Native American. Ethnicity or citizenship was unknown for 2%.

Notable programs

File:University of Utah Hospital in 2009.JPG|thumb|right|The University of Utah Medical CenterUniversity of Utah Medical Center(File:Saec univ of utah.jpg|thumb|right|The Sorensen Arts & Education Complex.)
The Department of Ballet offers the top ranked ballet and ballroom dance program in the United States and is one of the oldest and most reputable university ballet departments in the country.WEB, Dance Schools Offering Ballet and Ballroom Programs,weblink Dance Colleges, April 26, 2017, en, The Department was founded by William F. Christensen in 1951, who also founded the San Francisco Ballet and Ballet West companies.WEB, University of Utah,weblink The UDancer, April 26, 2017,weblink" title="">weblink April 27, 2017, dead, mdy-all,
The university has made unique contributions to the study of genetics due in part to long-term genealogy efforts of the LDS Church, which has allowed researchers to trace genetic disorders through several generations. The relative homogeneity of Utah's population also makes it an ideal laboratory for studies of population genetics.WEB, Sussingham, Robin, Stephanie Watson, Jennifer Logan, 2006,weblinkweblink" title="">weblink February 19, 2007, Utah: A Gold Mine for Genetic Research, University of Utah, March 9, 2006, The university is home to the Genetic Science Learning Center, a resource which educates the public about genetics through its website.WEB, Learn.Genetics,weblink Genetic Science Learning Center, May 18, 2009,
In March 2012, the university received unanimous approval from the board of trustees to create a new academic college, the School of Dentistry, which is the university's first new college in sixty years.WEB,weblink The Daily Utah Chronicle â€“ College of Dentistry Starts in Fall of 2013, May 1, 2012, dead,weblink April 27, 2012, mdy-all, The new school has received funding for a new structure and has started as a debt-free program. The new school enrolled its first students for the fall semester of 2013 and averages the same cost as the university's medical school tuition.WEB,weblink The Daily Utah Chronicle â€“ Dental School Receives Approval, May 1, 2012,weblink April 28, 2012, dead, mdy-all,
Computer science
(File:Merrill Engineering Building, University of Utah.jpg|thumbnail|right|Merrill Engineering Building) The University of Utah was one of the original four nodes of ARPANET, the world's first packet-switching computer network and embryo of the current worldwide Internet.WEB, Leiner, Barry M., Robert E. Kahn, Jon Postel, A Brief History of the Internet,weblink Internet Society, May 18, 2009, The School of Computing produced many of the early pioneers in computer science and graphics, including Turing Award winner Alan Kay, Pixar founder Ed Catmull, Atari founder Nolan Bushnell, and Adobe founder John Warnock.BOOK, Rivlin, Robert, The Algorithmic Image: Graphic Visions of the Computer Age, 1986, Harper & Row Publishers, Inc., 978-0914845805,weblink Notable innovations of computer science faculty and alumni include the first method for representing surface textures in graphical images, the Gouraud shading model, magnetic ink printing technology, the Johnson counter logic circuit, the oldest algebraic mathematics package still in use (REDUCE), the Phong reflection model, the Phong shading method, and the rendering equation.WEB, History of the School of Computing,weblink University of Utah School of Computing, May 19, 2009, Through the movement of Utah graduates and faculty, research at the University spread outward to laboratories like Xerox Parc, JPL, and the New York Institute of Technology.BOOK, Misa, Thomas J., Communities of Computing: Computer Science and Society in the ACM, 2016, Association for Computing Machinery and Morgan & Claypool, 9781970001877,weblink April 27, 2017, Present graphics research is focused on biomedical applications for visualization, scientific computing, and image analysis at the Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute.BOOK, Shneiderman, Ben, The New ABCs of Research: Achieving Breakthrough Collaborations, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 978-0-19-875883-9, 320, 2016,
(File:Sjquinney law univ of utah.jpg|thumb|The S.J. Quinney College of Law.)The S.J. Quinney College of Law, founded in 1913,WEB, Law School Profile,weblink S.J. Quinney College of Law, May 18, 2009, dead,weblink" title="">weblink March 12, 2009, was the only law school in Utah until the 1970s.
The University of Utah has the only accredited allopathic medical school in the State of Utah. The medical school has made several notable contributions to medicine, such as establishing the first Cerebrovascular Disease Unit west of the Mississippi River in 1970 and administering the world's first permanent artificial heart, the Jarvik-7, to Barney Clark in 1982.WEB, University Health Care Milestones,weblink University of Utah Health Care, May 18, 2009,weblink" title="">weblink December 26, 2008, dead, mdy-all,
The University of Utah College of Pharmacy is 4th in the nation for NIH research grants.WEB, UCSF Tops Medical Schools, Public Institutions In NIH Research Funds,weblink UCSF, October 5, 2013, The department of Pharmacology and Toxicology within the School of Pharmacy is world-renowned for research in epilepsy treatment with their Anticonvulsant Drug Development (ADD) program.WEB, Information,weblink ADD Program, October 5, 2013,
Political Science
The university is host to the Neal A. Maxwell Lecture Series in Political Theory and Contemporary Politics, a forum for political theorists to share their newest theoretical work,Maxwell Lecture Series. University of Utah and is home to the Hinckley Institute of Politics, which places more than 350 students every year in local, state, national, and global internships.WEB,weblink Opportunities for all students, Internships, The University of Utah, December 15, 2015,weblink" title="">weblink December 22, 2015, dead, mdy-all,


File:Uofu huntsmancenter.jpg|thumb|right|Jon M. Huntsman CenterJon M. Huntsman CenterThe university has 8 men's and 11 women's varsity teams.WEB, Athletics,weblink In Fact, University of Utah, May 30, 2009, dead,weblink" title="">weblink March 7, 2009, mdy-all, Athletic teams include men's baseball, basketball, football, golf, lacrosse, skiing, swimming/diving, and tennis and women's basketball, cross country, gymnastics, skiing, soccer, softball, swimming/diving, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.WEB, Utah Official Athletic Site,weblink University of Utah, May 15, 2009,weblink" title="">weblink April 14, 2009, dead, The school's sports teams are called the Utes, though some teams have an additional nickname, such as "Runnin' Utes" for the men's basketball team.WEB, Men's Basketball Media Guide,weblink Utah Official Athletic Site, University of Utah, May 15, 2009, dead,weblink" title="">weblink March 10, 2009, mdy-all, The university participates in the NCAA's Division I (FBS for football) as part of the Pac-12 Conference.WEB,weblink Utah excited by Pac-10 acceptance, ESPN, June 17, 2010, June 17, 2010, . When they were in the same conference, there was a fierce BYU–Utah rivalry, and the Utah–BYU football game, traditionally the season finale, has been called the "Holy War" by national broadcasting commentators.NEWS, Graham, Watson, Cougars-Utes spice things up â€“ off the field,weblink ESPN, November 20, 2008, May 15, 2009, The university fight song is "Utah Man", commonly played at athletic games and other university events.WEB, Ute Traditions,weblink Utah Official Athletic Site, University of Utah, May 14, 2009, dead,weblink" title="">weblink March 14, 2009, mdy-all, In 1996, Swoop was introduced as the new mascot of the University of Utah. Because of relationships with the local Ute Indians, Utah adopted a new mascot. While still known as the Utes, Utah is now represented by the Red-tailed Hawk known for the use of his tail feathers in Ute head-dresses, and said he "Reflects the soaring spirit of our state and school"WEB, Utah Mascot,weblink Utah Official Athletic Site, University of Utah, November 10, 2010, dead,weblink" title="">weblink June 9, 2010, mdy-all, In 2002, the university was one of 20 schools to make the U.S. News & World Report College Sports Honor Roll.NEWS, Gordon, Witkin, Jodi Schneider, College Sports: Why they're not just about winning and losing anymore. A look at some of the best—and worst—programs.,weblink U.S. News & World Report, March 10, 2002, May 16, 2009, dead,weblink" title="">weblink May 7, 2005, mdy-all, In 2005, Utah became the first school to produce No. 1 overall draft picks in both the NFL draft and NBA draft for the same year.WEB, Sorensen, Mike,weblink It's official: Bogut's a Buck, June 29, 2005, Deseret News, Deseret Morning News, May 28, 2009, {{Dead link|date=August 2019 |bot=InternetArchiveBot |fix-attempted=yes }} Alex Smith was picked first overall by the San Francisco 49ers in the 2005 NFL Draft,WEB, NFL Draft History Full Draft,weblink National Football League, May 15, 2009, and Andrew Bogut was picked first overall by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 2005 NBA Draft.WEB, Draft 2005,weblink National Basketball Association, May 15, 2009,weblink" title="">weblink April 30, 2009, dead, The university has won ten NCAA Skiing Championships, most recently in 2017,WEB, Utah,weblink National Collegiate Athletic Association, May 16, 2009, dead,weblink" title="">weblink September 4, 2012, mdy-all, as well as the 1977 AIAW National Women's Skiing Championship.WEB, Utah Athletics History,weblink Utah Official Athletic Site, University of Utah, May 16, 2009, dead,weblink" title="">weblink March 23, 2009, mdy-all,

Men's basketball

The men's basketball team won the NCAA title in 1944WEB, Division I Men's Basketball History,weblink National Collegiate Athletic Association, May 15, 2009, and the NIT crown in 1947.WEB, Postseason NIT History (1940's),weblink National Invitation Tournament, May 15, 2009, dead,weblink" title="">weblink April 22, 2009, Arnie Ferrin, the only four-time All-American in Utah basketball history, played for both the 1944 and 1947 teams. He also went on to help the Minneapolis Lakers win NBA Championships in 1949 and 1951.PRESS RELEASE, Arnie Ferrin To Be Honored During Utah-TCU Game Saturday,weblink University of Utah, March 2, 2009, May 15, 2009,weblink" title="">weblink October 26, 2011, dead, Wat Misaka, the first person of Asian descent to play in the NBA, also played for Utah during this era.NEWS,weblink Jennifer W., Sanchez, Utahn broke ethnic wall in NBA, The Salt Lake Tribune, September 9, 2008, October 9, 2013,weblink" title="">weblink August 21, 2013, dead, mdy-all, Utah basketball rose again to national prominence when head coach Rick Majerus took his team, including guard Andre Miller, combo forward Hanno Möttölä, and post player Michael Doleac, to the NCAA Final Four in 1998. After eliminating North Carolina to advance to the final round, Utah lost the championship game to Kentucky, 78–69.NEWS, Jack, Curry, Jack Curry, 1998 NCAA Tournament: Kentucky Turns Comeback Into Its 2nd Title in 3 Years,weblink The New York Times, March 31, 1998, May 15, 2009,


File:UtesRiceEccles2.jpg|thumb|right|Rice-Eccles StadiumRice-Eccles StadiumIn 2004–2005, the football team, coached by Urban Meyer and quarterbacked by Alex Smith, along with defensive great Eric Weddle, went 11–0 during the regular season and defeated Pittsburgh 35–7 in the 2005 Fiesta Bowl, becoming the first team from a conference without an automatic Bowl Championship Series (BCS) bid to go to a BCS bowl game.NEWS, Brad, Rock, Utes a perfect 12–0: U. pounds Pitt after crashing BCS party,weblink Deseret News, Deseret Morning News, January 2, 2005, May 15, 2009,weblink" title="">weblink January 7, 2009, dead, The team ended its perfect 12–0 season ranked 4th in AP polling.WEB, NCAA College Football Polls,weblink ESPN, May 15, 2009, 2008–2009 was another undefeated year for the football team, coached by Kyle Whittingham, as they finished the season 13–0 and defeated Alabama 31–17 in the 2009 Sugar Bowl. Utah finished the season 2nd in AP polling, their highest rank ever. At the end of the season, the Utes were the only unbeaten team in the country, with the nation's longest active streak of bowl victories (8).NEWS, Dirk, Facer, Utah Utes football: Storybook season: How did the Utes get from 0–0 to 13–0? Let us remind you,weblink Deseret News, January 16, 2009, May 15, 2009,weblink" title="">weblink May 23, 2009, dead, The Utah Utes moved to the Pac-12 Conference for the start of the 2011–2012 football season. They are in the South Division with University of Colorado, University of Arizona, Arizona State University, UCLA and University of Southern California. Their first game in the Pac-12 was at USC on September 10, 2011, and resulted in a 23–14 Utah loss.


The women's gymnastics team, coached by Megan Marsden,WEB, Official Women's Gymnastics Roster - The Official Athletic Site of the University of Utah,weblink, December 29, 2015, has won ten national championships, including the 1981 AIAW championship, and placed 2nd nationally eight times. As of 2013, it has qualified for the NCAA championship every year since 1976, the only program to do so. The program has averaged over 11,000 fans per meet 1992–2010 and has been the NCAA gymnastics season attendance champions 16 of these 19 years. In 2010, there was an average of 14,213 fans per meet, the largest crowd being 15,030.WEB, Utah Gymnastics Media Guide,weblink Utah Official Athletic Site, University of Utah, April 7, 2010,weblink" title="">weblink April 20, 2010, dead, mdy-all, WEB,weblink Gymnasts Make NCAA Attendance History, March 26, 2010, Utah Official Athletic Site, University of Utah, April 8, 2010,weblink" title="">weblink April 4, 2010, dead,

Marching band

The university marching band, known as the "Pride of Utah",WEB, Marching Band,weblink University of Utah, May 15, 2009,weblink" title="">weblink June 27, 2009, dead, perform at all home football games, as well as some away games and bowl games. They performed at the 2005 BCS Tostitos Fiesta Bowl, the 2009 BCS Allstate Sugar Bowl, and the Inaugural Parade of President Barack Obama.The band began as a military band in the 1940s. In 1948, university president A. Ray Olpin recruited Ron Gregory from Ohio State University to form a collegiate marching band. Support for the band dwindled in the 60s, and ASUU (the Associated Students of the University of Utah) discontinued its funding in 1969. The band was revived in 1976 after a fund raising effort. under the direction of Gregg I. Hanson.NEWS, Once again, U. band will strut for football fans, Deseret News, September 25, 1976,weblink May 14, 2009, {{dead link|date=June 2016|bot=medic}}{{cbignore|bot=medic}} As of 2011, the band is under the direction of Dr. Brian Sproul.WEB, Brian Sproul,weblink University of Utah School of Music, May 15, 2009,weblink" title="">weblink April 17, 2009, dead, mdy-all,

Student life

(File:Student life center univ of utah.jpg|thumb|Student Life Center at the University of Utah.)File:Uofu union.jpg|thumb|right|A. Ray OlpinA. Ray OlpinClose to 50% of freshmen live on campus, but most students choose to live elsewhere after their first year, with 13% of all undergraduates living on campus.WEB,weblink Common Data Set 2015-2016,weblink" title="">weblink October 12, 2016, dead, mdy-all, The university is located in a large metropolitan area, but many students live in the neighborhoods immediately surrounding the university. An additional 1,115 family apartments are available to students, staff, and faculty. One of the university's primary four goals for long-term campus growth is to increase student engagement through the addition of on-campus housing, intramural fields, athletic centers, and a new student activity center.WEB,weblink Plan Elements (50 MB), 2008, Campus Master Plan, University of Utah, May 22, 2009, The current student activity center, the A. Ray Olpin University Union, is a common gathering place for university-wide events such as Crimson Nights, roughly monthly student activity nights; PlazaFest, a fair for campus groups at the start of the school year; and the Grand Kerfuffle, a concert at the end of the school year. The building includes a cafeteria, computer lab, recreational facilities, and a ballroom for special events. The Union also houses the Lowell Bennion Community Service Center, CESA (Center for Ethnic Student Affairs) which provides an inclusive space for students and houses various advising programs of the Office of Equity and Diversity, the Union Programming Council which is in charge of promoting student life on campus through events like Crimson Nights, and ASUU (the Associated Students of the University of Utah), which is responsible for appropriating funds to student groups and organizations on campus.WEB,weblinkweblink" title="">weblink dead, March 9, 2009, ASUU: Government, Associated Students of the University of Utah, May 22, 2009, ASUU holds primary and general elections each year for student representatives, typically with 10–15% of the student population voting.NEWS,weblinkweblink" title="">weblink dead, February 15, 2017, Candidates fight low voter turnout, Thompson, Jeremy, March 5, 2009, The Daily Utah Chronicle, University of Utah, March 22, 2009, Due to the large number of LDS Church members at the university, there is an LDS Institute of Religion building near main campus, as well as several LDS student groups and 46 campus wards.WEB,weblink Institute of Religion â€“ University of Utah, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, May 27, 2009, Approximately 650 students are part of 6 sororities and 8 fraternities at the university, most of which have chapter houses on "Greek Row" just off campus.WEB,weblink Welcome to Greek Row, University of Utah Greek Council, May 22, 2009, {{dead link|date=June 2016|bot=medic}}{{cbignore|bot=medic}}WEB,weblink Greek Council â€“ Office of Student Involvement, University of Utah, April 10, 2013, The University of Utah has a dry campus, meaning that alcohol is banned on campus.WEB,weblink Alcohol and Drug Policies, University of Utah Department of Public Safety, May 22, 2009, In 2004, Utah became the first state with a law expressly permitting concealed weapons on public university campuses.NEWS, Associated Press,weblink Utah only state to allow guns at college, April 28, 2007, MSNBC, May 22, 2009, The University of Utah tried to uphold its gun ban but the Utah Supreme Court rejected the ban in 2006.NEWS,weblink University of Utah Can't Ban Firearms on Campus, Croft, Gregory T., September 20, 2006, ABC News, May 22, 2009,


File:EBC northeast.JPG|thumb|right|Eccles Broadcast CenterEccles Broadcast CenterThe university has several public broadcasting affiliations, many of which utilize the Eccles Broadcast Center. These stations include KUED channel 7, a PBS member stationWEB, PBS Station Finder,weblink Public Broadcasting Service, May 15, 2009, and producer of local documentaries; KUEN channel 9, an educational station for teachers and students from the Utah Education Network; KUER 90.1 FM, a public radio affiliate of National Public Radio, American Public Media, and Public Radio International;WEB, About KUER 90.1,weblink KUER-FM, KUER, May 15, 2009, dead,weblink" title="">weblink April 25, 2009, and K-UTE 1620.NewsBreak is the student-run television newscast on campus.WEB, NewsBreak, University of Utah,weblink December 14, 2011, dead,weblink" title="">weblink November 29, 2011, mdy-all, During 2011, the program celebrated its 40th anniversary.WEB, History of NewsBreak, University of Utah,weblink December 14, 2011, dead,weblink" title="">weblink February 13, 2012, mdy-all, Broadcasts air every Thursday night at 10 pm during the fall and spring semesters on KUEN.The Daily Utah Chronicle, also referred to as the Chrony,PRESS RELEASE, Broadsheet, NY Times Crossword Puzzle and SI On Campus Part of New Daily Utah Chronicle Offering,weblink University of Utah, August 20, 2003, May 15, 2009, has been the university's independent, student-run paper since 1890.WEB, The Daily Utah Chronicle, University of Utah,weblink May 15, 2009, It publishes daily on school days during fall and spring semesters and weekly during summer semester.WEB, Production Schedules, University Media Sales Group,weblink May 15, 2009, The paper typically runs between eight and twelve pages, with longer editions for weekend game guides. The paper converted to a broadsheet format in 2003 when the Newspaper Agency Corporation began printing it. The Society of Professional Journalists selected the newspaper as one of three finalists for best all-around daily student newspaper in the nation in both 2007 and 2008.PRESS RELEASE, SPJ Announces 2007 Mark of Excellence Award National Winners,weblink Society of Professional Journalists, May 19, 2008, January 14, 2009, PRESS RELEASE, SPJ Announces 2008 Mark of Excellence Award National Winners,weblink Society of Professional Journalists, May 13, 2009, January 14, 2009, Staff from the Chronicle feed into Utah journalism circles, some of them rising to considerable prominence, such as former editor Matt Canham, whose work with The Salt Lake Tribune earned him the Don Baker Investigative Reporting Award from the Utah Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.NEWS,weblink SPJ recognizes the best Utah journalism of 2008, June 13, 2009, The Salt Lake Tribune, March 16, 2010,weblink" title="">weblink June 4, 2011, dead, mdy-all, The University of Utah Press, the oldest press in Utah and now part of the J. Willard Marriott Library, publishes books on topics including the outdoors, anthropology and archaeology, linguistics, creative nonfiction, Mesoamerica, Native American studies, and Utah, Mormon, and Western history.WEB, Media,weblink In Fact, University of Utah, May 16, 2009, dead,weblink" title="">weblink March 7, 2009, mdy-all, WEB, Subject Categories,weblink University of Utah Press, May 16, 2009, {{dead link|date=June 2016|bot=medic}}{{cbignore|bot=medic}} The university is also home to a national literary journal, Quarterly West.NEWS, Small Magazine, Big Names: 'Quarterly West' Turns 20, Griggs, Brandon, December 15, 1996, The Salt Lake Tribune,

Notable alumni and faculty

Notable alumni include politicians Rocky Anderson, Bob Bennett, E. Jake Garn, Jon Huntsman, Jr., Karen Morgan, Frank E. Moss, and Karl Rove;NEWS,weblink Triumph of the underdog, Davidson, Lee, December 8, 2002, Deseret News, May 26, 2009, {{dead link|date=March 2018 |bot=InternetArchiveBot |fix-attempted=yes }} recent LDS Church presidents Gordon B. HinckleyWEB, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,weblink President Gordon B. Hinckley, Leader Biographies, May 26, 2009, dead,weblink" title="">weblink April 29, 2009, mdy-all, and Thomas S. Monson;WEB, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,weblink President Thomas S. Monson, Leader Biographies, May 26, 2009, historian and Pulitzer Prize for History laureate Laurel Thatcher Ulrich;WEB,weblink University of Utah Celebrates Distinguished and Honorary Alumni at 2013 Founders Day Banquet, University of Utah, authors Orson Scott Card,WEB,weblink About Orson Scott Card, Hatrack River Enterprises Inc., May 26, 2009, Stephen Covey, Shannon Hale, Terry Tempest Williams, and Wallace Stegner; R Adams Cowley, William DeVries, Russell M. Nelson,WEB, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,weblink Elder Russell M. Nelson, Leader Biographies, May 26, 2009, and Robert Jarvik in medicine; historian Richard Foltz; educators Gordon Gee BOOK, Rule, Ann, The stranger beside me, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, 2000, Updated 20th anniversary, 978-0-393-05029-5, 118, and Ann Weaver Hart;WEB,weblink Biography of Ann Weaver Hart, University of Arizona, February 3, 2016,weblink" title="">weblink January 16, 2014, dead, mdy-all, reporter Martha Raddatz;WEB,weblink Martha Raddatz, Putting Herself in the Thick of Things, Howard Kurtz, November 12, 2007, January 15, 2014, and speed reading innovator Evelyn Nielsen Wood.WEB,weblink The Evelyn Nielsen Wood Papers, ca. 1925–1979, University of Utah, Notable science and engineering alumni include Jim Blinn; Mark W. Fuller, CEO of WET Design; Jim Clark, founder of Silicon Graphics, Netscape Communications Corporation, myCFO, and Healtheon; Gretchen W. McClain, former NASA Deputy Associate Administrator of Human Space Exploration and Chief Director of the International Space Station; Henri Gouraud; John C. Cook who played a crucial role in establishing the field of ground-penetrating radar;WEB,weblink American Men and Women of Science, Gale Cengage Learning, dead,weblink" title="">weblink January 12, 2012, mdy-all, Ralph Hartley;WEB,weblink Ralph V. L. Hartley, 1888–1970, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, May 26, 2009,weblink" title="">weblink April 9, 2008, dead, mdy-all, rocket scientist Joseph Majdalani;WEB,weblink Professor William K. Van Moorhem,, Alan Kay; Simon Ramo; and John Warnock, co-founder of Adobe Systems.Notable entrepreneur and business leader alumni include Alan Ashton, co-founder of WordPerfect and Thanksgiving Point; Freestyle Skiër Tom Wallisch; Nolan Bushnell, founder of Atari and Chuck E. Cheese; Ed Catmull, co-founder of Pixar; J. Willard Marriott, founder of Marriott International; Robert A. "Bob" McDonald, CEO of Procter & Gamble;WEB,weblink Executive Profile: Robert A. McDonald, BusinessWeek, June 11, 2009, David Neeleman, founder of JetBlue; and Telle Whitney, CEO and President of the Anita Borg InstituteWEB,weblink Major contributions by Utah faculty and alumni, University of Utah School of Computing, May 26, 2009, In athletics, notable alumni include baseball player Chris Shelton; basketball players Andrew Bogut, Andre Miller and Keith Van Horn; football players Paul Kruger, Star Lotulelei, Jamal Anderson, Kevin Dyson, Eric Weddle, Alex Smith, and Steve Smith Sr.; hall of fame karate grandmaster Dan Hausel; and football coach LaVell Edwards.WEB,weblink Famous University of Utah Alumni, Utah Official Athletic Site, University of Utah, May 26, 2009, dead,weblink" title="">weblink June 18, 2009, mdy-all, Notable alumni serial killers include Ted Bundy, who briefly attended the College of Law before dropping out.WEB,weblink Ted Bundy and 9 Other Famous People Who Couldn't Handle Law School, Tzatzev, Aleksi, 12 October 2012, Business Insider, 2019-10-01, Notable faculty in science and engineering include David Evans and Ivan Sutherland, founders of Evans and Sutherland; Bui Tuong Phong, pioneer of computer graphics; Henry Eyring, known for studying chemical reaction rates;WEB,weblink Henry Eyring, February 20, 1901 â€“ December 26, 1981, Kauzmann, Walter, Walter Kauzmann, National Academies Press, May 26, 2009, Stephen Jacobsen, founder of Sarcos;WEB,weblink Stephen Jacobsen â€“ Distinguished Professor, University of Utah Department of Mechanical Engineering, May 26, 2009, dead,weblink" title="">weblink April 18, 2009, mdy-all, JindÅ™ich Kopeček and Sung Wan Kim, pioneers of polymeric drug delivery and gene delivery;WEB,weblink NAE Elects 68 Members and Nine Foreign Associates, October 14, 2014, Suhas Patil, founder of Cirrus Logic; Stanley Pons, who claimed to have discovered "cold fusion" in 1989;NEWS, Brilliance and Recklessness Seen in Fusion Collaboration,weblink Broad, William J., May 9, 1989, The New York Times, May 26, 2009, Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, later co-winner of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry;NEWS,weblink Ramakrishnan: Nobel-winning work started in Utah, Maffly, Brian, October 11, 2009, The Salt Lake Tribune, November 19, 2009,weblink" title="">weblink June 4, 2011, dead, mdy-all, and Thomas Stockham, founder of Soundstream. In medicine, notable faculty include Mario Capecchi, the co-winner of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine;WEB, The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2007,weblink Nobel Foundation, October 8, 2007, Willem Johan Kolff;NEWS,weblink Willem Kolff, March 20, 2009, The New York Times, May 26, 2009, London, and Russell M. Nelson. Biologist Ralph Vary Chamberlin, founding dean of the Medical School, professor, and later historian of the University, was also an alumnus.File:MarioCapecchiFotoThalerTamas.JPG|Mario Capecchi, Distinguished Professor of Human Genetics and Biology, co-winner of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or MedicineFile:VES Awards 89 cropped.jpg|Ed Catmull, B.S. 1969, Ph.D. 1974, co-founder of Pixar, president of Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation StudiosFile:John Warnock 2008.jpg|John Warnock, B.S. 1961, M.S. 1964, Ph.D. 1969, co-founder of Adobe Systems Inc.File:James H. Clark.jpg|James H. Clark, Ph.D. 1974, founder of Netscape, Silicon Graphics, myCFO, Healtheon, co-author of the Catmull-Clark algorithmFile:Nolan Bushnell 2013.jpg|Nolan Bushnell, B.S. 1968, founder of Chuck E. Cheese's, co-founder of Atari File:J Willard Marriott.jpg|J. Willard Marriott, A.B. 1926, founder of Marriott InternationalFile:Laurel Thatcher Ulrich (32803708014).jpg|Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, B.A. 1960, received the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1991File:Jake Garn.jpg|Jake Garn, B.S. 1955, U.S. Senator and Space Shuttle astronautFile:Alan Kay (3097597186).jpg|Alan Kay, M.S. 1968, Ph.D. 1969, father of Object-Oriented Programming, 2003 Turing Award and 2004 Kyoto Prize winnerFile:William DeVries (cropped).jpg|William DeVries, B.S. 1966, M.D. 1970, performed the first transplant of a Total Artificial Heart using the Jarvik-7 modelFile:Robert A. McDonald Official Portrait.jpg|Robert A. McDonald, M.B.A. 1978, past CEO of Procter & Gamble, 8th United States Secretary of Veterans AffairsFile:Hartley ralph-vinton-lyon-001.jpg|Ralph Hartley, A.B. 1909, invented the Hartley oscillator and the Hartley transform, recipient of the IEEE Medal of HonorFile:Ivan Sutherland at CHM.jpg|Ivan Sutherland, past Professor of Computer Science from 1968-1974, winner of the Turing Award in 1988, Kyoto Prize in 2012, co-founder of Evans and SutherlandFile:Tom stockham.jpg|Thomas Stockham, past Professor of Electrical Engineering from 1968-1975, 1983-1994, father of digital recording, founder of Soundstream, won an Emmy Award, Grammy Award, Academy Award, served as a Nixon White House tapes investigatorFile:Stephen Covey 2010.jpg|Stephen Covey, B.S. 1952, author of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective PeopleFile:Russell M. Nelson.png|Russell M. Nelson, B.A. 1945, M.D. 1947, President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, past President of the Society for Vascular Surgery, past Director of the American Board of Thoracic SurgeryFile:Edwards2010.jpg|LaVell Edwards, M.S. 1960, former head football coach of Brigham Young UniversityFile:Gordon Gee.jpg|E. Gordon Gee, B.A. 1968, past president of universities including Ohio State, Vanderbilt, Brown and University of ColoradoFile:Martha Raddatz.png|Martha Raddatz, non-graduate alumna, ABC News Chief Global Affairs Correspondent, recipient of 4 Emmy AwardsFile:Ambassador Jon Huntsman.jpg|Jon Huntsman, Jr., non-graduate alumnus, U.S. Ambassador to China, Russia and Singapore, 16th Governor of UtahFile:Karl Rove.jpg|Karl Rove, non-graduate alumnus, Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff in the George W. Bush administrationFile:Neeleman.jpg|David Neeleman, non-graduate alumnus, founder of JetBlue Airways, Azul Brazilian Airlines, co-founder of WestJet Airlines



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