University Of Utah
Impact Newsletter

New NEXUS Research Institute to Tackle the World’s Toughest Issues

The biggest challenges now facing the world—environmental change, migration, health care, inequality, and governance—do not have isolated academic boundaries. Perspectives from multiple disciplines are needed to create solutions that are ready to implement in business, government, and civil society. Several generous donors have come together to help make the U’s new INterdisciplinary EXchange for Utah Science—NEXUS for []

Paving a Path of Opportunity for a New Generation

When Kimberly Johnston received an email last fall about an alumni event in Houston sponsored by the David Eccles School of Business, her thoughts immediately turned to a cherished piece of paper in her personal files. The letter, dated June 8, 1989, and announcing her selection as a Bamberger Foundation Scholarship recipient, was a lifeline. “I have []

A Professor’s Turn to Award a Chair

Renowned radiologist Anne Osborn understands the power of endowed chairs, as both an acclaimed recipient and a benefactor who supports them. So when University of Utah Health announced the creation of an endowed chair in radiology in her name, it felt to her like the culmination of a lifetime’s work. In her more than four decades []

Major Gift for Rice-Eccles Stadium Expansion and Renovation

Significant changes are coming to one of the most prominent structures on the University of Utah campus. Rice-Eccles Stadium, home of Ute football as well as numerous other campus and community events each year, is set to undergo an $80 million expansion and renovation. The project is being funded in part by a lead gift []