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IMPACT Autumn 2017

Art Museum Reimagined

Visitors to the Utah Museum of Fine Arts at the University of Utah were wowed by revamped galleries and thoughtfully reimagined public spaces when the museum reopened this fall after a temporary closure for replacement of the museum’s vapor barrier, essential for protecting the building that protects the art. The 19-month project, the first major []

New Marriner S. Eccles Institute Established at the David Eccles School of Business

Spencer F. Eccles, nephew of Marriner S. Eccles, put it simply in explaining why two Eccles family foundations made a combined $10 million donation to establish the Marriner S. Eccles Institute for Economics and Quantitative Analysis at the David Eccles School of Business. “There is no better way to honor Marriner’s life and pay tribute to []

J. Jeffrey Welch Endowed Scholarship Assists Graduate Students in Architecture.

Carol Welch Coburn’s late husband, J. Jeffrey Welch, had celebrated shades of crimson as a life-long Utah fan and as a Christmas baby himself. And every year a donation to the University of Utah was at the top of his Christmas and birthday wish lists. When Jeff passed away suddenly at the age of 52 in []

Tunes for Tosh

  After four years of tests and appointments with seemingly every specialist in the Salt Lake Valley, Shauna and Brook Bingham felt no closer to finding out what was causing their young son Tosh’s serious speech, cognitive, and behavioral delays. There were tears, sleepless nights, and hours wondering what the future held for Tosh. “To []