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IMPACT Spring 2017

Garff Children Fund New Building to Honor Parents

Friends and supporters of The David Eccles School of Business, on January 24, gathered at the former site of Milton Bennion Hall to witness the groundbreaking for the new Robert H. and Katharine B. Garff Executive Education Building. Major funding for the construction of the 150,000-square-foot facility came from a generous gift of $12 million []

Sanders Utah Postcard Collection Preserved at Marriott Library

“When I was a kid in the early 1960s, my father, Stan Sanders, started collecting postcards of Utah,” says Salt Lake City bookseller Ken Sanders. “Dad was very obsessive about everything he collected and he pretty much bought every postcard ever offered to him.” The thousands of cards were sorted, labeled, and kept in boxes []

Dentistry Students Offer Free Screenings to Underserved Children

More than 350 elementary school children in the Salt Lake City region received free dental screenings last December from University of Utah Health’s School of Dentistry. The check-ups were part of a special initiative, the Pediatric Oral Health Outreach Program, aimed at providing dental care for children within the Salt Lake City School District who []

Scholarships Honor Memory of Asha Sadelle

In a tragic accident, five years ago this past January, U first-year student Asha Sadelle Davenport died from injuries she received when she suffered a seizure and fell from a chair lift at a Utah ski resort. Just 19, Asha had come to the U from Idaho Falls, where she was a member of the []