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 []

Nora Eccles Treadwell Foundation says Farewell to Longtime Chair

The Nora Eccles Treadwell Foundation has been an incredibly generous, loyal, and consistent supporter of medical research at the University of Utah for more than five decades. When Nora Eccles established the foundation in 1962, she began the task of identifying the research areas she hoped to support. During her investigation, she became aware of []

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 []

U Welcomes New Members to National Advisory Council

The University of Utah’s National Advisory Council is comprised of a distinguished volunteer corps of prominent alumni and friends. Established in 1968, the council serves the university through its advice and involvement in areas ranging from alumni programs and fundraising to legislative relations and student affairs. Five new members began their terms in April. Sharee []

Stuecken Charitable Gift Annuity Benefits KUED 7

University donors Wally and Lorraine Stuecken are big fans of charitable gift annuities. They recently established one to benefit KUED 7, the U’s public television station. “The community is important, and we feel KUED is a big part of improving that community,” says Lorraine. “We want to be part of supporting it.” The Stueckens, who []

Pioneer Theatre Company Announces 2017-18 Season

Pioneer Theatre Company’s 2017-2018 season will open with the Utah premiere of the Tony Award-winning The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, based on the bestselling novel by Mark Haddon. The season will include the hit musicals Newsies and Mamma Mia!, as well as the new musical Bright Star, written by Grammy Award-winning []