December 17, 2017

December 17, 2017


Grads Celebrate Achievements at Fall Commencement

Frank Adarkwa YiadomDec. 18, 2017See the photos, read the speeches and check out the highlights from social media as the University marked the accomplishments of its newest class of graduates. read more

New Provost, VP for Academic Affairs Named

Dr. Inga MusselmanDec. 18, 2017Dr. Inga Musselman, who has been interim provost since 2015, oversees curricula, instruction and research activities as the new chief academic officer for the University. Her appointment was effective Dec. 1. read more

Construction, Transportation Changes on Deck

Engineering West building under constructionDec. 18, 2017Several projects — including the new engineering and science buildings, a transit center and the relocation of some departments — will continue through winter break and into the new year. read more

Accolades: Students, Professor Receive Honors

Marcela GutierrezDec. 18, 2017A symposium paper by Travis Goodwin BS'11, MS'13 and Dr. Sanda Harabagiu was recognized by the American Medical Informatics Association, and PhD student Marcela Gutierrez was named a Health Policy Research Scholar. read more

Senior Is University's First Schwarzman Scholar

Matthew SalmDec. 14, 2017Matthew Salm, a McDermott Scholar who received both a Truman Scholarship and a Udall Scholarship in May, will join a one-year master’s program in China as part of the award. read more

President Benson Shares Outlook for University

President BensonDec. 14, 2017In his annual State of the University address, President Richard C. Benson laid out the current status of the institution as well as his vision for the future: to be one of the nation’s best public research universities and one of the world’s great universities.  read more

Entrepreneurs Pitch Their Big Ideas at Competition

Veena SomareddyDec. 14, 2017A team led by a doctoral student from the School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication took the top prize at the finals of the 2017 Big Idea Competition. read more

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