Utah ranks among the top public research universities in the nation, with particular distinction in medicine, genetics and engineering. In 2008-2009, the University received a record- setting $376.7 million in external funding for research. University of Utah geneticist Mario R. Capecchi, one of many acclaimed faculty members, received the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine for his work on gene targeting.
The Eccles Institute of Human Genetics is one of several innovative medical programs at the University of Utah. Others include the Huntsman
Cancer Institute, the Moran Eye Center and the Brain Institute.
The U. is also noted for its work in technology and computer sciences; and its Center for High Performance Computing serves as a link to major aerospace industries, high-tech manufacturers and research companies. The University just passed MIT to become first in the nation in successfully commercializing the discoveries that occur on campus.
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Utah student-athletes receive award-winning support. The Utes CHAMPS Program has received the prestigious NCAA Program of Excellence Award.
Student-athletes receive priority registration.
Tutors are available for all classes offered at the University and are offered on an individual, group, or drop-in basis. Tutors may travel with the team to away meets and tests may be proctored while at away meets.
Laptop computers may be checked out for use during travel to away meets.
Summer school and fifth-year scholarships are available.
The Burbidge Center for student-athlete support, features a student-athlete lounge, classroom, individual and group tutoring rooms, study table, computer lab, and offices for student-athlete support personnel.
NCAA Program of Excellence Award
department placement personnel help student-athletes find job shadowing experiences,
internships, summer and post graduate employment.
Student-athletes are encouraged to develop their leadership skills in the Utes Life Skills Program that includes:
• Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC)
• Student Athlete Mentor (SAMS)
• Community Service
• Career Development
• Leadership Conferences
• Utes Speakers Bureau
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The 2011-12 team GPA was a 3.6641.To see NCAA team GPA comparisons 2000-2021 click [ HERE ]
Fourteen qualified for recognition as NACGC/W Scholastic All Americans:Cortni Beers (3.70),Georgia Dabritz (3.65), Kailah Delaney (3.88), Lia Del Priore (4.00), Alyssa Gale (3.76), Haileee Hansen (3.97), Fumina Kobayashi (3.78), Mary Belth Lofgren (3.87), Kassandra Lopez (3.63), Corrie Lothrop (3.62), Stephanie McAllister (3.87),Victoria Shanley (3.66), Becky Tutka (3.84), Tory Wilson (3.76).
Fourteen were named to the Dean’s List with a 3.5 or better GPA:Cortni Beers,Georgia Dabritz, Kailah Delaney, Lia Del Priore, Alyssa Gale, Haileee Hansen, Fumina Kobayashi, Mary Belth Lofgren, Kassandra Lopez, Corrie Lothrop, Stephanie McAllister, Victoria Shanley, Becky Tutka, Tory Wilson.
Sixteen were named to the Athletics Director's Honor Roll with a 3.0 or better GPA:Cortni Beers,Georgia Dabritz, Nansy Damianova, Kailah Delaney, Lia Del Priore, Alyssa Gale, Haileee Hansen, Fumina Kobayashi, Mary Belth Lofgren, Kassandra Lopez, Corrie Lothrop, Stephanie McAllister, Kyndal Robarts, Victoria Shanley, Becky Tutka, Tory Wilson.
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ESPN The Magazine Academic All-Americans
2010 - Daria Bijak
2009 - Kristina Baskett
2008 - Kristina Baskett
2004 - Melissa Vituj
2003 - Theresa Kulikowski
2002 - Theresa Kulikowski
2002 - Shannon Bowles
1998 - Molly Northrop
1993 - Kristen Kenoyer
In 2003, Theresa Kulikowski was named ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American of the Year.