David Pershing

Want to go to college? Top educators discuss solutions for first-generation students

Four college presidents and members of Utah's business community gathered at the University of Utah on Wednesday to find solutions to barriers imposed on... Read more »

Nov. 12, 2014


Investing in education has real returns

The current lag in broad-based completion of postsecondary education in the United States — as compared with other advanced democracies — should be of... Read more »

Nov. 12, 2014


Economic opportunity forum to discuss first-generation college students

The Economic Club of Utah, in partnership with the Deseret News, is hosting an economic opportunity forum Wednesday discussing the opportunities and challenges in... Read more »

Nov. 11, 2014


University of Utah offers alternative version to school's fight song

The University of Utah fight song is getting some changes, the university announced Wednesday. Read more »

July 2, 2014


Utah National Guard honors community leaders

The Utah National Guard presented its 53rd annual Bronze Minuteman Awards Wednesday at the Little America Hotel. Read more »

June 12, 2014

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University of Utah president invites suggestions on 'Utah Man' fight song lyrics

University of Utah President David Pershing announced on Monday that a committee out of the school's Office of Student Affairs is looking into potential changes to the... Read more »

May 6, 2014


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