David Pershing http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ David Pershing en-us Copyright 2016, Deseret News Publishing Company Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:00:01 MST Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:37:55 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss University of Utah engineers launch clean water initiative in Pakistan http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630234/University-of-Utah-engineers-launch-clean-water-initiative-in-Pakistan.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630234/University-of-Utah-engineers-launch-clean-water-initiative-in-Pakistan.html?pg=all The University of Utah embarked on a five-year plan to help bring clean water to parts of Pakistan. Sun, 07 Jun 2015 19:41:00 MDT U. quarterback Travis Wilson among those partaking in commencement http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865628280/U-quarterback-Travis-Wilson-among-those-partaking-in-commencement.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865628280/U-quarterback-Travis-Wilson-among-those-partaking-in-commencement.html?pg=all Utah graduates a large group of student-athletes, including 24 with ties to the football program. Fri, 08 May 2015 16:15:00 MDT U. graduates largest class in institution's history and Pres. Eyring receives honorary degree http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865628210/U-graduates-largest-class-in-institutions-history-and-Pres-Eyring-receives-honorary-degree.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865628210/U-graduates-largest-class-in-institutions-history-and-Pres-Eyring-receives-honorary-degree.html?pg=all The University of Utah graduated its largest class to date Thursday, with 8,363 graduates from 77 countries earning 8,830... Thu, 07 May 2015 20:50:00 MDT Utah hires Lynne Roberts as women's basketball coach http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626829/Utah-hires-Lynne-Roberts-as-womens-basketball-coach.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626829/Utah-hires-Lynne-Roberts-as-womens-basketball-coach.html?pg=all Two-time conference coach of the year at Pacific tabbed to replace Anthony Levrets as leader of the program. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:05:00 MDT University of Utah commits to buying more local food http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672191/University-of-Utah-commits-to-buying-more-local-food.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672191/University-of-Utah-commits-to-buying-more-local-food.html?pg=all University of Utah students could soon be eating more burgers made with grass-fed beef topped with cheese from local... Sun, 19 Apr 2015 11:53:50 MDT Kirk Jowers stepping down from U.'s Hinckley Institute http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626605/Kirk-Jowers-stepping-down-from-Us-Hinckley-Institute.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626605/Kirk-Jowers-stepping-down-from-Us-Hinckley-Institute.html?pg=all One of Utah's most popular political pundits, Kirk Jowers, announced Thursday he is stepping down as director of the... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:01:52 MDT Utah rewards Krystkowiak with contract extension, hefty raise http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626013/Utah-rewards-Krystkowiak-with-contract-extension-hefty-raise.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626013/Utah-rewards-Krystkowiak-with-contract-extension-hefty-raise.html?pg=all Athletics director Dr. Chris Hill announces that Coach K has signed to be with the Utes through 2022-23. Wed, 08 Apr 2015 21:52:48 MDT Romney decision not to run again disappoints some Utah supporters http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620757/Romney-decision-not-to-run-again-disappoints-some-Utah-supporters.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620757/Romney-decision-not-to-run-again-disappoints-some-Utah-supporters.html?pg=all Mitt Romney announced to supporters today he won't make a third run for president after all, saddening one of his staunchest... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:00:00 MST Higher education leaders seek $337 million in state funding http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620308/Higher-education-leaders-seek-337-million-in-state-funding.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620308/Higher-education-leaders-seek-337-million-in-state-funding.html?pg=all Utah higher education leaders have asked state lawmakers to provide more than $337 million to provide better compensation for... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:24:28 MST Helping students 'climb the mountain' of higher education http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620281/Helping-students-climb-the-mountain-of-higher-education.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620281/Helping-students-climb-the-mountain-of-higher-education.html?pg=all Fewer than half of Utah's college freshmen graduate within six years of consecutive enrollment, many of them falling from the... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:05:00 MST VA Secretary Robert McDonald to speak at U. commencement http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619774/VA-Secretary-Robert-McDonald-to-speak-at-U-commencement.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619774/VA-Secretary-Robert-McDonald-to-speak-at-U-commencement.html?pg=all U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald, a University of Utah alumnus, will deliver the university’s general... Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:01:04 MST Kevin J Worthen: Sportsmanship — a love of the game http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616675/Sportsmanship-2-a-love-of-the-game.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616675/Sportsmanship-2-a-love-of-the-game.html?pg=all A love for the game's what sportsmanship is really about. It’s a respect one athlete has for another; it’s a... Sun, 30 Nov 2014 00:00:00 MST Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney to speak at BYU http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615810/Former-presidential-candidate-Mitt-Romney-to-speak-at-BYU.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615810/Former-presidential-candidate-Mitt-Romney-to-speak-at-BYU.html?pg=all As part of a lecture series, former Massachusetts governor and presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be speaking at 11 a.m.... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:15:00 MST So just what is it that makes Utah tops for business? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615627/So-just-what-is-it-that-makes-Utah-tops-for-business.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615627/So-just-what-is-it-that-makes-Utah-tops-for-business.html?pg=all Utah has ranked No. 1 in Forbes' list of best states for business three times in the past four years. Local experts say the... Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:25:00 MST Want to go to college? Top educators discuss solutions for first-generation students http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615403/Want-to-go-to-college-Top-educators-discuss-solutions-for-first-generation-students.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615403/Want-to-go-to-college-Top-educators-discuss-solutions-for-first-generation-students.html?pg=all Four college presidents and members of Utah's business community gathered at the University of Utah on Wednesday to find... Wed, 12 Nov 2014 21:05:00 MST In our opinion: Investing in education has real returns http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615315/Investing-in-education-has-real-returns.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615315/Investing-in-education-has-real-returns.html?pg=all The current lag in broad-based completion of postsecondary education in the United States — as compared with other... Wed, 12 Nov 2014 00:00:00 MST Economic opportunity forum to discuss first-generation college students http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615308/Economic-opportunity-forum-to-discuss-first-generation-college-students.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615308/Economic-opportunity-forum-to-discuss-first-generation-college-students.html?pg=all The Economic Club of Utah, in partnership with the Deseret News, is hosting an economic opportunity forum Wednesday... Tue, 11 Nov 2014 18:15:00 MST University of Utah offers alternative version to school's fight song http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606202/University-of-Utah-offers-alternative-version-to-schools-fight-song.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606202/University-of-Utah-offers-alternative-version-to-schools-fight-song.html?pg=all The University of Utah fight song is getting some changes, the university announced Wednesday. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:45:00 MDT Utah National Guard honors community leaders http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605054/Utah-National-Guard-honors-community-leaders.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605054/Utah-National-Guard-honors-community-leaders.html?pg=all The Utah National Guard presented its 53rd annual Bronze Minuteman Awards Wednesday at the Little America Hotel. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 14:36:00 MDT University of Utah president invites suggestions on 'Utah Man' fight song lyrics http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602527/University-of-Utah-president-invites-suggestions-on-Utah-Man-fight-song-lyrics.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602527/University-of-Utah-president-invites-suggestions-on-Utah-Man-fight-song-lyrics.html?pg=all University of Utah President David Pershing announced on Monday that a committee out of the school's Office of Student... Tue, 06 May 2014 13:29:00 MDT University of Utah breaks ground on new basketball practice facility http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602494/University-of-Utah-breaks-ground-on-new-basketball-practice-facility.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602494/University-of-Utah-breaks-ground-on-new-basketball-practice-facility.html?pg=all At a ceremony Monday, ground is broken on the Jon M. and Karen Huntsman Basketball Center, a state-of-the-art facility that... Mon, 05 May 2014 18:17:23 MDT Utah graduates told to embrace imperfection, learn from failure http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602253/Utah-graduates-told-to-embrace-imperfection-learn-from-failure.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602253/Utah-graduates-told-to-embrace-imperfection-learn-from-failure.html?pg=all A total of 7,947 graduates from all 50 states and 76 countries were honored Thursday during the commencement ceremony at the... Thu, 01 May 2014 20:40:00 MDT U. student government passes resolution to change fight song http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601602/U-student-government-passes-resolution-to-change-fight-song.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601602/U-student-government-passes-resolution-to-change-fight-song.html?pg=all Student legislators at the University of Utah voted Tuesday to change controversial wording in the school's fight song, "Utah... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:06:20 MDT Whittingham supports university's new memorandum of understanding with Ute Tribe http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601111/Whittingham-supports-universitys-new-memorandum-of-understanding-with-Ute-Tribe.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601111/Whittingham-supports-universitys-new-memorandum-of-understanding-with-Ute-Tribe.html?pg=all Football coach said getting things lined up and everyone on the same page is a big positive. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:40:00 MDT U., Ute Tribe reach agreement on continued use of Utes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601105/U-Ute-Tribe-reach-agreement-on-continued-use-of-Utes.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601105/U-Ute-Tribe-reach-agreement-on-continued-use-of-Utes.html?pg=all After five years without a formal agreement in place, the Ute Indian Tribe and the University of Utah inked a new deal... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:55:00 MDT University of Utah names new architecture dean http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600969/University-of-Utah-names-new-architecture-dean.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600969/University-of-Utah-names-new-architecture-dean.html?pg=all Keith Diaz Moore of the University of Kansas has been named as the new dean of the University of Utah's College of... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:16:23 MDT University of Utah announces workspace facility for student entrepreneurs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600515/University-of-Utah-announces-workspace-facility-for-student-entrepreneurs.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600515/University-of-Utah-announces-workspace-facility-for-student-entrepreneurs.html?pg=all The University of Utah will begin construction this fall on a 128,000-square-foot facility that combines student apartments... Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:16:31 MDT Utah football: Utes unveil new state-of-the-art football center http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584756/Utah-football-Utes-unveil-new-state-of-the-art-football-center.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584756/Utah-football-Utes-unveil-new-state-of-the-art-football-center.html?pg=all $32 million facility gives the University of Utah a state-of-the-art complex to compete in the Pac-12. Fri, 16 Aug 2013 07:25:57 MDT Brad Rock: Utes' Eccles Football Center is fit for a king ... or blue chip recruit http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584752/Brad-Rock-Utes-Eccles-Football-Center-is-fit-for-a-king--or-blue-chip-recruit.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584752/Brad-Rock-Utes-Eccles-Football-Center-is-fit-for-a-king--or-blue-chip-recruit.html?pg=all Doing business in the Pac-12 includes keeping up with the Joneses. Or maybe even being the Joneses for a time. Thu, 15 Aug 2013 18:50:00 MDT University of Utah names new dean for the College of Education http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583380/University-of-Utah-names-new-dean-for-the-College-of-Education.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583380/University-of-Utah-names-new-dean-for-the-College-of-Education.html?pg=all The University of Utah has named MarÍa E. FrÁnquiz as dean of the College of Education, effective Jan. 6, 2014,... Fri, 19 Jul 2013 16:17:21 MDT http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582524/Chris-Hill-on-Greg-Winslow-situation-We-could-have-done-better-I-could-have-done-better.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582524/Chris-Hill-on-Greg-Winslow-situation-We-could-have-done-better-I-could-have-done-better.html?pg=all A team of investigators appointed by the University of Utah to examine allegations relating to the school's men's and women's... Tue, 02 Jul 2013 15:15:00 MDT Utah's public university presidents paid less than national median http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579948/Utahs-public-university-presidents-paid-less-than-national-median.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579948/Utahs-public-university-presidents-paid-less-than-national-median.html?pg=all Most of Utah's public university presidents are paid less than the national median. Tue, 14 May 2013 10:24:26 MDT U. graduates celebrate friendship, hope http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579381/U-graduates-celebrate-friendship-hope.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579381/U-graduates-celebrate-friendship-hope.html?pg=all As Trent Mortensen and Shane Russell joked together, waiting to enter the University of Utah's commencement ceremony... Thu, 02 May 2013 21:11:25 MDT U. dedicates new college of pharmacy, focuses on goal of delivering new medications http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578162/U-dedicates-new-college-of-pharmacy-focuses-on-goal-of-delivering-new-medications.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578162/U-dedicates-new-college-of-pharmacy-focuses-on-goal-of-delivering-new-medications.html?pg=all The University of Utah has opened the doors to a brand new, 150,000-square-foot research and education facility. Fri, 12 Apr 2013 17:09:39 MDT University of Utah names new senior vice president for academic affairs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577547/University-of-Utah-names-new-senior-vice-president-for-academic-affairs.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577547/University-of-Utah-names-new-senior-vice-president-for-academic-affairs.html?pg=all Fri, 05 Apr 2013 11:28:06 MDT Gochnour named associate dean of U. business school http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577374/Gochnour-named-associate-dean-of-U-business-school.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577374/Gochnour-named-associate-dean-of-U-business-school.html?pg=all Natalie Gochnour, who worked for three Utah governors and in President George W. Bush's administration, has been named an... Wed, 03 Apr 2013 14:00:26 MDT University of Utah dean of architecture resigns http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576949/University-of-Utah-dean-of-architecture-resigns.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576949/University-of-Utah-dean-of-architecture-resigns.html?pg=all Brenda Case Scheer, dean of the College of Architecture and Planning at the University of Utah, will resign from her position... Thu, 28 Mar 2013 15:16:58 MDT U. increases its focus on swimming program investigation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625412/U-increases-its-focus-on-swimming-program-investigation.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625412/U-increases-its-focus-on-swimming-program-investigation.html?pg=all A third investigator has been added to the University of Utah's review of its athletic department's handling of misconduct in... Mon, 25 Mar 2013 19:55:00 MDT Brad Rock: U. needed better communication in swim scandal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575507/U-needed-better-communication-in-swim-scandal.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575507/U-needed-better-communication-in-swim-scandal.html?pg=all Answers are in short supply, even though athletics director Chris Hill answers questions from the media. Tue, 12 Mar 2013 09:20:15 MDT U. launches investigation into alleged misconduct in swim program and how it was handled http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624392/U-launches-investigation-into-alleged-misconduct-in-swim-program-and-how-it-was-handled.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624392/U-launches-investigation-into-alleged-misconduct-in-swim-program-and-how-it-was-handled.html?pg=all By Mike Sorensen Mon, 11 Mar 2013 20:45:00 MDT University of Utah AD Chris Hill vows to look into allegations aimed at athletics dept. http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624232/University-of-Utah-AD-Chris-Hill-vows-to-look-into-allegations-aimed-at-athletics-dept.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624232/University-of-Utah-AD-Chris-Hill-vows-to-look-into-allegations-aimed-at-athletics-dept.html?pg=all University of Utah athletics director Chris Hill spoke to the Deseret News on Saturday regarding allegations that his... Sat, 09 Mar 2013 21:10:00 MST James Sorenson makes $13 million gift to University of Utah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571674/James-Sorenson-makes-13-million-gift-to-University-of-Utah.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571674/James-Sorenson-makes-13-million-gift-to-University-of-Utah.html?pg=all A generous financial donation to the University of Utah by a prominent local philanthropist aims to help students work to... Tue, 29 Jan 2013 04:00:00 MST 'We're learning how to live together,' Jesse Jackson tells U. audience (+video) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571368/Were-learning-how-to-live-together-Jesse-Jackson-tells-U-audience-video.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571368/Were-learning-how-to-live-together-Jesse-Jackson-tells-U-audience-video.html?pg=all In an address that was part church revival and part a call to action, civil rights leader the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson called... Thu, 24 Jan 2013 11:15:00 MST Where have all the junior colleges gone? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570965/Where-have-all-the-junior-colleges-gone.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570965/Where-have-all-the-junior-colleges-gone.html?pg=all Next week, the Utah Board of Regents is expected to approve university status for Dixie State College. Thu, 17 Jan 2013 18:36:50 MST Author Liz Murray to give U. commencement address http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570280/Author-Liz-Murray-to-give-U-commencement-address.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570280/Author-Liz-Murray-to-give-U-commencement-address.html?pg=all A best-selling author and motivational speaker will deliver this year's commencement address for the University of Utah. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 13:21:52 MST New University of Utah admission deferral policy follows LDS mission decision http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865567546/New-University-of-Utah-admission-deferral-policy-follows-LDS-mission-decision.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865567546/New-University-of-Utah-admission-deferral-policy-follows-LDS-mission-decision.html?pg=all Students accepted to the University of Utah will now be able to defer the start of their schooling for up to seven semesters... Mon, 26 Nov 2012 17:41:47 MST Longtime U. faculty member David Pershing to receive presidential inauguration http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565200/Longtime-U-faculty-member-David-Pershing-to-receive-presidential-inauguration.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565200/Longtime-U-faculty-member-David-Pershing-to-receive-presidential-inauguration.html?pg=all In 1977, David Pershing was an assistant professor of chemical engineering at the University of Utah. On Thursday, 35 years... Wed, 24 Oct 2012 18:04:41 MDT U. to hold day of service to commemorate new president's inauguration http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564998/U-to-hold-day-of-service-to-commemorate-new-presidents-inauguration.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564998/U-to-hold-day-of-service-to-commemorate-new-presidents-inauguration.html?pg=all Mon, 22 Oct 2012 14:08:43 MDT University of Utah, BLM dedicate new garden at research center http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563604/University-of-Utah-BLM-dedicate-new-garden-at-research-center.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563604/University-of-Utah-BLM-dedicate-new-garden-at-research-center.html?pg=all Tue, 02 Oct 2012 11:24:55 MDT U., USU presidents call for immigraton reform http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865562337/U-USU-presidents-call-for-immigraton-reform.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865562337/U-USU-presidents-call-for-immigraton-reform.html?pg=all Thu, 13 Sep 2012 16:51:38 MDT