David Pershing http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ David Pershing en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:43:36 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602527/University-of-Utah-president-invites-suggestions-on-Utah-Man-fight-song-lyrics.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602494/University-of-Utah-breaks-ground-on-new-basketball-practice-facility.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602253/Utah-graduates-told-to-embrace-imperfection-learn-from-failure.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601602/U-student-government-passes-resolution-to-change-fight-song.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601111/Whittingham-supports-universitys-new-memorandum-of-understanding-with-Ute-Tribe.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601105/U-Ute-Tribe-reach-agreement-on-continued-use-of-Utes.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600969/University-of-Utah-names-new-architecture-dean.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600515/University-of-Utah-announces-workspace-facility-for-student-entrepreneurs.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584756/Utah-football-Utes-unveil-new-state-of-the-art-football-center.html $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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584752/Brad-Rock-Utes-Eccles-Football-Center-is-fit-for-a-king--or-blue-chip-recruit.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583380/University-of-Utah-names-new-dean-for-the-College-of-Education.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582524/Chris-Hill-on-Greg-Winslow-situation-We-could-have-done-better-I-could-have-done-better.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579948/Utahs-public-university-presidents-paid-less-than-national-median.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579381/U-graduates-celebrate-friendship-hope.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578162/U-dedicates-new-college-of-pharmacy-focuses-on-goal-of-delivering-new-medications.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577547/University-of-Utah-names-new-senior-vice-president-for-academic-affairs.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577374/Gochnour-named-associate-dean-of-U-business-school.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576949/University-of-Utah-dean-of-architecture-resigns.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625412/U-increases-its-focus-on-swimming-program-investigation.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575507/U-needed-better-communication-in-swim-scandal.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624392/U-launches-investigation-into-alleged-misconduct-in-swim-program-and-how-it-was-handled.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624232/University-of-Utah-AD-Chris-Hill-vows-to-look-into-allegations-aimed-at-athletics-dept.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571674/James-Sorenson-makes-13-million-gift-to-University-of-Utah.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571368/Were-learning-how-to-live-together-Jesse-Jackson-tells-U-audience-video.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570965/Where-have-all-the-junior-colleges-gone.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570280/Author-Liz-Murray-to-give-U-commencement-address.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865567546/New-University-of-Utah-admission-deferral-policy-follows-LDS-mission-decision.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565200/Longtime-U-faculty-member-David-Pershing-to-receive-presidential-inauguration.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564998/U-to-hold-day-of-service-to-commemorate-new-presidents-inauguration.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563604/University-of-Utah-BLM-dedicate-new-garden-at-research-center.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865562337/U-USU-presidents-call-for-immigraton-reform.html Thu, 13 Sep 2012 16:51:38 MDT University of Utah announces construction schedule of new student center http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865562232/University-of-Utah-announces-construction-schedule-of-new-student-center.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865562232/University-of-Utah-announces-construction-schedule-of-new-student-center.html Wed, 12 Sep 2012 13:40:38 MDT U. fills 2 positions in marketing, communcations http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865559800/U-fills-2-positions-in-marketing-communcations.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865559800/U-fills-2-positions-in-marketing-communcations.html Tue, 31 Jul 2012 11:40:36 MDT University of Utah chemist receives prestigious award http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865559524/University-of-Utah-chemist-receives-prestigious-award.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865559524/University-of-Utah-chemist-receives-prestigious-award.html University of Utah chemistry professor Peter Stang has been named as the 2013 receipient of the Priestley Medal, the highest... Wed, 25 Jul 2012 15:26:33 MDT Pixar pioneer tells U. grads not to fear the unknown http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865555242/Pixar-pioneer-tells-U-grads-not-to-fear-the-unknown.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865555242/Pixar-pioneer-tells-U-grads-not-to-fear-the-unknown.html Ed Catmull, president of Walt Disney Animation Studios and co-founder and president of Pixar Animation Studios, spoke to the... Fri, 04 May 2012 16:43:37 MDT Utah launches campaign to raise $150 million for athletics http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765570558/Utah-launches-campaign-to-raise-150-million-for-athletics.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765570558/Utah-launches-campaign-to-raise-150-million-for-athletics.html Utah kicked off its "Campaign for Utah Athletics" program with a dinner Saturday night at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Sat, 21 Apr 2012 21:30:28 MDT Regents approve tuition increase http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553256/Regents-approve-tuition-increase.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553256/Regents-approve-tuition-increase.html The state Board of Regents voted Friday to approve a 4.5 percent statewide increase in tuition. Fri, 30 Mar 2012 19:04:41 MDT Elder M. Russell Ballard introduces new University of Utah president David W. Pershing to LDS students http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765563040/Elder-M-Russell-Ballard-introduces-new-University-of-Utah-president-David-W-Pershing-to-LDS.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765563040/Elder-M-Russell-Ballard-introduces-new-University-of-Utah-president-David-W-Pershing-to-LDS.html The new president of the University of Utah was formally introduced to LDS students Sunday evening by a member of the... Sun, 25 Mar 2012 23:18:21 MDT 'Family man' David Pershing begins job as 15th president of the University of Utah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765558803/Family-man-David-Pershing-begins-job-as-15th-president-of-the-University-of-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765558803/Family-man-David-Pershing-begins-job-as-15th-president-of-the-University-of-Utah.html In addition to deciphering budgets, recruiting top-notch faculty and students, tightening admission standards, seeking out... Sun, 11 Mar 2012 23:37:51 MDT Forgotten time capsule discovered http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551475/Forgotten-time-capsule-discovered.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551475/Forgotten-time-capsule-discovered.html In 1959, the microchip was introduced to the world and in October of that year the Soviet Union launched Luna 3, the first... Mon, 05 Mar 2012 09:16:54 MST Utah higher education must adapt or die, Harvard business innovator tells legislators http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397946/Utah-higher-education-must-adapt-or-die-Harvard-business-innovator-tells-legislators.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397946/Utah-higher-education-must-adapt-or-die-Harvard-business-innovator-tells-legislators.html What does the demise of Geneva Steel have to do with the future of Harvard University — or for that matter, Utah's... Tue, 24 Jan 2012 13:19:22 MST University of Utah hires within, names David Pershing president http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397767/University-of-Utah-hires-within-names-David-Pershing-president.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397767/University-of-Utah-hires-within-names-David-Pershing-president.html The University of Utah has a new president: David W. Pershing. Fri, 20 Jan 2012 20:00:58 MST In our opinion: The U.'s next president http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700217093/The-Us-next-president.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700217093/The-Us-next-president.html We congratulate both finalists for the position of president of the University of Utah: David Pershing and Kumble Subbaswamy. Fri, 20 Jan 2012 00:00:00 MST Exodus of senior leaders at University of Utah not a problem, campus officials say http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705371536/Exodus-of-senior-leaders-at-University-of-Utah-not-a-problem-campus-officials-say.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705371536/Exodus-of-senior-leaders-at-University-of-Utah-not-a-problem-campus-officials-say.html Wed, 27 Apr 2011 18:35:48 MDT As Young moves to Washington, can he help pull U. into an elite club? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705371533/As-Young-moves-to-Washington-can-he-help-pull-U-into-an-elite-club.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705371533/As-Young-moves-to-Washington-can-he-help-pull-U-into-an-elite-club.html Wed, 27 Apr 2011 17:59:47 MDT University of Utah set to raise tuition by up to 9 percent http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705368278/University-of-Utah-set-to-raise-tuition-by-up-to-9-percent.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705368278/University-of-Utah-set-to-raise-tuition-by-up-to-9-percent.html Tue, 08 Mar 2011 19:23:53 MST