Much of the research being done at the University of Utah is spun out into newfound companies, resulting in ongoing revenue for the school. For the past two years, the U. has rivaled the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for the number of start-ups it produces.
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For the first time in the College of Eastern Utahs history, its athletic department is hosting the Scenic West Athletic Tournament in the Bunnell-Dmitrich Athletic Center March 4-6. It is projected to bring in 500 people into the community that weekend spending $500,000, said Athletic Director Dave Paur.
Research at the University of Utah pumps millions of dollars and thousands of jobs into Utah’s economy, according to a recent study.
The Chronicle of Higher Education reports on a new survey of 219,864 first-year, first-time students attending 297 four-year colleges and universities full time in the fall of 2009.