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    Quote Originally Posted by Two Utes View Post
    I agree with you LA. Him speaking at the U about politics is not that far different from you speaking at the U. And that's more shocking and troubling than anything else.

    However, I unfollowed him on twitter because he has a horrible habit of retweeting things from idiots and then tearing their statements apart. I don't need (or want) him to bring idiots into my life and he is purposely trying to get me enraged with statements from idiots which insults me.
    You can be assured that I’d protest the hell out of that.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Dwight Schr-Ute View Post
    You can be assured that I’d protest the hell out of that.
    Security would be following you everywhere.

    "It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye."
    --Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    "Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold."
    --Yeats

    “True, we [lawyers] build no bridges. We raise no towers. We construct no engines. We paint no pictures - unless as amateurs for our own principal amusement. There is little of all that we do which the eye of man can see. But we smooth out difficulties; we relieve stress; we correct mistakes; we take up other men's burdens and by our efforts we make possible the peaceful life of men in a peaceful state.”

    --John W. Davis, founder of Davis Polk & Wardwell

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    “Children and dogs are as necessary to the welfare of the country as Wall Street and the railroads.” -- Harry S. Truman

    "You never soar so high as when you stoop down to help a child or an animal." -- Jewish Proverb

    "Three-time Pro Bowler Eric Weddle the most versatile, and maybe most intelligent, safety in the game." -- SI, 9/7/15, p. 107.

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    From Athlon's ranking of top college football-basketball coaching duos:

    *****


    15. Utah

    Football: Kyle Whittingham
    Basketball: Larry Krystkowiak

    After a relatively rough transition from the Mountain West to the Pac-12, the Utah football program has averaged 8.8 wins over the last four seasons and is 19–17 in league play over that stretch under Whittingham (above, right). Krystkowiak has done a terrific job rebuilding the Utah basketball program. In his last three full seasons, the Utes are 13–5, 13–5 and 11–7 in the Pac-12.

    https://athlonsports.com/college-foo...hing-duos-2018

    *****

    Oddly enough, they rank UCLA 14th because of Chip Kelly's hiring. Seems dumb to do that before Chip has coached a single game at UCLA.

    "It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye."
    --Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    "Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold."
    --Yeats

    “True, we [lawyers] build no bridges. We raise no towers. We construct no engines. We paint no pictures - unless as amateurs for our own principal amusement. There is little of all that we do which the eye of man can see. But we smooth out difficulties; we relieve stress; we correct mistakes; we take up other men's burdens and by our efforts we make possible the peaceful life of men in a peaceful state.”

    --John W. Davis, founder of Davis Polk & Wardwell

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    University of Utah School of Medicine Honors Russell M. Nelson

    School creates Dr. Russell M. Nelson and Dantzel W. Nelson Presidential Endowed Chair in Cardiothoracic Surgery

    https://www.mormonnewsroom.org/artic...ssell-m-nelson


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    "It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye."
    --Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    "Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold."
    --Yeats

    “True, we [lawyers] build no bridges. We raise no towers. We construct no engines. We paint no pictures - unless as amateurs for our own principal amusement. There is little of all that we do which the eye of man can see. But we smooth out difficulties; we relieve stress; we correct mistakes; we take up other men's burdens and by our efforts we make possible the peaceful life of men in a peaceful state.”

    --John W. Davis, founder of Davis Polk & Wardwell

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    Impressive numbers.


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    In the Wall Street Journal rankings Utah jumped from #312 in 2018 to #169 in 2019. Clearly, hanging out in the PAC-12 has been good for the neighborhood.

    https://www.wsj.com/articles/explore..._copyURL_share

    "It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye."
    --Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    "Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold."
    --Yeats

    “True, we [lawyers] build no bridges. We raise no towers. We construct no engines. We paint no pictures - unless as amateurs for our own principal amusement. There is little of all that we do which the eye of man can see. But we smooth out difficulties; we relieve stress; we correct mistakes; we take up other men's burdens and by our efforts we make possible the peaceful life of men in a peaceful state.”

    --John W. Davis, founder of Davis Polk & Wardwell

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    Applications to the U. are up 45% and the acceptance rate is 67%. To get In applicants must generally have a 3.6 GPA and a 27 ACT. I imagine there are waivers for athletes and others in special categories.

    "It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye."
    --Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    "Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold."
    --Yeats

    “True, we [lawyers] build no bridges. We raise no towers. We construct no engines. We paint no pictures - unless as amateurs for our own principal amusement. There is little of all that we do which the eye of man can see. But we smooth out difficulties; we relieve stress; we correct mistakes; we take up other men's burdens and by our efforts we make possible the peaceful life of men in a peaceful state.”

    --John W. Davis, founder of Davis Polk & Wardwell

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    Quote Originally Posted by LA Ute View Post
    Applications to the U. are up 45% and the acceptance rate is 67%. To get In applicants must generally have a 3.6 GPA and a 27 ACT. I imagine there are waivers for athletes and others in special categories.
    Are you sure? Have you fact checked that on Cougarboard?
    People who wear glasses/contacts are not allowed to celbrqte the rear 2020. Go eat some carrots or get LASIK.

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    Bravo UofU!

    Luke Skywalker pimping the U for prosthetic arm.

    https://attheu.utah.edu/facultystaff...rosthetic-arm/



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    This is nice.

    U jumps in national rankings

    https://attheu.utah.edu/facultystaff...onal-rankings/

    "It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye."
    --Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    "Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold."
    --Yeats

    “True, we [lawyers] build no bridges. We raise no towers. We construct no engines. We paint no pictures - unless as amateurs for our own principal amusement. There is little of all that we do which the eye of man can see. But we smooth out difficulties; we relieve stress; we correct mistakes; we take up other men's burdens and by our efforts we make possible the peaceful life of men in a peaceful state.”

    --John W. Davis, founder of Davis Polk & Wardwell

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    Chris Hill entering Utah Sports Hall of Fame

    https://utahutes.com/news/2019/10/14...l-of-fame.aspx

    "It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye."
    --Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    "Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold."
    --Yeats

    “True, we [lawyers] build no bridges. We raise no towers. We construct no engines. We paint no pictures - unless as amateurs for our own principal amusement. There is little of all that we do which the eye of man can see. But we smooth out difficulties; we relieve stress; we correct mistakes; we take up other men's burdens and by our efforts we make possible the peaceful life of men in a peaceful state.”

    --John W. Davis, founder of Davis Polk & Wardwell

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    Maybe this should go under Bravo Huntsman Family, but,this will do......


    https://www.deseret.com/utah/2019/11...alth-institute
    “Children and dogs are as necessary to the welfare of the country as Wall Street and the railroads.” -- Harry S. Truman

    "You never soar so high as when you stoop down to help a child or an animal." -- Jewish Proverb

    "Three-time Pro Bowler Eric Weddle the most versatile, and maybe most intelligent, safety in the game." -- SI, 9/7/15, p. 107.

  16. #226
    Wow. The U invited to join the AA. This is the most important development since the Pac 12 invite. It is huge.

  17. #227
    Quote Originally Posted by concerned View Post
    Wow. The U invited to join the AA. This is the most important development since the Pac 12 invite. It is huge.
    That is huge. Very impressive.
    "Don't apologize; it's not your fault. It's my fault for overestimating your competence."

  18. #228
    Quote Originally Posted by concerned View Post
    Wow. The U invited to join the AA. This is the most important development since the Pac 12 invite. It is huge.

    And probably more important on a larger scale.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scratch View Post
    And probably more important on a larger scale.
    Agree

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    Big time, Bill, big time! Big time!

    Really, another huge step for the university.

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    Can someone ELI5 as to why this is big? I've read a lot of people saying it is, but I'm not familiar with such academic things.

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    Quote Originally Posted by U-Ute View Post
    Can someone ELI5 as to why this is big? I've read a lot of people saying it is, but I'm not familiar with such academic things.
    It's just a club of universities that consider themselves better than the rest, and they've invited us to join. It might enhance research collaborations or help bring in more grant money.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sancho View Post
    It's just a club of universities that consider themselves better than the rest, and they've invited us to join. It might enhance research collaborations or help bring in more grant money.
    And do things like attract better professors...

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    The university made another big announcement today. Starting in 2020, if you're a Utah resident, never before enrolled, with a 3.2 GPA and Pell grant eligible, they'll give you four years of tuition.

    https://admissions.utah.edu/forutah/...K5NcGF02O9_wvU
    Last edited by Dwight Schr-Ute; 11-07-2019 at 03:34 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by U-Ute View Post
    Can someone ELI5 as to why this is big? I've read a lot of people saying it is, but I'm not familiar with such academic things.
    https://www.chronicle.com/article/Ne...list_hp_latest

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