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THE Studio Is Here for Your Online Teaching and Learning

The Tree of Hippocrates Education (THE) Studio is here for your audio and visual needs for use in projects for teaching and learning. In addition to being a “one button” studio, THE Studio can help in numerous multimedia projects such as lecture capture, video recording, video/teleconferencing, and live streaming. Some of these can also be done at home using …Read More »

Eccles Library 50th Anniversary Groundbreaking Display

On the morning of Tuesday, November 25, 1969, ground was broken formally beginning the construction of the new, much-needed medical library on the upper campus of the University.  The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library is remembering the activities of that day with a display located on the main level adjacent to the portrait gallery …Read More »

Dr. John M. Matsen, Former VP Health Sciences, Dean, Department Chair and Founding Member of ARUP, 86 Dies

John M. Matsen M.D. 1933-2019 The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library notes the passing of Dr. John M. Matsen on November 9, 2019. Dr. Matsen received his B.S. from Brigham Young University in 1958. Dr. Matsen obtained his M.D. degree in 1963 from UCLA where he served both his internship and residency (1963-66). Dr. …Read More »

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Catherine B. Soehner Appointed Director of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library

(SLC, UT) – Catherine B. Soehner, MLS, BSN, has been appointed Associate Dean for Research and Director of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) at University of Utah. Michael L. Good, MD, Senior Vice President for Health Sciences, and Alberta D. Comer, MLS, Dean and University Librarian made the joint announcement. “Catherine Soehner …Read More »

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Celebrate Día de Muertos with the SACNAS Ofrenda

This year’s Día de Muertos is from October 31 until November 2, 2019, and SACNAS has graciously created an ofrenda on the upper level of the Eccles Library for everyone to visit and add to the alter. Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday when family and friends can gather and celebrate their loved …Read More »

Dr. James O. Mason, Utah Alumni ’58, Former CDC Director, 89 Dies

JAMES O. MASON M.D., Dr.P.H. 1930 – 2019 The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library notes the passing of Dr. James O. Mason on October 9, 2019. Dr. Mason was a 1955 graduate of the University (B.A.) and the College of Medicine Class of 1958. Dr. Mason Later obtained a masters (1962) and doctorate (1967) …Read More »

Menstrual products now in all library bathrooms

In an effort to increase menstrual equity, the library now offers menstrual products, for free, in all restrooms (and the city has adopted a similar service). Like toilet paper, health products should be readily available for all who need them, and it’s very common for periods to unexpectedly start. In most states, including Utah, tampons …Read More »

Wellness Champion Poster Session is December 14, 2:30-4:30pm

The Resiliency Center, Accelerate, and the Eccles Health Sciences Library will be hosting a Wellness Champion Poster Session on Thursday, December 14, 2:30–4:30 pm, at HSEB Alumni Hall. The poster session will highlight Wellness Champion projects from the past year. Projects focus on personal resilience, burden reduction, and teamwork. As we work to expand this …Read More »

Healthi4U 2017 Winners

Congratulations participants on another successful Healthi4U Student Video Competition! From many impressive videos, 3 winners were selected: 1st Place ($3,000) was awarded to the “Care for Clean Air” video. Their video also won the People’s Choice awards, earning them an additional $500. 2nd Place ($1,000) was awarded to the video, “Today I Am Alive.” This …Read More »