The University of Utah congratulates the more than 8,000 graduates who make up the class of 2022 at an in-person launch ceremony on May 5, 2022 after two years of virtual celebrations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The Class of 2022 is filled with so many incredible students, with unique and remarkable stories. Among our recent graduates we have a decorated Veteran Student of the Year, an Olympic Skier and a Rhodes Scholar – the first at the U in 20 years,” said Taylor Randall, president of the University of Utah. “All of our graduates have contributed to creating a rich, diverse and dynamic environment during their time at the University. We appreciate their dedication as scholars and their enthusiasm for building a better future.”
The class of 2022 students ranged in age from 21 to 73 and earned 8,702 degrees. Graduates represented 55 U.S. states and territories and 65 foreign countries.
Learn more about the 153rd General Beginning here.
Adam Kessel from Cheyenne (82009) graduated with an MD in the spring of 2022.
Connor Brown of Cheyenne (82001) graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude, in German in the spring of 2022. Brown also graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude, in Music in the spring of 2022.
About the U
The University of Utah, located in Salt Lake City in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, is Utah’s flagship institution of higher learning. Founded in 1850, it serves more than 32,000 students from the United States and around the world. With more than 100 major subjects at the undergraduate level and more than 90 major fields of study at the graduate level, including law and medicine, the university prepares students to live and compete in the job market. global. In 2019, the university was selected as a new member of the Association of American Universities – a prestigious, invitation-only group of 65 leading research institutes marked by excellence in academic expertise and research impact, student success and securing resources to support core missions. Known for its proximity to seven world-class ski resorts within 40 minutes of campus, the U encourages active and holistic living, innovation, and collaborative thinking to engage students, faculty, and business leaders. ‘company.