WRANGLING A HURRICANE OF DATA

U hurricane expert works to improve storm forecasts.

BLACK PROGRAMMING SERIES

New committee at the U formed to highlight black struggles, act as a mechanism to engage current students, bring black communities together and retain students and faculty in a joint effort.

SOCIOLOGY AND U

Annual Sociology and U event will raise money for scholarships.

VEG OUT

Produce Pickups place fresh, free vegetables in the hands of busy students.

‘THE S WORD’

New film takes on suicide from all perspectives; film screening hopes to start a bold conversation.

GET IT, GOT IT, GOOD

Join the Marriott Library for a week of fun, food and interlibrary loan.

OUR VALUES AND FREE SPEECH

A message from President Pershing on the expression of ideas, which allows students, researchers and educators to advance new ideas and new knowledge.

HAPPENING ON CAMPUS

The university is working to provide a safe environment on campus for both those who want to attend Ben Shapiro’s speech as well as those opposed to his appearance at the U this month.

RESPECTING THE 1ST AMENDMENT

Events ranging from a white nationalists’ rally in Charlottesville, home to the University of Virginia, to scheduled appearances of conservative commentator Ben Shapiro at UC Berkeley and the University of Utah have prompted cheers and jeers and many questions about the parameters of the First Amendment.

WHAT IS WHITE PRIVILEGE?

Understanding “white privilege” as a helpful way to open one’s mind to the advantages that come with being white in America and what people of color experience in states like Utah and on campuses such as the U, where they are a small segment of the community.