Announcements


Plan ahead for field trips

Review the guideline checklist and approved liability waiver form.


Pedestrian and driver safety

With the fall semester starting, the campus will again be busy with students, faculty and staff trying to get to where they need to be; stay alert and safe, especially when using or driving through crosswalks.


U alumna wins biotechnology award

Reshma Shetty is the Rosalind Franklin Award recipient for 2019, which recognizes outstanding women who are leaders in biotechnology.


James Gagnon appointed as Mario Capecchi Endowed Chair

The prestigious three-year faculty appointment will allow Gagnon to continue his work using gene-editing technology with zebrafish to study vertebrate lineage and cell fate choice, cell signaling and genome engineering. 


The U needs you

Consider volunteering for this year’s Employee Appreciation Day. This year’s Employee Appreciation Day celebration is Thursday, Sept. 26, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Rice-Eccles Stadium.


TEDMED: U neurobiologist explains how viruses shape memory

Jason Shepherd explains how his lab stumbled onto the unexpected discovery that the process of storing memories was inspired by something completely inhuman: viruses.


New imaging tech helping diagnoses

Diagnosing and monitoring an inflammatory gastrointestinal disease may soon become less invasive and more accurate, thanks to the pioneering research and commitment to patient health of three U physicians.


Mike Kirby to lead Utah Informatics Initiative

Kirby will work with Senior Vice President Dan Reed and other campus leaders to develop short- and long-term goals for the U’s interdisciplinary informatics initiatives, strategies for achieving these goals and for measuring progress.