Arts & Humanities

Campus innovators

The Utah Museum of Fine Arts and the J. Willard Marriott Library awarded faculty, staff and students the Fellowship in Collections Engagement.


‘All of Us Journey’ brings the future of health to Utah

Three Utah libraries will host the National Institutes of Health’s traveling, hands-on exhibit that raises awareness about the All of Us Research Program, this month.


The Ambidextrous Irishman

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library has recently completed a digital exhibition on the life and work of Edward Hashimoto, M.D., a professor of anatomy at the U’s School of Medicine.


‘Dracula, the Musical’

The U’s Department of Theatre opens the season with the thrilling drama of suspense and Gothic romance of dreamlike temptation based on the world-famous novel by Bram Stoker.


U alums and UMFA challenge anti-Islamic bias

The Emerald Project and new “Ummah” exhibit aim to promote understanding of Islam and to bridge the gap between Muslims and non-Muslims by separating Islam, culture and politics.


Humans of the U: Aaron Quinlan

“I love research. It’s exciting and incredibly rewarding to identify problems and devise creative solutions with a marriage of molecular biology and computer science. I feel like I won the lottery. I’m a full professor at the university I love. I’m eager to get to work, and it’s often hard to leave. Loving what you do is an incredible blessing.”


New philosophy of science major

The new major combines scientific discipline with ethical, analytical and logical reasoning.


Arts Bash is back, and it’s bigger

Wednesday, Aug. 28, from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., the arts at the University of Utah are taking over the Marriott Library Plaza with live performances, free food and swag, interactive art and info on how you can experience the arts on campus.


Developing new bodies of artwork

The annual Howard Clark Scholarship Exhibition in the Alvin Gittins Gallery is open now through Aug. 30, with a special reception on Thursday, Aug. 29, from 6-8 p.m.


Humans of the U: Jeff Metcalf

“I’m very excited about the novel (fiction) called ‘Wacko’s City of Fun Carnival.’ It is loosely based on my own experience of running away from home at 15 and a half and joining a traveling carnival. As my mother always told me, ‘How could somebody be born on Halloween, in a cab, in San Francisco and not have an interesting life?’ And, she was absolutely correct.”