Commencement

University of Utah’s Class of 2022 urged to ‘level up’

On May 5, the University of Utah returned to an in-person commencement ceremony after two years of virtual celebrations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


2022 Rosenblatt Prize for Excellence

The University of Utah’s highest faculty accolade is awarded to isotope scientist Thure Cerling.


Humans of the U: Lindberg Heitmann

“I want to be an ally to underserved populations and help break the segregation cycle. I would like to make others’ paths easier than mine.”


Recognizing our exceptional faculty

Read about the achievements of exceptional faculty members in teaching, research, mentorship and service.


Sammie Serrano stands in front of a sign that says: They always say time changes things but you have to change them yourself. The letters are red and are covered with plastic bubbles that distorts the letter with hits curve.

Humans of the U: Sammie Serrano

“I didn’t want students who are neurodivergent at the U to be subject to the same struggle that I had.”


Humans of the U: Kaitlyn Workman

Humans of the U: Kaitlyn Workman

“College is as whimsical as it is relentless. I never thought my experience would include standing on the border of North Korea, covering a riot as a news reporter or burying my brother. Life is a gorgeous and unexpected journey.”


Humans of the U: Destiny Wallingford

Humans of the U: Destiny Wallingford

“In navigating the mundane, rising beyond challenge, persevering, fostering fortitude and reveling in success, we entered this institution from one version of existence and transformed as we traveled through some incredibly trying times.”


Humans of the U: Annie Giokas

“Participating in undergraduate research helped me gain skills as an independent thinker and the courage to improve at public speaking after presenting at multiple conferences.”


Commuting and parking around Commencement 2022

Here’s everything you need to know to navigate busier roadways and crowded parking lots.


Humans of the U: Preston Hadley

“If I had the chance to give some advice to first-year students, I would remind them to take it all in. There is no rush. The jobs and opportunities will always be there, but you only go to college once.”