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The U invited to join the Association of American Universities

The University of Utah is one of the newest members of the prestigious Association of American Universities, which for more than 100 years has recognized the most outstanding academic institutions in the nation.


$150 million commitment from Huntsman family will establish mental health institute

Historic gift will establish the Huntsman Mental Health Institute with an initial focus on advancing knowledge and relieving suffering through research-informed treatment of mental illness.


U target of flyers using racist language

Several flyers that said “It’s okay to be white” were found on campus beginning Oct. 31. One flyer that said “Murdoch Murdoch” was also found. A large banner that said “Reclaim America” was found over the weekend.


Doctors’ reluctance to discuss gun safety

A new study shows that in the months immediately following mass shootings, doctors are less likely to ask routine questions about gun safety in the home.


Cybersecurity isn’t a one-and-done

Think about all the devices you own that connect to the internet, either automatically or when prompted. You can see how we’re connected now more than ever—and thus more vulnerable to cyberthreats.


‘I am multiracial’

According to new research from University of Utah psychologists Jasmine Norman and Jacqueline Chen, questions such as “What are you?” and other experiences of discrimination are related to mixed-race people’s identification as multiracial, particularly if that discrimination comes from monoracial people with whom they share heritage, or includes comments that a person’s appearance doesn’t match their background.


Ready, set, don’t go

The Women’s Resource Center’s impactful resource for helping any student thinking about leaving the U.


Maintaining a safe and healthy community

Sexual assault, drug and alcohol abuse and mental health are important topics on college campuses across the nation. The U provides students with several online trainings that address these topics and more.


12 things to do at the U

Featuring the best of what campus has to offer in the worlds of art, science, nature and beyond is the 2020 University Print & Mail Services Calendar, available online and at the Campus Store.


Information security policies protect your privacy

Understanding the unique vulnerabilities at an institution such as the U, and the guidelines that directly impact you, can help support a culture of cybersecurity.