Humans of the U

Humans of the U: Kebba Kah

“It has been rewarding to pursue my passion and help with the pandemic response at the same time.”


Humans of the U: Faith Bowman

“I seek to become a new healer, bridging the traditional knowledge of my community with the knowledge pioneered by investigating glucose metabolism.”


A headshot of a Bangladeshi woman wearing a red shirt with tree with fall colors in the background.

Humans of the U: Srabani Karmakar

“Some things, the good and bad, never change wherever you live.”


Humans of the U: Robert and Austin Long

“Becoming an officer for me is leading, teaching, training and mentoring a platoon, as well as taking care of your Marines, something that was done for me.”


Ginger Cannon, the active transportation manager for the University of Utah, poses with her bicycle along a campus bike and pedestrian path.

Humans of the U: Ginger Cannon

“There is a direct relationship between the surrounding built environment and our individual health and well-being.”


Humans of the U: Dave Titensor

“I’ve learned how important a well-rounded education and broader life experiences are to draw inspiration into my work.”


Humans of the U: Ruchi Watson

“At the end of the day, I truly believe in the power of our community to change the world.”


Humans of the U: Gregory C. Thompson

A common thread through these five decades: capturing and preserving individuals’ stories, especially those people with little ability to do so on their own.


Humans of the U: Dani Nives

A Master of Social Work student leads a program that has successfully housed over 30 individuals experiencing homelessness.


Humans of the U: Matthew and Barbara Jones Brown

“We have stayed connected to the university because three of our oldest sons have attended the U.”