News Releases

U center awarded $20 million grant to improve the sustainability of synthetic chemistry

Center brings together chemistry disciplines to improve industrial safety and sustainability.


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University of Utah to drop SAT/ACT test requirements

Standardized test scores will be optional beginning with fall 2021 applicants as part of a two-year pilot study.


U alumna takes helm of the Office of Alumni Relations

Longtime educational engagement leader Linda P. Dunn, B.S. ‘81, M.S. ’97, has been named the interim chief alumni relations officer of the U.


COVID-19 and the metropolis

Many have assumed that densely populated areas like city centers are more conducive to the spread of COVID-19. A new study finds that the opposite may be true.


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Keeping kids learning during a summer of COVID-19

University of Utah’s Youth Education program announces video activity streaming service.


Know the risks of investing in forests

Use of forests to offset carbon emissions requires an understanding of the risks


U project advances in American Dream challenge

Well-being Elevated is a cost-effective app, website and support group for preventative mental health promotion.


Utah’s arches continue to whisper their secrets

Seismic studies assess the stresses and health of iconic rock structures.


U creates George Floyd Memorial Fund

The fund is among specific actions and strategies the U is developing to ensure diversity, equity and inclusion is a primary focus on campus.


U announces creation of George Floyd Memorial Fund in the Black Cultural Center

The fund will directly support students and programs committed to advancing the interests of the next generation of aspiring Black leaders.