News Releases

Boxes of "Disposable Protective Masks" with a Global U banner below.

10,000 PPE masks gifted to the U

The first shipment of 10,000 masks arrived Thursday, April 30, 2020, scribed with messages of solidarity and friendship alongside a panda graphic—Sichuan’s provincial icon and a traditional symbol of peace and good luck.


Graduating in game

University of Utah’s top-ranked games program will hold their virtual graduation within an online video game.


Aerial view of Presidents Circle at the University of Utah in the fall.

Academic programming during the vice presidential debate

The debate is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020.


female graduate. text reads, "This class will never back down"

U to celebrate 8,628 graduates at 2020 virtual commencement

A campus-wide virtual commencement will take place on Thursday, April 30, at 6:30 p.m.


Recognizing the faculty

U faculty are recognized for teaching, scholarly and creative research, service, innovation and impact, community-engaged teaching and more.


Games to lift your spirits

On April 22, at 11 a.m., EAE students will hold “EAE Launch 2020,” an all-day event in which they show off and discuss the games they have produced this year.


U of U Health and Intermountain Healthcare launch COVID-19 clinical drug trials

Trials to test the effectiveness and safety of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin to treat patients with COVID-19.


Empowering rural doctors to treat advanced heart failure improves patient outcomes

Training rural doctors can help heart failure patients who can’t travel for follow-up appointments due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Mucus and the coronavirus

Biomedical engineers to study how mucus plays a part in transferring coronaviruses from person to person.


Changing forests

In a warming climate, tree communities, particularly in more arid regions, are becoming more drought tolerant primarily through the death of less hardy trees.