Covid 19

COVID-19 deaths among Black essential workers linked to racial disparities

Racial disparities among essential workers could be a key reason that Black Americans are more likely to contract and die of COVID-19.


Circuit breaker and vice presidential debate webinar: What to know

In the sixth and final Return to Campus webinar, held on Aug. 20, 2020, President Ruth Watkins and other senior leaders gave a final update on campus operations, while Dr. Richard Orlandi and Dr. Sharon Talboys discussed details of the U’s testing and tracing plan.


Circuit Breaker & VP Debate FAQ

What you need to know about access to campus from Sunday, Sept. 27 through Sunday, Oct. 11.


U launches asymptomatic random testing program

The program will help determine prevalence of COVID-19 on campus and identify any outbreak hotspots.


A woman doctor wearing a face mask looks through the window at a woman who may have COVID-19 at a drive-up testing site.

Face covering myths debunked

Addressing the common misconceptions about face coverings using scientific evidence.


College of Nursing provides COVID-19 support groups

There have been 3,000+ hospitalizations and 400 deaths from COVID-19 in Utah. Some patients leave with lasting health issues. Health care professionals to collaborate and find a way to help.


Expanded library hours

Marriott Library expanded hours and study areas start Oct. 12.


An empty symphony stage with one scientist in the middle measuring air flow.

Blowin’ in the wind

University of Utah engineers conduct air flow study to help Utah Symphony musicians stay safe from COVID-19.


Employee Appreciation Week

Things are a bit different this year due to COVID-19.


Alumni of the U: Jeremy Horton

“The greatest value I got from my U education was learning teamwork, purpose, leadership, sacrifice and much more.”