Health & Medicine

Stay in PEAK summer shape with virtual U fitness classes

The U’s PEAK program is offering a new slate of live online workouts.


Free mental health workshop

Learn how to cope with stress, anxiety and depression during this four-week, online workshop open to faculty, staff and students.


Free facilitated drop-in meditations

Drop-in for a free facilitated 30-minute meditation session starting May 11, 2020.


Portable, reusable test for COVID-19

U engineer Massood Tabib-Azar is developing a coronavirus sensor about the size of a quarter that works with a cellphone and can detect COVID-19 in 60 seconds.


University of Utah embarks on ambitious COVID-19 testing effort

Under Utah HERO, 10,000 Utahns will be tested for COVID-19. Results will guide public health decision-making and help move Utah’s economy forward.


Evidence suggests COVID-19 isn’t sexually transmitted

The study was not comprehensive enough to fully rule out the possibility that the disease could be sexually transmitted. However, the chances of it occurring, based on this limited finding, appear to be remote.


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.


U student invited to Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

Trevor Tippetts, a fourth-year graduate student in the Department of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology, has been invited to the 70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting.


Moving our campus forward: An update on Project Orange

The next steps for returning to campus in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Parade recognizes front-line workers during the coronavirus pandemic

Hundreds gathered, while practicing physical distancing, to recognize and thank healthcare workers and first responders.