@theU Feature Articles

Our plan for a successful semester

We look forward to being able to come together soon and, in the meantime, we are encouraged by the creative ways we have learned to engage as a community through virtual and distanced strategies.


Aerial photo of the John R. Park Building at the University of Utah

4 lessons learned from COVID-19

U President Ruth Watkins shares her insights on constructing a vibrant, equitable and affordable future for higher education.


U project advances in American Dream challenge

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


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.


CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund

Financial grants are intended to support the pressing financial needs of students.


Setting academic records

The U’s student-athletes register record 3.57 GPA, 196 students make Dean’s List.


Marriott Library creates 1,500 bookmaking kits for students

These kits were distributed to 22 schools.


Recognizing the faculty

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


2020 prestigious scholarships

Meet the U’s newest Truman and Goldwater Scholars and Fulbright Fellows.


Humans of the U: Commencement 2020

As the Class of 2020 prepares to celebrate its success, meet a few of the graduates.