Humans of the U

Humans of the U: Giavonni Lewis

“When I dance or when I paint or when I use a clarinet or anything outside of work, those things help to remind me of life and why people want to get back to it.”


Adam Hiné in his dentist uniform, sits in the dentistry clinic at the School of Dentistry.

Humans of the U: Adam Hiné

“I knew it was a profession that will allow me to one day help my mom. What I didn’t expect was that dentistry would connect me with my [Haitian] heritage.”


Humans of the U: Arielle Gulley

“The education I’ve received at the U is something I will always be grateful for…I will celebrate my time at the U as one of the greatest experiences in my life so far.”


Smiling man in the left side of the photo in a fall setting

Humans of the U: Omid Atlaschian

This international student received the inaugural recipient of the International Student Council Scholarship and has encouraging words for others.


Latino male student wearing jean jacket poses for photo

Humans of the U: Johnny Rodriguez

From nursing to gender and ethnic studies, the unique journey that prepared this senior for the U’s Master of Public Health program.


Humans of the U: Youngjoo Cho

“This is my second semester at the main University of Utah campus.”


Humans of the U: Aarushi Rohaj

Helping make campus a safer place for students.


Student and Taekwondo athlete Samery Moras

Humans of the U: Samery Moras

“In the six years that I competed internationally as part of the U.S. team, I met some of the greatest people, learned about new cultures and grew mentally alongside my athletic career.”


Humans of the U: Adriana Parker

“My primary responsibility as a librarian at the U is to teach information literacy and for me, that means ensuring every student has equitable access to all of the resources, services and knowledge they need to accomplish their goals.”


Humans of the U: Lori McDonald

Lori has a long history with the University of Utah.