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University of Utah to host 2020 Vice Presidential Debate

The Commission on Presidential Debates announced that the University of Utah has been selected to host the vice presidential debate on Oct. 7, 2020, at Kingsbury Hall. This is the first time a national debate will be hosted in Utah.

Class of 2023: Set for success

The U welcomes its most academically prepared class yet.

Sustainable and collapsible utensils

U student siblings Rachyll and Jonny Faeth say they are “helping the Earth in every way they can” through their startup company PureWare.

One is the loneliest number

Meet the “Power Couples” and discover the pendant form—works of art conceived as pairs—in a new exhibition at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts.

Ballet student crowned Miss Utah 2019

Dexonna Talbot will be spreading her social impact initiative titled “Servesteem—increasing self-esteem through service” across the state.

Deadly cocktail

A new study reveals the Utah opioid epidemic death toll includes an alarming number of new moms.

Safety is crystal clear

The U has adopted a clear bag policy at all athletic events.


Undergraduates from across the country joined researchers and tribal elders in encouraging Native American youth to get excited about science.


Students play for a love of the game and so much more.


As Ruth V. Watkins takes office as the 16th president of the U, she has a message for the campus community.