@ The U Newsletter


The 34th annual celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has become a platform to engage students, faculty, staff and community members in critical conversations around contemporary civil rights issues and issues surrounding race and racism in America.


U professor William A. Smith says his father’s work with MLK and Jesse Jackson influences his own academic and community service.

Women advancing women

The committee for the Linda K. Amos Award for Distinguished Service to Women is still looking for nominations or re-nominations for this prestigious award.

Passing of LDS Church president

President Pershing’s statement on the passing of U alum and LDS church President Thomas S. Monson.

Annual notice: Peer-to-peer file sharing and copyright violation | Department of Biology to be renamed the School of Biological Sciences | Intramural sports: Spring 2018 registration is open | Stay motivated and moving with fitness classes at the U | Distinguished Innovation and Impact Award 2018 nominations due by this week | Alta Sustainability Leadership Award nominations due by end of January
Safe & Sound
The U provides training for employees on how to properly use an extinguisher in the event of a fire
The Arts and U
Native artist hosts alternative tours and presentations around "Go West!"
A Healthier U
The association between social media use and eating concerns among U.S. young adults | Is that morning "eye gunk" normal? | Is there a health benefit to avoiding gluten?

How to talk to kids about race

U professor provides 10 tips for discussing race and culture with small children.

2018 Ivory Prize nominations open

The Ivory Prize for Excellence in Student Leadership is now accepting nominations.