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Staff parental leave benefit

Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, the U began offering full-time benefited staff paid parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child.

Make alternative transit time count

Emissions-saving challenges are most effective if participants make alternative transit fun, interesting or productive.

Catmull to receive Academy Award

U College of Engineering alum, Ed Catmull, the president of Pixar Animation and Walt Disney Animation whose technological advancements in computer animation revolutionized Hollywood movies, will be awarded his sixth scientific and technical Academy Award this February.

Chemistry in spaaaaace

An experiment sent engineered plants to the International Space Station.

Dust threatens to destroy Utah’s snow

Declining water levels in the Great Salt Lake contribute to snowmelt.

Why patient’s lie to their doctors

A U study shows fear of being judged and embarrassed are among the reasons.

Making Utah a trauma-informed state

College of Social Work playing key effort in helping state agencies understand how trauma informs behavior.

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Pac-12 announces return to play

There will be no fans at any athletic competitions until Jan. 1, 2021.

Watch the VP debate with a FREE watch party swag bag

Each bag contains a set of vice presidential debate bingo cards and markers to play along while watching.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The Center for Student Wellness leads this annual campus-wide campaign.

Teachers get a master’s to revolutionize science classrooms

Graduates of the U’s Master’s of Science for Secondary School Teachers program engage in intensive research to bring authentic science experiences to their classrooms.

COVID-19 deaths among Black essential workers linked to racial disparities

Racial disparities among essential workers could be a key reason that Black Americans are more likely to contract and die of COVID-19.

Gene discovery leads to next-generation experimental therapy for ALS

Efforts to understand the genetics of neurological diseases leads to a potential treatment for ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease.

University of Utah Magazine takes home top honors

The recently redesigned and relaunched publication has received several top prizes and recognitions for its most recent issues.

Circuit breaker and vice presidential debate webinar: What to know

In the sixth and final Return to Campus webinar, held on Aug. 20, 2020, President Ruth Watkins and other senior leaders gave a final update on campus operations, while Dr. Richard Orlandi and Dr. Sharon Talboys discussed details of the U’s testing and tracing plan.

Forever Utah: Homecoming 2020

Celebrate the U from October 3 to October 17 (and all the time), and don’t forget to share your experiences using #ForeverUtah on social media!

Honoring Ruth Bader Ginsberg

Members of the U community honor the life and legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsberg.

Pac-12 announces return to play

There will be no fans at any athletic competitions until Jan. 1, 2021.

Watch the VP debate with a FREE watch party swag bag

Each bag contains a set of vice presidential debate bingo cards and markers to play along while watching.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The Center for Student Wellness leads this annual campus-wide campaign.

Teachers get a master’s to revolutionize science classrooms

Graduates of the U’s Master’s of Science for Secondary School Teachers program engage in intensive research to bring authentic science experiences to their classrooms.

COVID-19 deaths among Black essential workers linked to racial disparities

Racial disparities among essential workers could be a key reason that Black Americans are more likely to contract and die of COVID-19.

Gene discovery leads to next-generation experimental therapy for ALS

Efforts to understand the genetics of neurological diseases leads to a potential treatment for ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease.

University of Utah Magazine takes home top honors

The recently redesigned and relaunched publication has received several top prizes and recognitions for its most recent issues.

Circuit breaker and vice presidential debate webinar: What to know

In the sixth and final Return to Campus webinar, held on Aug. 20, 2020, President Ruth Watkins and other senior leaders gave a final update on campus operations, while Dr. Richard Orlandi and Dr. Sharon Talboys discussed details of the U’s testing and tracing plan.

Forever Utah: Homecoming 2020

Celebrate the U from October 3 to October 17 (and all the time), and don’t forget to share your experiences using #ForeverUtah on social media!

Honoring Ruth Bader Ginsberg

Members of the U community honor the life and legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsberg.

Pac-12 announces return to play

There will be no fans at any athletic competitions until Jan. 1, 2021.

Watch the VP debate with a FREE watch party swag bag

Each bag contains a set of vice presidential debate bingo cards and markers to play along while watching.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The Center for Student Wellness leads this annual campus-wide campaign.

Teachers get a master’s to revolutionize science classrooms

Graduates of the U’s Master’s of Science for Secondary School Teachers program engage in intensive research to bring authentic science experiences to their classrooms.

COVID-19 deaths among Black essential workers linked to racial disparities

Racial disparities among essential workers could be a key reason that Black Americans are more likely to contract and die of COVID-19.

Gene discovery leads to next-generation experimental therapy for ALS

Efforts to understand the genetics of neurological diseases leads to a potential treatment for ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease.

University of Utah Magazine takes home top honors

The recently redesigned and relaunched publication has received several top prizes and recognitions for its most recent issues.

Circuit breaker and vice presidential debate webinar: What to know

In the sixth and final Return to Campus webinar, held on Aug. 20, 2020, President Ruth Watkins and other senior leaders gave a final update on campus operations, while Dr. Richard Orlandi and Dr. Sharon Talboys discussed details of the U’s testing and tracing plan.

Forever Utah: Homecoming 2020

Celebrate the U from October 3 to October 17 (and all the time), and don’t forget to share your experiences using #ForeverUtah on social media!

Honoring Ruth Bader Ginsberg

Members of the U community honor the life and legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsberg.

Pac-12 announces return to play

There will be no fans at any athletic competitions until Jan. 1, 2021.

Watch the VP debate with a FREE watch party swag bag

Each bag contains a set of vice presidential debate bingo cards and markers to play along while watching.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The Center for Student Wellness leads this annual campus-wide campaign.

Teachers get a master’s to revolutionize science classrooms

Graduates of the U’s Master’s of Science for Secondary School Teachers program engage in intensive research to bring authentic science experiences to their classrooms.

COVID-19 deaths among Black essential workers linked to racial disparities

Racial disparities among essential workers could be a key reason that Black Americans are more likely to contract and die of COVID-19.

Gene discovery leads to next-generation experimental therapy for ALS

Efforts to understand the genetics of neurological diseases leads to a potential treatment for ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease.

University of Utah Magazine takes home top honors

The recently redesigned and relaunched publication has received several top prizes and recognitions for its most recent issues.

Circuit breaker and vice presidential debate webinar: What to know

In the sixth and final Return to Campus webinar, held on Aug. 20, 2020, President Ruth Watkins and other senior leaders gave a final update on campus operations, while Dr. Richard Orlandi and Dr. Sharon Talboys discussed details of the U’s testing and tracing plan.

Forever Utah: Homecoming 2020

Celebrate the U from October 3 to October 17 (and all the time), and don’t forget to share your experiences using #ForeverUtah on social media!

Honoring Ruth Bader Ginsberg

Members of the U community honor the life and legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsberg.

 
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