@ The U Newsletter

One U

By working together, those at the University of Utah have the power to develop innovative solutions to address the most pressing societal issues.

The Race to Promontory

UMFA exhibition brings historic railroad photos and spikes to the U.

Invert the Inversion

With new apps to make it easier to participate, join the Clear the Air Challenge.

The Future of Social Justice

Author and activist Blair Imani will headline ASUU’s Conference on Diverse Excellence, the theme of which, “Unite For Justice,” brings peoples of diverse backgrounds together in order to educate, uplift and support one another.

Studying Melanoma Survival

States with fewer skin cancer diagnoses have higher death rates.

Lights, Camera, Science at Sundance

Science@Sundance highlights movies that excel at using art and storytelling to engage their audiences in important science-related issues.

Invest in U

The U launches a pilot program designed to help students pay education-related costs so they can complete their degrees faster and launch their professional careers.

Campus Events

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 
See All Announcements
 
Campus Events

CAMPUS HAPPENINGS

The West is best to spot UFOs

Researchers identified environmental factors that explain why reports of Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena are more common in certain regions of the country, which will help determine objects that are a legitimate threat.

African American faculty and staff honored for outstanding achievement

During Black History Month, the University of Utah’s Black Cultural Center recognized the U’s best and brightest academic and professional community members at the 2024 Black Faculty and Staff Awards.

2024 annual university committee faculty nomination registration is open

Register by March 11 to be considered for 2024-25 nominations to university-wide committees.

U student launches haircare line in Target stores nationwide

SadieB’s lifestyle-focused products and social mission redefine personal care for GenZ girls.

Here’s what the new earthquake maps show for Utah and the U.S.

Description Scientists have been forecasting a big earthquake in Utah for decades and newly released earthquake maps provide an update on our risk. Seismologist Jim Pechmann, a research associate professor emeritus in the Department of Geology and Geophysics, shares insights about the new maps and what it could mean for Utah in this episode of […]

Humans of the U: Majd Subih

I joined the U last July and was drawn to the interdisciplinary approach of the U’s Disability Studies program, where I am furthering my research on disability in Arab communities in the United States. Right now, I am focused on reworking and publishing my dissertation, which discusses culture and physical barriers within Arab American communities. […]

How will Utah’s 2024 diversity, equity and inclusion law impact campus?

Utah lawmakers adopted HB 261, “Equal Opportunity Initiatives,” prohibiting state higher education institutions from relying on certain individual characteristics in decisions regarding aspects of employment or education.

How to tell geologic time in the Triassic Period

Reporting from Argentina expedition, NHMU paleontologist Randy Irmis describes using zircon crystals to pinpoint age of sediments crucial for understanding Triassic fossils in the Southern Hemisphere.

Black carbon sensor could fill massive monitoring gaps

Black carbon is one of the most hazardous air pollutants. Standard sensors are expensive and burdensome, resulting in sparse monitoring coverage.

U among recipients of 2024 AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize

The award recognized the study for its breadth of scientific methods and authorship and for the leadership of Indigenous scientists and knowledge keepers.

The West is best to spot UFOs

Researchers identified environmental factors that explain why reports of Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena are more common in certain regions of the country, which will help determine objects that are a legitimate threat.

African American faculty and staff honored for outstanding achievement

During Black History Month, the University of Utah’s Black Cultural Center recognized the U’s best and brightest academic and professional community members at the 2024 Black Faculty and Staff Awards.

2024 annual university committee faculty nomination registration is open

Register by March 11 to be considered for 2024-25 nominations to university-wide committees.

U student launches haircare line in Target stores nationwide

SadieB’s lifestyle-focused products and social mission redefine personal care for GenZ girls.

Here’s what the new earthquake maps show for Utah and the U.S.

Description Scientists have been forecasting a big earthquake in Utah for decades and newly released earthquake maps provide an update on our risk. Seismologist Jim Pechmann, a research associate professor emeritus in the Department of Geology and Geophysics, shares insights about the new maps and what it could mean for Utah in this episode of […]

Humans of the U: Majd Subih

I joined the U last July and was drawn to the interdisciplinary approach of the U’s Disability Studies program, where I am furthering my research on disability in Arab communities in the United States. Right now, I am focused on reworking and publishing my dissertation, which discusses culture and physical barriers within Arab American communities. […]

How will Utah’s 2024 diversity, equity and inclusion law impact campus?

Utah lawmakers adopted HB 261, “Equal Opportunity Initiatives,” prohibiting state higher education institutions from relying on certain individual characteristics in decisions regarding aspects of employment or education.

How to tell geologic time in the Triassic Period

Reporting from Argentina expedition, NHMU paleontologist Randy Irmis describes using zircon crystals to pinpoint age of sediments crucial for understanding Triassic fossils in the Southern Hemisphere.

Black carbon sensor could fill massive monitoring gaps

Black carbon is one of the most hazardous air pollutants. Standard sensors are expensive and burdensome, resulting in sparse monitoring coverage.

U among recipients of 2024 AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize

The award recognized the study for its breadth of scientific methods and authorship and for the leadership of Indigenous scientists and knowledge keepers.

The West is best to spot UFOs

Researchers identified environmental factors that explain why reports of Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena are more common in certain regions of the country, which will help determine objects that are a legitimate threat.

African American faculty and staff honored for outstanding achievement

During Black History Month, the University of Utah’s Black Cultural Center recognized the U’s best and brightest academic and professional community members at the 2024 Black Faculty and Staff Awards.

2024 annual university committee faculty nomination registration is open

Register by March 11 to be considered for 2024-25 nominations to university-wide committees.

U student launches haircare line in Target stores nationwide

SadieB’s lifestyle-focused products and social mission redefine personal care for GenZ girls.

Here’s what the new earthquake maps show for Utah and the U.S.

Description Scientists have been forecasting a big earthquake in Utah for decades and newly released earthquake maps provide an update on our risk. Seismologist Jim Pechmann, a research associate professor emeritus in the Department of Geology and Geophysics, shares insights about the new maps and what it could mean for Utah in this episode of […]

Humans of the U: Majd Subih

I joined the U last July and was drawn to the interdisciplinary approach of the U’s Disability Studies program, where I am furthering my research on disability in Arab communities in the United States. Right now, I am focused on reworking and publishing my dissertation, which discusses culture and physical barriers within Arab American communities. […]

How will Utah’s 2024 diversity, equity and inclusion law impact campus?

Utah lawmakers adopted HB 261, “Equal Opportunity Initiatives,” prohibiting state higher education institutions from relying on certain individual characteristics in decisions regarding aspects of employment or education.

How to tell geologic time in the Triassic Period

Reporting from Argentina expedition, NHMU paleontologist Randy Irmis describes using zircon crystals to pinpoint age of sediments crucial for understanding Triassic fossils in the Southern Hemisphere.

Black carbon sensor could fill massive monitoring gaps

Black carbon is one of the most hazardous air pollutants. Standard sensors are expensive and burdensome, resulting in sparse monitoring coverage.

U among recipients of 2024 AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize

The award recognized the study for its breadth of scientific methods and authorship and for the leadership of Indigenous scientists and knowledge keepers.

The West is best to spot UFOs

Researchers identified environmental factors that explain why reports of Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena are more common in certain regions of the country, which will help determine objects that are a legitimate threat.

African American faculty and staff honored for outstanding achievement

During Black History Month, the University of Utah’s Black Cultural Center recognized the U’s best and brightest academic and professional community members at the 2024 Black Faculty and Staff Awards.

2024 annual university committee faculty nomination registration is open

Register by March 11 to be considered for 2024-25 nominations to university-wide committees.

U student launches haircare line in Target stores nationwide

SadieB’s lifestyle-focused products and social mission redefine personal care for GenZ girls.

Here’s what the new earthquake maps show for Utah and the U.S.

Description Scientists have been forecasting a big earthquake in Utah for decades and newly released earthquake maps provide an update on our risk. Seismologist Jim Pechmann, a research associate professor emeritus in the Department of Geology and Geophysics, shares insights about the new maps and what it could mean for Utah in this episode of […]

Humans of the U: Majd Subih

I joined the U last July and was drawn to the interdisciplinary approach of the U’s Disability Studies program, where I am furthering my research on disability in Arab communities in the United States. Right now, I am focused on reworking and publishing my dissertation, which discusses culture and physical barriers within Arab American communities. […]

How will Utah’s 2024 diversity, equity and inclusion law impact campus?

Utah lawmakers adopted HB 261, “Equal Opportunity Initiatives,” prohibiting state higher education institutions from relying on certain individual characteristics in decisions regarding aspects of employment or education.

How to tell geologic time in the Triassic Period

Reporting from Argentina expedition, NHMU paleontologist Randy Irmis describes using zircon crystals to pinpoint age of sediments crucial for understanding Triassic fossils in the Southern Hemisphere.

Black carbon sensor could fill massive monitoring gaps

Black carbon is one of the most hazardous air pollutants. Standard sensors are expensive and burdensome, resulting in sparse monitoring coverage.

U among recipients of 2024 AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize

The award recognized the study for its breadth of scientific methods and authorship and for the leadership of Indigenous scientists and knowledge keepers.

 
Campus Events

CAMPUS EVENTS

 
 
See All Highlighted Events