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Campus safety recommendations

Leaders across the University of Utah campus presented an update on the status of the 30 campus safety recommendations, including action items for implementation, and answered questions from the U’s Board of Trustees on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019—focusing on training and education, staffing and improved communication processes.

U announces 2019 Commencement speaker

Civil rights veteran and U alum Rev. France A. Davis will deliver commencement address exploring the power of unity.

The U’s impact on air quality

How is the U curbing its own emissions?

First in the family

Hear what it’s like to be a college pioneer at First Gen-Con, an event to help first-generation students connect, share their experiences and meet staff and faculty who can help them navigate the college experience.

Commitment to sustainability

The U honors seven campus leaders with leadership awards at the Environment and Sustainability Research Symposium.

Mythical beasts, lyrical words

Poet Katharine Coles and artist Maureen O’Hara Ure to discuss their limited-edition book printed by Red Butte Press.

The politics of blame

Professor Martha Nussbaum—one of the world’s most celebrated political philosophers—will visit the U on Feb. 22, for the 2019 Tanner-McMurrin Lecture to examine the current political crisis and recommendations for how to mend divides in the country.

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Loki’s horned dinosaur wielded a pair of giant blades

The Natural History Museum of Utah announced Lokiceratops rangiformis, the largest and most ornate horned dino ever found. Its distinctive horn pattern inspired its name, ‘Loki’s horned face that looks like a caribou.’

University reorganizes, closes some student resource centers

In compliance with HB 261, the university will close two student resource centers, streamlining student support services and cultural and community engagement initiatives in two new centralized centers.

Natural area native plants

Nestled in the foothills above Salt Lake City, Red Butte Garden’s Natural Area offers a unique escape. Come explore the diversity of Utah native plants without leaving the city!

‘Time cells’ in the brain are critical for complex learning

A sense of time is fundamental to how we understand, recall, and interact with the world. Tasks ranging from holding a conversation to driving a car require us to remember and perceive how long things take—a complex but largely unconscious calculation running constantly beneath the surface of our thoughts. Now, researchers at University of Utah […]

Utah’s newest fintech startup launchpad

The new Stena fintechXstudio, an early-stage incubator and accelerator was created to support student fintech entrepreneurs.

Summer 2024 Utah Mag: Big 12 Special Edition

Read about the “New Utah,” a U resource shedding light on nationwide drug shortages, a stunning tribute to the College of Fine Arts and more.

Humans of the U: Jessica Holiday

“I am grateful that I was able to come back and live, work and serve in my community.”

As the ball turns: Earth’s inner core is ‘backtracking’

Using seismic data to measure changes in solid core’s motion, geologists discover it now turns more slowly relative to surface of Earth.

The promising world of bacteriophages, the pathogen’s pathogen

Talia Karasov’s lab is trying to unlock the mystery of how bacteria harness viruses to wipe out the competition.

Utah Prison Education Project admits first degree-seeking students

Students in the women’s unit of the Utah State Correctional Facility will pursue a bachelor’s degree in university studies and a certificate in professional and technical writing.

Loki’s horned dinosaur wielded a pair of giant blades

The Natural History Museum of Utah announced Lokiceratops rangiformis, the largest and most ornate horned dino ever found. Its distinctive horn pattern inspired its name, ‘Loki’s horned face that looks like a caribou.’

University reorganizes, closes some student resource centers

In compliance with HB 261, the university will close two student resource centers, streamlining student support services and cultural and community engagement initiatives in two new centralized centers.

Natural area native plants

Nestled in the foothills above Salt Lake City, Red Butte Garden’s Natural Area offers a unique escape. Come explore the diversity of Utah native plants without leaving the city!

‘Time cells’ in the brain are critical for complex learning

A sense of time is fundamental to how we understand, recall, and interact with the world. Tasks ranging from holding a conversation to driving a car require us to remember and perceive how long things take—a complex but largely unconscious calculation running constantly beneath the surface of our thoughts. Now, researchers at University of Utah […]

Utah’s newest fintech startup launchpad

The new Stena fintechXstudio, an early-stage incubator and accelerator was created to support student fintech entrepreneurs.

Summer 2024 Utah Mag: Big 12 Special Edition

Read about the “New Utah,” a U resource shedding light on nationwide drug shortages, a stunning tribute to the College of Fine Arts and more.

Humans of the U: Jessica Holiday

“I am grateful that I was able to come back and live, work and serve in my community.”

As the ball turns: Earth’s inner core is ‘backtracking’

Using seismic data to measure changes in solid core’s motion, geologists discover it now turns more slowly relative to surface of Earth.

The promising world of bacteriophages, the pathogen’s pathogen

Talia Karasov’s lab is trying to unlock the mystery of how bacteria harness viruses to wipe out the competition.

Utah Prison Education Project admits first degree-seeking students

Students in the women’s unit of the Utah State Correctional Facility will pursue a bachelor’s degree in university studies and a certificate in professional and technical writing.

Loki’s horned dinosaur wielded a pair of giant blades

The Natural History Museum of Utah announced Lokiceratops rangiformis, the largest and most ornate horned dino ever found. Its distinctive horn pattern inspired its name, ‘Loki’s horned face that looks like a caribou.’

University reorganizes, closes some student resource centers

In compliance with HB 261, the university will close two student resource centers, streamlining student support services and cultural and community engagement initiatives in two new centralized centers.

Natural area native plants

Nestled in the foothills above Salt Lake City, Red Butte Garden’s Natural Area offers a unique escape. Come explore the diversity of Utah native plants without leaving the city!

‘Time cells’ in the brain are critical for complex learning

A sense of time is fundamental to how we understand, recall, and interact with the world. Tasks ranging from holding a conversation to driving a car require us to remember and perceive how long things take—a complex but largely unconscious calculation running constantly beneath the surface of our thoughts. Now, researchers at University of Utah […]

Utah’s newest fintech startup launchpad

The new Stena fintechXstudio, an early-stage incubator and accelerator was created to support student fintech entrepreneurs.

Summer 2024 Utah Mag: Big 12 Special Edition

Read about the “New Utah,” a U resource shedding light on nationwide drug shortages, a stunning tribute to the College of Fine Arts and more.

Humans of the U: Jessica Holiday

“I am grateful that I was able to come back and live, work and serve in my community.”

As the ball turns: Earth’s inner core is ‘backtracking’

Using seismic data to measure changes in solid core’s motion, geologists discover it now turns more slowly relative to surface of Earth.

The promising world of bacteriophages, the pathogen’s pathogen

Talia Karasov’s lab is trying to unlock the mystery of how bacteria harness viruses to wipe out the competition.

Utah Prison Education Project admits first degree-seeking students

Students in the women’s unit of the Utah State Correctional Facility will pursue a bachelor’s degree in university studies and a certificate in professional and technical writing.

Loki’s horned dinosaur wielded a pair of giant blades

The Natural History Museum of Utah announced Lokiceratops rangiformis, the largest and most ornate horned dino ever found. Its distinctive horn pattern inspired its name, ‘Loki’s horned face that looks like a caribou.’

University reorganizes, closes some student resource centers

In compliance with HB 261, the university will close two student resource centers, streamlining student support services and cultural and community engagement initiatives in two new centralized centers.

Natural area native plants

Nestled in the foothills above Salt Lake City, Red Butte Garden’s Natural Area offers a unique escape. Come explore the diversity of Utah native plants without leaving the city!

‘Time cells’ in the brain are critical for complex learning

A sense of time is fundamental to how we understand, recall, and interact with the world. Tasks ranging from holding a conversation to driving a car require us to remember and perceive how long things take—a complex but largely unconscious calculation running constantly beneath the surface of our thoughts. Now, researchers at University of Utah […]

Utah’s newest fintech startup launchpad

The new Stena fintechXstudio, an early-stage incubator and accelerator was created to support student fintech entrepreneurs.

Summer 2024 Utah Mag: Big 12 Special Edition

Read about the “New Utah,” a U resource shedding light on nationwide drug shortages, a stunning tribute to the College of Fine Arts and more.

Humans of the U: Jessica Holiday

“I am grateful that I was able to come back and live, work and serve in my community.”

As the ball turns: Earth’s inner core is ‘backtracking’

Using seismic data to measure changes in solid core’s motion, geologists discover it now turns more slowly relative to surface of Earth.

The promising world of bacteriophages, the pathogen’s pathogen

Talia Karasov’s lab is trying to unlock the mystery of how bacteria harness viruses to wipe out the competition.

Utah Prison Education Project admits first degree-seeking students

Students in the women’s unit of the Utah State Correctional Facility will pursue a bachelor’s degree in university studies and a certificate in professional and technical writing.

 
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