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Adding safety to the syllabus

Thanks to the efforts of students led by Kaitlin McLean, a safety policy statement will be required in all course syllabi starting this fall.

2° For Change

Just a few clicks on your thermostat can save energy and protect our air. Take the challenge on Aug. 19, and help make a difference.

Representation in STEM matters

The Genomics Summer Research for Minorities internship provides a 10-week program for undergraduate students interested in bioscience.

Stronger and better together: One U

Here’s a primer to help you understand what U President Ruth Watkins and other administrators mean by One U.

U joins Common App

The U made its application process simpler, more informative and widely available by becoming a member of Common App, a nonprofit that aids prospective students in the college selection process.

The internship difference

U alumnus Anthony Fratto shares how completing four internships with the Hinckley Institute shaped his time at the U and boosted his career.

Breaking barriers, building bridges

The Promoting Access to High Schoolers program is making higher education accessible to underrepresented and underserved students.

Campus Events


Alternative Breaks staff/faculty partner applications closing

Apply by Aug. 9 to join students and other U employees in creating impactful justice- and travel-based community engagement experiences.

New coordinator of mental performance

Clint Norseth’s addition to Athletics expands the mental health and performance services for student-athletes to three full-time staff members.

Chemistry professor Joel Harris named ACS Fellow

The U Distinguished Professor is among the 2019 class honored by the American Chemical Society.

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Campus Events


Construction & Commuter Updates

Road construction near the Huntsman Cancer Hospital starting soon.

Common summer injuries

During the summer, there is an increase in ER visits for avoidable injuries. Here are a few simple safety tips to help keep you safe.

Receiving hazardous materials

Packages may not arrive in the condition in which they were sent, and the receiver and colleagues can be unknowingly exposed to unnecessary dangers.

Campus Events


Restructuring the Neurocircuitry of Reward and the Power of the Veto in Addiction
UMFA in the Wild: Antelope Island State Park and Cloudscapes
Sandy campus expansion celebration
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