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The changemaker: Elizabeth Kronk Warner

The first female and first Native American dean in the College of Law’s 106-year history is ready to revolutionize legal education at a time when the industry is ripe for innovative ideas to accommodate a changing workforce.

Genetic testing motivates behavior change

A new study led by researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute investigated whether testing would motivate people at risk of melanoma to make changes to reduce risk.

Welcome Week 2019

U students, staff and faculty organize events on campus to celebrate the start of a new school year.

U alumni coproducing ‘Run’

As U alumni, women in comedy and Latinas, Victoria Nones and Ana Breton’s collaboration came naturally as they teamed up to make a new reality docuseries.

Lost in transfer

The Crimson Transfer Honor Society stresses the importance of supporting transfer students.

Print & Mail recognized

In an industry based on using paper, sustainable practices are an ongoing challenge, but the department was recently awarded a bronze certification in the Sustainability Office’s Green Office Program.

Humans of the U: Grayson Hull

“In 2017, I saw an announcement in the pre-med newsletter that the Prison Education Project was starting and they needed volunteers. My mom is a school teacher, so education is pretty important in my family, and I thought it’d be a good thing to get involved in.”

Campus Events

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 
University software policy

A new enterprise software acquisition process at the university is in effect.


U-created image catches NIH director’s attention

On Aug. 1, National Institutes of Health director Francis Collins showed off on his Director’s Blog a winning entry from a brain imaging contest—an image created by University of Utah bioengineering graduate student Andrew Janson.


Becky Menlove named NHMU interim executive director

Menlove is taking the reins from Sarah George effective Sept. 1 while the U conducts a national search for a new director.


On-the-job injury reporting

EHS should be notified as soon as possible at 801-581-6590 or (after business hours) 801-585-2677; request the EHS on call.


University site license for Oracle Java products

The U purchased a one-time subscription license that covers Oracle Java products for campus to give system administrators time to migrate to no-cost Java products.


Have you ordered your department swag?

Place your orders for customized promotional items by University Print & Mail.


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Campus Events

CAMPUS HAPPENINGS

Construction & Commuter Updates

Road construction near the Huntsman Cancer Hospital starting soon.

Protect yourself from opioid addiction

Dr. Tom Miller speaks about pain treatment alternatives to opioids you should know about and how to have a discussion with your doctor about how best to avoid becoming addicted.

Human Resources announcements

Volunteer at Employee Appreciation Day, prescription drug changes, supplemental life insurance maximum increase and WellU requirement changes coming for non-UUHC employees.

Research Resources

Research announcements, upcoming events, new funding opportunities and more!

 
Campus Events

CAMPUS EVENTS

 
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2019 New Student Welcome
 
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U of U Health Farmers’ Market
 
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Be Global Ready: Falafel Fest
 
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Utah Naloxone Rescue Kits
 
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Be Well Utah Health Fair
 
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Yoga at UMFA
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