@ The U Newsletter

Let’s get this celebration started!

Welcome to a new academic year. Whether you’re a student starting your first year at the U or a colleague returning to campus after a well-deserved summer break, you’ve worked hard to be here.

Welcome (back)!

Anticipation! Opportunity! Discovery! Friendships! All these words—and many more—describe the beginning of the new academic year at Imagine U.

U to invest millions in safety

The Task Force on Campus Safety and other entities are taking significant safety actions.

The 100-year student journey

From age 5 to 105, Continuing Education & Community Engagement promotes the importance of lifelong learning.

Back-to-school commuter guide

Check out these options to find a mode of transportation that works for you.

8 secrets to success from the Marriott Library

Get off to a good start this academic year with these tips from the library.

Developing new bodies of artwork

The annual Howard Clark Scholarship Exhibition in the Alvin Gittins Gallery is open now through Aug. 30, with a special reception on Thursday, Aug. 29, from 6-8 p.m.

Campus Events


Pedestrian and driver safety

With the fall semester starting, the campus will again be busy with students, faculty and staff trying to get where they need to be; stay alert and safe, especially when using or driving through crosswalks.

Plan ahead for field trips

Review the guideline checklist and approved liability waiver form.

Close to 1 in 5 Utah adults experience poor mental health

A new report from the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute assesses the current state of mental health services in Utah.

New imaging tech helping diagnoses

Diagnosing and monitoring an inflammatory gastrointestinal disease may soon become less invasive and more accurate, thanks to the pioneering research and commitment to patient health of three U physicians.

TEDMED: A U neurobiologist explains how viruses shape memory

Jason Shepherd describes how his lab stumbled onto the unexpected discovery that the process of storing memories was inspired by something completely inhuman.

James Gagnon named as Mario Capecchi Endowed Chair

The prestigious three-year faculty appointment will allow Gagnon to continue his work using gene-editing technology with zebrafish to study vertebrate lineage and cell fate choice, cell signaling and genome engineering. 

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Campus Events


Construction & Commuter Updates

Road construction near the Huntsman Cancer Hospital starting soon.

Understanding laser tattoo removal

Tattoos are a common way for people to express themselves. But not everyone who gets a tattoo is happy with it.

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.

Campus Events


Back-to-School BBQ
Everyday Mindfulness
Sundance Institute Film Series
Yoga at the UMFA
Be Well Utah Health Fair
Utah-BYU Game Watch Party
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