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U Presidential Scholars named

The awards provide talented faculty with financial backing to support their scholarly, teaching and/or research initiatives.

From ‘A’ to ‘U’

Students with “U” parking permits may park in designated “A” lots after 3 p.m. This option enhances safety by allowing students to park in lots closer to main campus buildings during the evening.

Prenatal opioid exposure

A U study finds sparse data on how children fare after prenatal opioid exposure.

Foraging for information

Researchers at University of Utah Health are using machine learning to draw links between genetic controls that shape incremental steps of instinctive and learned behaviors.

Involvement is the ticket to U student success

Getting involved on campus has never been easier because of two new initiatives from Student Leadership & Involvement: the Campus Connect platform and the Involvement Ambassadors.

Passport Caravan and the U

The Office for Global Engagement and Learning Abroad are proud to announce that the Council on International Education Exchange brings their Passport Caravan to the U on Jan. 16, 2020.

Utah’s red rock metronome

Seismic readings reveal Castleton Tower’s unseen vibrations.

Campus Events


Chemical spill cleanup procedures

In the event that a chemical spill takes place while working, follow these steps outlined by EHS.

Faculty and Staff Day with Utah Football

U faculty and staff can receive discounted tickets (up to six) for the Sept. 14, Utah vs. Idaho State game.

New Dean of Students

Jason Ramirez has been appointed associate vice president and dean of students. He will assume his role Sept. 23.

Leading the conversation on access, diversity and excellence

Mary Ann Villarreal, the U’s VP for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, has been selected to serve on the APLU’s Commission on Access, Diversity and Excellence for the next three years.

Permanent CISO named

After serving as interim since July, Corey Roach has been named the U’s permanent chief information security officer effective Oct. 1.

Global Learning Across the Disciplines grants

The grant competition is open to faculty teams who plan to conduct a curriculum or course revision to include global learning outcomes and an assessment process to determine if course content and student learning meet those outcomes.

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Campus Events


Construction & Commuter Updates

Road construction near the Huntsman Cancer Hospital starting soon.

‘Dracula, the Musical’

The U’s Department of Theatre opens the season with the thrilling drama of suspense and Gothic romance of dreamlike temptation based on the world-famous novel by Bram Stoker.

Patients withhold life-threatening issues from doctors

Facing the threat of domestic violence, being a survivor of sexual assault, struggling with depression or thoughts of suicide are four topics that are difficult to broach with anyone. Including those who can help you.

Campus Events


Adventure and Activism
The Weavers’ Stories
Gould Lecture
Ethics for a Connected World: Three Cases that Impact You
Fabulous Fridays!
Utah vs. Idaho State
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