Because of Fall Break, this week’s SafeU theme focuses on staff readiness, which includes building a Threat Assessment Team—a group of staff dedicated to addressing imminent threats to campus, from both inside and outside the university.
The U’s 2019 Security & Fire Safety Report is now available with data from 2018, which includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action and Violence Against Women Act offenses.
After dealing with a new challenge this past year—one that threatened her life—Utah Soccer goalkeeper Carly Nelson discusses her recent health scare, growing up in Utah as a lesbian and the positive impact she hopes to have on her friends, family and others.
Tara Deans, a U biomedical engineering assistant professor, received the National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator Award and a $1.5 million grant to develop a method that could help stop the spread of cancer.
The worth of a bachelor’s degree is openly debated nationally given strong employment, the rising cost of a college education and other workforce training options. But the research is clear: A four-year degree offers exceptional value, both personally and to society at large.