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Be prepared

This fourth week of SafeU Month is focused on physical and environmental safety. The division of Emergency Management in the Department of Public Safety offers a variety of trainings and resources that help staff, students and faculty feel prepared should an emergency occur on campus.

University Asia Campus celebrates 5 years

How would you know you were on a U campus in East Asia? Here are some signs you were still at the U, just on the other side of the world.

Cultivating joy through mindfulness

New research shows that a specific mind-body therapy, Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement, increases the brain’s response to natural, healthy rewards while also decreasing the brain’s response to opioid-related cues.

Thin to win

U engineers develop a thin, lightweight lens that could produce slimmer camera phones, longer-flying drones and thermal imaging cameras, such as for finding victims of natural disasters.

It’s not too late to clean up the air in Utah

On Oct. 3, the University of Utah hosted the first of a series of multidisciplinary summits on air quality. Titled “The Air We Breathe,” the symposium’s objectives were to build connections among researchers across our campus, catalyze new collaborations, coordinate research activities and communicate findings.

Just to see you smile

A U student raised in Haiti is determined to improve lives in Utah and around the world—but he needs your help.

More than a sport

U men’s and women’s soccer teams help provide pathways to college through their favorite extracurricular activity.

Are you prepared for a cyberattack?

Don’t fall for phishing campaigns and other cyberattacks. Make sure you understand current tactics that cybercriminals use to steal your data and infect your devices.

Halloween eye safety

You might see a lot of scary sights on Halloween—most of them fun and harmless. But one freaky sight you want to avoid is an eye infection caused by illegal colored contact lenses—also called “fashion” or “costume” lenses.

Campus Events

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 
‘Authorized Personnel Only’

Pay attention to posted signs to avoid encountering hazardous environments.


U community reflection

On Monday, Oct. 21, students, faculty and staff are invited to take time to gather as a U community at the Post Chapel in Fort Douglas to grieve, reflect and honor those who have been affected by interpersonal violence.


PeopleSoft and CIS downtime

Due to a planned upgrade to production servers, several systems and related web applications will be unavailable from Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. through Oct. 26 at 10 a.m.


University Teaching Committee deadlines

The 2019-20 proposals and nominations for the committee are now open.


Utah volleyball coach Beth Launiere celebrates 30 seasons

In 1990, the volleyball program had won one match the season before; the program has now made it to the NCAA Tournament second round 11 times and the Sweet 16 three times.


U Research Park to host AURP 2020 International Conference

This event will spotlight the technology commercialization and high-growth entrepreneurial prowess of the U’s Research Park.


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Campus Events

CAMPUS HAPPENINGS

National Retirement Security Week

Save some time during the week of Oct. 21 to attend sessions regarding saving and preparing for retirement.

The Arts and U

The Utah Philharmonia presents the “Haunted Orchestra,” UMFA unveils four loans from major national collections and the Department of Theatre hosts the first statewide Intimacy Directing Workshop.

Construction & Commuter Updates

Road construction near the Huntsman Cancer Hospital starting soon.

Research Resources

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

 
Campus Events

CAMPUS EVENTS

 
OCT
21
Chief Sustainability Officer Candidate Presentation
 
OCT
22
#IStandWithImmigrants College and University Day of Action
 
OCT
23
Hacking Democracy: U.S. Election Security
 
OCT
24
Air pollution, Environmental Injustice, and the Well-Being of Children
 
OCT
25
Challenging Rape Culture Training | Hosted by the Marriott Library
 
OCT
“Nature All Around Us”
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