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The force is with U

U’s LUKE Arm stars at the start of the newest “Star Wars.”

Fulfilling a dream

A husband honors his late wife by creating a scholarship at the University of Utah College of Social Work.

A gift of a lifetime

A $50,000 endowment from a former librarian.

Visualizing a virus

A look at how a virus and its molecules interact with human cells.

The role of lizard lungs in evolutionary biology

Savannah monitor lizards have a unique airflow pattern that is a hybrid of bird and mammal flow patterns.

Campus Events


University of Utah appoints first chief safety officer to lead campus-wide improvements

Marlon C. Lynch will serve as the university’s first chief safety officer.

Natural History Museum of Utah selects new executive director

University of Utah Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Dan Reed announced that Jason Cryan has accepted the offer to serve as executive director of the Natural History Museum of Utah effective March 2020. Cryan replaces former museum Executive Director Sarah George, who left the museum after nearly three decades to join the U’s advancement […]

Honors for volleyball coach and team

The PAC-12 conference named University of Utah head volleyball coach Beth Launiere as the coach of the year. This is Launiere’s 30th year of coaching for Utah and her first year as PAC-12 coach of the year. Previously she was the Mountain West Conference Coach of the Year three times. In addition to the PAC-12 […]

U chemist awarded medal

The American Institute of Chemists will present the Gold Medal to Peter Stang at the AIC’s Heritage Day celebration on May 5, 2020, in Philadelphia.

Dance instructor honored for advocating arts in Utah schools

Congratulations to School of Dance Adjunct Assistant Professor Lynne Larson, who was honored as UDEO Dance Educator of the Year, Private Sector for 2019!

Teaching grant deadline approaching

Awards are made for amounts up to $3,500 for individuals and $7,000 for groups.

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Campus Events


Humans of the U: Tyler Divilio

Nothing gets in Tyler’s way on the slopes.

Construction & Commuter Updates

Road construction near the Huntsman Cancer Hospital starting soon.

Helping coal country strike new opportunities

The Utah Coal Country Strike Team has the potential to serve as a national model for others to follow as the nation transitions to renewable energy.

Campus Events


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