@ The U Newsletter

TRAX air quality study expands

A U air monitoring project, expanded to TRAX’s Blue Line, shows how smoke from last year’s fireworks drifted through the valley.

Campus update on COVID-19 (coronavirus) planning

Important information for our campus community is included here.  

Taking on the price of textbooks

The inclusive access program greatly reduces the price of textbooks.

‘U Rising’ podcast from President Ruth Watkins

LIsten up for unique access to people at the University of Utah and a supplement of other information channels used to keep campus members and community stakeholders apprised of university news.

Reframing the Conversation: ‘Expanding the Portrayal of Black Men’

Insights from the first panel in a series of conversations aimed at sparking a campus-wide conversation about racism, othering and safety.

Truth, deception and information disorder

As part of the U’s Honors College Praxis Lab, students tackle media literacy and false information ahead of the 2020 election.

Undecided, not excluded

Students who haven’t yet chosen a major are honored for making the Dean’s List.

Destigmatizing mental illness

U of U Health partnered with Sundance for a panel of experts on the front lines of the mental illness epidemic in Utah.

Humans of the U: Samery Moras

“In the six years that I competed internationally as part of the U.S. team, I met some of the greatest people, learned about new cultures and grew mentally alongside my athletic career.”

Campus Events


President Ruth Watkins to deliver Aileen H. Clyde Lecture

The event will be held March 5.

Women’s Resource Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Join the Women’s Resource Center as they celebrate the official opening of their newly renovated space in the Union.

50th anniversary of the College of Social and Behavioral Science

Alumni stories wanted!

New UMFA exhibition celebrates voting rights

The exhibition will be on view Thursday, March 5 through Sunday, December 6.

Marc Porter named to chemistry society

The University of Utah chemical engineering professor was recently named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, the professional association based in the United Kingdom dedicated to the advancement of the chemical sciences.

Jeff Herring to serve as Chair-Elect on national board of directors

Herring has worked in human resources for over 15 years, including seven years at the University of Utah.

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Campus Events


Founder of Girls Who Code to speak at the U

Tanner Humanities Center will host Reshma Saujani for the 2020 World Leaders Lecture.

Veterans Studies Certificate at the U

People going into HR, law enforcement, counseling or government work would benefit from getting the certificate.

Allies in activism

The 2020 Women’s Week theme will focus on the power, work, and legacy of indigenous women.

Construction & Commuter Updates

Road construction near the Huntsman Cancer Hospital starting soon.

Campus Events


Women's Week - Indigenous Women Activism
Art Tours for Book Lovers
Spiral Jetty 50th Birthday
We Shall Overcome - A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Utah Gymnastics vs. Stanford
Tumbleweeds Film Festival: Look into the future with the Utah Museum of Fine Arts!
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