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COVID-19 and spring break travel

The university’s COVID-19 webpage is being updated regularly, and we encourage you to check it frequently for important updates.

How COVID-19 impacts economies

Widespread disease affects economic supply and demand and may have long-lasting impacts.

Cross-campus teams build OneU research collaborations

With nearly $900,000 in seed grants, the first 1U4U “collaboration incubator” has generated 33 interdisciplinary research projects.

Opening minds

Pamela Bishop joins the Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion to help spread its mission across campus and beyond.

Ute Indian Tribe and University of Utah renew athletics naming agreement

The joint announcement inks deal for a new, 5-year term.

Broad-spectrum antibiotics and initial pneumonia treatment

Pneumonia patients given drugs that target antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the first few days after hospitalization fared no better than those receiving standard medical care.

Wearable sensor powered by AI predicts worsening heart failure before hospitalization

A wearable sensor that works in conjunction with artificial intelligence technology could help detect critical changes in heart failure patients days before a health crisis.

Making Art Work: School of Music alum now VP at Sony Pictures

Making Art Work is a series that taps into the knowledge and experience of seasoned creatives from our community and beyond for the benefit of our students.

Making plans for ‘after the game’

The new partnership between ONE Capital Management and the David Eccles School of Business aims to help athletes.

Campus Events


StoryCorps to visit Salt Lake City

In Salt Lake City, StoryCorps will partner with KUER, NPR Utah.

O’Mara named to NPR Board of Directors

Her election took place on February 28, 2020 and her term will continue through November of 2021. 

Kathy Kreiner-Phillips to enter PAC-12 Hall of Honor

Former Utah NCAA champion skier and Olympic gold medalist Kathy Kreiner-Phillips will be inducted into the Pac-12 Hall of Honor on Friday, March 13, at the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament in Las Vegas.

The first-gen experience

Calling for proposals for first-generation students to present workshops, panels, etc. at the First Generation Conference on March 20.

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Campus Events


College of Social and Behavioral Sciences honors alumni

For the college’s 50th anniversary, it honored an alum from each of the past five decades.

Modern movement meets classical ballet

The University of Utah’s School of Dance proudly presents “Gala”—the annual concert where the ballet and modern programs come together on stage at the Marriott Center for Dance.

Construction & Commuter Updates

Road construction near the Huntsman Cancer Hospital starting soon.

Senate Summary | March 2020

If you missed the March Academic Senate meeting, then read all the highlights here.

Campus Events


Utah Gymnastics vs. Utah State
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