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5 ways that U scientists are addressing the COVID-19 pandemic

Within a few short weeks, more than a dozen new research studies have popped up across the U to study coronavirus.

No time for hate: COVID-19 stigma

Addressing a nationwide increase in number of reports regarding bias incidents directed toward students and faculty perceived to be of Asian descent amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

Breaking down the Magna earthquake

Let’s dig into the nuts and bolts of this earthquake.

Shortage of basic supplies impacting COVID-19 testing

There is a shortage of a product called viral transport media. It is increasingly difficult to keep in stock.

What is social distancing?

It’s all about “flattening the curve.”

Taking care of mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic

Anxiety is a completely normal human reaction in times of uncertainty.

Changes to grading due to COVID-19

Students have until April 10 to convert courses to credit/no-credit.

2021 ‘Best Graduate Schools’

New rankings from U.S. News & World Report are out—see how the U ranked in the 2021 “Best Graduate Schools.”

The ultimate support system

How the U’s African American Doctoral Scholars Initiative is helping students find success.

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Operations update from University Print & Mail Services

As situations develop, our hours, staffing, pickup/drop off timing and shipping expectations may need to be adjusted.

WellU options and deadlines

Departments are encouraged to create department challenges which can provide employees with WellU credit.

Alum Ed Catmull, Pixar co-founder, wins ‘Nobel Prize of computing’

College of Engineering alumnus Ed Catmull, co-founder and former president of Pixar Animation Studios, will receive the ACM A.M. Turing Award, referred to as “the Nobel Prize of computing.”

Message from Athletics Director Mark Harlan

We know you are all facing your own adversity from this situation and appreciate your support for Utah Athletics.

A message from AAU about the COVID-19 outbreak

Following is a statement by the Association of American Universities member Presidents and Chancellors on the extraordinary measures America’s leading research universities are taking to address COVID-19. You can see the whole statement here. Amidst the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, our universities are taking extraordinary measures to ensure the safety of our students, faculty, staff, and […]

March Academic Senate Meeting

In repose to the COVID-19 pandemic and following current university practices, we will conduct the next Senate meeting on Monday, March 30, 2020, via teleconferencing using Zoom.

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How you can help the campus community during COVID-19

You can help.

NHMU helps students impacted by school closures with Research Quest Live

Research Quest Live provides a free classroom experience with professional educators in real time from the comfort of your home.

Messages from the president

The latest from President Ruth Watkins.

University of Utah welcomes the Utah Tribal Leaders

Leaders from all eight federally recognized sovereign tribes of Utah meet at the U.

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