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Support during emergency hardships

How the U is supporting faculty and staff, and how faculty and staff can support each other.

People who live together may not get COVID-19 together

A new U study shows that once one person becomes infected with COVID-19, there’s a 12% likelihood that someone they are living with will become infected too.

First daily surveillance of emerging COVID-19 hotspots

As COVID-19 outbreaks sweep across communities, local officials are forced into a whack-a-mole approach to battling the virus. Geographers hope a new method will provide timely data to inform public policy.

COVID-19 prompts U of U Health, VA to re-evaluate use of endoscopy

A drop in endoscopy procedures due to COVID-19 precautions prompts a second look at when the procedures are most needed and most effective.

Silencing the booming chorus

From 2007 to 2009, a yellow fever virus outbreak nearly decimated El Parque El Piñalito’s howler monkey populations. Exposure to a past virus may have aided brown howlers’ survival.

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Delving into the mysteries of brain connections

NSF has awarded School of Biological Sciences Distinguished Professor Erik Jorgensen and John A. Moran Eye Center scientist Bryan Jones funding as part of NSF’s Next Generation Networks for Neuroscience (NeuroNex) program.

Upgraded GasCards

The old GasCards expired on June 30, 2020.

HRE response to Resident Advisors and social justice advocates

We appreciate the opportunity to engage with you in open conversation about your concerns and requests for accommodation. We hear you and want to do what we can to address the issues you have raised.

Research community updates on COVID-19

With the return of more students and personnel to campus, it will be essential to continue to stay diligent and follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines to keep our campus safe and healthy for the remainder of the pandemic.

Service changes during Vice Presidential Debate

Services resume on October 8.

August 2020 Academic Senate meeting

Join the next meeting via Zoom on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020.

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Making way for the Ken Garff Performance Zone

The demolition of the Spence Clark Football Center in the south end zone of Rice-Eccles Stadium has begun.

The Chrony brings the news to U

The Daily Utah Chronicle gives a voice to the U’s students, staff and faculty.

Humanities intelligence

Lessons learned in the humanities set you up not only for multiple career paths but for an education that will see you through a lifetime.

Humans of the U: Clement Chow

Dr. Chow is now recovering from COVID-19.

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