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The Constitution, political norms and the future of the Supreme Court

What is “fair” when it comes to choosing the next justice?

Honoring Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Members of the U community honor the life and legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsberg.

Pac-12 announces return to play

There will be no fans at any athletic competitions until Jan. 1, 2021.

Circuit breaker and vice presidential debate webinar: What to know

A final update on the coronavirus circuit breaker.

Blowin’ in the wind

University of Utah engineers conduct air flow study to help Utah Symphony musicians stay safe from COVID-19.

University of Utah Magazine takes home top honors

The recently redesigned and relaunched publication has received several top prizes and recognitions for its most recent issues.

Brushes of greatness

The “Utah Women 2020” mural in downtown Salt Lake City, commemorating the 100-year anniversary of the 19th Amendment, features more than 250 women, including University of Utah alumni, faculty and staff.

Evergreen needles act as air quality monitors

Trees are air quality monitors all around us. U scientists found that magnetic particles on pine needles can indicate levels of air pollution.

Seismic monitoring may improve early warnings for glacial lake outburst floods

Seismic stations may provide a real-time, remote monitoring system to give early warnings of glacial lake outburst floods that devastate downstream communities. Global warming is drastically increasing the risk of these floods.

Campus Events


Longtime advocate for undergraduate students retiring

Martha Bradley Evans to return to the classroom

Utah 2020 Pride 2.0 Road Rally

Register to be part of the U’s team.

Correction to office closures and mail delivery during VP Debate

University Print & Mail Services received notification about a change in office closures during the VP debate.

Call for proposals: Friday Forums

Submit your proposal for Friday Forums on Racism in Higher Education.

Faculty grants available for UMFA, Marriott Library research

Funding is available for innovative, interdisciplinary scholarship and creative projects following the theme of “Landscape, Land Art, and the American West.”

Law professor featured in Wall Street Journal

Paul Cassell, Distinguished Professor in the College of Law, analyzed homicide numbers from the summer of 2020.

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Campus Events


To be cybersecure, we must all do our part

Now more than ever, the internet consumes a huge part of our lives — at work, school and home.

Forever Utah: Homecoming 2020

Celebrate the U from Oct. 3-17, and share your experiences using #ForeverUtah on social media.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The Center for Student Wellness leads this annual campus-wide campaign.

U launches new Center for Violence Prevention

The center will complement the work that is already being done at the U that really improved our response by looking at relationship and sexual violence from a primary prevention lens.

Campus Events


Hinckley Forum: Security & Voting Rights in the 2020 Election
Hinckley Forum: Judges on the Ballot: Casting Informed Votes in Retention Elections
Informed Decisions 2020: Utah's Housing Shortage, Rising Prices, and the Impact of COVID-19
VP Debate virtual watch party
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