@ The U Newsletter

History made at the University of Utah

The U welcomes its largest, most diverse freshman class and sets a record-high enrollment.

VP Debate: That’s a wrap, folks

A look at how the 2020 Vice Presidential Debate played out at the U.

The volunteer experience

From providing golf cart rides to members of the international media to ushering guests to their seats inside the debate hall, the 2020 Vice Presidential Debate volunteers reflect on the event.

School absences correlate to impaired air quality

Even mildly elevated air pollution is associated with increase in absences in Salt Lake City.

How to think positively when it feels like the world is falling apart

Pandemics, tragedies and disasters aren’t going away anytime soon. But positive thinking can help you cope.

U students launch instruments to study Utah’s windstorm

Three undergraduates found a scientific opportunity in a destructive storm.

A genius in our midst: U of U Health geneticist awarded prestigious MacArthur Fellowship

Elde, an evolutionary geneticist, lauded for his creativity and wide-ranging intellectual curiosity.

 
Campus Events

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 
Next Academic Senate virtual town hall on Oct. 26

Do endowment fund investments at the University of Utah balance the institution’s economic, ethical, community and environmental concerns? Join the discussion.


Access the New York Times online

This program will trial for 12 months.


Indian art market online all October

NHMU’s Indian Art Market brings top Native American artists to Salt Lake City for a resplendent shopping experience. Given the challenges of COVID-19, it’s online for the first time.


Reframing the Conversation: Queering Utah Legacies

This month’s Reframing the Conversation panel focuses on narratives of LGBTQIA+ folx in Utah.


Oleg Starykh elected fellow of the American Physical Society

The APS Fellowship Program recognizes members who have made exceptional contributions to the physics enterprise in research, applications, leadership, service or significant contributions to physics education.


New statistical research data center now open at the U

New federal data center for research on protected census data now open.


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Campus Events

CAMPUS HAPPENINGS

Honoring Native American heritage

The University of Utah is planning several events and programs in honor of Indigenous Peoples Day on Oct. 12 and Native American Heritage Month in November.

It’s a trap! Why so many phishing attacks succeed

Learn more about why phishing attacks succeed and how you can protect yourself from them.

It’s a trap! Why so many phishing attacks succeed

Learn more about why phishing attacks succeed and how you can protect yourself from them.

Indigenous Land Acknowledgement

The University of Utah honors Indigenous Peoples’ Day with the launch of a new Indigenous Land Acknowledgement.

 
Campus Events

CAMPUS EVENTS

 
OCT
12
Indigenous Peoples’ Day
 
OCT
14
Book Discussion - "Being Mortal" by Atul Gawande
 
OCT
14
Informed Decisions 2020: Candidate Conversations —CD 4
 
OCT
14
Reframing the Conversation: Queering Utah Legacies
 
OCT
15
Bridging the Rural/Urban Divide on the Environment
 
OCT
15
37th Annual Jefferson B. Fordham Debate - Can We End Partisan Gerrymandering?
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