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Design and test potential COVID-19 treatments from your phone

You’re invited to join the search for COVID-19 treatments—no lab coat or Ph.D. necessary.

The rise of ‘Zoom Towns’ in the rural west

COVID-19 has accelerated a trend of rapid growth in western gateway communities. This “amenity migration” is causing urgent planning challenges.

Operation Firewood Rescue

Utahns come together to help Najavo elders prepare for winter.

Drought’s one-two punch

Researchers look into the effects of repeated droughts on different kinds of forests.

Trees and lawns beat the heat

As climate change pushes cities towards dangerous temperatures, planners must balance mitigating heat and preserving water resources.

Practice #SafeSix

The Center for Student Wellness has six steps for people to take to keep the community safe and slow the spread of COVID-19.

HIV up close

An unprecedented view of the virus reveals essential steps for causing AIDS.

From Air Force colonel to dean

The College of Nursing is doing its part to educate the next generation of nurses.

U rewarded for community engagement

University of Utah named finalist for 2020 C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship Award.

Campus Events


COVID-19 testing available at Rice-Eccles Stadium

Appointments are required for COVID-19 testing.

Developing technology for the public good

Utah Informatics Initiative (UI2) Hosts Symposium.

Kronos upgrade will remove Adobe Flash Player dependency

During the downtime, Kronos users will not be able to process payroll or schedule shifts for staff. 

Fellows fighting cancer at Huntsman Cancer Institute

Nine new cancer researchers will receive funding through the 5 For The Fight Cancer Research Fellowship.

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.

Honoring the director of Fraternity and Sorority Life

Jess Turuc received the prestigious Sue Kraft Fussell Distinguished Service Award from the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors.

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Campus Events


Witches on your screen

“The Night Witches” will be performed live each night and streamed online.

Be moved by their movement

The School of Dance opens its season with its first major virtual production—streaming for free.

Investigating the U’s cybersecurity incidents

Get a behind-the-scenes look at computer forensics at the U.

University Staff Excellence Awards

The eight winners are being recognized for their contributions to the university.

Campus Events


Voter Registration at Marriott Library
A Conversation with Utah's Lieutenant Governor Candidates
Compassion + Connection: A Two Night Event for First Year Students
L.O.V.E. (Living Our Varied Experiences)
Gender, Addiction, and Violence: Victims in Healthcare
Friday Forum: Establishing Anti-Racist Policy
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