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Clearing the air at holiday gatherings

Not eating? Keep your mask on.

Traveling in times of COVID

If you plan to travel outside of Utah, check state websites for any restrictions and avoiding public transportation when possible.

Huntsman Mental Health Institute names CEO

Mark H. Rapaport will also be the chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the School of Medicine.

U named ‘Innovation and Economic Prosperity University’

The APLU designation recognizes universities that promote growth, innovation and economic development in their regions.

Center for Medical Innovation expands to Asia Campus

With the support of local government, the new CMI Asia location will foster early stage biotech companies seeking international success

Community helps scientists evaluate wildfire smoke forecasts

Community air quality sensors help scientists improve forecasts of smoke in the air during wildfires.

The secret social lives of giant poisonous rats

The African crested rat’s fur is packed with a poison so lethal just a few miligrams can kill a human. Biologists confirmed where it gets its poison, and uncovered an unexpected social life.

The masked singers of the U

How an innovative and creative couple made singing safe for opera students in the time of COVID.

The risks of prediabetes

November is diabetes awareness month.

Campus Events


Building access update

A number of buildings offering campus services will be remain open.

Final 2020 Academic Senate meeting

Join the next meeting via Zoom on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020.

Name changes in campus directories

This change will occur automatically on January 5, 2021.

ACT requirement removed for Regents’ Scholarship applicants, class of 2021

Previously, a minimum ACT composite score of 22 was required to receive the scholarship.

U to speed process of bringing new therapeutics to patients

The Huntsman Cancer Institute, College of Pharmacy and PIVOT Center have established the University of Utah Therapeutic Accelerator Hub to eliminate hurdles in translating lab discoveries into new drugs.

KUER goes big in southwest Utah

New and improved 93.9 FM signal reaches listeners in St. George, Cedar City and surrounding communities

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Campus Events


Recognizing distinguished and honorary alumni

This year’s event will be held virtually on Feb. 25, 2021.

It could help U too

How a generous scholarship is impacting individuals, families and generations.

New public safety committees announced

Students, faculty and staff to help shape the future of university safety.

Humans of the U: Kimberley Shoaf

“I wanted to do something that would make a larger impact and focus on the health of the population.”

Campus Events


Utah vs. Arizona State Food Drive
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