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Burning questions on air pollution

A University of Utah engineering study shows restrictions on wood burning in Utah dramatically improve air quality.

Why males pack a powerful punch

Elk have antlers. Rams have horns. In the animal kingdom, males develop specialized weapons for competition when winning a fight is critical. Humans do too, according to new research.

Addressing Utah’s teacher shortage

The U’s University Neighborhood Partners is helping grow and stabilize the K-12 teacher workforce in Utah by investing in paraeducators.

Here for U

An office on campus is staffed entirely by graduates and current students of the U, and almost all of them are from the same college.

Partnerships for the future

Hundreds of U students, faculty and staff attended the 2020 Silicon Slopes Tech Summit at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City.

Expanding global opportunities in West Africa

Students interested in health, community, economic development, and becoming global leaders are encouraged to apply now for summer and fall courses.

Film & Media Arts MFA alumnus wins top awards at Sundance 2020

“Minari” tells the story of a Korean family that moves to Arkansas to start a farm in the 1980’s.

The Wheels of Winter

It’s snow season, and freezing temperatures are the norm, but that doesn’t mean you have to hang up your bike.

Celebrate Founders Day honorees for the 170th Anniversary of the U

RSVP deadline is Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020.

Campus Events


Celebrate sustainability leadership on campus

Nominate yourself or a colleague for a Sustainability Leadership Award

Red Butte Garden names Jimmy L. Turner as new executive director

Experienced horticulturalist to join the U from the Royal Botanic Garden in Sydney, Australia

U receives 2020 Community Engagement Classification

The designation from the Carnegie Foundation recognizes strong commitment to community engagement.

Trade in your space heater

If you are a U faculty, staff or intern, you can trade your space heater for a free electric blanket.

Celebrate suffrage and register to vote

A major milestone in the women’s suffrage movement occurred on February 14, 1870, about 150 years ago. A woman by the name of Seraph Young, a schoolteacher from Salt Lake City, stopped at the polls on her way to work to cast her vote in the municipal election. She was the first woman in the […]

Olympic cauldron set for relocation, refurbishment

The 2002 Winter Olympic Cauldron will be temporarily relocated this week to undergo a full refurbishment.

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Campus Events


Who is Floyd Collins, and why is he in a cave?

Based on a true American legend.

Humans of the U: Adriana Parker

“My primary responsibility as a librarian at the U is to teach information literacy and for me, that means ensuring every student has equitable access to all of the resources, services and knowledge they need to accomplish their goals.”

Construction & Commuter Updates

Road construction near the Huntsman Cancer Hospital starting soon.

Campus Events


Yoga at the UMFA
The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Revisited
A Celebration of Love Poetry by Black Writers
Women's Basketball vs. Stanford
Utah Gymnastics vs. Oregon State
Valentine’s Evening at UMFA
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