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U research suggests public safety risks in bail reform

Discussions of reforming the bail system often turn to the question of public safety. Would people out on bail commit crimes? The answer appears to be yes.

Earliest interbreeding event between ancient human populations discovered

The new study goes back further than 23andme could have ever imagined.

U of U Hospital launches rapid DNA testing of critically ill newborns for faster diagnosis, better treatment

A pilot project at University of Utah Health aims to quickly detect genetic disorders among newborns in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

Racist and Bias Incident Response Team

The team is working to streamline reporting, tracking, response and communication efforts to address racist and bias incidents on campus.

A time to remember and celebrate

Celebrating the Black Cultural Center’s first year on campus this Black History Month.

Shaping young minds

Law students are learning while they teach through the Kids’ Court program.

Food truck round up

You can taste the world thanks to the food trucks on campus.

Campus Events


Health precautions at University of Utah Asia campus

Precautions are being put in place on the Asia campus of the University of Utah based on recommendation from the Korean Ministry of Education.

Tino Nyawelo Receives Community Engaged Teaching Award

The University Teaching Committee has selected Tino Nyawelo, associate professor in Physics & Astronomy, to receive the Community Engaged Teaching and Scholarship Award for 2020. Last year, Nyawelo received the College of Science Award for Fostering Undergraduate Research Excellence.

Black History Month and related online resources at the Marriott Library

Marriott Library announces a new primary source databases on the history of the NAACP.

University of Utah experts help conserve Idaho’s most important document

Experts from the U’s J. Willard Marriott Library perform conservation work on the Idaho State Constitution.

Trumpet students honored

Talented trumpet players are being recognized for playing a variety of styles.

Sweat for a Vet 5K

Registration is $30 for the general public/$15 for veterans or students.

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Campus Events


Better together

Lori McDonald, vice president for Student Affairs, and Mary Ann Villarreal, vice president for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, focus on building an inclusive campus.

March Academic Senate meeting

Don’t forget to take the Faculty Committee Interest Survey by Feb. 25 and to attend the next Academic Senate meeting on March 2.

It’s America Saves Week

Are you on the right track?

Campus Events


Philanthropy Fair
Bryant A. Miner Lecture
Shankar Vedantam & Florence Williams: The Nature Fix
One Child Nation
nvironment & Sustainability Research Symposium 2020
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