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5 great reads to celebrate Pride

Great books featuring LGBTQ+ characters and stories.

A commitment to a safety system that truly serves the U community

We are in a unique position to rebuild the University of Utah’s public safety functions.

U creates George Floyd Memorial Fund

The fund is among specific actions and strategies the U is developing to ensure diversity, equity and inclusion is a primary focus on campus.

The U leads national study of COVID-19 effects on pregnancy

The study asks if changes to health care delivery have resulted in higher rates of pregnancy-related complications and cesarean delivery.

Sea snail, human insulin hybrid could lead to better diabetes treatments

World’s smallest, fully functional version of insulin combines the potency of human insulin with the fast-acting potential of venom insulin produced by predatory cone snails.

Utah’s arches continue to whisper their secrets

Seismic studies assess the stresses and health of iconic rock structures.

Peabody Award win in the Department of Film & Media Arts

Emelie Mahdavian, producer-in-residence, is honored for her film “Midnight Traveler.”

Electronic health records fail to detect up to 33% of medication errors

In tests using simulated medical records, the researchers found that EHR systems consistently failed to detect errors that could injure or kill patients.

Women’s communication shapes division of labor in household

A study found that partner communication is the most important factor linking the division of household labor to satisfaction in the relationship. But the way that the partners’ communication matters depends on gender.

Campus Events


College of Nursing names new dean

Retired Col. Marla De Jong, will assume the post on Aug. 17.

4 ways to prepare a healthy workspace from COVID-19

A few tips for staying healthy as we return to campus.

William Smith wins two mentorship awards

The U’s Graduate School and the Spencer Foundation recognize Smith’s dedication to helping others on their academic journey.

Registration paused until July 1 for course schedule updates

The changes are the result of physical distancing protocols.

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Campus Events


CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund

Financial grants are intended to support the pressing financial needs of students.

Pivoting goals in challenging times

Excellent advice for graduate students from a graduate career coach.

Humans of the U: Jason Ramirez on ‘Juneteenth’

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States.

Statement: Black Lives Matter

We are committed to justice, equity and creating a society welcoming of all.

Campus Events


Preserving Democracy in a Pandemic
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