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COVID-19 and the metropolis

Many have assumed that densely populated areas like city centers are more conducive to the spread of COVID-19. A new study finds that the opposite may be true.

A call to action

What the U is doing, what EDI is doing and what you can do to support the Black Lives Matter movement.

U project advances in American Dream challenge

Well-being Elevated is a cost-effective app, website and support group for preventative mental health promotion.

Leading in Pacific Islander studies

The U offers new Pacific Islands Studies Certificate.

Supporting the Navajo Nation

U of U Health and community partners provide essential supplies for the Navajo Nation during COVID-19 pandemic.

Helping immigrants in need at the border

Ten students and U professors Melissa Moeinvaziri and RonNell Andersen Jones offered services to those being detained.

Know the risks of investing in forests

Use of forests to offset carbon emissions requires an understanding of the risks

10 reasons to renew your Red Butte Garden membership

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Red Butte Garden made the difficult decision to cancel its 2020 concert series. But a membership offers much more than just the music.

Keeping kids learning during a summer of COVID-19

University of Utah’s Youth Education program announces video activity streaming service.

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U alumna takes helm of the Office of Alumni Relations

Longtime educational engagement leader Linda P. Dunn, B.S. ‘81, M.S. ’97, has been named the interim chief alumni relations officer of the U.

U commits to achieving national safety accreditation

The U is working toward national accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, the “Gold Standard in Public Safety.”

Protecting and reopening the U: Dr. Ed Clark to lead COVID safety and protection

The evolving COVID-19 Safety and Protection program draws on expertise from all segments of the university.

New director of financial aid to focus on access, student success

Anthony Jones will join the team in mid-August.

U supports #Academics4BlackLives

U leaders encourage faculty, staff and students to participate in national anti-racism campaign.

U recognized by national organization for fundraising excellence

The U has been recognized by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education as one of 100 top U.S. educational institutions for its approach and success in fundraising.

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UTA survey

Your input is needed!

University-wide Zoom agreement signed

Accounts are free for all eligible university students, faculty, staff and U of U Health employees.

Humans of the U: Matteo Sogne

The former Italian national swim team member is now cooking Italian meals for Utah’s frontline workers.

Research Park: Work, play, learn and—live?

A new vision for Research Park has been in development for the past 15 months. See what the next 50 years will look like.

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