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Perseverance Rover’s journey to Mars

U alum Thomas Stucky, a KBRwyle engineer at NASA’s Ames Research Center, talked about NASA’s mission to search for life on Mars—and prepare for future human explorers.

Digitizing Native American oral histories

University of Utah J. Willard Marriott Library receives grant to digitize Native American oral history collection.

Reframing the Conversation: ‘Black is Not a Monolith’

ICYMI: Watch the latest Reframing the Conversation on the diversity of Black culture and experience.

Exploring myths: Stranger danger

Recognizing who perpetrates harm can make it easier to stay safe and reach out if someone needs help.

How outdoor pollution affects indoor air quality

Wildfire and firework smoke are more impactful to indoor air than inversions.

A reversal of Earth’s geomagnetic field

Approximately 42,000 years ago the Earth’s geomagnetic field reversed, triggering dramatic climate shifts and fueling ecological change on a global scale.

Exploring the science of sea ice

U mathematician Ken Golden takes to the ice in a Frontiers of Science lecture.

Campus Events


Next Academic Senate virtual town hall on March 8

Learn about the Academic Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Divestment and Strategic Reinvestment Investigation findings and hear about the contents of the draft report.

Utah FORGE Chooses 17 project selectees to begin negotiations

Selection is part of first call for research proposals on new geothermal technologies.

Ramón Barthelemy honored for physics scholarship, advocacy

The AAPT award honors the early-career physicist, whose groundbreaking scholarship and advocacy has advanced the field of physics education research as it pertains to gender issues and LGBTQ+ physicists.

University to require consent for Zoom recordings

In a typical spring semester week, the U connects around 25,260 Zoom sessions with more than 213,000 participants.

Win a Magnum E-Bike

It’s time for the 2021 Clear the Air Challenge.

Mindful Resilience

Develop resiliency by way of enhancing emotional intelligence, mindfulness, stress management and self-love.

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Campus Events


Humans of the U: Catalina Cardona

“I don’t think students should have to overcome the obstacles that I had to.”

Truth in Tuition 2021

In an effort to keep our students, faculty and staff safe, and to be in line with state limits on large gatherings, this year’s Truth in Tuition hearing will take place online in a webinar March 8 from 2-3 p.m.

U scores big in higher ed communications awards

The U secured four gold, three silver and five bronze awards.

Books to U: The library delivers

You can have books, laptops and more brought to you.

Campus Events


U.S. -China Relations in the Biden Era
Tournees Film Festival
A Conversation about the US Latinx Theatre & Performance in the Time of COVID-19
Virtual Wellness Day
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