@ The U Newsletter

You’ve been vaccinated, now what?

As more of the population gets the COVID-19 vaccine, we will be closer to getting back to our normal, everyday lives.

Don’t delay cancer screenings during COVID-19

Don’t put off a screening that could save your life.

Social capital work during COVID-19

How community partners are coming together to help one another during the COVID-19 pandemic.

‘Inspiring a Movement’

Join the 2021 Women’s Week events at the U, March 8-12.

Lives of impact and inspiration

On Feb. 25, the U family celebrated a fantastic group of honorees at a virtual Founders Day event.

Unusual earthquakes highlight central Utah volcanoes

No sign of imminent eruption, researchers say, but quakes show activity in Black Rock Desert

Experimental treatment subdues Type 1 diabetes in laboratory mice

The therapeutic agent converts cells that normally control glucose production into ones that generate insulin.

Serving the underserved at the School of Dentistry

Caring for the underserved fosters empathy and a commitment to providing the best treatment for all patients.

The Great American Outdoors Act offers weary Americans a lifeline

It’s time to envision a future with more protected areas and urban parks.

Campus Events


Deadline approaching for new faculty grants from UMFA, Marriott Library

Applications will be accepted through April 2, 2021.

Deadline extended for Excellence in Global Engagement Awards nominations

The Office for Global Engagement is seeking nominations to recognize faculty and staff who have made long-term and exemplary contributions to advance internationalization at the U.

COVID-19 vaccine now available for some in the campus community

All COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective at preventing serious illness from COVID-19 including hospitalization and death.

Fall 2021 Semester announcement

The university is prioritizing in-person classes for the fall.

U Remembers: ‘Breaking the Silence’

Save the dates for the 2021 U Remembers, April 5-9.

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.

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Campus Events


Senate Summary | March 2021

If you missed the Academic Senate meeting on March 1, 2021, or need a refresher, then keep reading for the highlights from the meeting.

Nobel Laureate to speak on changing the illumination of the world

Shuji Nakamura won the prize in 2014.

Building a mobile, virtual reality classroom

Going well beyond video chatting, University of Utah students dissect virtual animals.

Ready to run

How you can help increase the number and diversity of women running for office in Utah.

Campus Events


Legislative Wrap-Up: What Happened and Why?
2021 Women's Week Keynote: Amber Ruffin
WiHMS Webinar: Navigating the Politics of Health
Wake Up with the Woman's Exponent
Reframing the Conversation: Women Who Run
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