@ The U Newsletter

Which COVID-19 vaccine is right for you?

The longer you are unvaccinated, the more you’re at risk for becoming infected and possibly seriously ill from COVID-19.

5 things the pandemic taught me

This year came with a new batch of trials, changes and forced adaptations in a world of COVID-19.

How are you coping?

It’s been a year. Let’s reflect on how we’re managing our stress.

How to build your U crew

As the COVID-19 pandemic reaches the one-year mark, it is vital for our community to remain diligent.

The substance use disorder counselors shortage

New funding to help students complete a substance use disorder treatment training.

Make way for the new Public Safety building

The new building should be completed by the end of the year.

U Board of Trustees announces 2021 honorary degree recipients

Russell M. Nelson, C. Hope Eccles and William J. Rutter to be recognized.

Warming climate slows tropical birds’ population growth rates

A 30-year study in Tanzania shows temperature-linked population declines in species important to forests.

ICYMI: ‘Racial Equity & Philanthropy’

Watch the fifth Friday Forum on Racism in Higher Education.

Campus Events


Fall planning town hall meeting

You may submit questions prior to the webinar.

Fall 2021 Semester schedule posted on March 29

A two-week delay will accommodate a shift to more in-person classes.

University of Utah to hold both virtual and in-person events for Commencement 2021

The main university commencement ceremony will be pre-recorded and live-streamed on utah.edu/live, Thursday, May 6 at 6:30 p.m. In-person college-specific convocations will be held on May 6 and 7.

Distinguished Mentor Award winners

The award honors their considerable efforts and provides a token of appreciation for all that they do.

Lyft rideshare program for University of Utah departments

Lyft will host a webinar via Zoom for university departments interested in enrolling on March 18 at 10 a.m.

Work-wellness grant applications now open

Grant funding can be between $100 and $1000 for a variety of healthy living proposals.

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Campus Events


Pacific Islands Studies Symposium

This two-part virtual experience brings into dialogue scholars and community members from the Pasifika diaspora from as far north as Minnesota and all the way south to Australia.

Travel restrictions extended through June 30, 2021

Travel is still restricted for members of the university community.

Pandemic ethics

Explore the policy implications and possible solutions to combat inequities with experts from public service, academia and private industry during Ethics Week 2021.

Explore UMFA’s ‘Black Refractions’ from home

This month’s exhibition-related programs are all available free online.

Campus Events


Professor vs. Student Anthropology Trivia Night
The Moral Imperatives of Health: Creating Equitable Healthcare in Utah
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