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The path forward for fossil fuel divestment

The Academic Senate Ad Hoc Committee outlines a strategy of divestment and reinvestment.

We will not let hate win

Please join us in naming, disrupting and dismantling anti-Asian hate on our campus, in our neighborhoods and in our country.

Over 2,500 aftershocks recorded since last year’s Magna earthquake

Town hall meeting on March 18 features earthquake experts.

‘Out at Work’

Join in the U’s Pride Week 2021 events from March 29 to April 2.

New Churchill Scholar is U’s 6th, tying second-longest streak

Scholarship allows mathematics and physics honors student Isaac Martin to study at the University of Cambridge.

U expands partnerships in Pakistan

A three-year MOU has been signed with Swat University of Engineering and Technology in Pakistan to improve engineering education in the region.

U scientists plumb the depths of the world’s tallest geyser

Seismologists learn all they can from Yellowstone’s Steamboat Geyser before it goes quiet again.

New perovskite LED emits a circularly polarized glow

LEDs led to the high-definition viewing experience we’ve come to expect from our screens. A new type of LED that utilizes spintronics could take displays to the next level.

Video game greatness

University of Utah’s EAE video game design program ranked No. 1 in the country.

Campus Events


COVID-19 vaccine available to Utahns 16 and older starting March 24

There more people vaccinated, the sooner we reach herd immunity.

Bennion Center Faculty Award winners

The two professors selected have ingrained in their students the importance of service.

Town hall on colorectal cancer in the Black community

PBS Utah will present a live town hall special on colorectal cancer in the Black community in collaboration with the Martin Luther King Jr. Human Rights Commission and the University of Utah School of Medicine, in honor of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

#InvolvedUchallenge for students

Students, if you’ve been feeling disconnected from peers and simply needing something more than online coursework, we’re here to help you find your virtual niche.

Uniquely U Art Competition

The deadline to submit for Pride Week at the U’s Uniquely U Art Competition is March 22.

Free Mindfulness Center offerings

Space is available in the following Mindfulness Center workshops. 

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Campus Events


129 years of The Daily Utah Chronicle

The highs and lows of more than a century of journalism.

Indigenous students in STEM

A U researcher is helping develop strategies to increase STEM engagement in Indigenous communities.

College affordability

How Honors students plan to increase FAFSA completion in Utah.

Deepening anti-racism work in higher education

Join the final Friday Forum on Racism in Higher Education of the academic year.

Campus Events


The Messages that Shape Us: The Role of Parents in Navigating Race and Racism
What We Can Learn From Disabled Workers in Higher Education
Transportation Policy in Utah: Where We Are and Where We're Going
HKR Seminar: Transgender Health
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