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Wildfire smoke trends worsening for Western U.S.

A new study shows how the timing and location of smoke impacts shift in August and September.

College of Education to support mental health in rural Utah schools

A partnership will create a network to provide services to educators and students.

Developing the Puerto Rico Resiliency LAB

A campus grant will help support a new studio course in the Department of City & Metropolitan Planning.

Stop the stigma of mental illness

More than half of people with mental illness do not receive help for their condition.

Community Engaged Learning benefits students and neighborhoods

Want to contribute positive action to catalyze personal growth and sustainable impacts?

Commencementflix: 2021 General Commencement

Missed the premiere? Watch the full 2021 General Commencement.

2021 Rosenblatt Prize for Excellence

Chris Ireland is a stellar scientist and innovator, a highly regarded teacher and mentor and an admired academic leader.

2021 Goldwater and Fulbright scholarships

Meet the next generation of leaders in critical fields.

Humans of the U: Matthew and Barbara Jones Brown

“We have stayed connected to the university because three of our oldest sons have attended the U.”

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Deadline approaching for 2022 honorary degrees nominations

Honorary degrees are awarded to individuals who have achieved unusual distinction in service to the university and/or society.

Chemist Luisa Whittaker-Brooks named a Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar

Honor recognizes outstanding faculty who demonstrate excellence in teaching and research.

Staff Excellence Award nominations now open

Nominations close on June 30, 2021.

Updates from Human Resources

Updates of retirement, WellU and open enrollment.

Beware of email scams

Follow these email best practices from UIT to avoid phishing attacks.

Academic advisor of the month

The current advisor of the month is Paul Fisk, an academic advisor in the Center for Ethnic Student Affairs.

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U faculty member recognized for contributions to kids’ health

Wesley Wilson wins award and research fellowship from physical education society

Visitas al campus en español

For the first time, the Office of Admissions is offering Spanish language campus tours—virtually for now, with in-person tours to be offered soon.

Modernizing the U’s communication technology

Migrations will impact UMail and Skype for Business accounts.

Releasing the Kraken

U chemist helps launch vast library of virtual organic chemical compounds

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Self-Compassion for BIPOC: Healing in Community
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