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Understanding critical race theory

Edmund Fong explains what this theory is and is not, shedding light on the current debate over this approach to understanding systemic racism.

Reflections of drought in literature

This natural disaster has been pervasive throughout history inspiring many to write about its effects on humanity and the environment.

Annex demolition coming June 24

With a history rooted in World War II and a lifespan that has seen a diverse set of uses, the building was instrumental in the U’s growth.

U contributes to first-ever nationwide mammal survey

A new 50-state survey shows Utah in the top 10 nationally for raccoons, bobcats and red foxes.

Studying the preteen brain for insights into mental health disorders

U of U Health and the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development Consortium develop a resource to study how the brain changes and matures during adolescence.

What factors put Philippine birds at risk of extinction?

Correlating bird traits with extinction risk suggests some birds more endangered than previously thought.

8 wildflowers to see in the Wasatch foothills

Take a walk right now to view the array of gorgeous hues.

Utah Athletics launches Elevate U

The program will empower, connect and protect student-athletes as they build their personal brands and develop business opportunities.

Learn & Work in Utah

New, no-cost course opportunities available.

Campus Events


Public safety building sidewalk closure

Please use an alternate route.

Registration open for newly added ITIL 4 Foundations classes

The classes will give attendees a practical understanding of the Information Technology Infrastructure Library.

EDI Executive Committee recommendations

The committee has now completed its role and presented its recommendations to the President’s Cabinet.

2021 Beckman Scholars

Rachel Jones and Sahar Kanishka of the School of Biological Sciences won the 2021 Beckman Scholars Award, a 15-month mentored research experience with a $21,000 stipend.

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U wins top communication and fundraising awards

High praise for several publications on campus.

Jimmy Pratt joins Utah Gymnastics

The new assistant coach will be the primary vault coach.

Meet Valerie Flattes

The inaugural associate dean for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the College of Nursing will provide collaborative, strategic and results-oriented leadership.

Humans of the U: Gregory C. Thompson

“A common thread through these five decades: capturing and preserving individuals’ stories, especially those people with little ability to do so on their own.”

Campus Events


Community Read: Nuances of American Indian Health
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