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Taylor R. Randall named as 17th U president

The Utah Board of Higher Education selected Randall following an extensive national search.

U police to use body-worn cameras on campus

The campus community was involved in developing the guidelines for the implementation.

‘Virtual nature’ experiences in prisons reduce stress

Exposure to nature imagery or nature sounds decreased physiological signs of stress in the incarcerated.

More than solar panels and recycling

Introducing “Sustain,” a podcast by U Sustainability.

Up in smoke

U researchers have developed a method to better predict when wildfire smoke affects residents.

U to start ‘Sit-U-ational Telecommuting’ trial

The U is piloting a new program to address times when it may be beneficial to have fewer people on campus.

Center for Equity and Student Belonging

Introducing a new name for the U’s Center for Ethnic Student Affairs.

Accelerating therapeutic discoveries

The process of discovery, from inception to the actual use in the clinic, can be a long, difficult, but extremely rewarding journey.

Women surgeons: Defining the future of surgery

Five out of the six general surgery residents who joined University of Utah Health this summer are women.

Campus Events


Back-to-school town hall on Aug. 10

Topics to be addressed include COVID-19 update, leadership asks to help stop the spread of the virus and answers to commonly asked questions from students, faculty and staff regarding the in-person campus experience we expect this fall.

Why you should attend the virtual On-Campus Work Study & Student Job Fair

Job openings on campus! Students and employers alike are welcome to attend this virtual event from the comfort of home, a dorm room, the union or any place they have an internet connection.

Promo item ideas for the 2021 Career Fest

Are you planning on attending the university’s first annual Career Fest this fall? University Print & Mail Services can help your department make a lasting impression at the event with promotional items.

Dial-in audio conferencing for Microsoft Teams available starting Aug. 4

The feature will also be available for Skype for Business Online users until the university finishes its migration to Microsoft Teams and retires the Skype for Business application.

College of Humanities receives grant to establish Presidential Chair of English

A transformative gift for the College of Humanities.

Applications for Fall Alternative Breaks are now open

Submit your application by Aug. 27.

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Campus Events


2021 U presidential scholars named

The awards provide talented faculty with financial backing to support their scholarly, teaching and/or research initiatives.

Homecoming 2021

Celebrate the U from Sept. 18-25 (and all the time), and don’t forget to share your experiences using #UHomecoming21 on social media.

TRAX Stadium Station construction: Aug. 4-22

The construction will impact both riders and drivers.

Fall 2021 Move-in Week

At the beginning of this 2021-22 academic year, Housing & Residential Education will welcome its largest class of residents.

Campus Events


Partners in the Park
Indigenous Perspectives on Women and Fertility
Back-to-School Town Hall
Community Conversation: Racial Reality & Post Racial Myth
Fit3D Body Scan Clinic
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