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Vaccinated or unvaccinated: Campus community is encouraged to mask up

Don’t just do it for you. Do it for U.

Operation Bold Transition Team delivers

The transition plan is consistent with and complements the U’s strategic goals and core values.

New policy requires U employees to use approved email systems

Transparency is important when it comes to communications.

Faculty and staff update on student vaccine requirement

The U is reaching out to students to implement its COVID-19 vaccination requirement.

A new chapter in a living legacy

Historic gift establishes Utah’s first endowed chair in physician assistant studies.

First cohort to complete unique interdisciplinary special education program

The program prepares teachers of students with visual impairments alongside school psychologists.

Patterns of income and urbanization impact mammal biodiversity in the concrete jungle

The 20-city study correlates mammal biodiversity with the degree of urbanization.

Kids, masks and mental health

Addressing the misinformation about the mental and physical barriers that wearing a mask in school may bring.

New CRISPR-based technology speeds identification of genes involved in health, disease

The method, called MIC-Drop, enables rapid screening of hundreds of genes in a single experiment.

Campus Events


2021 University of Utah Staff Excellence Award Winners

To be selected as a USEA recipient is a very high honor.

2021 Beacons of Excellence Award Recipients

Congratulations to this years winners that were identified as “Beacons of Change.”

University Teaching Committee deadlines 2021-2022

There are many scholarships and grants available.

Retirement plan help

All of the university’s retirement plan administrators offer free, confidential one-on-one sessions for university employees. 

Yue Zhao receives Physics Innovation Award

The assistant professor of physics and astronomy won the award that supports extended visits between researchers to learn, develop, and share techniques or scientific approaches.

Learn about intuitive eating

Intuitive eating is all about creating a healthy relationship around food, body, mind and movement.

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Campus Events


Senate Summary | August 30, 2021

If you missed the Academic Senate meeting on Aug. 30, 2021, or need a refresher, then keep reading for the highlights from the meeting.

Reframing the Conversation returns

Timely, critical monthly conversations with experts from across Utah.

Food is medicine

What you eat is among the most important factors for your health.

Degree Audit is rolled into disaster recovery efforts

DARS and Major Maps are instrumental in helping students map out their academic paths.

Campus Events


Anti-Violence Book Club
Reframing the Conversation: Inclusive Histories Matter
Library Fest - Lunch on the Plaza
Air Play
U ROTC cadets honoring 20th anniversary of 9/11
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