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MUSE to welcome George Takei to the U

The actor and activist will keynote this MUSE theme year on “Rebuilding.”

A boost for older adults at Thanksgiving

Safely enjoy spending time with those who matter most during the holidays.

Support students on #GivingTuesday

Since the Emergency Fund was founded, more than 1,200 students have received assistance.

Learning about the digital world

The School of Computing received more than $1.4 million to launch a new graduate-level degree and course certificates.

The digital divide

U researcher co-authors paper on disproportionate impacts of barriers to internet access.

Ken Garff Scholarship Club to open at Rice-Eccles Stadium

Funds generated from membership initiation fees will support scholarships for U students.

Humans of the U: Srabani Karmakar

“Some things, the good and bad, never change wherever you live.”

It’s who you are that matters most

A first-of-its-kind study found that evolutionary history has the strongest influence in both wild and captive woodrats’ microbiomes.

Methane emissions: Falling, but leaking

The longest continuously monitored methane emissions record shows how market forces and oilfield practices can impact greenhouse gas emissions.

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Help improve the visibility of the University of Utah

On behalf of the Office of Marketing and Communications we are asking you to please take the time to answer the questions.

Wishing campus a happy Hanukkah 2021

The 2021 Hanukkah holiday begins at sundown on Sunday, Nov. 28 and is observed through sundown of Monday, Dec. 6. 

November is Diabetes Awareness Month: What do you need to know?

Listen to conversations with diabetes experts on The Scope podcast.

International Alumni? ISSS wants to hear from you!

The International Student & Scholar Services office is connecting with international alumni from all over the world through their newly launched International Alumni Survey.

How you answer your phone matters

When answering calls to your university phone number, please identify your affiliation with the University of Utah or University of Utah Health. Similarly, when recording voicemail greetings, please identify your U affiliation in the message.

Academic Advisor of the Month: Emily Platt

The current Advisor of the Month is Emily Platt, an Academic Advisor in the College of Science.

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Community Forum | October 2021

Chief Facilities Officer Robin Burr provided details for 22 projects and answered pre-submitted questions.

‘Beacons of Change’ at the U

The 2021 Beacons of Excellence Award theme celebrated individuals and programs disrupting the status quo while creating positive change.

2021 Inclusive Excellence Awardees

This award recognizes someone who exemplifies leadership in inclusive excellence in five categories.

The UMFA Holiday Market returns

Find one-of-a-kind gifts while supporting local artists and enjoying the festive atmosphere.

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Can You Afford Clean Air?
Community Read: The Scalpel and the Silver Bear
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