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College of Mines and Earth Sciences to merge with College of Science

The merger strengthens both colleges by pooling resources and encouraging interdisciplinary collaboration.

Check out the U’s new and improved brand and editorial site

The site has fresh and vastly improved resources.

University of Utah active aggressor preparation

Colleges and departments are encouraged to schedule drills.

Humans of the U: Rebekah Cummings

Kids need to see themselves in literature. But we also need to give kids the chance to walk with and inhabit characters in literature that they would never meet in their day-to-day life.

Improving emergency response in Rwanda

There are only 277 ambulances nationwide to service a population of nearly 13 million.

Campus Events


New website highlights search for senior vice president for academic affairs/provost

A national search is underway for a new senior vice president for academic affairs and provost. A new website provides information about the timeline for the search, a detailed job description, process for applying and members of the search committee. The search committee is being chaired by Phyllis Vetter, university vice president and general counsel, and Stuart Culver, dean of the College of Humanities. Application materials are due by July 22, 2022.

Memorializing victims of lynching: Soil collection ceremony

The Salt Lake County Community Remembrance Coalition of Sema Hadithi African American Heritage & Culture Foundation in collaboration and partnership with the Equal Justice Initiative of Alabama will host a soil collection ceremony (raciallynchinginutah.org) at the sites of two racial lynchings that occurred in Salt Lake City in 1866 and 1883. The event will take place on Saturday, June 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Bennion Center’s alternative breaks program seeking faculty and staff partners

Staff/faculty partners are an individual who assists, supports and empowers the student site leader through the duration of planning and implementation of a justice-based community engagement experience around a specific social justice topic in a host community throughout the western United States, which takes place during Fall or Spring Break or on a weekend throughout the semester.

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New associate dean for graduate equity, diversity and inclusion

Tiffany Baffour will provide leadership and direction for the Graduate School’s Office of Diversity in her new role. 

See Utah’s fireflies this summer

Did you know there are fireflies in Utah, New Mexico and other western states?

Newly found insect named for NHMU executive director

The treehopper species patronym, Cladonota cryani, is an honor for Jason Cryan.

HELIX construction enters stage three

The construction will impact traffic on Mario Capecchi Drive.

Campus Events


Modernism - An Architectural Tour of The University of Utah Campus
Book Discussion - "The Fifth Season" by N. K. Jemisin
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