@ The U Newsletter

Juneteenth at the U

The annual celebration of Black resilience and American freedom now officially a state holiday.

‘Living legend’ honored in Filipino postage stamp

Baldomero “Toto” Olivera’s pioneering research on marine cone snails unlocked the pain-management potential of their venom.

Tossed in space

Orbital robot company chooses U-developed technology to safely move space debris and satellites.

Campus Events


Apply to be a SafeU Student Ambassador

This opportunity is perfect for students that are passionate about gaining valuable leadership experience and making impactful change on campus safety.

New associate dean for faculty and academic affairs in the College of Fine Arts

Jared Rawlings will take the reins from Melonie B. Murray who has served in this capacity since 2018, as she moves into her new role as the director of the School of Dance.

Get a COVID-19 booster shot

University of Utah Human Resources and the College of Nursing are co-hosting a drive-thru COVID booster shot clinic in the Rice-Eccles Stadium parking lot on Thursday, June 23 from 2–5 p.m.

Mindfulness Center Programming: Support workshop

The University of Utah Counseling Center’s Mindfulness Center and the Center for Student Wellness are excited to offer a new supportive workshop for the campus community (students, faculty and staff), designed to strengthen participants with skills to manage the impacts of difficult events.

New chair in the Division of Multi-Disciplinary Design

Nicole Porter, Ph.D., has been named chair of the University of Utah’s Division of Multi-Disciplinary Design in the College of Architecture and Planning, effective Aug. 1, 2022. Porter will oversee education, curriculum development, research, programs and recruitment in the division. She was appointed after an extensive, international search that began last year and included virtual public presentations and student meetings.

Affordable Travel Workshop for Students and Staff June 21

Finding the time and money to be able to travel can be difficult. The Financial Wellness Center is bringing a free workshop to campus to help solve one of those problems.

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Campus Events


Pushing for representation and accessibility in the legal field

Bernadine Ott wants to make legal services more accessible and making the legal field more representative.

Native American students tell their stories at the U’s storytelling camp

The weeklong camp was designed for youth from the Ute Tribe.

Congratulations to 2022 prestigious scholarship winners

U students’ prestigious awards are opportunities to study abroad, learn critical languages and develop public service experience.

It’s all about the pink at the garden!

Pink flowers are out in full force right now at the Red Butte Garden, so if pink is your favorite color, now is the time to get up here!

Campus Events


Graduate Student Writing Retreat
Fulbright Information Session
Fundraiser for Ukraine - International Diabetes Federation
The Book Artist as Naturalist
Population, Health and Armed Conflict (PHAC) Symposium
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