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New chief experience officer named

Andrea Thomas, assistant dean of undergraduate studies at the David Eccles School of Business, will begin this new role at the start of the 2022-23 school year.

President’s statewide tour continues in Southern Utah

Taylor Randall highlights the U’s partnerships and collaborations with other state colleges and universities.

Updates from the Utah FORGE project

The U’s project is progressing toward developing new geothermal technology that could make the renewable energy of the Earth’s interior more accessible.

Support for Native American students

The scholarship initiative expands on the U’s commitment to Utah’s tribal nations.

U application fee waived for many first-year students

The waiver applies to first-time, first-year students who have a permanent mailing address in Utah, or attend a tribal high school in the state.

Scientists trace earliest cases of COVID-19 to market in Wuhan, China

The finding aligns with early reports that live animals sold at the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market were the likely source of the pandemic.

A win for crime victims’ rights movement

U law professor Paul Cassell wins an evidentiary hearing for families of Boeing 737 MAX crash victims.

Crisis, experimentation and growth

Take a look back at the history of the University of Utah School of Medicine.

Making dreams possible

How one student’s lifelong passion for pursuing medicine is realized with support from the Larry H. and Gail Miller Enrichment Scholarship.

Campus Events


U to co-host community conversation on electrification in Utah

To help Utahns to better understand what this transition means for them, the University of Utah Sustainability Office, the Salt Lake Tribune and Rocky Mountain Power are hosting “Down to the Wire: Electrification and the Clean Power Transition” on Aug. 2 at the U.

Martha Bradley Evans Center for Teaching Excellence Annual Teaching Symposium

The symposium is designed to provide practical skills and knowledge for excellent teaching in higher education. At this free event, participants may attend a variety of workshops and panels specific to their interests.

Phish Tank aims to educate users on phishing tactics

As part of increased and ongoing efforts to combat phishing at the University of Utah and University of Utah Health, the U’s Information Security Office recently launched the Phish Tank, an awareness and educational website with information on phishing tactics and known schemes.

Food is Medicine conference coming in September

Second annual conference explores connections between food systems, behaviors and overall well-being.

What you need to know about the U’s rental car contracts

Did you know the University of Utah has access to car rental companies using state-negotiated contracts? Contracts are available with Hertz as well as National and Enterprise.

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Campus Events


Summer days

Summer has brought a lot of color to Red Butte Garden that you don’t want to miss.

Huntsman Mental Health Institute to host first annual Research Day

The event is an opportunity for faculty, students and staff to learn and share research from across the U related to mental health, brain and behavioral science.

New law library director appointed

Suzanne M. Darais, JD, MLS, has been appointed director of the James E. Faust Law Library at the U.

We need U for Employee Appreciation Day

Volunteers are needed for the annual event taking place at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Sept. 23, 2022.

Campus Events


Printing through the Pandemic
Mokuhanga: Water-based Woodblock Printing
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