@ The U Newsletter

Celebrate Banned Books Week with the library

Kick off the week with a panel discussion on censorship and free lunch at the Marriott Library on Sept. 19.

Breaking ground on Impact and Prosperity Epicenter

The $114 million project is made possible by the generous support of anchor donations from Jim Sorenson and Robert and Lynette Gay.

Unlocking success through belonging

The Black Cultural Center leads the Male Success Initiative to challenge narratives surrounding the success of male-identifying students of color.

One U PeopleSoft Finance Transformation Project update

The “why” and where are we now?

Emeriti giving exceeds $8M

Emeriti faculty and staff continue to support the U in many essential ways long after their formal service to the institution ends.

What makes algae blooms grow?

A U professor receives a $3 million grant to study why toxic algae blooms grow in Utah Lake and other sources.

Ecological tipping point: 5+ El Niño events per century

Anthropologists discovered a frequency threshold causes dramatic changes in marine and terrestrial eastern Pacific ecosystems, and offers a look into our future.

Campus Events


Coffee and Conversations with the Women’s Resource Center

This new educational series, Coffee and Conversations will feature panels, skill-building workshops, creative activities and above all, critical discussions. This fall, the issue in focus is reproductive justice.

Faculty and staff save on the Homecoming U5K

The U5K kicks off this year’s Homecoming Week at the U.

Legacy Bridge vandalism impacts

Crews are working to assess the damage and repair the elevator to working order as soon as possible.

Benning Lecture tickets available

Please RSVP for the lecture here before Sept. 14, 2022.

Register to volunteer for the Legacy of Lowell Saturday Service Project

This year we have projects on-campus, off-campus, and even a virtual option for  those who want to participate from home.

Apply to be an Alternative Breaks partner

Our staff and faculty partners are important partners as we build these programs and are critical to their success.

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Campus Events


Make progress in your career journey this fall

Check out the Fall 2022 Career Fair and Career Fest events.

Get ready for Employee Appreciation Day

Friday, Sept. 23 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Rice-Eccles Stadium.

September updates from Human Resources

A series of workshops will be held in the coming weeks about mental health, benefits and retirement planning.

StoryCorps mobile tour now in Salt Lake City

In a StoryCorps interview, two people record a meaningful conversation about who they are, what they’ve learned in life and how they want to be remembered.

Campus Events


Exhibition: Practicing Freedom at the U of U
Book Discussion – “Cheap Speech”
Constitution & Citizenship Day
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