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U surpasses $686M in research funding

The total is a new record high for the university. The U achieved milestones of $600 million in funding the last two years and $500 million four years ago.

A new climate change action plan to meet local and global challenges

There is a lot to celebrate, and important work still to do.

Promoting Latino student success

“The University of Utah is committed to the success of our Latinx students,” said  Mary Ann Villarreal, the U’s vice president for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. “Our partnership with Excelencia will ensure that our Latinx students will reach their academic goals and thrive on our campus and as alumni.” 

Personalized, online mental health support

The downloadable Nod app and the online platform You@Utah are free for members of the U community and are accessible at any time. 

2023 ‘Best Colleges’ rankings are out

New rankings from U.S. News & World Report are out—see how the U ranked.

Bike week at the U

With every ride, you improve your physical and mental health, help clear our air, and raise awareness of people biking on our roads and pathways.

Play Employee Appreciation Day virtual bingo!

Special thanks to all of the EAD sponsors.

Energy research institute celebrates 50th anniversary

The Energy & Geoscience Institute provides research assistance for the energy industry and pioneers new technologies to aid the transition away from carbon-based fuels.

This fungus shrinks in size to better infect the brain

Phosphate can trigger fungus size reduction, enabling further infection.

Campus Events


Staff council needs you!

Staff Council consists of 30 staff members (both exempt and non-exempt) from across campus.

Call for honorary degree nominations

The deadline for Honorary Degree Nominations are October 6, 2022. Please consider nominating someone for the University’s highest honor. 

Elections law expert to speak on campus about power of free speech

Hasen will talk about his book about “Cheap Speech” on Sept. 23 from 12-1 p.m. in the Hinckley Institute Caucus Room.

U professor helps U.S. set weather research priorities

Atmospheric sciences professor Zhaoxia Pu is a member of NOAA’s Science Advisory Board.

Astrophysicist Dan Wik proposal selected by NASA

The assistant professor in the Department of Physics & Astronomy is a member of the STAR-X Proposal Team, one of the two Astrophysics Medium Explorer missions selected by NASA for further study.

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


Lights, Camera, IGNITE: College of Fine Arts’ annual gala sparks creativity

In addition to the celebration of our alumni, each academic unit in the College of Fine Arts will take the stage to perform or present recent works.

A celebration of inclusive success

The new ramps and elevator expansion will make it easier for students to get around.

Open call for U Giving Day 2023 projects

Last year the event had over 100 campus projects, raising over $1.5 million dollars and 5,400 donors.

Environmental Humanities Symposium on the Great Salt Lake

Can art, humanities, and culture save the imperiled Great Salt Lake?

Campus Events


Talking About Censorship: A Discussion About Banning Books in a Free & Open Society
National Voter Registration Day
The “She”-Suite
Environmental Justice and Unsheltered Homelessness
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