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Honoring veterans all week on campus

A full schedule of events will honor veterans on campus this week, including the 25th annual Veterans Day Commemoration on Friday, Nov. 11.

A vice president and a veteran

Mary Ann Villarreal opens up about her service in the armed forces.

Understanding free speech on campus

U law professor Christina Koningisor answers some questions on why the U can and cannot prohibit certain behaviors.

5 books for Native American History Month

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, here are five books recommendations available at the J. Willard Marriott Library, recommended by Librarian Allyson Mower.

The erasure of history

The Fall 2022 U Remembers, “Erasure of History,” will offer solutions against the whitewashing of history and urge us to push back against antisemitism as we work toward a more inclusive future.

Marriott Library oral histories provide unique perspectives on Navajo Code Talker experience

Nearly eight decades after the end of World War II, just three of the few hundred Navajo Marines who served as code talkers are still alive. As the living history these individuals embody slips away, a collection of code talker oral histories housed at the University of Utah is an invaluable tool in preserving their legacies.

SLCC + U = STEM success

The STEM Success Fair is part of the Utah Pathways STEM (UPSTEM) Initiative, which aims to build pathways to STEM from SLCC to the U to smooth the transition and to better support diverse learners.

Campus Events


Voting and voter registration at the Marriott Library

Your vote is your voice.

Retirement Plans Advisory Committee meeting

The Retirement Plans Advisory Committee will be meeting to discuss account costs for U employees with retirement plan accounts with Fidelity Investments.

Nominate THEM allies

This 8-week allyship program is an opportunity to unpack gender norms and how they influence our society on the individual, relationship, and communal levels.

Kent A. Ono named distinguished scholar of the national communication association

Ono is the first representative from the University of Utah to receive the honor.

Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research coming to the U

Spring 2023 promises to be an exciting semester for undergraduate research at the University of Utah. Every year, partners of the Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research (UCUR) host a statewide conference for students to present their research. And in February 2023, UCUR is coming to the U.

New associate vice president for Auxiliary Services named

Longtime university employee Jennifer Reed has been named University of Utah associate vice president for Auxiliary Services.

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Campus Events


Breaking ground on a new era of medical education

The new $185 million medical education facilities are made possible through major grants from the state of Utah, the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation, the Nora Eccles Treadwell Foundation and other generous contributors.

Kahlert Foundation donates $15M to the School of Computing

The Kahlert Foundation donation to honor the U’s long pedigree in computer science, will help attract and equip increasingly diverse generations of computer scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs.

GRADitude Week

Appreciating the central role that grad students play in the U’s research and education mission.

The 2022-23 Curci Foundation Scholars

The seven students are the first cohort to receive support from a $1.75 million gift from the Shurl and Kay Curci Foundation’s doctorate scholarship initiative, that will fund two years of graduate school.

Campus Events


Culture Lab 4.0 presented by NEXUS
Art + Wellness: Mindfulness
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