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Spring 2022 COVID-19 protocols on campus

We need to take steps to protect ourselves and the campus community.

Spring 2022 Back-to-School Town Hall

U senior leadership discussed COVID-related questions including the impact of the omicron variant, updated health and safety protocols, new self-serve testing options, staffing shortage issues and more.

Researchers explore strategies to improve access to COVID-19 vaccines

Many factors, including vaccine clinic access and language barriers, can create disparities in vaccination.

Keith Squires named chief safety officer

Squires has been serving as interim chief safety officer since April 2021.

2022 sexual assault campus climate survey open to U students

The results will help university leadership better understand the extent of sexual misconduct and sexual assault among students.

California mice eat monarch butterflies

This newly discovered mouse-butterfly interaction suggests that western monarch decline could disrupt ecosystems in unanticipated ways.

Watch launch of biggest, most powerful telescope

U astronomer Anil Seth explains why the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope was a cosmically huge deal.

How the Matterhorn sways

U professor Jeff Moore takes his methods for measuring rock arch motion to the Swiss Alps.

Desert shrubs cranked up water use efficiency to survive a megadrought

The increase may not be enough.

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U collaboration creates support materials for refugee communities

Documents and videos explaining how to navigate federal laws surrounding special education resources are now available in Arabic, Burmese, Somali and Swahili.

Spring 2022 Virtual Get Involved Fair

Student seeking long-term involvement or simply want to participate in one or two Recognized Student Organization events, there are a wide variety of opportunities to explore at the virtual fair.

Snow removal procedures

Be safe out there.

File sharing and copyright violation notice

Violators may be subject to civil and criminal prosecution under federal law.

January 2022 Academic Senate meeting

The next meeting of the Academic Senate is Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, from 3-5:30 p.m.

IRS retirement contribution limits have increased and more HR news

Retirement workshops, new employee assistance seminars and more.

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Martell Teasley named interim senior vice president for Academic Affairs

Teasley assumed the new role on Jan. 3.

Connecting students with student-mentors

Apply now for the new Women’s Resource Center Mentorship Program.

UMFA acquires works by major Japanese American artist

Thirty-five works by Chiura Obata are now in the are now in the permanent collection.

MLK Week 2022: Becoming the beloved community

MLK Week is underway at the U! Check out the full list of events including the MLK evening with the arts, book discussion, keynote address and more.

Campus Events


Group Fitness Free Week
Book Discussion - "Lonesome Dove" by Larry McMurtry
MUSE Casual Friday
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