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U contributes to strike team studying how to save Great Salt Lake

The 22-member team, including six members from the U, studied the lake’s current condition and summarized policy recommendations to restore the lake’s health.

Working toward a more equitable future

The U held its second annual Day of Collective Action to bring together the campus community and work on dismantling all forms of discrimination.

‘Reimagining Public Safety: Dream realized or deferred?’

U Department of Public Safety calls for engagement during Day of Collective Action.

Statement regarding earthquakes in Turkey and Syria

U students in the region are safe and physically unaffected.

U.S. Secretary of Energy visits U, tours geothermal facility

Secretary Jennifer Granholm announced a $74 million funding opportunity to continue developing technologies currently being studied in the Utah FORGE project.

New lab training center secures $3M in funding

The Advanced Practice Clinical Laboratory Training Center will train laboratory professionals.

The intersection of medical neglect and good fortune

How Laurence Parker went from professor to patient.

Humans of the U: Molly Sattar

“The U is very diverse and it creates this place of bonding…I always feel like I can just walk around and be myself.”

U researcher to lead study of clouds in cleanest air on Earth

The study will provide crucial details on cloud and precipitation properties in the Southern Ocean.

Campus Events


Interim dean of College of Education is named

Frankie Santos Laanan has accepted an offer to serve as interim dean of the College of Education.

Pivot toward innovation lunch and learn series

Free entrepreneurial workshops for faculty, staff and students.

Faculty regalia now available for order at the Campus Store

The deadline for submitting faculty rental orders is on Feb. 28.

Mary Ann Villarreal named chair of national higher ed group

Members of the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) have elected Mary Ann Villarreal, vice president for Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion, at the U to serve as chair of the organization’s board of directors.

11 U students nominated as semi-finalists for Fulbright awards for 2023-24

A record number of U students are in consideration for prestigious Fulbright awards.

New databases and books available through Marriott Library

Fall databases, serials and books purchased this fall and made possible by several endowments held at the Marriott Library.

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Campus Events


Groundbreaking for Applied Sciences Project

The project will house world-class scientists addressing the country’s most urgent issues and space for crucial undergraduate STEM courses.

3 U professors named AAAS Fellows

These professors have been honored because of their scientifically distinguished efforts to advance science and its applications.

Bringing together campus safety leaders across Utah

The U’s Department of Public Safety will host its first conference on campus safety on March 2.

Senate Summary | February 2023

Here are the highlights from the Feb. 6 Academic Senate meeting.

Campus Events


Utah Entrepreneur Challenge: Public Online Voting Starts
Darwin Day
Major Expo
Measuring Water Use: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
City of Rocks Cross Country Ski
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