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U research boosts state and national economy, small businesses

Research projects at the U contributed over $714 million to the national economy through vendor contracts and subcontracts between 2014-2021.

Survivors of Utah’s eugenic sterilization program still alive in 2023

New study reveals scale of coerced sterilization in Utah.

U-wide cybersecurity program establishes unit-level tools and reporting

Higher education faces an ever-growing cybersecurity threat landscape.

Cannabis use early in pregnancy increases risk of poor outcomes

A study finds that using cannabis in the first six to 14 weeks of pregnancy is associated with poor pregnancy outcomes.

Space dust as Earth’s sun shield

Dust launched from the moon’s surface or from a space station positioned between Earth and the sun could reduce enough solar radiation to mitigate the impacts of climate change.

Antarctica’s ocean brightens clouds

Gases from phytoplankton in the ocean help form dense clouds that reflect sunlight.

Humans of the U: Sherrá Watkins

“Together, we can make a real difference in the lives of our students and in our community.”

Department of Public Safety mourns loss of K9 Zarah

She is remembered for her for dedication and playful nature.

Nyawelo wins 2023 Spirit of Salam Award

The award honors researchers who promote the development of science in disadvantaged parts of the world, who embody Abdus Salam’s conviction that science is the common heritage of humankind.

Campus Events


Now accepting sustainability teaching professorship applications

This opportunity is open to all faculty members (tenure or career line) at the University of Utah.

Learn what you can do to help prevent sexual violence on our campus

Sarah Hurtado says regardless of your role on campus—student, faculty, staff—everyone can find one or two things they can do to help prevent sexual violence and provide support.

Call for storytellers

Stories might address discovery, questioning, the wonderful things that bring you awe or delight, what stops you in your tracks and causes you to reflect, things that make you say, “I wonder.”

Free basketball tickets for faculty and staff

University faculty and staff can claim up to six free tickets for each game.

Elevate U of U campus health

The NCHA is a national-level assessment that the university has participated in for several years.

U included in U.S. News 2023 Best Online Programs

U.S. News & World Report has released the U.S. News 2023 Best Online Programs rankings, which is the “evaluation of U.S. based degree-granting programs that are designed to be administered online.” The University of Utah has seven programs that ranked high enough to be included in these rankings.

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Campus Events


What is RedMed?

The clinic is operated in partnership with the Division of Human Resources, College of Nursing and School of Medicine. 

Applications open for new U housing scholarships

The Clark and Christine Ivory Foundation is providing 100+ scholarships each semester.

2023 commencement speaker named

Tim Shriver, activist, Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute Public Impact Scholar and leader of the Social and Emotional Learning movement will deliver this year’s keynote.

Center for Medical Innovation leader named

Mark H. Paul, an industry pioneer in the development of microtools used in brain surgery, will take the helm on April 1.

Campus Events


Learn to Belay
Will I Ever be Able to Afford a House? Housing Affordability, Population Growth and Environmental Constraints
Banff Film Festival
Backcountry Skiing Weekend
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