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1 in 4 parents lied about their kids’ COVID-19 status

Parents cited an inability to stay home from work to care for their sick children or wanting to make decisions about their child’s health care without input from outside authorities, among other reasons.

U begins implementation of JED Campus program

The program helps to build upon existing student mental health, substance misuse and suicide prevention efforts.

Jill McCluskey: There’s work to be done

McCluskey’s hope is that Lauren and what happened to her will come to mind when staff at the U interact with someone seeking help.

Seed library encourages patrons to connect more with their food

More than 450 seed libraries exist around the world, including at the U.

New U gallery honors famed portrait artist Alvin Gittins

The opening will be celebrated with a public event on March 23 from 5-7 p.m. and will feature works from alumni.

Humans of the U: Jerry Basford

“I think adults should still find time to have fun and we need to find places where we can still enjoy playing. For me, my play is fishing.”

Dean of Graduate School named

The Graduate School offers more than 200 graduate degrees and supports more than 8,400 students.

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Updates from Human Resources

Information about new life insurance options and changes to compensation.

Found Property Notice for March 2023

University of Utah Department of Public Safety is advertising a list of found property that is currently being stored at the University of Utah Public Safety building. All unclaimed property will be disposed of Thursday, March 23, 2023.

Former National Park Service directors to speak in Salt Lake City

Their talk will explore the national parks’ role in the connection between nature and human health.

Sustainability Attribute renewal faculty event

The director of sustainability education is hosting a Faculty Learning Community for faculty that need help with renewing the Sustainability Attribute (SUST) for their course.

Academic Senate meeting on March 13

The next meeting of the 2022-23 Academic Senate is Monday, March 13, from 3-5:30 p.m. Meetings are open to the public.

‘Becoming and Belonging—A STEM journey’

The Center for Science and Mathematics Education’s Hugo Rossi Lecture Series presents Dr. Clifton Sanders, provost for academic affairs at Salt Lake Community College.

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Science fiction, social and political change and the ecological crisis

Kim Stanley Robinson, acclaimed science fiction author, to speak at the U, on March 16.

Ethics Week confronts the issue of AI in higher ed

Experts from across campus and the broader community will weigh in on the topic at events from March 13-15.

Gardner lecturer Heidi Schreck takes main stage

Broadway star to speak at Kingsbury Hall on March 13.

Re-envisioning healing through accountability and anti-oppression justice frameworks

Participants will learn about practices and justice frameworks key to creating a world where sexual harm has neither place nor power.

Campus Events


Lepre-canned Food Drive
Special Collections Drop-in
Bringing Healing to Utah Through Reckoning with its History of Racial Terrorism
Introduction to Social Explorer
The Art & History of Books: A Rare Book Showcase
Backcountry Ski
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