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University of Utah receives over $250M from state legislature

The direct funding is for buildings, authority to bond for up to $600 million to build campus housing in the University Villages and up to 5.5% raises for university employees.

The future of the Great Salt Lake

Scientists, water policy experts, politicians and community leaders discussed the future of the Great Salt Lake at the Wallace Stegner Center 28th Annual Symposium.

2023 honorary degree recipients announced

Frances P. Battle, William “Bill” Higuchi, Richard “Dick” Marriott and Camilla Smith will be honored at the general commencement ceremony on May 4.

Training tomorrow’s airmen and guardians today

The U will host Air Force ROTC cadets during a once-in-a-lifetime professional development opportunity.

Utah’s graphics pioneers

The U will host a historic event on March 23-24 celebrating visionaries who developed computer graphics.

Biological network helps body adapt to stresses on health

A method for studying the interactions between cells and their environment reveals a surprisingly large network.

It’s time to hit the gym(nosperm)

Winter is the best time to see conifers in Red Butte Garden, so bundle up and come see some of the stately specimens.

A pool at Yellowstone is a thumping thermometer

The interval of thumps at Doublet Pool offers insight into the fluctuations of energy in the Yellowstone hydrothermal system.

Humans of the U: Sadie Dunn

“The For Utah Scholarship offered me the amazing opportunity to come and study here in the department I want to be in.”

Campus Events


Special discounts available to health plan members

Employees enrolled in the university’s health care plan have access to several discount opportunities through Regence.

Researchers awarded Pac-12 student-athlete health grant

Grant helps develop tools to monitor athletes’ balance.

Strong Start registration open

Strong Start is a University of Utah Summer Bridge offered through the Office of Undergraduate Studies for incoming students who do not have any prior college or university experience. The purpose of the program is to help students acclimate to life at the U and set them up to thrive during their college experience. 

Reverend France Davis’ sermons now available online

This is the first contemporary Baptist sermon collection to be digitized in Utah.

Skills Workshops and Mindfulness Programs Spring 2023 Semester

University Counseling Center’s Skills Workshops and Mindfulness Programs continue to offers services—with a few exceptions—to all students, faculty and staff.

Connect to Collect helps working families claim tax credits

Program connects families with free tax preparation to claim an average of thousands of dollars in tax credits.

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Campus Events


A spring partnership fully blooms later this month

Don’t miss the chance to see this acclaimed international touring company!

Senate Summary | March 2023

Here are the highlights from the March 13 Academic Senate meeting.

Celebrate U Giving Day: Ways to get involved

This is the one time a year that all areas of campus come together to elevate the U.

Utah’s air quality history featured early women environmental leaders

A Marriott Library digital exhibit shows how women have been advocating for clean air along the Wasatch Front for more than a century.

Campus Events


Navigating Difficult Moments in the Classroom
Military Community Awareness Workshop
Mind Over Money: How Personality, Family, and Society Affect Financial Decisions
GCSC Seminar: Promoting Environmentally Responsible Behavior
Wasatch Front Research Data Center Grand Opening
Special Olympics Utah State Basketball Championship
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