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Herriman Campus on track to open in fall 2023

In August 2023, the University of Utah and Salt Lake Community College will welcome their first students at the Juniper Building at the Herriman Campus.

President Taylor Randall’s message to campus

On March 28, ESPN+ will share a 90-minute documentary and written story about Lauren’s life and tragic death. This story and its retelling is difficult and will renew criticism and fears about safety on the University of Utah’s campus.

University of Utah’s first safety review committee transitions to new leaders

The University of Utah’s safety review committee will enter its third year with new leaders and members dedicated to keeping the Public Safety Department responsive and accountable to campus.

Wellness at the U

Wellness takes many forms. The Osher Center for Integrative Health is here to advance personal and professional wellness for U employees.

Caring from the courtroom

Graduates of the dual MSW/JD program leave with an understanding of why systems need to change, an appreciation of the complexity of those systems and the tools needed to make a change.

University of Utah earns Military Friendly School designation

The U is one of nine Tier 1 Research Institutions to acheive gold status under the ranking system.

Freestanding lactation pods now on campus

U Facilities quickly met the ongoing demand for private accommodations for nursing parents on campus.

Coffee plantations limit birds’ diets

Habitat disruption and changes in diet threaten bird species’ survival.

Humans of the U: Vanessa Lucio

“Every time I’m having a hard time, I remind myself, ‘You used to be in seventh-grade dreaming of being where you are right now.'”

Campus Events


U sous chef wins regional culinary challenge

The winning dish was a crepinette of pork wrapped in swiss chard.

Graduation announcements available

It’s not too early to order your graduation announcements.

Wilkes Center Student Innovation Prize

All U students are eligible to submit their most innovative ideas for tackling climate change for a chance to win a $20K first prize, $10K second prize and two $5K third prizes.

Nalini Nadkarni awarded NSF Enduring Achievement Award

Award honors Nadkarni’s exemplary work in science communication.

Interactive art project celebrates Women’s History Month

The College of Education project invites creative expression regarding women’s rights issues.

Ella Al-Shamahi’s keynote—Exploring Dangerous Places

Ella Al-Shamahi specializes in Neanderthals, caves and expeditions in hostile, disputed and dangerous territories. She will present the 2023 NHMU Lecture Series: Frontlines of Archaeology’s keynote talk titled “Exploring Dangerous Places” at 7 p.m. on April 4 at Kingsbury Hall.

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Campus Events


Discussion and insight from EGI: Spring webinar lineup

The first presentation in the series will be on April 6.

Community Engaged Learning Faculty Awards

We offer congratulations and gratitude for their incredible service to University of Utah students and local Utah communities.

Building bionics

How technologies are going to enhance the human body and end physical disability.

Academic Freedom Committee hosts author for Hinckley Forum

The group is hosting author and free speech activist Christian Finan. 

Campus Events


Spring Book Sale
Unstoppable U: Pride Week 2023 Opening Party
Avoid Falling for a Jerk/Jerkette
Diversity and Science Lecture Series (DASL) Welcome Event
Drag Queen Story Time with Gia Bianca Stephens
Migguel Anggelo: LatinXoxo
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