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Elevating Indigenous Youth: Annual Pow Wow returns to the U

This year’s theme, “Elevating Indigenous Youth,” is designed to speak to the impact of colonialism on Native communities, especially the residential boarding school era.

Office for Faculty boosting support for underrepresented professors

As the University of Utah continues to work to increase the number of historically underrepresented faculty on its campus, progress is being made. 

Courageous Conversations: How students and university police can work together

March’s discussion focused on nurturing a culture of peer intervention on campus.

Great books, not textbooks

Top humanities faculty teach interdisciplinary first-year course.

A stronger base for the Eccles Health Sciences Library

The multi-phased seismic retrofit project will begin in early April 2023 and be completed in June 2024.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2023

The theme, “We See U. We Believe U.” was developed by students at the Center for Student Wellness to believe, listen and support survivors.

New study questions decades-long understanding of gamma ray bursts

On Oct. 9, 2022, a pulse of intense gamma-ray radiation swept through our solar system. The new source turned out to be the brightest gamma-ray burst ever observed.

Demographics of children identified with autism are shifting

A new analysis found that among Utah children aged 8 years old, rates of autism were equal in White children and children from historically underserved populations.

Antitrust laws and the protection of workers

FTC Commissioner Alvaro Bedoya and Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust Jonathan Kanter will provide keynote addresses to this year’s Spring Forum.

Campus Events


Academic Senate meeting on April 10

The next meeting of the 2022-23 Academic Senate is Monday, April 10, from 3-5:30 p.m. Meetings are open to the public.

U Recycle Day 2023

Come shred paper documents, find a new home for gently used furniture, offload your expired and leftover medicines or safely dispose of household e-waste. Participants are also invited to donate items like clothing, books and toys!

Sustainability Teaching Scholars Workshop

Would you like your course to count towards the Undergraduate or Graduate Sustainability Certificate? This one-day workshop will focus on integrating sustainability into course content.

U researcher recognized for decades-long career studying eosinophils

Dr. Gerald Gleich is the founder of NexEos Bio.

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Campus Events


The challenges behind ‘Cabaret’

Cultural specialist Jess Hirsh explains the need for her role in productions that deal with difficult themes.

Humans of the U: Shigeo Iwamiya

“Athletes need to learn more about the LGBTQ+ community to stand up for those that need help or say ‘that’s wrong’ when they see it.”

Humans of the U: Lema Save

“With my For Utah scholarship, I can chase after my dreams.”

Know where to throw

A new U Facilities Management database is here to help.

Campus Events


A Woman's Worth: The Inequities of Utah's Workforce
Tanner Talk with Kyle Whyte
Courageous Conversations: Involving U in Campus Safety
U-Walk Fest: Walkability Workshop
51st Annual University of Utah Pow Wow
Caste, not Race, and the Politics of Blame
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