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How the U issues weather alerts

This past week, the University of Utah’s Emergency Management team issued two weather alerts—one pushing classes to remote learning on April 3, the other returning to “normal” campus operations on April 4—that didn’t seem to match the snow on the ground.

The IRB and me: What is the Institutional Review Board?

Part 1 of a four-part series about the Institutional Review Board explores how it started and how it’s going.

The data privacy ‘GUT Check’ for synthetic media like ChatGPT

It’s important to increase our technological literacy and implement healthy, curious and cautious data privacy habits.

Statewide earthquake drill on April 20, 2023

Now that COVID-19 operations have ceased, exercises to test our community resilience can resume.

Student Mental Health Resources

Here for you anytime, anywhere.

Summit between the U and SLCC focuses on transfer student success

Leaders from the U and SLCC gathered on March 31 as part of continuing joint efforts to foster a “transfer receptive culture” at the U and a “transfer sending culture” at SLCC. 

Pakistani university presidents visit U Asia Campus in South Korea

The leaders learned more about the academic practices of Korean universities and public institutions and explored opportunities for educational cooperation.

The week-end effect: How humans and wildlife coexist along a functional landscape

Some mammals alter activity patterns to avoid human weekend activity.

5th annual U Giving Day brings community together around the globe

The 1,850-minute event saw everyone from administrative leaders and deans to students and alumni volunteers raising awareness and funds for the U’s many programs.

Campus Events


U student teams to showcase innovative health care technologies at the 13th annual Bench to Bedside Competition Night

On April 17, join student innovators, health care professionals, entrepreneurs, investors and University of Utah leadership at the Utah State Capitol Building for the 13th annual Bench to Bedside Competition Night!

2023 Distinguished Mentor Award recipients announced

This year’s awardees demonstrate exceptional commitment to the mentorship of graduate students, postdoctoral scholars and others across campus and beyond. All the awardees go above and beyond to foster an inclusive and welcoming community and to instill a culture of outstanding mentorship in their units.

Don’t miss a beat! Red Butte Garden’s Outdoor Concert Series lineup coming April 11

Ready to score summer’s most sought-after tickets? On Tuesday, April 11, Red Butte Garden will announce the lineup for its award-winning Outdoor Concert Series. Here’s what you need to know.

Updates from Human Resources | April 2023

The Retirement Plans Advisory Committee will be meeting on Friday, April 14 at 10 a.m. Plus, Blomquist has several upcoming workshops. Register today!

Inaugural director of campus compliance services named

The Office of General Counsel announced this week that Brian Nicholls will begin serving as the University of Utah’s inaugural director of campus compliance services.

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Campus Events


Advisor of the Month: Stephanie Begaye

After months of planning, Begaye relaunched the full-scale Major Expo, which had a hiatus of multiple years.

Humans of the U: Isabella Pullman

“It was really awesome to have someone believe in me and help me realize that I am capable of tackling difficult challenges and concepts.”

Celebrating the 2023 Career Impact Award recipients

The awards highlight individuals and experiences that positively contribute to the U students’ career development.

Celebrate the Basic Needs Collective’s first birthday

Since opening, the BNC has served over 270 students with direct resource support.

Campus Events


Caste, not Race, and the Politics of Blame
Wellness Week - Therapy Dogs
Manifest Disaster: Climate and the Making of America
Dignity over Contempt
Ethical Considerations Regarding the Health Needs of Muslim Women in Biomedical Research
Wellness Week - Physical Wellness Day
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