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Day of Collective Action

How you can participate in the U’s Day of Collective Action on March 22.

University of Utah to inaugurate 17th president, Taylor R. Randall

Live event will be livestreamed for those not able to attend in person.

Campus to celebrate inauguration day with blood drive

Blood donations have dropped by 10% nationwide since the pandemic began.

Mindfulness therapy reduces opioid misuse and chronic pain

New research may offer an effective, economical and lifesaving intervention to help halt the ongoing opioid crisis.

U designated as a First-gen Forward institution

The University of Utah is one of 53 new institutions to be designated as a First-gen Forward institution by NASPA.

First study of LGBT+ physicists reveals red flags

Pioneering study finds women, trans people, most likely to experience harassment. Overall climate and exclusionary behaviors are the biggest factors for LGBT+ scientists leaving physics.

U team travels to Pakistan to launch $19 million USAID initiative

This initiative aims to advance Pakistan’s higher education system over the next 5 years by providing technical assistance and U expertise in the education sector.

New Presidential Societal Impact Scholar Awards available

Nominations are due March 31.

Marine snail inspires fast-acting injectable insulin

The treatment could give patients with diabetes better, more immediate control over their blood sugar.

Campus Events


U honors youth climate activist with award

U recognizes Aniya Butler with the 2022 Award in Environmental Humanities.

U adjunct professor nominated to lead US Geological Survey

David Applegate has served as an instructor in geology capstone courses.

Dream Center interim director named

Raquel Cetz Tamayo is now the interim director of the Dream Center.

Free tax preparation for Utah families claiming Earned Income Tax Credit

With only weeks left in the 2022 tax season, the Connect to Collect program through the University of Utah College of Social and Behavioral Science aims to connect Utah families with free tax preparation assistance so they can claim the Earned Income Tax Credit worth $1,502 for a single individual and $6,728 for families with children.

2022 Women’s Leadership Summit

The annual Women’s Leadership Summit will be held in-person at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts with author & U alumni Vanessa L. Bryant to deliver the keynote address.

Huntsman Cancer Institute cyclotron project construction impacts

The cyclotron facility is essential to HCI’s ongoing leading-edge cancer research and patient care.

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Campus Events


Finding her voice

By applying for law school, Hilary Adkins faced her fears.

Finding meaning through storytelling

Join the U’s Health Resiliency Center, Center for Health Ethics, Arts and Humanities and UtahPresents at “Healthcare Stories” on March 24 at 7 p.m.

Build your resume while earning a scholarship

The Goff Strategic Leadership Center’s courses are just as innovative as they are effective.

Senate Summary | March 2022

Read up on the highlights from the meeting.

Campus Events


Disability, Eco(in)justice, and Translational Solidarity
Day of Collective Action
Progress in a Time of the Pandemic
University of Utah Presidential Inauguration of Taylor R. Randall
CSBS Social Solutions Series: Understanding the societal impacts of racial and income disparities
NEXUS Presents: Dialogue on Disparities - Mental Health and Prevention
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