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University of Utah’s Class of 2022 urged to ‘level up’

On May 5, the University of Utah returned to an in-person commencement ceremony after two years of virtual celebrations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

2022 Rosenblatt Prize for Excellence

The University of Utah’s highest faculty accolade is awarded to isotope scientist Thure Cerling.

Recognizing our exceptional faculty

Read about the achievements of exceptional faculty members in teaching, research, mentorship and service.

Humans of the U: Jantzen Allphin

“Anyone who knows me, knows that I am obsessed with beautiful views. All these views and emotions, the fond and beautiful as well as the uncomfortable and tired, were an important part of my student experience.”

Humans of the U: Lindberg Heitmann

“I want to be an ally to underserved populations and help break the segregation cycle. I would like to make others’ paths easier than mine.”

Humans of the U: Sammie Serrano

“I didn’t want students who are neurodivergent at the U to be subject to the same struggle that I had.”

Humans of the U: Kaitlyn Workman

“College is as whimsical as it is relentless. I never thought my experience would include standing on the border of North Korea, covering a riot as a news reporter or burying my brother. Life is a gorgeous and unexpected journey.”

Humans of the U: Annie Giokas

“Participating in undergraduate research helped me gain skills as an independent thinker and the courage to improve at public speaking after presenting at multiple conferences.”

Humans of the U: Destiny Wallingford

“In navigating the mundane, rising beyond challenge, persevering, fostering fortitude and reveling in success, we entered this institution from one version of existence and transformed as we traveled through some incredibly trying times.”

Campus Events


Nominate a peer for a University of Utah District Staff Excellence Award

The awards are now in their 30th year.

Latinos in Action conference coming to the U

This is the largest Latinos in Action leadership conference in the state.

New portal streamlines software store experience

The portal replaces the OSL store, which was accessed via the “Shop for software” button on the OSL website.

IT, Microsoft to host series of free O365 trainings

The free events are an opportunity for users to learn about the newest tools in O365, strengthen or refresh existing product skill sets and leverage the expertise of Microsoft staff.

Upcoming Medicare, mental health and retirement webinars

A wide range of topics will be discussed.

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Campus Events


Volunteers needed to serve on the Staff Council

Council members are appointed by the university president for a term of three years, with one-third of the membership rotating off each year. 

Senate Summary | May 2022

Read up on the highlights from the final meeting of the academic year.

Two U professors elected to National Academy of Sciences

Valeria Molinero, distinguished professor of chemistry, and Erik Jorgensen, distinguished professor the School of Biological Sciences, were elected as members of the National Academy of Sciences.

University of Utah hires inaugural Athletics Department EDI director

Former professional player and U Football student-athlete Keith Embray joins EDI leadership.

Campus Events


UMFA Spring Soiree
Network Science and Social Network Analysis
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