U Holiday Cards
Cerling named AGU Fellow
Opioid research receives federal funding
New nonprofit mailing guidelines
National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity: New membership announcement
Research images as art competition
New director of financial aid
Get discounts through U Community Solar and U Drive Electric
University Teaching Committee awards
Utah Red Zone Fan Cave Giveaway presented by America First Credit Union
MathWorks MATLAB Total Academic Headcount site license for U community
In addition to holiday card designs, University Print & Mail offers several other styles for fall, along with other special occasion cards such as birthday cards, thank you cards, custom-design cards and personalized stationery.
Both personal and office orders are welcome. To view designs online and place your order, visit printing.utah.edu.
Cerling is honored “for developing and applying novel geochemical methods to understand the coevolution of climate, landscapes, and mammalian evolution.” His work has used geochemical clues to understand geomorphology, hominid origins, and forensic cases.
Since 1962, AGU has honored its most prominent and accomplished members as Fellows, inducting only 0.1 percent of the Union’s 60,000 members each year. AGU is an earth science organization headquartered in Washington, D.C.
All mailing pieces sent from campus using nonprofit permit 1529 must have ‘The University of Utah’ displayed in a prominent location on the package or envelope. The USPS requires that the return address begin with, ‘The University of Utah’, followed by the sender’s name and a campus address. To prevent confusion, delay or higher postage rates, please ensure that the university name is easily identifiable and avoid abbreviations such as ‘U of U’.
Help the university keep this valuable resource by complying with USPS guidelines on nonprofit mailings. Questions regarding nonprofit permits and other mailing services may be directed to Kim Hansen at 801-581- 7212. Questions regarding the printing of mail items may be directed to 801-581-6171.
The grants from the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense will look at whether this innovative, mindfulness-based treatment modality can, as previous research has shown, reduce a person’s craving for opioid painkillers and improve the ability to cope with the intense pain for which these drugs are most often prescribed.
The grants come as the nation grapples with an opioid and heroin epidemic. President Barack Obama issued a proclamation declaring Sept. 18-24, 2016, the nation’s inaugural Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week. This week—dedicated to improving awareness of what the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has called “an unprecedented opioid epidemic”—emphasizes the importance of prevention and evidence-based treatment options such as Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE).
To learn more, click here.
Register here by Nov. 5, 2016.
NEW DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL AID
NCFDD membership resources includes:
• Weekly Monday Motivator
• Monthly core curriculum webinars
• Monthly guest expert webinars
• Access to multi-week courses
• Video recordings of all webinars so members can learn at their convenience
• Private discussion forum for peer-mentoring and problem solving
• Monthly accountability buddy matches
• Moderated monthly writing challenges
• Access to the Career Center where members can post and search job listings
• Access to the member library that includes past webinar materials, referrals and readings
To register for your University of Utah NCFDD membership, please complete the following steps:
1. Visit facultydiversity.org/Utah
2. Under “Registration information,” enter your University of Utah email address as a username.
Also enter your first name, last name, validation code (provided by the website) and click
3. Enter the required registration information and click “submit.”
4. Members will receive a welcome email within one to two business days confirming that the account is approved and active.
If you have any questions about the membership, please contact Nadia Granados in the College of Education at firstname.lastname@example.org. We encourage your participation in the Institutional Membership and we will be reaching out to solicit feedback on these resources over the coming months.
To see criteria and deadlines, click here.
The Utah Red Zone Fan Cave Giveaway grand prize includes:
- Samsung 65″ Class 4K Ultra HD TV
- (2) Imperial University of Utah Recliners
- Blakeway framed Rice-Eccles Stadium panorama
- Northwest Utah tapestry woven blanket
- Northwest Utah plush throw blanket
- Northwest Utah rug
- Legacy Utah vintage game poster artwork
- Legacy Utah wall-mount bottle opener
- Legacy Utah serving tray
- Paulson Designs Utah athletic logo canvas art
- Authentic Street Signs “Man Cave” sign
- Dahl large vinyl decal
and more Utah Red Zone merchandise.
Utah fans can enter to win the Utah Red Zone Fan Cave Giveaway by going to URedZone.com/FanCaveGiveaway. The lucky winner will be randomly selected at the conclusion of the Utah Football season.
For more information, call or visit Utah Red Zone or the University Campus Store.
Access to the products are available now through the Office of Software License web store and the software is available to all students, faculty and staff for academic purposes, including academic research.
Information regarding this license, product pricing and the available products can be found here.