Lessons learned about emergency alerts

In 2007, a Virginia Tech student opened fire on classmates killing 32 people and injuring 17 more. Some of the most important lessons learned in the aftermath of this tragedy centered on emergency communication. According to a senior Virginia Tech official, what important step does the U need to take in emergency preparedness?

Coronavirus testing: What you should know for spring semester

Knowing how many infections there are and how fast that infection is spreading to others helps inform strategies to contain the virus and helps us plan to take care of the people that become sick from the virus.

Alerting U

The U needs to communicate as quickly as possible for your personal safety. Opting out of texts means you might not get critical safety information.

Protect yourself from email and other scams

A recent scam impacting the U begins by enticing students with a well-paying research position and ends with the loss of money. Learn what to watch out for.

Genetic testing motivates behavior change

A new study led by researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute investigated whether testing would motivate people at risk of melanoma to make changes to reduce risk.


Migration of student UMail accounts to O365 begins Feb. 1.


Last week, a number of university email accounts were targeted in a spam attempt and University of Utah Department of Public Safety warned the public of an ongoing scam in our community.


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