Summer β€˜Utah Mag’ released

The latest issue of University of Utah Magazine is hot off the presses. Check out some of the highlights. The Sticking Point Vaccines have come a long way from the…

Interns join the U’s emergency response team

…Moffatt, interim director of Emergency Management. “They got a peek at global and national events related to COVID-19 and worked with the state of Utah and Salt Lake County.” The…

Evacuating under dire wildfire scenarios

…unprecedented, which is a tough thing to do.” PHOTO CREDIT: Cova et. al. (2021) Nat Hazards Rev Dire evacuation scenario category based on a score. Download Full-Res Image Most emergency…

May 17 town hall on telecommuting and parking

…FAQ for managers and supervisors on telecommuting. https://youtu.be/aHu1APG1Sy0 Webinar transcript Chris Nelson, communications director: I want to welcome everybody to our May town hall meeting. Today’s town hall is focused…

Supporting the Black community at the U

…growth and addressing the ongoing climate of the Black community at the University of Utah. Created in response to point 14 of a joint resolution presented by the Black Student…

Protecting the past at Bears Ears

…artifacts. It’s also about the archaeo-ecosystems that are there. That’s what’s sacred to Native people.” PHOTO CREDIT: Pavlik et al. (2021) PNAS One of the archaeological sites within Bears Ears…

How to practice self-compassion

…common areas. Jean Whitlock, Trinh Mai, Megan Call, and Jake Van Epps, “How to Practice Self-compassion for Resilience and Well-being”, Accelerate University of Utah Health curriculum, . Available at: http://accelerate.uofuhealth.utah.edu/explore/how-to-practice-self-compassion-for-resilience-and-well-being…

Mindfulness

…care. Happy workforce. Mindfulness has been shown to promote four real benefits for employees: stronger focus, staying calmer under stress, better memory, and civility. Happy brain. Regular mindfulness practice improves…

Securing payments on a mostly cashless campus

…change (%) Net sales: $415,015,306 $403,499,902 – 2.8 # of transactions: 3,530,348 3,253,636 – 7.8 Avg. transaction amount $120.24 $127.85 + 6.3   To keep this information locked down, the…