Fall planning town hall

…officer. The webinar and a transcript are below. https://youtu.be/06EMUbDQJ5Q Fall planning town hall meeting transcript Chris Nelson Well, happy Wednesday, everybody. My name is Chris Nelson. I’m the communications director…

Waiting for herd immunity

…virus can no longer spread. But we are all a part of many herds: our families, towns and our University of Utah campus community. So, as immunity continues to build…

Defining cultural appropriation

…book, “Appropriate: A Provocation,” she delves into topics such as: How do we define cultural appropriation? Who can write what? Who can write in the voice of another and should…

Care packages for victim-survivors of sexual assault

…support and solidarity for each care package. Each package will include items that may help ground a survivor: a blanket, essential oils, chocolate, a fidget toy and a supportive note…

6 dark sky parks near campus

April 5-12 is International Dark Sky Week, an annual event that raises awareness about the negative effects of light pollution. The International Dark Sky Association (IDA) and its local chapters…

U Remembers: ‘Breaking the Silence’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FuGkA4SeZ7w Holocaust survivor, author and activist Elie Wiesel often spoke of the dangers of silence and indifference in the fight against injustice and atrocities against humanity. “We must always take…

The path forward for fossil fuel divestment

…of these efforts include: Contracting with Cyrq Energy to supply 20 megawatts of geothermal power per year. The contract means that about half of the U’s electricity now comes from…

We will not let hate win

Find the initial statement from U President Ruth V. Watkins and Vice President Mary Ann Villarreal in solidarity with Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander communities here. Read More…

Don’t delay cancer screenings during COVID-19

…says, “Catching cancer early can save lives and reduce side effects of treatment as well as the amount of treatment required.” Apte notes cancer screenings are one of the best…