Cultivating joy through mindfulness

New research shows that a specific mind-body therapy, Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement, increases the brain’s response to natural, healthy rewards while also decreasing the brain’s response to opioid-related cues.

Office for Civil Rights to visit the U

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights will visit the U Feb. 21-23. As part of this visit, OCR will hold five focus groups for students to attend.

Statement from senior leadership

Racist and biased behavior at this university is an offense to our entire campus community.

The intersection of EDI and public safety

Creating a safe and inclusive campus environment.

Student Life

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GIVING U A HEADS UP

From the desk of Emergency Management: ShakeOut update and U Heads Up! app.

MOMMY AND ME

U study found that certain parenting strategies can combat the negative effects of a mother’s depression on an infant.

WHY ELEPHANTS RARELY GET CANCER

A study led by researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah and Arizona State University might have found the answer.

Don’t fear the needle

U therapists have partnered with a nationwide network helping people overcome needle phobia.