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SafeRide is going places

A new campus transportation service provides a safe and reliable ride on campus during night hours.

Relationships 101

The One Love Foundation visited campus to raise awareness among students about how to identify healthy and unhealthy relationships.

Suicide prevention: 3 ways to help

Social Work Professor Phillip Osteen offers insights on suicide prevention research and tips for getting help for someone who is at risk.

Converting bags to beds

Kaitlin McLean, founder of the charitable organization Bags to Beds, is the recipient of the 2019 Ivory Prize for Excellence in Student Leadership.

U’s Farmers Market celebrates 12 years

The market, managed by the Sustainability Office, links local growers and artisans with the campus community and provides access to fresh, healthy, local produce and unique arts and crafts.

Is that ethical?

The Hinckley Institute of Politics will host the U’s inaugural Ethics Week today through Thursday.

Ethics for a connected world

Professor Joel Rosenthal—a celebrated scholar in international affairs—will visit the U on Sept. 12 for the 2019 Tanner-McMurrin Lecture focusing on how technological achievement will set the pace for the future.

Campus Events


October is #SafeU Month

President Watkins has designated October as SafeU Month, an opportunity for the entire campus to engage in safety awareness, education and training.

Required Bystander Intervention Training for student organizations

We want to empower the leadership of Recognized Student Organizations (RSOs) to have information about safety and well-being, including where to report concerns and what resources are available to students for a variety of issues.

Black Cultural Center grand opening

It took years of hard work and persistence, but the Black Cultural Center—designed as a transformative space for research, community building and support services for Black members of the U campus community—is now a reality.

Block U class photos

View the Class of 2023’s first year Block U photo and access high-resolution versions of all of the past Block U photos.

Paula Florez Salcedo awarded AAUW International Fellowship

As doctoral candidate in Neurobiology at University of Utah Health, she will pursue academic work and lead innovative community projects to empower women and girls

Salt Lake City on Livability’s best 10 cities for techies

The U’s Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute touted as a big draw for young techies to the city.

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Campus Events


Construction & Commuter Updates

Road construction near the Huntsman Cancer Hospital starting soon.

U alums and UMFA challenge anti-Islamic bias

The Emerald Project and new “Ummah” exhibit aim to promote understanding of Islam and to bridge the gap between Muslims and non-Muslims by separating Islam, culture and politics.

The importance of good nutrition

That little packet of oatmeal you had for breakfast is 30% sugar. Really. Nutritionist Thunder Jalili shares the one simple fact about eating healthier.

Campus Events


Hooplaza! Free food and prizes
Fund U Feed U
Second Amendment Debate
Adventure and Activism
The Weavers' Stories
Social Impact Investing
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