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From ‘A’ to ‘U’

Students with “U” parking permits may park in designated “A” lots after 3 p.m. This option enhances safety by allowing students to park in lots closer to main campus buildings during the evening.

Involvement is the ticket to U student success

Getting involved on campus has never been easier because of two new initiatives from Student Leadership & Involvement: the Campus Connect platform and the Involvement Ambassadors.

Passport Caravan and the U

The Office for Global Engagement and Learning Abroad are proud to announce that the Council on International Education Exchange brings their Passport Caravan to the U on Jan. 16, 2020.

Utah’s red rock metronome

Seismic readings reveal Castleton Tower’s unseen vibrations.

Prenatal opioid exposure

A U study finds sparse data on how children fare after prenatal opioid exposure.

U Presidential Scholars named

The awards provide talented faculty with financial backing to support their scholarly, teaching and/or research initiatives.

Foraging for information

Researchers at University of Utah Health are using machine learning to draw links between genetic controls that shape incremental steps of instinctive and learned behaviors.

Campus Events


Homecoming royalty applications are open

Now is your chance to be crowned as the royal you always knew you were born to be. The five members of the Homecoming Royalty Court will each receive a $1,000 scholarship for the spring semester.

New Dean of Students

Jason Ramirez has been appointed associate vice president and dean of students. He will assume his role Sept. 23.

Five fresh faces: Maile O’Keefe

Meet the three-year USA National Team member and two-time national all-around champion who is joining Utah following a tremendous elite career.

Dedicated to protecting the night skies

The U-based Consortium for Dark Sky Studies launched the first issue of The Journal of Dark Sky Studies, a transdisciplinary journal to share art, basic science and conservation stories from the dark sky movement.

U to enforce tobacco-free policy

Rice-Eccles Stadium no longer provides smoking areas during public events or Utah Football games.

Does public transit reduce pollution?

New rider data shows how public transit reduces greenhouse gas and pollutant emissions.

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Campus Events


Patients withhold life-threatening issues from doctors

Facing the threat of domestic violence, being a survivor of sexual assault, struggling with depression or thoughts of suicide are four topics that are difficult to broach with anyone. Including those who can help you.

‘Dracula, the Musical’

The U’s Department of Theatre opens the season with the thrilling drama of suspense and Gothic romance of dreamlike temptation based on the world-famous novel by Bram Stoker.

Construction & Commuter Updates

Road construction near the Huntsman Cancer Hospital starting soon.

Campus Events


Adventure and Activism
The Weavers’ Stories
Gould Lecture
Ethics for a Connected World: Three Cases that Impact You
Fabulous Fridays!
Utah vs. Idaho State
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