Because of Fall Break, this week’s SafeU theme focuses on staff readiness, which includes building a Threat Assessment Team—a group of staff dedicated to addressing imminent threats to campus, from both inside and outside the university.
After dealing with a new challenge this past year—one that threatened her life—Utah Soccer goalkeeper Carly Nelson discusses her recent health scare, growing up in Utah as a lesbian and the positive impact she hopes to have on her friends, family and others.
The worth of a bachelor’s degree is openly debated nationally given strong employment, the rising cost of a college education and other workforce training options. But the research is clear: A four-year degree offers exceptional value, both personally and to society at large.
Tara Deans, a U biomedical engineering assistant professor, received the National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator Award and a $1.5 million grant to develop a method that could help stop the spread of cancer.
The U’s 2019 Security & Fire Safety Report is now available with data from 2018, which includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action and Violence Against Women Act offenses.