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Was the Grinch in heart failure?

They said his heart was two sizes too small. That’s a medical condition.

Seeking black market medications

Altruism and a lack of access and affordability are three reasons why people with chronic illnesses turn to the underground exchange for medicines and supplies, new research shows.

Nothing about us without us

The U creates a research team for students who identify as having a disability.

The future of journalism is taking shape

As students increasingly declare journalism as their major at the U, the Department of Communication evolves to meet the demand of the changing media culture.

The role of youth in renewable energy

On Oct. 21-25, 2019, urban ecology students at the University of Utah Asia Campus presented to international leaders at the Global Green Growth Institute’s flagship conference.

Personalized medicine is now a reality

A new center at Primary Children’s Hospital will bring next-generation care to children today, using advanced technologies to understand a child’s unique genetic makeup and offer tailored treatments.

Spintronics for next generation info tech

Electronics that use minuscule magnetic fields emanating from spinning electrons could be used for faster, smaller electronic devices that use less energy.

Campus Events


2020 MLK Youth Leadership Awards

Nominate a student today.

Open forums with candidates for Chief of Police

The final candidates for the position of Chief of Police will be on campus Dec. 11-13.

What to do when an injury or illness happens on campus

Be sure to report all incidents immediately and fill out one of the three available forms.

Distinguished mentor award nominations now open

Nominate an outstanding mentor of graduate students and postdoctoral scholars for the 2020 Distinguished Mentor Award by Feb. 14, 2020.

U biochemist Jeff Morgan selected as 2019 STAT Wunderkind

The national competition celebrates the next generation of scientific superstars.

IU4U innovation funding initiative launched

Teams will be able to submit proposals beginning Jan. 13, 2020.

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Campus Events


Humans of the U: Quaid Harding

“Worldwide, honeybee populations are in serious decline. That’s a big problem for humans—one in every three bites of food that you take were pollinated directly or indirectly by a bee.”

The Arts and U

Pioneer Theatre Company is asking its patrons of “The Play That Goes Wrong” to bring canned and non-perishable food items to support Utah Food Bank, now through Dec. 21, 2019.

Construction & Commuter Updates

Road construction near the Huntsman Cancer Hospital starting soon.

Campus Events


LEGO Family Fun: STEM Challenge
Lower Lights Christmas Concert
Mindfulness at the UMFA
Discovery Class: Minecraft Master Engineering with LEGO
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