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Why males pack a powerful punch

Elk have antlers. Rams have horns. In the animal kingdom, males develop specialized weapons for competition when winning a fight is critical. Humans do too, according to new research.

Why wait? New initiative gets students into the lab early

In 2020, the College of Science will give hundreds of undergraduates the opportunity to contribute to real research projects the year that they step onto campus.

Live on campus in 2020! Here’s why

Belong. Develop. Succeed. Live on campus!

Expanding global opportunities in West Africa

Students interested in health, community, economic development, and becoming global leaders are encouraged to apply now for summer and fall courses.

Bringing the U to you online

The University of Utah now offers a lower-cost, UOnline tuition option to increase flexibility and affordability of completing an all-online undergraduate degree at the U.

Film & Media Arts MFA alumnus wins top awards at Sundance 2020

“Minari” tells the story of a Korean family that moves to Arkansas to start a farm in the 1980’s.

Here for U

An office on campus is staffed entirely by graduates and current students of the U, and almost all of them are from the same college.

Burning questions on air pollution

A University of Utah engineering study shows restrictions on wood burning in Utah dramatically improve air quality.

The Wheels of Winter

It’s snow season, and freezing temperatures are the norm, but that doesn’t mean you have to hang up your bike.

Campus Events


Celebrate suffrage and register to vote

A major milestone in the women’s suffrage movement occurred on February 14, 1870, about 150 years ago. A woman by the name of Seraph Young, a schoolteacher from Salt Lake City, stopped at the polls on her way to work to cast her vote in the municipal election. She was the first woman in the […]

U honors fifth consecutive Churchill Scholar

Prestigious Churchill Scholarship provides opportunity to complete a one-year master’s program at the University of Cambridge

Nine U students nominated as semifinalists for 2020-21 Fulbright awards

The University of Utah has nine Fulbright semifinalists this year, equaling last year’s record number. This year the U has seven undergraduate students and two doctoral students.

Trade in your space heater

If you are a U faculty, staff or intern, you can trade your space heater for a free electric blanket.

Celebrate sustainability leadership on campus

Nominate yourself or a colleague for a Sustainability Leadership Award

Olympic cauldron set for relocation, refurbishment

The 2002 Winter Olympic Cauldron will be temporarily relocated this week to undergo a full refurbishment.

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Campus Events


Who is Floyd Collins, and why is he in a cave?

Based on a true American legend.

Humans of the U: Adriana Parker

“My primary responsibility as a librarian at the U is to teach information literacy and for me, that means ensuring every student has equitable access to all of the resources, services and knowledge they need to accomplish their goals.”

Construction & Commuter Updates

Road construction near the Huntsman Cancer Hospital starting soon.

Campus Events


Major Open House: Going Global
Spring 2020 STEM Career and Internship Fair
The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Revisited
A Celebration of Love Poetry by Black Writers
Women's Basketball vs. Stanford
Utah Gymnastics vs. Oregon State
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