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Commencement 2020 recap

The U honors 8,628 graduates during first-ever virtual commencement ceremony.

Let’s talk about hermit crabs

Miranda Stewart, 2020 commencement student speaker, addresses her graduating class.

‘The rest of your life is not a spectator sport’

John Warnock delivers keynote address during the 2020 general commencement.

Deans congratulate the Class of 2020

Academic deans congratulate graduates during the 2020 virtual commencement.

2020 honorary degree recipient recognized

Kristen Ries is recognized as the honorary degree recipient during the 2020 Commencement ceremony.

A virtual graduation celebration in the College of Fine Arts

When it came to celebrating the class of 2020 the College of Fine Arts got creative.

A woman for all seasons

Martha Bradley-Evans, senior associate vice president for academic affairs and dean of the Office of Undergraduate Studies, is the 2020 recipient of the Rosenblatt Prize for Excellence.

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CARES Act relief for students

Along with other higher education institutions, the University of Utah will receive funding from the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act.

U student invited to Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

Trevor Tippetts, a fourth-year graduate student in the Department of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology, has been invited to the 70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting.

Math student wins top undergrad College of Science research award

Delaney Mosier receives the honor for her work in the mathematics of sea ice.

ISO warns of stimulus payment scams

To better protect yourself, please follow these best practices from the Federal Trade Commission.

Online Excellence Awards nominations open

Digital innovation awards for Excellence in Online Education, have been created to recognize faculty and staff creativity in the transition to online-only education during the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020.

We want your stories about the impacts of COVID-19

Check out the new leading.utah.edu for a collection of articles, videos and podcasts showing how the U community is helping those impacted by COVID-19.

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Project Orange update

The guidelines use a widely recognized phased, color-coded—red, orange, yellow, green—scheme for the resumption of operations.

Parade recognizes front-line workers during the coronavirus pandemic

Hundreds gathered, while practicing physical distancing, to recognize and thank healthcare workers and first responders.

Project apART: Sparking creativity and community amidst social isolation

Even in our collective isolation we can elevate the power of art for social impact.

Humans of the U: Shelby Jarman

Everyone deserves to celebrate their graduation.

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