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Fall semester schedule changes due to COVID-19

Limiting interactions could limit infections.

Comet NEOWISE lit up skies and social media

Comet NEOWISE blazed across the skies of the northern hemisphere and won’t return for 6,800 years. If you missed it, never fear—the University of Utah community captured stunning photos of this once-in-a-lifetime cosmic event.

Largest 3-D map of the universe ever created

The results are measurements of more than 2 million galaxies and quasars covering 11 billion years of cosmic time.

Faculty selected for presidential leadership program

The program’s goal is to foster talented, emerging leaders with administrative potential.

Gamma-ray scientists bring distant stars into focus

For the first time in nearly 50 years, stellar intensity interferometry has been used to take the measure of the stars.

 
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ANNOUNCEMENTS

 
Coursera enrollment extension

There is still time to enroll in free Coursera classes online.


Sustain biodiversity from your phone

Get outside, collect data and digitally connect with the Natural History Museum of Utah, all while staying safe and spatially distanced.


Partners in the parking lot

University Neighborhood Partners has two family friendly events left this summer.


Marriott Library opening soon

Phased reopening starts Aug. 3.


Huntsman Cancer Institute receives renewal of prestigious designation

The designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center is the highest level of recognition awarded by the National Cancer Institute.


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CAMPUS HAPPENINGS

Humans of the U: Nancy Butler Songer

The College of Education’s new dean brings experience in creating deeply engaging and valuable STEM educational experiences.

Return to Campus: Testing, tracing, and metrics that matter

Faculty, staff and students attended the third webinar on the University of Utah’s Return: Testing, tracing, and metrics that matter.

Off season: A virtual fundraiser

This event is the first performance of its kind for UtahPresents.

Attempted robbery on campus

Friday Oct 23, 2020 Detectives are continuing to investigate in an effort to identify the person of interest and have been in touch with the victim and the UTA Police Department to obtain more details on the case. A university Crisis Support Specialist will be working with the victim to make support resources available. An […]

Stay safe this Halloween

Don’t be a “jerk-o-lantern” because it’s not “witchful thinking.” Together we can “put a spell” on COVID-19 this Halloween.

COVID-19 is a frightening factor this Halloween

Don’t take unnecessary risks.

Getting your university vehicles ready for winter

Keep your vehicle running during the cold months ahead.

8 things to know about voting on campus

Ready, set, VOTE!

Election hopes and fears

The U’s Peace and Conflict Club holds open dialogue ahead of the 2020 election.

Humans of the U: Scott Leech

When a tree falls on campus, Scott Leech turns it into something beautiful.

Be culturally respectful as you celebrate Halloween

Costumes that take the form of caricature and adopt aspects of someone’s cultural identity can be belittling. Insensitive. Obtuse. It’s a form of cultural appropriation.

Reported sexual assault

The reported incident took place on October 17th.

5 ways the U is helping students register to vote

Commitments from U leadership and student voter registration efforts bolster civic engagement.

 
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CAMPUS EVENTS

 
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Faith + Doubt Support Group
 
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Be Well Utah - Playtime is Our Time!
 
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Virtual Get Involved Fair
 
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Lassonde Information Session & Tour
 
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