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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.

 
Campus Events

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 Events

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.

Statement from University of Utah President Taylor Randall on the Death of Aaron Lowe

Aaron Lowe’s life was cut short in a callous act of gun violence off-campus.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2021

This month forces us to think about why domestic violence exists in our culture and to acknowledge the power differentials that abusers exploit and maintain.

New name, same commitment to safety

The Department of Public Safety has changed its name to the University Safety Department.

Legacy Giving Awareness Month

The university has a long history of honoring the legacy of those individuals who have included gifts from their estate plans.

U professor featured in Utah air quality documentary

Daniel Mendoza shares personal stories and scientific perspectives.

Human behavior sabotages CO2-reducing strategies

A study found that the “rebound effect” negates some of the benefits of U.S. states’ policies aimed at improving efficiency and renewable energy sources in the residential sector.

Celebrating Latinx heritage

“We need to celebrate each other, celebrate ourselves and celebrate our campus diversity as a community.”

Discover your strengths

Learning your primary skills will help you network, interview, talk about and promote yourself when it comes to landing that dream job.

Security training, awareness efforts strengthen the U—and you

Security training is required for employees who access restricted data.

Fall Utah Mag hot off the presses

Tales from a graveyard, caring for aging family and more in Utah Magazine’s fall issue.

 
Campus Events

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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