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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 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.

New leaders bring fresh expertise to Global U

The roles are critical for the campus as it strives to meet this moment of engaging globally in a pandemic-impacted world.

Pac-12 Sustainability Conference coming to Rice-Eccles Stadium

Taylor Randall and Mark Harlan will speak at the sixth annual event at June 15-16.

U elementary teacher program earns an A+ for math preparation

Program earns national recognition for robust requirements in key elementary mathematics content and pedagogy.

Study explores climate influences on snowmelt-fed water supplies

Three decades of research show three factors that can help predict how climate change will impact critical snowmelt-driven water supplies nationwide.

When hate abounds, promote empathy and love

The University of Utah is a place where we dispel conspiracy with reasoned debate and knowledge development based on the use of the broad scientific process.

Dan Reed elected to lead National Science Board

As chair, Reed leads the board that serves as an independent advisor to Congress and the president on science and engineering policy, and that governs and sets policy for the National Science Foundation.

More than a status

Navigating notions of illegality as undocumented students.

A place for pollinators on campus

The garden allows for a habitat that bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other pollinators find food and shelter while also transferring pollen from one flower to another.

Searching for life in the universe

They are developing a microchip for work in space that will be used to search for life on other planets as well as for monitoring the health of astronauts.

Free speech and the campus community

The university has a wide-ranging policy regarding free speech on campus.

 
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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