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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.

Amos Guiora: Israel’s new 8-party coalition government

Law professor Amos Guiora discusses Israel’s 8-party coalition government with AtTheU.

Understanding critical race theory

Edmund Fong explains what this theory is and is not, shedding light on the current debate over this approach to understanding systemic racism.

Celebrate and reflect on Juneteenth

On the eve of this year’s Juneteenth, we reflect on the significance of June 19, 1865—a day now commemorated as a federal holiday to mark the end of slavery in the United States.

Humans of the U: Gregory C. Thompson

A common thread through these five decades: capturing and preserving individuals’ stories, especially those people with little ability to do so on their own.

Utah Athletics launches Elevate U

The program will empower, connect and protect student-athletes as they build their personal brands and develop business opportunities.

Learn & Work in Utah

New, no-cost course opportunities available.

Reflections of drought in literature

This natural disaster has been pervasive throughout history inspiring many to write about its effects on humanity and the environment.

Annex demolition coming June 24

With a history rooted in World War II and a lifespan that has seen a diverse set of uses, the building was instrumental in the U’s growth.

What factors put Philippine birds at risk of extinction?

Correlating bird traits with extinction risk suggests some birds more endangered than previously thought.

Studying the preteen brain for insights into mental health disorders

U of U Health and the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development Consortium develop a resource to study how the brain changes and matures during adolescence.

 
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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