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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.

Senate Summary | March 2021

If you missed the Academic Senate meeting on March 1, 2021, or need a refresher, then keep reading for the highlights from the meeting.

‘Inspiring a Movement’

Join the 2021 Women’s Week events at the U, March 8-12.

Alumna advice: Opportunities that led to my career

Learn from a recent grad how her experiences at the U led to success.

Lives of impact and inspiration

On Feb. 25, the U family celebrated a fantastic group of honorees at a virtual Founders Day event.

Don’t delay cancer screenings during COVID-19

Don’t put off a screening that could save your life.

Building a mobile, virtual reality classroom

Going well beyond video chatting, University of Utah students dissect virtual animals.

Ready to run

How you can help increase the number and diversity of women running for office in Utah.

Nobel Laureate to speak on changing the illumination of the world

Shuji Nakamura won the prize in 2014.

Unusual earthquakes highlight central Utah volcanoes

No sign of imminent eruption, researchers say, but quakes show activity in Black Rock Desert

Serving the underserved at the School of Dentistry

Caring for the underserved fosters empathy and a commitment to providing the best treatment for all patients.

 
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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