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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


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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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.

2021 Crime Statistics Reports Released

Under the Clery Act, U.S. higher education institutions are required to gather information about all crimes committed within the main campus boundary and in nearby neighborhoods.

Law hosts debate focused on abortion shield laws

Legal experts will argue opposing views about whether or not ‘shield laws’ run contrary to the principles of U.S. federalism and constitutional law.

Vaccination clinics

The new COVID booster bivalent vaccine and flu shots are now available on campus every Thursday.

Materials stored in temperature controlled units

If you store research or pharmaceutical materials in a temperature controlled unit, it is imperative that you take action to prevent losses.

2022 University of Utah Staff Excellence Award winners

To be selected as a USEA recipient is a very high honor.

Make the University of Utah part of your legacy

October is National Estate Planning Awareness Month! 

Humans of the U: Abukar Hassan

As a recipient of the Obama-Chesky Scholarship for Public Service, I want to use the opportunities I’ve received to help others.

Understanding intersectionality and its relationship to equity

Today the basic principles of intersectionality are widely accepted. Yet it remains a difficult, misunderstood, and sometimes controversial concept

Celebrating the launch of the France Davis Utah Black Archive

The J. Willard Marriott Library create a digital archive in the name of Reverend France Davis, retired pastor, father, husband, community leader, civil rights leader, educator.

U Presents former U.S. Poet Laureate and trailblazer Joy Harjo

Tanner Humanities Center Hosts Harjo, Thursday, Oct. 6, 7 p.m.

Campus Events


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