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Questions about Medicaid? Here are answers

Many students qualify for Medicaid coverage.

Free tutoring

The U’s Learning Center is now free and easier to access than ever.

New Student Welcome

Watch the first-ever virtual New Student Welcome.

People who live together may not get COVID-19 together

A new U study shows that once one person becomes infected with COVID-19, there’s a 12% likelihood that someone they are living with will become infected too.

First daily surveillance of emerging COVID-19 hotspots

As COVID-19 outbreaks sweep across communities, local officials are forced into a whack-a-mole approach to battling the virus. Geographers hope a new method will provide timely data to inform public policy.

Silencing the booming chorus

From 2007 to 2009, a yellow fever virus outbreak nearly decimated El Parque El Piñalito’s howler monkey populations. Exposure to a past virus may have aided brown howlers’ survival.

Humanities intelligence

Lessons learned in the humanities set you up not only for multiple career paths but for an education that will see you through a lifetime.

Campus Events


Energize your week with a free Pepsi Power Pack

On Aug. 31 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m., the main Campus Store will be offering these snack kits to all students, staff and faculty for free.

HRE response to Resident Advisors and social justice advocates

We appreciate the opportunity to engage with you in open conversation about your concerns and requests for accommodation. We hear you and want to do what we can to address the issues you have raised.

U science fair finalists win 2 of 20 spots in international program

The high school students’ winning projects—new treatments for lung cancer and a new model that can predict Dengue Fever outbreaks—will attend the prestigious WebValley online summer school.

Update of results of COVID-19 testing from HRE

The University of Utah’s Housing & Residential Education has received coronavirus tests of 3,248 students who moved into residence halls between Aug. 3-Aug. 23.

Delving into the mysteries of brain connections

NSF has awarded School of Biological Sciences Distinguished Professor Erik Jorgensen and John A. Moran Eye Center scientist Bryan Jones funding as part of NSF’s Next Generation Networks for Neuroscience (NeuroNex) program.

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Campus Events


The Chrony brings the news to U

The Daily Utah Chronicle gives a voice to the U’s students, staff and faculty.

Welcome Back Bash

Build community and find your support system at the 2020 Welcome Back Bash.

Making way for the Ken Garff Performance Zone

The demolition of the Spence Clark Football Center in the south end zone of Rice-Eccles Stadium has begun.

Humans of the U: Clement Chow

Dr. Chow is now recovering from COVID-19.

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