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Why the vice presidential debate matters to Utah

On Oct. 7, 2020, the vice presidential candidates will take the stage at Kingsbury Hall on the University of Utah campus.

Vice Presidential Debate commuter impact

Many of these impacts are needed to accommodate staging equipment, work trailers and satellite trucks vital to making the debate a worldwide success.

Circuit Breaker & VP Debate FAQ

What you need to know about access to campus from Sunday, Sept. 27 through Sunday, Oct. 11.

Opposing arguments

As candidates take the stage to make the arguments of their lives, the question remains whether debates actually change people’s minds.

Stay informed on the 2020 elections

As the host to the upcoming vice presidential debate, the U has been hard at work finding ways to incorporate the debate into fall programming.

Who said it?

Do you know you your debate quotes?

Debating the debate

Members of the John R. Park Debate Society look at the issues.

Campus Events


College of Nursing provides COVID-19 support groups

There have been 3,000+ hospitalizations and 400 deaths from COVID-19 in Utah. Some patients leave with lasting health issues. Health care professionals to collaborate and find a way to help.

Versatile test reactor key to next generation nuclear power

Michael Simpson and collaborators are designing a test vehicle that would circulate molten salt to mimic how it would circulate through a real-world reactor.

National Postdoc Appreciation Week

Show support for our wonderful, hardworking postdocs.

Check out tech equipment before Sept. 24

Be sure to check in with our Knowledge Commons staff or make a request for items like laptops and tablets that you still need.

Expanded library hours

Marriott Library expanded hours and study areas start Oct. 12.

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Campus Events


Flu shots now available

Protect yourself and your community.

U launches asymptomatic random testing program

The program will help determine prevalence of COVID-19 on campus and identify any outbreak hotspots.

UPrint is up and running

Here are some tips to help you navigate the new system.

Friday Forum: Confronting our racism

Introducing the Friday Forum series on racism in higher education.

Campus Events


Hinckley Forum: Powering the Future with Renewable Energy
Center for Violence Prevention Virtual Launch
Informed Decisions 2020: Candidate Conversations — The Governor's Race
L.O.V.E. (Living Our Varied Experiences)
3D Printing at Home Q&A
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