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Preventing theft on campus

Follow a few simple pieces of advice to keep your property safe.

Incident highlights issues with ProctorU online testing

An incident investigation is being conducted and help desk staff will receive additional training.

The public health rationale for a two-week shift to online-only courses

By planning for a break mid-semester, we have the opportunity to disrupt transmission and reduce case counts.

Why is the COVID-19 mortality rate highest for Black Americans?

Racial disparities among essential workers could be a key reason that Black Americans are more likely to contract and die of coronavirus.

Test-optional expansion

In addition to general admissions, the U goes ACT/SAT test-optional for merit-based scholarships and direct admission programs.

Gene discovery leads to next-generation experimental therapy for ALS

Efforts to understand the genetics of neurological diseases leads to a potential treatment.

How U alumni helped invent the catalytic converter

The catalytic converter, which removes toxic gases from car exhaust, owes its invention partly to U alumni working at Corning Incorporated in the 1970s.

Echoes of a pandemic through headlines

Newspapers show how face coverings, quarantines and closed public venues were a part of life during the 1918 influenza pandemic in the new Marriott Library digital exhibit.

Revolutionizing science classrooms

Graduates of the U’s Master of Science for Secondary School Teachers program engage in intensive research to bring authentic science experiences to their students.

Campus Events

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 
Spring semester planned with “circuit breaker”

Two-week, all-online instruction period meant to reduce COVID-19 exposure and infections.


Helping international students navigate U.S. election season

Join us for a free weekly webinar series during October.


Election Day flexibility and support

The University of Utah is supportive of faculty and student efforts to increase participation in the voting process by members of its campus community.


U establishes Partners for Innovation, Ventures, Outreach & Technology (PIVOT) Center

The new office builds on the work by the Center for Technology & Venture Commercialization (TVC), to serve as a hub to foster partnerships between industry, university and government entities.


Creating a cybersecure workspace at home

Five ways to create a cybersecure workspace at home.


Read with Russian artist and activist Nadya Tolokonnikova

In addition to a public lecture, Tolokonnikova will work directly with students from across the University of Utah.


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Campus Events

CAMPUS HAPPENINGS

The U reaches 71% renewable energy

A new solar energy contract drastically reduces the university’s carbon footprint.

Commuter success stories: Nikayla Spriggs

Once you get into a routine, riding UTA is a breeze!

Race, justice and technology

Ruja Benjamin joins the Fall 2020 Tanner Talk at the U.

ICYMI: The first Friday Forum

Watch the first Friday Forum on racism in higher education.

 
Campus Events

CAMPUS EVENTS

 
OCT
5
Hinckley Forum: The Vice Presidency
 
OCT
6
Man-Not Series: Chapter 1
 
OCT
7
Transforming Global Health for Equitable Leadership
 
OCT
7
Fighting Against Gender-Based Violence Webinar
 
OCT
7
Vice Presidential Debate Student Watch Party
 
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