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History made at the University of Utah

The U welcomes its largest, most diverse freshman class and sets a record-high enrollment.

VP Debate: That’s a wrap, folks

A look at how the 2020 Vice Presidential Debate played out at the U.

The volunteer experience

From providing golf cart rides to members of the international media to ushering guests to their seats inside the debate hall, the 2020 Vice Presidential Debate volunteers reflect on the event.

School absences correlate to impaired air quality

Even mildly elevated air pollution is associated with increase in absences in Salt Lake City.

How to think positively when it feels like the world is falling apart

Pandemics, tragedies and disasters aren’t going away anytime soon. But positive thinking can help you cope.

U students launch instruments to study Utah’s windstorm

Three undergraduates found a scientific opportunity in a destructive storm.

A genius in our midst: U of U Health geneticist awarded prestigious MacArthur Fellowship

Elde, an evolutionary geneticist, lauded for his creativity and wide-ranging intellectual curiosity.

Campus Events


Compassion + connection: A night for first year students with the change coalition

Learn how to build self-compassion and community wellbeing in this an online world during this two-night online event open to first-year students.

Reframing the Conversation: Queering Utah Legacies

This month’s Reframing the Conversation panel focuses on narratives of LGBTQIA+ folx in Utah.

Access the New York Times online

This program will trial for 12 months.

Indian art market online all October

NHMU’s Indian Art Market brings top Native American artists to Salt Lake City for a resplendent shopping experience. Given the challenges of COVID-19, it’s online for the first time.

Join UTA’s virtual discussion session, get a gift card

Visit UTA’s website to learn more.

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Campus Events


Honoring Native American heritage

The University of Utah is planning several events and programs in honor of Indigenous Peoples Day on Oct. 12 and Native American Heritage Month in November.

Indigenous Land Acknowledgment

The University of Utah honors Indigenous Peoples’ Day with the launch of a new Indigenous Land Acknowledgment.

It’s a trap! Why so many phishing attacks succeed

Learn more about why phishing attacks succeed and how you can protect yourself from them.

What would you ask the VP candidates?

Winning essays announced by Utah Debate Commission.

Campus Events


Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Amplifying Black Queer Voices: AIDS Awareness Month
Book Discussion - "Being Mortal" by Atul Gawande
Informed Decisions 2020: Candidate Conversations —CD 4
Reframing the Conversation: Queering Utah Legacies
Reclaiming Our Values and Visibility in Indian Country: Native Americans Addressing Intimate Partner Violence
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