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8 things to know about voting on campus

Ready, set, VOTE!

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.

5 ways the U is helping students register to vote

Commitments from U leadership and student voter registration efforts bolster civic engagement.

Mail-in voting 101

How, when and why to vote by mail.

Election hopes and fears

The U’s Peace and Conflict Club holds open dialogue ahead of the 2020 election.

Stay safe this Halloween

Don’t be a “jerk-o-lantern” because it’s not “witchful thinking.” Together we can “put a spell” on COVID-19 this Halloween.

Be culturally respectful as you celebrate Halloween

Costumes that take the form of caricature and adopt aspects of someone’s cultural identity can be belittling. Insensitive. Obtuse. It’s a form of cultural appropriation.

COVID-19 is a frightening factor this Halloween

Don’t take unnecessary risks.

Education during a pandemic

How to improve family-school relationships during the pandemic.

Campus Events


Scholarship U5K extended

Due to popular demand, U Alumni is extending the Scholarship U5K race window.

City & Metropolitan Planning students win big

College of Architecture + Planning students achieved high recognition at the American Planning Association’s Utah Chapter Virtual Awards.

U joins lawsuit challenging new federal rules that could impact international faculty and students

These changes could dramatically impact the university’s recruitment and retention of foreign talent, including faculty and physicians. The new rules also impact opportunities available to graduating international students.

New editor for University of Utah Magazine

Seth Bracken steps into the role held by Melody Murdock since 2015.

John Wesley Powell’s vision for the American West

A new book coauthored by U experts dives into the past, present and future of the Colorado River and the complicated legacy of its famous explorer.

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Campus Events


Humans of the U: Scott Leech

When a tree falls on campus, Scott Leech turns it into something beautiful.

What to do when an abuser uses technology against you

Abusers and criminals use technology to threaten, harm and steal from others.

Now U know: What is the Honors College?

Separating facts from fiction about the Honors College.

Commuter Success Stories: Rosalie Ortega

There are three reasons why I ride UTA instead of driving.

Campus Events


Amendment C: What Does It Mean to Abolish Slavery from Utah's Constitution in 2020?
Introduction to Labarchives
Major Open House: Pathways to Health Professions
Compassion + Connection: A Two Night Event for First Year Students
Performing Dance Company
Foreign Language & Are Studies Virtual Information Sessions
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