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Shaping Spring 2021

With regular COVID-19 testing and planned vaccinations, the U’s Spring 2021 Semester will be shaped by the global pandemic.

Students’ well-being in a pandemic

On Nov. 30, 2020, the Academic Senate unanimously endorsed an ASUU resolution addressing student mental health during COVID-19.

How does the COVID-19 vaccine work?

The vaccines use a new approach to train our bodies in fighting SARS-CoV-2 infection.

Keeping each other safe with quarantine and isolation

There are some changes to the length of quarantine.

EDI in action

The U’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Executive Committee will submit its initial findings and recommendations to the President’s Cabinet in late January 2021.

Taking greenhouse gas analysis on the road, er, rails

One train-mounted air quality sensor can cover the same area as 30 stationary sensors.

Statement from Chief Safety Officer Marlon Lynch

Lynch provides clarity and context for a departmental personnel decision.

Campus Events


University of Utah becomes a certified Bee Campus USA affiliate

The U joins many other cities and campuses across the country united in improving their landscapes for pollinators.

MLK Jr. Saturday Service Projects

Register today for MLK Week volunteer opportunities.

2021 call for Distinguished Mentor Award nominees

The deadline for submitting nominations is Feb. 12, 2021. 

PTC announces free online holiday concerts

Free concerts, cooking and crafts segments, holiday windows and a five-part reading of “A Christmas Carol” from Pioneer Theatre Company.

University of Utah partners on initiative to fund equitable parks and green spaces

Alessandro Rigolon will co-design a multi-year funding program focused on increasing equitable access to parks and green spaces in low-income communities of color in urban areas across the U.S.

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U signs agreements with the University of Aberdeen

This new global exchange partnership will benefit students and faculty and strengthen the ties between Utah and Scotland.

No-cost contraceptives for U students

A student-lead initiative has led to the opening of the new Campus Contraceptive Care Clinic.

How do U… start birding?

Birds are all around, and all you need to get started is an observant eye.

How are you getting your art fix this winter?

The U offers up an assortment of ways to be a patron of the arts.

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