@ The U Newsletter

How are you coping?

It’s been a year. Let’s reflect on how we’re managing our stress.

5 things the pandemic taught me

This year came with a new batch of trials, changes and forced adaptations in a world of COVID-19.

How to build your U crew

As the COVID-19 pandemic reaches the one-year mark, it is vital for our community to remain diligent.

Which COVID-19 vaccine is right for you?

The longer you are unvaccinated, the more you’re at risk for becoming infected and possibly seriously ill from COVID-19.

The substance use disorder counselors shortage

New funding to help students complete a substance use disorder treatment training.

Make way for the new Public Safety building

The new building should be completed by the end of the year.

U Board of Trustees announces 2021 honorary degree recipients

Russell M. Nelson, C. Hope Eccles and William J. Rutter to be recognized.

ICYMI: ‘Racial Equity & Philanthropy’

Watch the fifth Friday Forum on Racism in Higher Education.

Warming climate slows tropical birds’ population growth rates

A 30-year study in Tanzania shows temperature-linked population declines in species important to forests.

Campus Events


Fall planning town hall meeting

You may submit questions prior to the webinar.

Fall 2021 Semester schedule posted on March 29

A two-week delay will accommodate a shift to more in-person classes.

University of Utah to hold both virtual and in-person events for Commencement 2021

The main university commencement ceremony will be pre-recorded and live-streamed on utah.edu/live, Thursday, May 6 at 6:30 p.m. In-person college-specific convocations will be held on May 6 and 7.

Interactive COVID-19 timeline charts fight against pandemic

One year. 12 months. 52 weeks. 365 days. The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted our lives since March 2020, when University Hospital started taking care of patients sick with the virus.

Research response to COVID-19 website

Visit the U’s new Research Response to COVID-19 website to see how U scientist are making a difference here in Utah and across the world.

New senior director for Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Dr. Maia Hightower joins the HEDI team.

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Campus Events


Explore UMFA’s ‘Black Refractions’ from home

This month’s exhibition-related programs are all available free online.

Pandemic ethics

Explore the policy implications and possible solutions to combat inequities with experts from public service, academia and private industry during Ethics Week 2021.

Travel restrictions extended through June 30, 2021

Travel is still restricted for members of the university community.

Pacific Islands Studies Symposium

This two-part virtual experience brings into dialogue scholars and community members from the Pasifika diaspora from as far north as Minnesota and all the way south to Australia.

Campus Events


Professor vs. Student Anthropology Trivia Night
BIPOC Going Global Career Panel
HKR Seminar: LGBTQ Health
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