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How society’s inequalities showed in COVID outcomes

A study shows how lockdown policies exposed some groups to COVID-19 risk in Salt Lake County.


Celebrate and reflect on Juneteenth

On the eve of this year’s Juneteenth, we reflect on the significance of June 19, 1865—a day now commemorated as a federal holiday to mark the end of slavery in the United States.


Janice Darko, a Black woman, leans forward on a table wearing a black dress with a cape with gold fabric embroidered on the edges of hte clothing. She stands in front of some of the art at the art gallery that's hung on a gray backdrop.

Art and dentistry

The U’s Black and Art Dental Student Association hosted its first-ever exhibit of art by the staff, students and faculty of the School of Dentistry.


New effort to map the universe, unravel mysteries of ‘dark energy’

The international collaboration that includes the University of Utah aims to construct a 3-D map of the universe in more detail than ever before.


5 book recommendations for Black History Month

Excellent books by well known authors.


‘I am multiracial’

According to new research from University of Utah psychologists Jasmine Norman and Jacqueline Chen, questions such as “What are you?” and other experiences of discrimination are related to mixed-race people’s identification as multiracial, particularly if that discrimination comes from monoracial people with whom they share heritage, or includes comments that a person’s appearance doesn’t match their background.


RACE AND THE LDS CHURCH

The two-day conference features keynote address by journalist Darius Gray.