refugees

A warning for the future?

Research shows disruptions rippled out from climate change in South America.


HUMANS OF THE U: TINO NYAWELO

TIno Nyawelo fell in love with physics as a high schooler in South Sudan. With the help of teachers, mentors and outreach organizations, he left the violence of his country to pursue graduate studies in Europe, and eventually joined the U physics faculty. Now, he shares his love of science with refugee youth struggling to adapt to the Utah school system.


MEET THE GRADUATES: MEL MOEINVAZIRI

I grew up in a very international family. My dad is from Iran, my mom is Portuguese and my step-mom is from the Philippines. I came to law school with this in mind and this has been my entire focus here, even my involvement in the Pro Bono Initiative has been centered around clinics for refugees and immigrants.


EXPANDING SCIENCE’S REACH

New grants help biology professor show people that science is for everyone.


EFFECTIVE INTEGRATION

New Center for Research on Migration & Refugee Integration is the first academic center in the West dedicated to developing best practices for welcoming new Americans.


REFUGEE CAMP GRADS

New certificate program provides education to students who want to help those living in refugee camps. First cohort graduating after time in Malawai and Kenya.


U STUDENT TEACHES INNER-CITY YOUTH

Student dedicating his undergraduate career to becoming an educator and mentoring the underprivileged after noticing glaring financial, social and cultural differences between his own social circles and the refugee population he tutored.