University of Utah

On today’s events

What we are witnessing is not representative of the fundamental ideals that have shaped our nation and made us a model of governance throughout the world.


Humans of the U: Scott Leech

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


U launches new Center for Violence Prevention

The center will complement the work that is already being done at the U that really improved our response by looking at relationship and sexual violence from a primary prevention lens.


U launches asymptomatic random testing program

The program will help determine prevalence of COVID-19 on campus and identify any outbreak hotspots.


U creates George Floyd Memorial Fund

The fund is among specific actions and strategies the U is developing to ensure diversity, equity and inclusion is a primary focus on campus.


U takes lead in state’s health and economic recovery plan

The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute is leading the creation of a newly released plan to guide Utah’s efforts in achieving both a health and economic recovery from the coronavirus.


My message to students: Keep going

Stay on your academic paths. The rewards for doing so will last a lifetime, long after the coronavirus pandemic fades.


Let’s get this celebration started!

Welcome to a new academic year. Whether you’re a student starting your first year at the U or a colleague returning to campus after a well-deserved summer break, you’ve worked hard to be here.


A statement from President Watkins

This has been one of the most tragic events in the history of this University and we are so deeply saddened by the death of Lauren McCluskey. I was in China when the horrible incident took place and came back as soon as I was informed of the tragedy. I have spoken with the McCluskey […]


FOOTHILL DRIVE

A newly completed plan will identify short and long term strategies for traffic congestion, neighborhood connections, safety and transportation options.