Recognizing extraordinary community outreach

APLU named the University of Utah the 2020 C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship Award winner.

graphic with family of four all looking at a laptop computer. school supplies such as pencils, globe, and a planet float above the family.

Education during a pandemic

How to improve family-school relationships during the pandemic.

In a classroom setting, three learners sit at desks with laptops while two instructors look over their shoulders.

U rewarded for community engagement

University of Utah named finalist for 2020 C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship Award.

8 women who participated in design circles

Parents sharing power in Salt Lake City schools

A group of parents use a comic booklet to get other parents involved in local schools.

Humans of the U: Anahy Salcedo

“When I got to the U, I volunteered with an organization helping underserved communities find resources. Lots of parents wanted to sign their kids up for camps, but couldn’t get them to the location or couldn’t afford it. I thought Science in the Parks would be awesome here.”

An attitude of possibility

University Neighborhood Partners says farewell to a pivotal team member.

Jennifer Mayer-Glenn joins the U

The U appoints a new director of University Neighborhood Partners and special assistant to the president for campus-community partnerships.


University Neighborhood Partners at the U just celebrated its 15th year of Partners in the Park.


University Neighborhood Partners celebrates 15 years of bringing together university and west side resources for reciprocal learning, action and benefit.


Our CASA initiative is part of a partnership with Salt Lake City School District, University Neighborhood Partners, local school communities and Google Fiber to help socioeconomically disadvantaged students prepare for higher education.