Awards & Recognition

Three men and two women stand against a backdrop holding clear glass awards.

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences honors alumni

For the college’s 50th anniversary, it honored an alum from each of the past five decades.


Student meets with advisor

Undecided, not excluded

Students who haven’t yet chosen a major are honored for making the Dean’s List.


Tino Nyawelo sites in front of the classroom of students from the Refugees Exploring the Foundations of Undergraduate Education in Science program.

Tino Nyawelo Receives Community Engaged Teaching Award

The University Teaching Committee has selected Tino Nyawelo, associate professor in Physics & Astronomy, to receive the Community Engaged Teaching and Scholarship Award for 2020. Last year, Nyawelo received the College of Science Award for Fostering Undergraduate Research Excellence.


Group of Black Student Union members surround Laurence Parker

Leaving a legacy

The U’s Black Student Union honors Laurence Parker at 10th annual Legacy Awards.


Scenic photo of two-lane highway and red rock desert

Solving the world’s environmental problems

Novelist Jonathan Franzen is the third recipient of the Utah Award in Environmental Humanities.


U receives 2020 Community Engagement Classification

The designation from the Carnegie Foundation recognizes strong commitment to community engagement.


Celebrate sustainability leadership on campus

Nominate yourself or a colleague for a Sustainability Leadership Award


Nine U students nominated as semifinalists for 2020-21 Fulbright awards

The University of Utah has nine Fulbright semifinalists this year, equaling last year’s record number. This year the U has seven undergraduate students and two doctoral students.


Churchill Scholar Michael Xiao

U honors fifth consecutive Churchill Scholar

Prestigious Churchill Scholarship provides opportunity to complete a one-year master’s program at the University of Cambridge


The AAU and you

Joining the AAU is a great accomplishment for the U.