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Four experts on mental health sit on a panel at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. From left to right they are: moderator Kenneth Rosenburg, psychiatrist and filmmaker; James Ashworth, interim chair of the Department of Psychology at the U; Deborah Yurgelun-Todd, psychiatrist and researcher at the U; Paula Cook, addiction specialist at the University Neuropsychiatric Institute; and Christena Huntsman Durham, vice chairperson and executive vice president of the Huntsman Foundation, which recently gave an unprecedented $150 million to establish the Huntsman Mental Health Institute at the U.

Destigmatizing mental illness

U of U Health partnered with Sundance for a panel of experts on the front lines of the mental illness epidemic in Utah.


newspaper burning

Truth, deception and information disorder

As part of the U’s Honors College Praxis Lab, students tackle media literacy and false information ahead of the 2020 election.


50th anniversary of the College of Social and Behavioral Science

Alumni stories wanted!


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 state and university leaders with Idaho Constitution

University of Utah experts help conserve Idaho’s most important document

Experts from the U’s J. Willard Marriott Library perform conservation work on the Idaho State Constitution.


Aisha Moodie-Mills, the 2020 MLK Week keynote speaker

Agents of change

A recap of the 2020 MLK Week keynote address from Aisha Moodie-Mills.


Partnerships for the future

Hundreds of U students, faculty and staff attended the 2020 Silicon Slopes Tech Summit at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City.


The 2002 Winter Olympic cauldron outside Rice-Eccles Stadium

Olympic cauldron set for relocation, refurbishment

The 2002 Winter Olympic Cauldron will be temporarily relocated this week to undergo a full refurbishment.


Expanding global opportunities in West Africa

Students interested in health, community, economic development, and becoming global leaders are encouraged to apply now for summer and fall courses.


Group of paraeducators receives free training

Addressing Utah’s teacher shortage

The U’s University Neighborhood Partners is helping grow and stabilize the K-12 teacher workforce in Utah by investing in paraeducators.


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