Faculty/Staff

COVID-19 guidance for the University of Utah

Dear Faculty Members, Staff, and Students, We are writing to share several important updates that affect the University of Utah community. As of today, March 3, 2020, there are no confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state of Utah. However, the nature of the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak is fluid and changing daily. As […]


No benefit found in using broad-spectrum antibiotics as initial pneumonia treatment

Pneumonia patients given drugs that target antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the first few days after hospitalization fared no better than those receiving standard medical care.


Modern movement meets classical ballet

The University of Utah’s School of Dance proudly presents “Gala”—the annual concert where the ballet and modern programs to come together on stage at the Marriott Center for Dance.


Wearable sensor powered by AI predicts worsening heart failure before hospitalization

A wearable sensor that works in conjunction with artificial intelligence technology could help detect critical changes in heart failure patients days before a health crisis.


Student and Taekwondo athlete Samery Moras

Humans of the U: Samery Moras

“In the six years that I competed internationally as part of the U.S. team, I met some of the greatest people, learned about new cultures and grew mentally alongside my athletic career.”


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.


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‘Reframing the Conversation: Expanding the Portrayal of Black Men’

Insights from the first panel in a series of conversations aimed at sparking a campus-wide conversation about racism, othering and safety.


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.


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Jeff Herring to serve as Chair-Elect on national board of directors

Herring has worked in human resources for over 15 years, including seven years at the University of Utah.


‘U Rising’ podcast from President Ruth Watkins

LIsten up for unique access to people at the University of Utah and a supplement of other information channels used to keep campus members and community stakeholders apprised of university news.