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Help the U better understand its climate on sexual assault and sexual misconduct by participating in an upcoming survey.

Meet the new chief of police

Rodney Chatman will assume his role on Feb. 17, 2020.

Leading the initiative on violence prevention and education

Chris Linder’s appointment is part of efforts to increase safety and reduce domestic violence.

HPV and cervical cancer prevention

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month; HPV can lead to genital warts and cervical cancer, learn how to protect yourself today.

Breaking the cycle

A University of Utah medical student’s journey from fearing to speak up to co-hosting a podcast.

Face everything and rise

Ahead of Martin Luther King Jr. Week at the U, the planning committee chair describes how they came up with the 2020 theme.

Seminar addresses Native American Downwinders

Nuclear tests, uranium industry effects in Southern Utah continue.

Campus Events


Start while you’re ahead

The U’s Learning Center invites students to check out its new location and get connected with tutors at an open house.

The first-gen experience

Calling for proposals for first-generation students to present workshops, panels, etc. at the First Generation Conference on March 20.

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.

Marc Porter named to chemistry society

The University of Utah chemical engineering professor was recently named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, the professional association based in the United Kingdom dedicated to the advancement of the chemical sciences.

New UMFA exhibition celebrates voting rights

The exhibition will be on view Thursday, March 5 through Sunday, December 6.

President Ruth Watkins to deliver Aileen H. Clyde Lecture

The event will be held March 5.

Be the 2020 New Student Welcome student speaker

The Office of Orientation & Transition is now accepting applications for the Fall 2020 New Student Welcome student speaker.

Women’s Resource Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Join the Women’s Resource Center as they celebrate the official opening of their newly renovated space in the Union.

50th anniversary of the College of Social and Behavioral Science

Alumni stories wanted!

Health precautions at University of Utah Asia campus

Precautions are being put in place on the Asia campus of the University of Utah based on recommendation from the Korean Ministry of Education.

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.

Get ready to give

U Giving Day is coming up!

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Campus Events


Humans of the U: Ann Penman

Penman is in charge of security at UMFA.

Dungeons, dragons and monsters. Oh my!

The cast includes members of both the Actor Training Program and Musical Theatre Program of the U’s Department of Theatre

Construction & Commuter Updates

Road construction near the Huntsman Cancer Hospital starting soon.

Research Resources

Research announcements, upcoming events, new funding opportunities and more!

Campus Events


Overcoming Fake News: Media Literacy in the New Age of Politics
Major Open House: Pathways to Health Professions
Feel Better Now Series 1
Saving the Ocean's Wildlife: Sustainable Food
Drop-In Mindfulness Meditations
Yoga at the UMFA
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