A RESONATING IMPACT THE U IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN COMMUNITIES ACROSS UTAH AND BEYOND

Stay in the know and share the latest updates about the U with these monthly news highlights.

SafeUT Crisis Counselors Exchange More Than 1 Million Chats in Fiscal Year

Health

The SafeUT app provides crisis counseling, suicide prevention, and referral services from Huntsman Mental Health Institute counselors. SafeUT counselors also work with first responders to initiate lifesaving interventions.

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U Students Address Community Concerns about Housing, Gentrification, and Displacement

Community

A community-based engagement project from City & Metropolitan Planning graduate students focused on the voices of those most affected by housing issues and displacement.

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Human-Caused Emissions Create New Cloud-Forming Particles

Research

A U of U study draws an important scientific link between aerosol growth and cloud condensation nuclei, which are the critical ingredients for accurately modeling the role of aerosols and clouds in climate change.

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39,300people employed by the U

The U is Utah’s largest employer and casts an immense economic footprint over the entire state.

What Is the Impact of the Rose Bowl on the U?

Athletics

Whether you are excited by university athletics or not, there’s no doubt the New Year’s bowl berth in the “Granddaddy of Them All” has an impact far beyond the academic mission of the U.

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2,200new housing units on the way

Student Experience

Over the next two years, the U will open more than 2,200 housing units around campus.

The Future of the EDR Program: Extra (Effective) Dialogue Required

Law & Policy

The Environmental Dispute Resolution Program’s mission is to foster a culture of collaboration around environment, natural resources, and broader public policy issues.

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Lifting up Women Leaders at the University of Utah

Equity Diversity and Inclusion

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion teams up with the New Leadership Academy to support women grads participating in the Women’s Leadership Institute.

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Many Wests: Artists Shape an American Idea

Arts

UMFA hosts a nationally touring exhibition that examines misconceptions, questions racist clichés, and highlights the multiple communities and histories that form this iconic United States region.

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Healing Out Loud: A Mental Health Film Contest

Arts

The short film contest hosted by Huntsman Mental Health Institute is dedicated to helping normalize mental health and starting inclusive and open conversations.

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U Professor Wins Women in Science Prize

Research

U of U chemical engineering associate professor Kerry E. Kelly is one of five national winners of the award, which recognizes innovative female scientists working on solutions to pressing environmental issues.

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Fossil CSI: Mysterious Site Was Ancient Birthing Ground

Research

A research team including U of U scientists uncovers a plausible answer to a question that has vexed paleontologists for more than half a century.

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U Professor Honored by American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Education

The honors of the association go to individuals whose contributions have been of such excellence that they have enhanced or altered the course of the profession.

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College of Education Provides a New Resource for Science Teachers

Community

The free resource for STEM teachers helps kids ages 10-18 engineer solutions to local problems. The learning approach aims to prepare students for the jobs of tomorrow, which will require strong STEM skillsets and applied knowledge.

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550buildings

The U owns and manages 16.5 million square feet of institutional space in 14 counties and 33 cities throughout Utah, as well as six other states and Washington, D.C.