Campus Life

University Neighborhood Partners at the University of Utah celebrates the college graduation of nearly 300 west Salt Lake residents at its first Partners in the Park event of the season.

U recognizes nearly 300 west Salt Lake college graduates

June 20, 2016

University Neighborhood Partners at the University of Utah celebrates the college graduation of 296 west Salt Lake residents at its first Partners in the Park event of the season — June 21, 6 p.m., at Jordan Park, 1060 S. 900 West. University Neighborhood Partners began in 2001 to connect west Salt Lake residents with higher […]

A new program called Step2theU will grant a select cohort of Alta High School students the opportunity to study with University of Utah professors and instructors at the U’s Sandy Campus.

Step2theU: Alta High, U. Forge Innovative Early-College Partnership

June 15, 2016

The Canyons Board of Education on Tuesday, June 14, 2016, embraced a first-of-its-kind partnership with the University of Utah that will give flight to the higher-education aspirations of stellar students attending Alta High School. A Memo of Understanding between the first new school district to be created in Utah in a century and Utah’s flagship institution of […]

Students in the University of Utah class of 2016 come from 23 Utah counties, all 50 states and 92 countries.

University of Utah to graduate 8,291 students May 5

May 2, 2016

The general commencement ceremony at the University of Utah will be held Thursday, May 5, at 6:30 p.m. in the Jon M. Huntsman Center. This year’s graduating class of 8,291 students represents 23 Utah counties, all 50 U.S. states and 92 countries. These numbers are based on data available prior to graduation and are subject […]

A crab-eating macaque, one of the many mammals that can be found on Luzon Island.

Natural History Museum of Utah to showcase new book The Mammals of Luzon Island

April 26, 2016

Based on more than a century of accumulated data and 15 years of intensive field work, The Mammals of Luzon Island is part field guide and part general reference book for all those interested in the mammals of Luzon, the largest of the Philippine Islands and fifteenth largest island in the world. On Wednesday, April […]

Alice Walker and Pratibha Parmar

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker and acclaimed filmmaker Pratibha Parmar to speak at the U

April 14, 2016

On Wednesday, April 20 and Thursday, April 21, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and poet Alice Walker and acclaimed filmmaker Pratibha Parmar will participate in a series of events as part of the U’s Barbara L. & Norman C. Tanner Center for Nonviolent Human Rights Advocacy’s “Artists as Advocates: Women’s Rights and Human Rights” series. All events […]


How do you know it’s spring in SLC?

April 13, 2016

The answer is the announcement of the Red Butte Garden Outdoor Summer Concert Series and a garden with 450,000 blooming daffodils, bulbs and tree blossoms. Summer 2016 at Red Butte Garden includes concerts, films, camps outs and Monday Family Nights. The lineup of 30 concerts is packed with rock from the 80s and 90s with […]


U stages world famous opera

April 12, 2016

On April 22 and 23, in the Nancy Peery Marriott Auditorium of Kingsbury Hall, the University of Utah Lyric Opera Ensemble with the University Philharmonia will present one of the world’s most famous and beloved operas, Johann Strauss Jr.’s “Die Fledermaus.” The School of Music brought in guest stage director Michael Pinkerton, who hails from […]

Marnie Powers-Torrey, instructor and managing director of the Book Arts Program, in the book arts studio where the community is invited to participate in the free workshops.

Book arts workshops offered at the U’s Marriott Library

April 11, 2016

A grant from the National Endowment for the Arts is supporting free workshops to the community through the Book Arts Program at the University of Utah’s J. Willard Marriott Library. Workshops include classes in encaustics, paper decoration, letterpress printing, leather binding and much more. There are drop-in sessions and well as workshops that require pre-registration. […]

The three Parisians who kayaked down the Green and Colorado rivers in 1938 and filmed their adventure.

‘Voyagers Without Trace’ to be screened at U’s Marriott Library

April 5, 2016

Award-winning documentary, “Voyagers Without Trace” (“Les Voyagers Sans Trace”), a story of three young Parisians on an adventure of a lifetime, will be screened at the University of Utah’s J. Willard Marriott Library Gould Auditorium on Sunday, April 10, at 3 p.m. In 1938, newlyweds Genevieve and Bernard de Colmont, along with their friend, Antoine […]


University of Utah law students organize 100-mile spirit run to support dean’s goal of 100 percent bar passage, employment placement

April 1, 2016

After months of training, Robert Adler, dean of the S.J. Quinney College of Law, will hit the trail on April 8 in southern Utah to run a 100-mile ultra marathon in support of law school education. On April 7, law students and other members of the University of Utah community will send-off Adler with a […]