Campus Life

University Federal Credit Union Playfield

U unveils University Federal Credit Union rooftop playfield

October 24, 2016

The University of Utah will celebrate the opening of the University Federal Credit Union Playfield, which is uniquely located on the top of a four-level parking structure in the middle of campus, today at 12 p.m. on the east end of the field. The playfield was made possible through a lead gift from the UFCU. […]


U’s Honors College celebrates first published book to come out of the novel writing workshop

October 20, 2016

The University of Utah Honors College will celebrate the first published book to come out of its intensive yearlong undergraduate novel writing workshop, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. in the Donna Garff Marriott Honors Residential Scholars Community. Laurel Myler, class of 2016, wrote her novel, “City Ash and Desert Bones,” during the workshop, in which […]


Social Entrepreneurism: The New Face of American Innovation

October 13, 2016

The Obert C. and Grace A. Tanner Humanities Center at the University of Utah welcomes Blake Mycoskie, the founder of TOMS Shoes, Oct. 20 at 3 p.m. at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts Dumke Auditorium. Mycoskie will present “Social Entrepreneurism: The New Face of American Innovation” as the keynote address for the 2016 World […]

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University of Utah names PepsiCo official beverage provider

October 12, 2016

The University of Utah today announced it has selected PepsiCo as its official beverage provider. The new agreement will provide the entire university community with PepsiCo’s broad portfolio of beverages, including Pepsi, Aquafina, Gatorade, Pure Leaf iced tea, Mountain Dew, Naked juice, Starbucks ready-to-drink coffee, STUBBORN craft soda and more. The multiyear partnership, which also […]

Solar parking canopy

New solar canopy at University of Utah bolsters energy efficiency on campus

October 7, 2016

The University of Utah will officially “flip the switch” to unveil a new solar parking canopy in the southwest corner of campus designed to save energy and serve as part of a broader sustainability plan. A short explanation of the solar canopy project will take place at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct.7, at the structure, […]

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U upgrades its oldest child care program

October 6, 2016

The University of Utah’s oldest child care program celebrates its grand reopening Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 on the Presidents Circle lawn. The event includes tours of the new facility, located in the Alfred Emery Building on Presidents Circle, 225 S. 1400 East. The Child and Family Development Center, which first opened in the 1930s, functions […]


America’s Culture Wars

October 3, 2016

The Obert C. and Grace A. Tanner Humanities Center at the University of Utah will welcome author Stephen Prothero, Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Salt Lake City Public Library to discuss his new book, “Why Liberals Win the Culture Wars: (Even when they Lose Elections).” The lecture is free and open to the […]

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Changes to FAFSA mean students can apply for aid Oct. 1

September 29, 2016

Applying for financial aid for college is a little different this year. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, FAFSA, opens Oct. 1, instead of Jan. 1, and students will use 2015 tax information when applying. “FAFSA changes should really benefit students and their families,” said Brenda Burke, executive director of the University of Utah […]


Africa Meets Africa: Art, Math and the Culturally Inclusive Classroom

September 29, 2016

The creators of Africa Meets Africa, a curriculum developed in South Africa to help students from rural, tribal areas connect to mathematics through art, will speak at the U on Oct. 5 at 2 p.m. in the Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities Building, room 109. Helene Smuts founded the Africa Meets Africa project 15 years ago, […]

Crimson Rally

Homecoming Week 2016: #UUThrowback

September 28, 2016

The University of Utah’s annual homecoming celebration begins with the student dance on Sept. 30 and culminates on Oct. 8 with the football game against Pac-12 peer the University of Arizona. Inspired by this year’s “#UUThrowback” theme, Homecoming Week provides ways for students, alumni and other U fans to celebrate the U’s rich history and […]