News Highlights

Transformative Work

In a landmark contribution, two Eccles family foundations announced a $110 million gift to the U’s School of Medicine.

Loud and Proud

No, it’s not just your imagination—Rice-Eccles Stadium is louder than ever with the new Ken Garff Red Zone.

Summer Haze

Summers in the Western U.S. are marked by hazy orange sunsets and occasional burning lungs. And it’s getting worse.

Sound Art

What does a painting sound like? For music composition student Zheng Zhou, it sounds like the Grand Canyon.

I Am U Thriving

Words have power. And telling our own stories can help us claim that power. A new effort invites the U community to share their stories.

People’s Voice

A new approach to voting may provide political parties with a better way to enhance its representation of diverse voices.

Making Tracks

Most people don’t think of Wyoming as oceanfront property. But tracks in the region show mammals interacting with marine environments.

COVID-19 Care

U of U Health has opened a clinic to provide care for those suffering longer-lasting symptoms from the disease.

High Water

When Steamboat Geyser started erupting again in 2018 in Yellowstone after decades of silence, it raised a few tanta¬lizing scientific questions.

Tying Up Loose Ends

A year after both their seasons were cut short, the U’s ski and gymnastics teams finished out the 2021 season with a bang.

A Milestone for Identity

In a case argued by two U alums, the Utah Supreme Court ruled that transgender Utahns have a right to change their birth certificates.

Sports Briefs

Student and alum Olympians from the U.S. and around the world, new baseball and soccer coaches, and more.

News Roundup

Breaking ground for Mental Health Crisis Care Center, helping develop degree programs in Pakistan, and Black leadership academic bootcamp.

Credit Cards and Spending Habits

Charging a card has long been known to encourage spending. New research from the U finds they create a craving to spend.