News Roundup

In 1,850 minutes (or just more than 30 hours), the U raised $1.2 million from more than 4,000 individual donors in its third annual U Giving Day this past February. Held in honor of the year the U was founded—1850—U Giving Day helps people give directly to their favorite programs, departments, and colleges at the U.

Launched in January 2021, the Huntsman Mental Health Institute (HMHI), formerly University Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI), provides comprehensive mental health care, drives breakthroughs in research, and works to end the stigma surrounding mental health. The creation of HMHI was made possible by a $150 million gift from the Huntsman family along with support from U leadership and the state. See p. 17 for an example of HMHI research.

The first all-female ticket to be elected to ASUU leadership has been sworn in. After a mostly virtual campaign and an all-online election, the new presidential administration says their focus will be on safety, accessibility, and accountability. From left to right, Tiffany Chan, vice president of university relations; Jess Wojciechowski, president; and Maryan Shale, vice president of student relations.


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