News Highlights

Utah’s AI Leap

The U is investing $100M in the Responsible AI Initiative, aiming to tackle societal issues with ethical artificial intelligence use.

A Decade of Growth

U research funding continues to soar, and FY23 broke all previous records by topping $750M, growing for its 10th year in a row.

Healing Hearts and Souls

LDS Church President and alum Russell M. Nelson donates 35 volumes of medical papers, including surgical notes, to the U.

Sustainable Futures

The U’s Wilkes Center awarded $1.5M for a project using engineered spirulina to reduce methane emissions from cattle.

Winter 2024 News Roundup

Environmental Humanities receives a $791K grant, breaking ground for new Huntsman Mental Health Institute building, new hospitality initiative

Renowned Author and Civic Leader Eboo Patel Named U Impact Scholar

Eboo Patel, founder of Interfaith America, was named a U Impact Scholar, enhancing interfaith cooperation initiatives.

Study: Unimpeded Environmental Risks Amplify Financial Consequences

A U study found climate action could greatly reduce future U.S. property damage risks from climate-related disturbances.

New Program Aims to Help Undergraduates Start Research Sooner

The new Early Exploration Scholars program offers mentorship, scholarships, and lab tours to foster student research opportunities.

Sports Briefs – Winter 2024

Honors in soccer and volleyball, cross country’s historic NCAA finish, the new ballpark, and more.

Ground-Shaking Fan Energy

When Rice-Eccles Stadium roars, the earth responds. Detectors capture the seismic excitement of game day.

University of Utah to Host 2024 Presidential Debate

The U is set to host a 2024 presidential debate, marking a significant opportunity for student political engagement.

Never Too Late to Learn

Adult learners have been enjoying classes at the U’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute for 20 years.

Rankings Roundup

Here is just a smattering of some of the top 10 rankings the University of Utah has achieved this academic year.

Purposeful Living

New residences opening fall 2024 and forward will shape the next generation of global changemakers.

U Welcomes Record-High, Academically Elite Freshman Class

Fall 2023 enrollment sees a 24 percent surge in first-year students, expanding total enrollment to 35,310.