News Highlights


Expanding Vision

A new $400 million, 587,000-square-foot health care and training facility is coming to West Valley City.

New Living-Learning Center

Nearly 800 more students will soon be able to call the U home thanks to the Impact and Prosperity Epicenter.

New Crisis Care Center

The first building on the future site of the Huntsman Mental Health Institute Campus of Hope will open in 2024.

Common Goals

The U and Idaho National Laboratory will continue advancing the nation’s energy and security technology.

Shared Air

As part of a series of studies, new research finds indoor air reflects trends in outdoor quality, even with filtration.

By the Numbers

Heads up, Silicon Valley—the U is a burgeoning center for getting businesses off the ground.

New Year’s in Pasadena

Although the U fell to the Ohio State Buckeyes in the 2022 Rose Bowl, the experience was still very much a win.

Profound Beauty

Thirty-five works by Chiura Obata are now in the permanent collection of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts.

Summer 2022 Sports Briefs

Students/alums in the Olympics, top-tier finishes for skiing and gymnastics, women’s basketball in NCAA tourney

Mental Health First Responders

New program connects students living in on-campus housing with mental health experts outside the 9-to-5.

COVID-19 and Pregnancy

Pregnant individuals infected with SARS-CoV-2 are about 40 percent more likely to develop serious complications.

Professor Statue Displayed

A collection of statues in Washington, D.C., featured a 3D-printed figure of U chemistry professor Janis Louie.

Autism in Utah

Identification of autism among 8-year-old Utah children has risen by nearly 30 percent in less than a decade.

Summer 2022 News Roundup

$15 million gift to power new home for School of Computing, Day of Collective Action recap, and more

Loud and Proud

The Mighty Utah Student Section lived up to its name last season, and ESPN named it the top in the nation.

Genes and Behavior

Parenting is not the only way moms and dads impact the behavior of their offspring—genes matter, too.