Check out the U’s various blogs to catch up on the latest content from faculty, staff and students, as well as important news and event information.

University of Utah News: Is the Middle Class’ American Dream in Peril?

Is the Middle Class’ American Dream in Peril?
Although the economy is relatively strong in Salt Lake City and Utah, a recent study by University of Utah Honors College students concludes the region’s advantage as one of the “least unequal cities in the country” in terms of income parity could be deteriorating, putting the middle class – and the community – at risk. Read More

sustainableUTAH: The Electric Campus Shuttle Test

By Shaun Daniel, Sustainability Resource Center We’re on the electric bus, but there are no Merry Pranksters, no Acid Tests, just a bunch of people dressed mostly in suits. Yet, […]

University of Utah Blog: Creating Your Library of the Future

Creating Your Library of the Future

The Marriott Library wants input on how it can best serve the campus community in the digital age. From space and resource allocation to information and technology assessment, make your voice heard, and be entered to win a GoPro, iPad,

EHSLibrary: Appy Hour Recap- October

On October 10, Swapnil Sawant and Travis Turner, two students from The GApp Lab (Therapeutic Games and Apps Lab) presented two recent projects- Open EHR App and Doodle Health- at Appy Hour. Open EHR app is available for download at It is a free Android-based app designed for developing countries or people with inconsistent […]

FYI News for Faculty & Staff: Earthquake Preparedness Exercise

Earthquake Preparedness Exercise
The U is working with the Utah Division of Emergency Management and the Utah National Guard November 3-6 in a multiagency earthquake-response exercise held in various locations along the Wasatch Front including the U campus. It’s called Vigilant Guard Utah 2014. The scenario calls for a large-magnitude earthquake, causing extensive damage to buildings and infrastructure, as well

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