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.

sustainableUTAH: Green Tips: Get Yourself Some Canning Jars

By Shaun Daniel, Sustainability Resource Center Behold, the humble Mason jar. Beloved of the homesteader, adopted by the hipster, this all-purpose food and beverage vessel is a storage and sustainability […]

University of Utah News: The U Explores The Future Of Africa

The U Explores The Future Of Africa
Ebola, U.S. counterterrorism operations in Somalia and the potential drone base in Niger are just some of the recent events in Africa that have been making headlines recently. To explore the continent, economic development and the future of Africa, the University of Utah’s Hinckley Institute of Politics and the Council of American Ambassadors will host a summit, Oct. 20- 21 in the Spencer Fox Business Building at the U campus. Read More

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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EHSLibrary: Appy Hour, Friday, October 10, 4:30-6:00pm*

Join Us. Drop In. Come on Over. Friday, October 10, 2014, 4:30-6:00 PM* Main Level, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library Relax and chat with your colleagues before heading home for the weekend. Join us for refreshments and conversation. Share your favorite app. Featured: Open EHR and Doodle Health Swapnil Sawant and Travis Turner, students […]

University of Utah Blog: The Commuting Conundrum

Finding a place for your car on campus may seem difficult, especially with parking lots in the Business Loop and next to the Sutton Building closed to construction. And more spots are about to close for construction of the new …