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: Harvest Season is Party Season

DJ and dancing, costume contest, cider-pressing, fresh munchies: sounds like a great Halloween party, right? Add the perfect setting—a harvest-season garden, with flowers still in bloom, and a few fruits […]

University of Utah News: Mormons in a Changing Religious Landscape

Mormons in a Changing Religious Landscape
How do Mormons fit into a society where religious distinctions have blurred and secularism is on the rise? With their high levels of religious devotion and solidarity, Mormons in America are increasingly “peculiar.” Does their peculiarity come at a price? Did Mormonism cost Mitt Romney the White House? How has Mitt Romney’s campaign affected popular perceptions of Mormonism? Read More

University of Utah Blog: Don’t be a guppy – Protect yourself online


October is national Cyber-security Awareness Month.

For many of us, the Internet, social media and online business is a way of life. Almost all of our critical and personal information is connected to a computer or a network in some …

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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