Jennifer Plumb, a professor in the School of Medicine and the director of Utah Naloxone, has been instrumental in arming police agencies across the state (including our own UPD) with Naloxone to reverse opioid overdoses and save lives.

The University of Utah
01/18/2017 at 23:36. Facebook
The Frontiers of Science lecture series has been around for 50 years. Will we be around for another 50 years to enjoy it? North Korea's march for nuclear weapons is the topic for this University of Utah College of Science event.

Frontiers of Science: North Korean nukes: What, how and why?

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01/18/2017 at 18:38. Facebook
We were recently ranked as the No. 1 school for aspiring entrepreneurs by LendEDU! A major element factoring into this top spot is the amazing work being done at our Lassonde Institute. Keep imagining and innovating!

Top 50 Colleges for Aspiring Entrepreneurs – Report & Rankings
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01/17/2017 at 22:49. Facebook
“I lost my wallet after riding TRAX one day. I didn’t want to accept that it was gone for good and get everything replaced. I had gift cards in there that I didn’t want to give up on. Almost four weeks later, I was riding the train when a woman sitting near me asked if my name was Brent Packer.”

Read more about Brent's good fortune, and his good Samaritan, at
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01/17/2017 at 18:19. Facebook
A winner of the highly coveted MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant, Ta-Nehisi Coates is our MLK Week keynote speaker. Tickets to tomorrow's event are gone, but you can watch the address at
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01/16/2017 at 19:52. Facebook
“Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” -Martin Luther King, Jr.

Portrait by BFA student Miguel Galaz
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01/16/2017 at 00:18. Facebook
Tomorrow, and all this week, we honor, and try to emulate, the teachings, legacy and class of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Learn more at
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01/14/2017 at 02:52. Facebook
Flash-the-U Friday from Malta! Thanks to Sarah and Kenny Eltzroth for reppin' the U! Go Utes!
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01/13/2017 at 19:01. Facebook
If you've ever watched a "big game" on ESPN/ABC, you most likely have seen alumna Holly Rowe reporting from the sidelines or court side. Recently, she was selected to receive the Pat Summitt Most Courageous Award after having cancerous and malignant tumors removed in February. Despite the procedures, Holly didn't miss a beat. Go Utes!
Starting Saturday, we celebrate the legacy and teachings of Martin Luther King, Jr. It's an opportunity for a healthy dialogue on race in our society. See the link for all of the week's events.

MLK Week explores systems of racial discrimination | UNews
Head in a fog this morning? We understand.
Congrats to biochemistry professor Janet Iwasa on being named a TED senior fellow! As a molecular animator, Janet helps researchers around the world visualize, explore and communicate their work.
That time President Obama represented the U. #ObamaFarewell
: Spencer J. Cox
Alumnus and legendary mountaineer Conrad Anker will be this year's commencement speaker. Save the date for May 4, when Conrad sends the Class of 2017 off for the adventure of a lifetime.
Hope day one was a great one. Have a stellar spring semester!
New semester, new goals. With free fitness classes, Campus Rec can help you achieve health and well-being bliss.

Live, create and launch at one of the most innovative student housing facilities in the nation. Priority application deadline for the Lassonde Studios is January 11.
The Red Rocks start the season with a win over No. 7 Michigan! Way to go Utah Gymnastics! Go Utes!
"Physics is really male-dominated, and that can be hard. Women drop out of STEM fields so often for multiple reasons. That’s why our department has Women in Physics and Astronomy (WomPA)."
–Payel Kar, doctoral candidate in the Department of Physics and Astronomy and member of WomPA

Read more about Payel's story at