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Outstanding Teaching and TA Survey

Look for an email from your department on Thurday, February 24 for the survey link to vote for the Outstanding Teaching Award and the Oustanding Teaching Assistant Award for Convocation 2022.

Donut Forget About Giving Day

Wednesday, February 23 | 9:00am - 12:00pm | Student Epicenter FASB 104 | Donuts provided. Come and participate in fun activities in preparation for the upcoming U Giving Day! 


 As the Great Salt Lake water level has declined from its historic high in the 1980s, more and more of the playa is exposed to wind, and dust storms in the Salt Lake Valley have become more frequent. 


Department Highlight

Atmospheric Sciences

 The University of Utah Department of Atmospheric Sciences is the leading program of weather and climate related research and education in the Intermountain West and is recognized internationally for its expertise in cloud-climate interactions, mountain meteorology, climate physics and dynamics, weather and climate modeling, and tropical meteorology. Their research and teaching endeavors provide the knowledge and tools needed by society to address the challenges posed by hazardous weather and climate change in the 21st century. They are a student-centered department with faculty who are dedicated graduate student mentors and classroom instructors. Several of our professors have won college or universitywide teaching awards. 


Opportunities - Jobs

Natural History Museum Career Trek

Friday, February 25 | 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Join NHMU Herbarium Collections & Paleontology staff to learn more about the museum, museum careers, available jobs & internships and the collections themselves. Dress requirements are casual. Refreshments will be provided. Due to current COVID conditions, the number of attendees will be limited. Registrations are on a first-come-first-serve basis. The registration deadline is 11:59 pm on Wednesday, February 23, 2022. No registrations will be accepted past that date and time. 

Register for the Career Trek here

For a current PDF copy of our Earth Weekly bulletin, click here.

Last Updated: 2/18/22