Category Archives: Announcements

We’re Hiring a Training and Development Specialist for the NNLM’s National Training Office!

The Instructional Design Specialist is integral to achieving successful outcomes for the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Training Office (NTO). The NTO supports the training and educational mission of the NNLM by designing and delivering high-quality, innovative training to diverse audiences nationwide in support of the effective use of information products and …Read More »

Mask Requirements at U of U Health Expanded to Include Non-Clinical Areas

In response, the CDC updated its masking guidance by recommending individuals once again wear masks in public indoor settings, even for those who are vaccinated. This updated guidance has prompted U of U Health to revise current masking policies in order to help keep everyone safe.

In Memory of Mary Youngkin, Donations Can Be Made to Continue Her Initiative, the Eccles Library Medicinal Garden

Mary Youngkin1949 –2021. Mary Youngkin began her career at the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) in 1975, and retired from EHSL in June 2011 after 36 years, serving as head of Reference and Public Services since the late 1980’s.

Community Read: Nuances of American Indian Health: Heart Berries, Tuesdays, June 15 – July 20, 2021 @ 12:00 – 1:00 pm MT  

“Heart Berries is a powerful, poetic memoir of a woman’s coming of age on the Seabird Island Indian Reservation in the Pacific Northwest.”

Community Read: Indigenous Students in Higher Education: Developing a Praxis of Survivance, May 4, 11

Indigenous Students in Higher Education: Developing a Praxis of Survivance community read seeks to provide education and insight to university stakeholders and community members about the barriers that Indigenous people face with the aim of transforming our education system at the University of Utah to support the goals of Indigenous students.

Women’s Week: Inspiring a Movement March 8-12

Women’s Week is an annual, weeklong event focused on the issues and challenges faced by those who identify as female or women. Topics are relevant to today’s socioeconomic and political climate, intersectionality and cultural movements. Women’s Week is planned by a volunteer committee of students, faculty, and staff collaborating across the university. All are welcome to get involved and participate!