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Employee Feature: Earl Lewis enjoys the low maintenance, do-it-yurtself life

Earl Lewis installs a hanging dome light in his yurt.

The desert around Earl Lewis’ vacation home in northeastern Utah — a yurt in Vernal, his wife’s hometown — teems with life. Nestled among slickrock and sagebrush, the yurt sits on a 375-acre family property near Moonshine Arch, about 30 miles west of the Colorado border.

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Vet clinic was Nate Bradford's first foray into health care

UIT’s Nate Bradford with one of his pet patients during his time working at a Banfield Pet Hospital location in Oxnard, California.

The UIT system administrator worked in a veterinary clinic for two years. The experience taught him “to get started without waiting for confidence to kick in” and inspired him to pivot into a health care-supporting role at the university.

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Photos: 2023 UIT Holiday Luncheon

UIT employees ice skate during the UIT Holiday Luncheon on December 11, 2023, at the Utah Olympic Oval. (Photo courtesy of Craig Bennion)

The Utah Olympic Oval welcomed about 185 UIT staff members on December 11, 2023, for the annual UIT Holiday Luncheon, which featured winter activities, including a curling workshop taught by Olympic gold and silver medalist Derek Parra using stones from the 2002 Winter Olympics.

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DCIO org wraps year with trivia, Halloween, and food drive events

A 30 gallon tote filled to the brim with donations.

The DCIO Smells Like Team Spirit Committee’s last three events of the year not only sought to keep boosting morale and strengthening staff bonds in the Deputy Chief Information Officer organization but give back to the U of U community.

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DCIO staff square off in Rock, Paper, Scissors Tournament

Ari Lacanienta (left) and Lihong Yu play Rock, Paper, Scissors.

The competition, hosted by the Deputy Chief Information Officer (DCIO) organization's Smells Like Team Spirit Committee, was part of an employee morale and teambuilding event that included lunch from Padelli’s Street Greek.

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Last Updated: 4/11/22