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No One Dies Alone on U Hospital’s Watch

No One Dies Alone on U Hospital’s Watch

By Abrielle Fulwider

April 24, 2018

A group of volunteers at the University of Utah Hospital is working to make sure no patient has to die without someone by their side. No One Dies Alone (NODA) connects volunteers with patients who do not have friends or family present so they have someone to support them as they pass away. NODA...

Migos Set to Perform at 2018 Redfest

Migos Set to Perform at 2018 Redfest

By Abrielle Fulwider

April 2, 2018

ASUU announced that this year’s Redfest will feature Migos, with Aminé as the opening act. Redfest is an annual concert planned by Associated Students of the University of Utah (ASUU), which is held on the Union Lawn and is free for U students. This year, the event is on April 19. Migos is a...

U Library and Art Museum Receive $500,000 Grant

U Library and Art Museum Receive $500,000 Grant

By Abrielle Fulwider

March 3, 2018

A $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has been awarded to the J. Willard Marriott Library and the Utah Museum of Fine Arts at the University of Utah. The grant will go toward a four-year collaborative project between the library and museum, focused on “Landscape, Land Art and the American...

Tampon Allies Petition the U to Provide More Free Menstrual Products on Campus

Tampon Allies Petition the U to Provide More Free Menstrual Products on Campus

By Abrielle Fulwider

February 2, 2018

Tampon Allies at the University of Utah is petitioning the school to make menstrual products free and accessible to all students, staff and faculty on campus. The petition aims to expand the number of campus locations where people can obtain menstrual products. Currently, the products are available f...

New Scholarship Created In Honor of Former Dean of Social Work

New Scholarship Created In Honor of Former Dean of Social Work

By Abrielle Fulwider

January 24, 2018

A new scholarship has been established at the University of Utah in honor of Hank Liese, a former Dean of the College of Social Work. The scholarship is funded by an endowment from Colin Brown — Liese’s lifelong friend. Liese was a member of the U’s faculty for 24 years. He served as an associate...

Biking to Give Back

Biking to Give Back

By Abrielle Fulwider

January 17, 2018

University of Utah graduate students Penny Atkins and Koren Roach are making an impact both in the lab and on their bikes. Atkins and Roach are bioengineering graduate students in the Department of Orthopedics at the U, but they are also working to give back to the community in their free time. In...

U Ranked Top LGBTQ-Friendly School in Utah

U Ranked Top LGBTQ-Friendly School in Utah

By Abrielle Fulwider

November 30, 2017

The University of Utah was recently ranked as the top college in the state for LGBTQ students by BestColleges.com. The ranking took into consideration the steps universities in each state took toward making their campuses inclusive. The list was primarily based on each university’s score in the ...

Wildermuth: A Force of Sustainability

Wildermuth: A Force of Sustainability

By Abrielle Fulwider

November 20, 2017

Amy Wildermuth, associate vice president for faculty and chief sustainability officer at the University of Utah, has served as a leader throughout her years of work in law, engineering and sustainability. Wildermuth’s involvement in the U’s recently announced renewable energy contract is yet another accomplishment that represents her constant drive to improv...

U Responds to ‘It’s Okay to be White’ Posters Found on Campus

U Responds to ‘It’s Okay to be White’ Posters Found on Campus

By Abrielle Fulwider

November 10, 2017

Multiple posters that said, "It's okay to be white," were found on Sunday and Monday at the University of Utah. In response, the U’s Office of Equity and Diversity posted a statement on Facebook condemning the posters Monday. “This appears to be part of a nationwide campaign with the purpose...

New SLC Homeless Shelters Designed By U Adjunct Professor

New SLC Homeless Shelters Designed By U Adjunct Professor

By Abrielle Fulwider

November 2, 2017

As a part of Salt Lake City’s recent efforts to address homelessness, three new homeless resource centers will be built in the area. These shelters are being designed and built under the leadership of principal architect Jill Jones, who is the founder of ajc architects, an adjunct professor in the...

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