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U Reviews Title IX

U Reviews Title IX

By Amy Loret

January 15, 2019

  On Nov. 16, the U.S. Department of Education (DOE), led by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, proposed several regulations to Title IX that would drastically alter how universities investigate sexual misconduct allegations. Title IX is a federal law that prohibits gender discrimination and...

Join U Students at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Join U Students at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

By Amy Loret

January 13, 2019

  “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is ‘what are you doing for others?’” These famous words by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are being taken to heart by the University of Utah Bennion Center through the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Saturday, Jan. 19. The ...

Total Lunar Eclipse ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’: What You Need to Know

Total Lunar Eclipse ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’: What You Need to Know

By Amy Loret

January 10, 2019

  Mark your calendars and get ready to watch the rare ‘super blood wolf moon’ total lunar eclipse on the night of Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. Lunar eclipses occur when the Earth’s shadow blocks the sun’s light. There are three types — total, partial and penumbral. A total lunar eclipse...

Public Perceptions of Female Fertility

Public Perceptions of Female Fertility

By Amy Loret

January 3, 2019

  The American birth rate has been falling over the past decade. The latest U.S. Census population estimates indicate that fertility rates are down and hit a record low for a second year running in 2017. Many people are trying to make sense of this trend, including Robin E. Jensen, professor...

The U’s Secret Society: Skull and Bones

The U’s Secret Society: Skull and Bones

By Amy Loret

December 4, 2018

  While it’s no secret that many universities around the country host famous secret societies, it turns out that the University of Utah has its very own Skull and Bones Society founded over 100 years ago. According to the book, "The University of Utah: A History of Its First Hundred Years," ...

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