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University Dining Services to Upgrade Style and Menu

University Dining Services to Upgrade Style and Menu

By Connor Applegate

March 27, 2019

  The Peterson Heritage Center (PHC) will be getting significant upgrades to its dining services that are expected to commence Fall 2019 and continue in several phases through Fall 2020. The project has based its plans on student-driven research derived primarily from focus groups with the goal...

Promoting a Safer University: Campus Safety Recommendations in Review

Promoting a Safer University: Campus Safety Recommendations in Review

By Connor Applegate and Katelyn Collett

March 8, 2019

  On Feb. 12, 2019, a report was released by the University of Utah leadership, including U President Ruth Watkins, to propose an update regarding 30 campus safety recommendations made by an independent review team to the U’s Board of Trustees. The recommendations came as a result of the independent...

Buzzing with Excitement: Honors College to Soon Construct Innovative Beehives

Buzzing with Excitement: Honors College to Soon Construct Innovative Beehives

By Connor Applegate

February 22, 2019

  The Marriott Honors Community (MHC) will be installing an artificial beehive during the spring semester. The hive is expected to be the most innovative and academically engaging of its kind on campus. The two “Flow Hives” are coming to the University of Utah as part of a program headed...

U Research Shows that Women Entrepreneurs Face Start-Up Obstacles

U Research Shows that Women Entrepreneurs Face Start-Up Obstacles

By Connor Applegate

February 20, 2019

  Young entrepreneurs already face a number of obstacles with launching a new business, and recent University of Utah research shows that this hurdle is significantly more difficult for female entrepreneurs and indicates that they are less likely to be able to secure startup funding than their...

Positive Impacts: Community Outreach with the Bennion Center Scholars Program

Positive Impacts: Community Outreach with the Bennion Center Scholars Program

By Connor Applegate

February 19, 2019

  The Bennion Center Scholars program is one of many campus programs offering students a chance to experience community outreach through their university studies. The program’s website highlights the Bennion Center as an effort in “collaboration and collective impact as we seek to create d...

A University Divided: ACME Session Calls Attention to Disparate Views on Abortion

A University Divided: ACME Session Calls Attention to Disparate Views on Abortion

By Connor Applegate

February 7, 2019

  The Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) organized an open lecture and discussion on women’s reproductive rights in coordination with Salt Lake Public Library on Thursday evening, Jan. 24. The event was the latest in a series of sessions under the "Art. Community. Museum. Education." initiative...

U Responds to GMA Interview of McCluskey Parents

U Responds to GMA Interview of McCluskey Parents

By Connor Applegate

February 3, 2019

  The University of Utah released an updated statement regarding the murder of the university's student and track athlete Lauren McCluskey on Jan. 25. The statement was released in response to a recent “Good Morning America” interview of McCluskey’s parents aired that morning. The McCluskeys maintained in the intervie...

March for Life Utah Draws Hundreds of Utahns

March for Life Utah Draws Hundreds of Utahns

By Connor Applegate

January 28, 2019

  The State Capitol Building was filled with hundreds of pro-life marchers for the fourth annual March for Life Utah on the afternoon of Saturday, Jan. 26. The event, organized by Pro-Life Utah, follows several other pro-life events from around the nation — most notably the National March for ...

U Holds Memorial Ceremony for the Death of DESB Professor

U Holds Memorial Ceremony for the Death of DESB Professor

By Connor Applegate

January 27, 2019

  The University of Utah community mourned the death of one of its own, an assistant professor who died from complications related to childbirth, in a memorial service held on Jan. 23. Xiaoqian “Tracy” Yu, assistant professor of marketing at the David Eccles School of Business, died on...

Legacy of the LDS Church at the U

Legacy of the LDS Church at the U

By Connor Applegate

January 22, 2019

  In the fall semester of 2018, the Institute of Religion at the University of Utah, (which is referred to as the institute for the remainder of this article), had an enrollment of 4,000 students from the U. The institute, a program headed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS)...

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