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The Daily Utah Chronicle Selected for Poynter College Media Project

The Daily Utah Chronicle Selected for Poynter College Media Project

By Emily Anderson

September 18, 2018

The Daily Utah Chronicle is one of nine student media organizations chosen to participate in the Poynter College Media Project, the Poynter Institute announced Monday. More than 60 schools applied to participate in the second year of the project. "Applications were screened for potential, need, com...

Tanner Humanities Center Hosts Conference on Race in the LDS Church

Tanner Humanities Center Hosts Conference on Race in the LDS Church

By Emily Anderson and Jacqueline Mumford

July 3, 2018

Speaking to when he heard about the revelation in 1978 that black men who were members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints would receive the priesthood, Darius Gray said, "I couldn't believe it when it was first told me … when it was confirmed I was excited beyond belief." This year,...

U Students Come to Terms With Guns’ Place on Campus Half a Year After Shooting Death

U Students Come to Terms With Guns’ Place on Campus Half a Year After Shooting Death

By Emily Anderson

June 1, 2018

Each year since the 1999 shooting at Columbine High School, the United States has been inflicted with a rash of school shootings — resulting in the loss hundreds of students’ lives. A recent school shooting that captured national attention occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on...

Lower Figures, Fewer Opportunities for Female Faculty

Lower Figures, Fewer Opportunities for Female Faculty

By Emily Anderson

April 5, 2018

  NOTE: All data referenced in this article is available for download at the bottom of the page. On average, male faculty members at the University of Utah made 48 percent more last year than their female counterparts. In comparison, 2016 numbers from the United States Census Bureau indicate...

Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon at Marriott Library Increases Woman Representation on the Site

Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon at Marriott Library Increases Woman Representation on the Site

By Emily Anderson

March 29, 2018

Women in the arts have been chronically dismissed from conversations about history, both as participants and topics, according to Jessica Colbert, who is a librarian at the University of Utah’s Marriott Library. So on March 7, they organized a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon at the library. The event was...

Campus Climate Survey Addresses Sexual Assault

Campus Climate Survey Addresses Sexual Assault

By Emily Anderson

March 1, 2018

The University of Utah found in a 2016 Campus Climate Survey that the majority of students didn’t know where to report a sexual assault, what happens once they make that complaint or where victims can get support and help on campus. After making a number of changes to its approach on sexual assault, ...

Getting to Know Ruth Watkins

Getting to Know Ruth Watkins

By Emily Anderson

February 15, 2018

When University of Utah President Ruth Watkins accepted her position, it didn’t cross her mind she had become the first woman president of the 168-year-old institution. Jerilyn McIntyre, now a professor emeritus of communication, served temporarily as interim president of the U once in 1991 and...

Feed U Food Pantry Launches New Initiatives to Support Students

Feed U Food Pantry Launches New Initiatives to Support Students

By Emily Anderson

January 31, 2018

As an international student and instructor for undergraduate students, Eduardo Soares oftentimes struggles to stretch his budget to cover his needs. “All of the money I make comes from the U,” Soares said. “The amount of money I receive is very limited.” Soares depends on the Feed U Food...

Student Life Center Dress Code Enforcement Concerns U Students

Student Life Center Dress Code Enforcement Concerns U Students

By Emily Anderson

January 26, 2018

After transferring to the University of Utah from Brigham Young University, theater student Kailey Ganevsky anticipated more freedom — she would no longer have to adhere to the private school’s Honor Code, which dictates that all women on campus must cover their shoulders and cannot wear skirts or...

Ruth Watkins Made First Woman President of the U

Ruth Watkins Made First Woman President of the U

By Emily Anderson

January 18, 2018

The Utah State Board of Regents voted Thursday to make Ruth Watkins the 16th president of the University of Utah and the first woman to lead the school. The announcement was met with applause, cheers and a standing ovation at the regents’ public meeting in Rice-Eccles Stadium. “Her reputation...

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