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Elise is the Investigative Editor at the Daily Utah Chronicle. In her almost four years at the paper, she has won nearly 20 awards from professional journalism organizations. She currently attends graduate school at the U, studying Public Policy and Population Health Sciences, and spends her free time wondering whether it's too nerdy to Tweet whatever "cool" graph she's found most recently.

Bob Woodward Talks Watergate, Restraint, “Final Exam for Democracy” at the U

Investigative journalist Bob Woodward spoke at the University of Utah on November 16, 2017.
November 24, 2017

The Hinckley Institute of Politics hosted a discussion between local radio figure Doug Fabrizio and journalist icon Bob Woodward on Nov. 16. Named 2017's Hinckley Fellow at the event, Woodward discussed...

Married Researchers Search for Cure to Breast Cancer

Married Researchers Search for Cure to Breast Cancer
October 30, 2017

Alana Welm always knew she wanted to be a scientist. “For me,” she said, “[pursuing research] was a straight path.” Bryan Welm decided he wanted a career in research while in college after...

U Makes Progress in Breast Cancer Research

U Makes Progress in Breast Cancer Research
October 23, 2017

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an event promoted by both national and international breast cancer charities, like the American Cancer Society, to help raise awareness and money for...

Detective Involved in Arrest of U Nurse Alex Wubbels Fired, Superior Demoted

Body camera footage shows Salt Lake City Police Department Detective Jeff Payne arresting University of Utah Health nurse Alex Wubbles after she refused to draw blood from an unconscious patient.
October 10, 2017

According to documents obtained by the Deseret News and The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City Police Department (SLCPD) Detective Jeff Payne has been fired by Chief Mike Brown after internal investigations...

U Board of Trustees Agrees to Proposed HCI Memorandum of Understanding

University of Utah Board of Trustees Chair H. David Burton and President David Pershing at an October 5, 2017 meeting, discussing a new memorandum of understanding with Huntsman Cancer Foundation over the operation of the Huntsman Cancer Institute.
October 5, 2017

The University of Utah's Board of Trustees approved a supplemental memorandum of understanding between the U and Huntsman Cancer Foundation in regards to the operation of Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI)...

U Alum, LDS Apostle Robert D. Hales Passes Away

University of Utah graduate and apostle for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Robert D. Hales passed away on October 1, 2017.
October 3, 2017

Elder Robert D. Hales, a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and a University of Utah graduate, passed away Sunday in the hospital from issues related...

Homecoming Week Features Movie Night on the Football Field

Homecoming Week Features Movie Night on the Football Field
October 3, 2017

As part of this year’s Homecoming Week festivities, Associated Students of the University of Utah (ASUU) and The Mighty Utah Student Section (MUSS) are holding a Crimson Rally and Movie Night on Thursday,...

Two Investigations into SLCPD Officer’s Arrest of U Nurse Conclude

Two Investigations into SLCPD Officer's Arrest of U Nurse Conclude
September 19, 2017

Two of the three investigations into the actions of Salt Lake City Police officers Detective Jeff Payne and Lt. James Tracy following Payne’s arrest of University of Utah Health nurse Alex Wubbels have...

FBI Summoned After U Nurse Alleges Wrongful Arrest

FBI Summoned After U Nurse Alleges Wrongful Arrest
September 11, 2017

As public outcry grows from Salt Lake City police Detective Jeff Payne's arrest of University of Utah Health nurse Alex Wubbels, Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill has requested the FBI's help...

U Professor Mark Mahan Chooses Medicine After Witnessing 9/11

The University of Utah's Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery Mark Mahan, MD outside of Pediatric Neurosurgery division in Salt Lake City, UT on Wednesday,Sept.6, 2017

(Photo by Jose Remes | Daily Utah Chronicle)
September 11, 2017

On Sept. 11, 2001, University of Utah neurosurgeon and professor Mark Mahan was in New York City where he worked doing leverage buyouts at Deutsche Bank. The bank had just moved to a new building on Wall...

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