The Daily Utah Chronicle

Cancer Organizations Release “Transformative” Joint Statement on Disparities Research

Cancer Organizations Release “Transformative” Joint Statement on Disparities Research

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey

September 1, 2017

Four of the most prestigious cancer health organizations in the United States released a joint statement urging significant changes to cancer research, especially for studies that focus on cancer health disparities. The statement, which comes after more than a year of deliberations, was written by...

U Nurse Alleges Assault and Wrongful Arrest

U Nurse Alleges Assault and Wrongful Arrest

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey

September 1, 2017

In a news conference Thursday at the offices of her lawyer, University of Utah Registered Nurse Alex Wubbels alleged that a Salt Lake City police officer, Detective Jeff Payne, assaulted and wrongfully arrested her as she was attempting to follow hospital policy. On July 26, Wubbels was working in...

Researchers Find Miranda Rights Hamper Police, Suggest Changes

Researchers Find Miranda Rights Hamper Police, Suggest Changes

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey

August 28, 2017

Two University of Utah researchers — law professor Paul Cassell and economics professor Richard Fowles — recently published a study arguing that Miranda Rights as they exist today “handcuff the cops” and prevent them from solving crimes in some cases. Their findings run counter to conventional...

U Student Body President Signs Joint Letter After Charlottesville

U Student Body President Signs Joint Letter After Charlottesville

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey

August 28, 2017

More than 120 student body presidents from universities and colleges across the country, including Associated Students at the University of Utah President Zach Berger, signed a joint statement in response to violence targeting students at the University of Virginia (UVA) in Charlottesville. The letter...

Complications of a Commuter Campus

Complications of a Commuter Campus

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey

August 25, 2017

The University of Utah has approximately 18,758 parking spaces on campus, but according to commuter services director Alma Allred, the U sells about three times more permits than spaces — they figure each space will handle more than one person per day. That number, however, excludes limited lots at...

U Goes Unranked on List of Great Colleges to Work For

U Goes Unranked on List of Great Colleges to Work For

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey

August 23, 2017

The University of Utah is usually a high ranking institution by almost any metric. However, the school recently went unranked on a list of “Great Colleges to Work For” compiled by the Chronicle of Higher Education. The survey addressed factors like collaboration, pay and benefits, senior leadership, diversity, environment, a pathway to tenure and policies ...

Emails Further Highlight Changing Relationship between U and HCI

Emails Further Highlight Changing Relationship between U and HCI

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey

August 23, 2017

More emails obtained by the Salt Lake Tribune expand on the changes in the relationship between Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) CEO and Director Mary Beckerle and University of Utah administrators, alternately improving and deteriorating repeatedly for almost a year before Beckerle was dismissed from ...

Emails Shed Light on Ongoing Huntsman Controversy

Emails Shed Light on Ongoing Huntsman Controversy

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey

August 10, 2017

Emails recently obtained by the Salt Lake Tribune give more insight into the circumstances surrounding the removal of Mary Beckerle from her position as CEO and Director of the University of Utah’s Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI), as well as the subsequent conflict and her reinstatement. In January, the Operating Coordinations Council at HCI met and unanimously approved a $2...

Geologist Determines How Ancient Roman Concrete Still Stands

Geologist Determines How Ancient Roman Concrete Still Stands

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey

July 26, 2017

Concrete is a building material made of water, gravel, sand, limestone, shells, chalk, clay and iron ore. It’s used ubiquitously in construction from building foundations to sidewalks, roads and bridges. Its lifespan tends to be only about 50 years, and its manufacture is associated with significant...

U Ranks Favorably Among Other Universities

U Ranks Favorably Among Other Universities

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey

July 22, 2017

On the University of Utah’s website, its education and institutions are touted as “expansive,” and the faculty is called “some of the world’s greatest thinkers and academic minds.” How does it really stack up against other universities in the United States? Schools.com, a website dedicated to identify...

Stay Up to Date!
Stay up to date with our top stories delivered straight to your inbox!
We respect your privacy. No spam. Ever.