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Geologist Determines How Ancient Roman Concrete Still Stands

Geologist Determines How Ancient Roman Concrete Still Stands

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey, Investigative Coordinator 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....

Presidents circle at the University of Utah Monday September 14, 2015. (Chronicle Archives)

U Ranks Favorably Among Other Universities

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey, Investigative Coordinator 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...

Michael Taylor cuts the ribbon at the Primary Children's and Families' Cancer Research Center Dedication Ceremony at the Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah on Wednesday, June 21, 2017

(Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Children’s Cancer Research Center at HCI Dedicated, Leaders Express Hope for Future

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey, Investigative Coordinator June 22, 2017

The University of Utah’s Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) dedicated a new arm of their facility Wednesday — the Primary Children's and Families’ Cancer Research Center. The first speaker at the...

Committee Created to Find New University President

Committee Created to Find New University President

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey, Investigative Coordinator June 20, 2017

The Utah State Board of Regents, the governing body for all public colleges and universities in Utah, has announced the creation of a Presidential Search Committee to find the replacement for David Pershing,...

The University of Utah's Dr. Mary Beckerle, researcher and CEO and Director at HCI, has been elected to the American Philosophical Society.

U Researcher and HCI Director Mary Beckerle Elected to American Philosophical Society

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey, Investigative Coordinator June 9, 2017

Last week, Mary Beckerle — CEO and director of the University of Utah’s Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) — was elected to the American Philosophical Society (APS). Among her class of 32 inductees...

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U’s Patrick Wiggins Discovers Firework Galaxy Supernova

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey, Investigative Coordinator June 3, 2017

When a star dies, it goes out with a bang. Patrick Wiggins — public outreach educator for the University of Utah’s Department of Physics & Astronomy, and NASA solar system ambassador to Utah...

Mary Beckerle and Vivian Lee meet with former Vice President Biden at the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah to speak about the importance of cancer research, Feburary, 26, 2016 — Kiffer Creveling

Huntsman Memorandum May Have Played Role in HCI Rift

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey, Investigative Coordinator May 2, 2017

A little over a month before Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) CEO and Director Mary Beckerle was dismissed by University of Utah President David Pershing and Senior Vice President of Health Science, Vivian...

University of Utah Board of Trustees meet with Dr. Vivian Lee and President David Pershing about the reinstatement of Mary Beckerle as CEO of Huntsman Cancer Insitute. | Elise Vandersteen Bailey

Huntsman Cancer Institute CEO Mary Beckerle Reinstated

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey, Investigative Coordinator April 25, 2017

Early Tuesday morning, members of the University of Utah’s Board of Trustees met with President David Pershing and Dr. Vivian Lee to discuss their decision to dismiss CEO and director of Huntsman Cancer...

Protesters demanding the U reinstate Mary Beckerle as CEO of Huntsman Cancer Institute ascend the stairs of the Park Building, where President David Pershing's office is located, on Wednesday April 19, 2017.

Huntsman Family, HCI Employees Feud with U Over CEO Dismissal

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey and Emily Anderson April 20, 2017

Monday afternoon, according to Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) employees, University of Utah President David Pershing emailed Mary Beckerle to notify her that she had been dismissed from her position as...

Sidewalk chalk messages at the SCAPE paraking event in the Marriott Library parking lot Apr. 11, 2017. Adam Fondren For the Daily Utah Chronicle.

Urban Ecology Students Transform Parking Spots for Earth Week

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey, Investigative Coordinator April 18, 2017

As part of Earth Week at the University of Utah, the Student Collective of Allied Planners and Ecologists (SCAPE) recognized PARKing Day in the parking lot west of the Marriott Library. The day is a national...

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