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Keeping the Student Voice: Student Involvement in the Tenure Process

Keeping the Student Voice: Student Involvement in the Tenure Process

By Katelyn Collett

May 22, 2019

    No time to read? Check out this story’s episode of the Floodlights podcast. University of Utah officials recently changed students' role in decisions about retention, promotion and tenure of faculty members at the U. This comes in response to a report that found students may have implicit bias against minorities and women in the process.   Student Input in RPT Policy The University of Utah uses the Retention, Promotion and...

ASUU Inauguration Welcomes Incoming Presidency

ASUU Inauguration Welcomes Incoming Presidency

By Katelyn Collett

April 27, 2019

  The Associated Students of the University of Utah held an inauguration for the new student body presidency and other elected student government officers on April 24, 2019. Outgoing officers and student body presidency were also recognized.  Caroline Ranger, outgoing elections registrar, welcomed those in...

Goodbye, Daily Utah Chronicle. Yes, Yes, We Promise We’ll Call.

Goodbye, Daily Utah Chronicle. Yes, Yes, We Promise We’ll Call.

By Madge Slack, Emily Anderson, Greyson Harness, Christina Giardinelli, Zach Janis, Kristiane Sonnenberg, Andrea Alvarado, Aiden Keenan, Amy Loret, Katelyn Collett, Mandi Johansen, Alli Milne, and Ashlyn Cassity

April 25, 2019

Emily Anderson: Editor-in-Chief Every Sonic Youth song longer than five minutes (most of them). Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace. Training for a marathon — or, even, a half marathon. That was a list of things I’ve started and never finished. I feel like I’m ending my tenure as edit...

University of Utah Hosts Annual UROP Symposium

University of Utah Hosts Annual UROP Symposium

By Katelyn Collett

April 22, 2019

  This article was originally published in print on April 15. On April 9, the Office of Undergraduate Research held the Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Union building. The symposium highlighted the research of students in various majors across campus. Those who participated in the s...

Campus Sexual Assault Policy in Review

Campus Sexual Assault Policy in Review

By Katelyn Collett

April 16, 2019

  The University of Utah makes changes to policies in order to help prevent sexual assault on campus, but also to help those who have been assaulted. The current policy is called “Rule 1-012: Discrimination Complaint Rule” and it came into effect in February of 2017. Sexual Assault Awareness...

Elizabeth Warner Named as New Dean of S.J. Quinney College of Law

Elizabeth Warner Named as New Dean of S.J. Quinney College of Law

By Amy Loret and Katelyn Collett

April 3, 2019

  Elizabeth Kronk Warner will be the next dean of the University of Utah's S.J. Quinney College of Law. Warner will be the first ever female dean in the law school's 106-year history. Warner was announced as the new dean by the U’s Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Dan Reed. She...

Inequality in Residential Meal Plans

Inequality in Residential Meal Plans

By Katelyn Collett

March 25, 2019

  As any student who has stayed at the dorms on campus, you have more than likely experienced having a meal plan offered by the University of Utah. Most of the housing options on campus require a meal plan and there’s also a plan that those who are not residents have the ability to purchase....

The U’s Ranking Among the Best Graduate Schools

The U’s Ranking Among the Best Graduate Schools

By Katelyn Collett

March 22, 2019

  Every year, the U.S. News & World Report releases its rankings of the best colleges nationally. Not every program is ranked yearly, but those that are ranked on a yearly basis are programs from business, education, engineering, law, medicine and nursing. The list's purpose is to connect ...

U Students Face Another Proposed Tuition Hike

U Students Face Another Proposed Tuition Hike

By Katelyn Collett

March 18, 2019

  The University of Utah proposed a plan that would increase tuition by up to 3.9 percent beginning as early as summer term 2019. “When we look at our biggest resource, it is staff," said Cathy Anderson, Chief Financial Officer at the U, to the U's Board of Trustees. The nearly $12 million...

Former Utah Supreme Court Justice Speaks on Equality at the U

Former Utah Supreme Court Justice Speaks on Equality at the U

By Katelyn Collett

March 12, 2019

  Christine M. Durham, the first female appointed to the Utah Supreme Court, spoke at the sixth annual Aileen H. Clyde 20th Century Women’s Legacy Archive hosted at the U's Marriott Library on March 7. Before her talk, Durham told The Daily Utah Chronicle that she agreed to speak at the event because...

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