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COVID-19 - News

ASUU and the Hinckley Institute are collaborating to encourage all students to fill out the census. (Courtesy of the Hinckley Institute)

COVID-19 is Changing On-Campus Efforts to Promote the 2020 Census

By Ivana Martinez and Joseph Moss April 4, 2020

  In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Census Bureau has made modifications to their counting efforts. The changes come as the coronavirus has dramatically changed social and political...

Greek Row at the Unviersity of Utah in Salt Lake City on Wed. March, 7, 2018. (Photo by Cassandra Palor | Daily Utah Chronicle)

How is COVID-19 Impacting Greek Row Housing?

By Ivana Martinez, Assistant News Editor March 29, 2020

  The University of Utah and other campuses around the nation have taken precautionary measures to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus — COVID-19 — by closing and limiting who lives in...

The Marriott Honors Community dorms at the U | Chronicle archives.

New HRE Announcement Forces Most Students Out of On-Campus Housing

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief March 24, 2020

  Only two weeks after announcing that all students had the opportunity to stay in their on-campus housing, University of Utah Housing and Residential Education announced that only select students...

Research presentations at the Utah State Capitol in Jan. 2020. Chronicle archives.

As COVID-19 Spreads Across the Globe, What Happens to Student Research?

By Jacqueline Mumford, Managing Editor March 23, 2020

  On March 12, the University of Utah announced that all courses would be moved to an online format and encouraged those living on-campus to move home if possible. As a tier R1 university,...

Students know have the option to either choose a letter grade or a pass/fail option | Chronicle archives

The U Grants Students the Option to Opt for Credit/No-Credit Courses

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief March 20, 2020

  Today, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Dan Reed announced a change to the grading system for students at the University of Utah to students through their Umail. Starting March...

(Photo by Marifel Holmquist | Daily Utah Chronicle)

ASUU Allocates Emergency Funding in Response to COVID-19

By Josh Petersen March 20, 2020

  On Thursday, ASUU President Anna Barnes signed a bill allocating $80,000 of legislative funding for students affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Announcing the bill on Twitter, Barnes called...

Chronicle archives.

U Students Petition for Pass/Fail Grades During ‘Extenuating Circumstances’

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief March 18, 2020

  As University of Utah students prepare to start online classes tomorrow, many students, through different platforms, are petitioning for a pass/fail system for all spring 2020 semester classes.  Loveleen...

Two Confirmed COVID-19 Cases at the U So Far

By Ana Luiza Ramos, Editor-in-Chief March 18, 2020

  There are constantly new developments about the COVID-19 epidemic that has swept the world and saturated the media in recent weeks. In a deluge of information, it can be hard to keep up with...

The Legacy Bridge at the University of Utah | Chronicle archives.

A Comprehensive List of Campus Resources and Functions During COVID-19 Outbreak

By Jacqueline Mumford, Managing Editor March 18, 2020

  The University of Utah announced a transition to online courses on March 12, 2020. Since then, the U has relied on email and social media communication to announce other campus shifts. What...

Students at the U and across the nation are struggling. It is important to take care of ourselves, remain calm, have compassion for others and do our part in slowing the spread of the virus. | Chronicle archives.

The Reasoning and Effectiveness of Moving to Online Classes to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey, Investigative Coordinator March 12, 2020

  As the Daily Utah Chronicle previously reported, state leaders held a press conference Thursday morning to announce measures to slow the spread of COVID-19, or novel coronavirus, inside Utah....