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U’s Asia Campus Hosts Seoul Bureau Chief for Bloomberg

U’s Asia Campus Hosts Seoul Bureau Chief for Bloomberg

By Mitch Shin

April 30, 2019

  Peter Pae, Seoul Bureau Chief for Bloomberg, visited the University of Utah Asia Campus (UAC) on April 19, 2019. Pae has been the bureau chief for Bloomberg Korea since July 2015 when he returned to his homeland after 45 years in the U.S. He oversees a foreign bureau with 60 employees. Before...

Former U Professor and Filmmaker Sterling Van Wagenen Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Child

Former U Professor and Filmmaker Sterling Van Wagenen Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Child

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey

April 30, 2019

  Warning: This story includes graphic descriptions of sexual abuse. Former University of Utah film professor Sterling Van Wagenen pleaded guilty in an initial Utah County court appearance on Tuesday to a count of the sexual abuse of a child. Van Wagenen's attorney stated that he will als...

Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox Speaks to U Students About Urban Planning in Rural Utah Communities

Lt. Gov. Spencer  Cox Speaks to U Students About Urban Planning in Rural Utah Communities

By Nicholas Rush

April 29, 2019

  Utah Lieutenant Governor Spencer J. Cox spoke at a forum and Q&A at Gardner Commons on Wednesday, April 24 to discuss the importance of urban planning in small Utah communities. The forum was held by the University of Utah's department of City and Metropolitan Planning. Cox cracked jokes in ...

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...

The Philosophy of Science Major: A Proposed Marriage

The Philosophy of Science Major: A Proposed Marriage

By Nicholas Rush

April 25, 2019

  Science and Philosophy are to be married here at the U in the proposal of a new major called “Philosophy of Science.” The major was first proposed in the Fall of 2018 by Department Chair of Philosophy, Matthew Haber. The Daily Utah Chronicle spoke with Professor Haber about the pending u...

U Student Named Truman Scholar for Utah

U Student Named Truman Scholar for Utah

By Jacqueline Mumford

April 24, 2019

  On April 15, the University of Utah named its first Truman Scholarship recipient since 2014. The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation began in 1975 in honor of President Harry S. Truman. The Foundation is an executive branch agency that distributes $30,000 scholarships annually to unive...

Kindness and a Love of Learning: Meet the 2019 Commencement Speakers

Kindness and a Love of Learning: Meet the 2019 Commencement Speakers

By Amy Loret

April 23, 2019

  May 2019 Commencement Attendees at the University of Utah’s 150th commencement ceremony can look forward to hearing speeches from two incredible individuals: Reverend France A. Davis and student speaker T. Alisa Cloward. The commencement ceremony will take place on Thursday, May 2 at 6 p.m...

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...

U’s Asia Campus Leadership Consultants Host ‘Sex Week’

U’s Asia Campus Leadership Consultants Host ‘Sex Week’

By Mitch Shin

April 21, 2019

  Leadership consultants of the University of Utah Asia Campus hosted the event "Sex Week" from April 22 to April 26. “Sex Week” is an annual event for students to share their opinions about issues related to sexuality. Leadership consultants hosted a special session at "Cafe U," the student...

Former University of Utah Employee Linked to Hate Group Propaganda on Campus

Former University of Utah Employee Linked to Hate Group Propaganda on Campus

By Christina Giardinelli

April 19, 2019

  In recent years, the University of Utah has been the target of racist messages and propaganda from numerous hate groups. Over 240,000 of these groups' chat room messages were leaked in March by Unicorn Riot, a non-profit left-wing media collective, revealing that some of the flyers hung on cam...

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