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The Legacy Bridge at the University of Utah Campus.

Successful Giving Day Fundraising Brings in Funds for 72 Campus Wide Projects

March 18, 2021

  It all started 6 months ago, with several committees and 72 campus-wide projects, all preparing for the intense 1,850-minute-long fundraising celebration. This was the U’s third annual Giving...

Photo courtesy of ASUU

Dr. Angela Davis to be Keynote Speaker at 2021 Virtual CODE Event

By Kayleigh Silverstein and Carlene Coombs February 22, 2021

    On Feb. 25, Dr. Angela Davis, civil rights activist, educator and author will be speaking to the University of Utah campus in a virtual Conference On Diverse Excellence called “Transformative...

The chief safety officers office in the John R. Park building on campus on Feb. 2, 2021. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Implements New Racism and Bias Protocol for Incidents on Campus

By Malinka Kaluarachchi, News Writer February 5, 2021

    The University of Utah recently adopted a protocol for dealing with incidents involving new racism and bias, developed by the Racist and Bias Incident Response Team. They were adopted...

Students at the University of Utah are following the COVID-19 guidelines by wearing masks while working on campus (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

The True Cost to U Students During COVID-19

By Elizabeth Seitz January 27, 2021

  As a third semester of virtual learning approaches, students have voiced concerns about the rising cost of tuition amid the pandemic. 2020 wasn’t at all what people expected it to be, especially...

The U Mindfulness Center and Counseling Center work together to provide students with free resources for coping with stress and practicing mindfulness.

Mindfulness Center Offers Free Resources For Mindfulness and Meditation Practice

By Brooke Williams, News Writer January 26, 2021

  Student life can be stressful, with virtual online learning and COVID-19 on top of living away from home, academic expectations and financial demands. But there are resources like the Mindfulness...

Freshman Michael Manhard takes a break from online classes in a common area at the University of Utah on Oct. 10, 2020. (Photo by Gwen Christopherson | Daily Utah Chronicle)

ASUU Resolution in Support of Student Wellbeing During COVID-19 Passes

December 14, 2020

  On Nov. 30, 2020, the ASUU Senate passed A Resolution in Support of Student Wellbeing in COVID-19. This resolution was proposed because of the school situation created by the COVID-19 pandemic....

School of Dance Gala practice and dress rehearsal. Photo credit 
Cara MacDonald.

Performing Arts Classes Adapt Again for the Fall Semester, Students Respond

By Megan McKellar, News Writer August 27, 2020

  Less than 25% of fall semester classes are being offered in-person, according to a broadcast given by the University of Utah administration, and among those classes, several are performing arts....

The Park Building at the top of Presidents Circle, where the U administration works. (Chronicle archives)

University of Utah Administration Holds Virtual Broadcast Addressing COVID-19 Testing, Contact Tracing

By Megan McKellar, News Writer August 23, 2020

  On Aug. 20, as students made the move to on-campus housing and prepared for classes, the University of Utah administration held a live broadcast about the U’s current testing and tracing plan...

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University of Utah Reduces Student Fees by $150, What U Need to Know

By Megan McKellar, News Writer August 18, 2020

  On Aug. 18, the University of Utah announced that it would be reducing student fees by $150 for the fall semester. Students typically pay an average of $624 in addition to regular tuition.   Mark...

J. Willard Marriott Library in Salt Lake City, UT on Wednesday May 23, 2018. (Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Marriott Library Continues to Provide Services to Students and Faculty During Closure

By Megan McKellar, News Writer July 29, 2020

Although the Marriott Library’s doors are physically closed, the library has continued to provide a variety of services to students and faculty.   “Whether you need a laptop, hotspot, book,...