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U Students Seek to Start Coalition for Utah Science and Policy Knowledge Student Group

U Students Seek to Start Coalition for Utah Science and Policy Knowledge Student Group

By Mandi Johansen

April 18, 2019

  Four University of Utah students attended a four-day CASE workshop in Washington D.C. put on by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The workshop was designed for graduate students interested in working in science policy. Rebecca Hardenbrook, a graduate student in math and...

Know Your Resources, No Matter Your Colors: Sexual Assault Resources Across Utah Universities

Know Your Resources, No Matter Your Colors: Sexual Assault Resources Across Utah Universities

By Mandi Johansen

April 17, 2019

  University campuses make many efforts to keep their campus safe and provide resources and support for students that have been victims of sexual misconduct or assault. The University of Utah recently released the Campus Climate Survey, which showed that 19% of undergraduate students have had various experiences with sexual assault and 17% have had experiences with s...

U Offers Travel Incentives for a Greener Planet

U Offers Travel Incentives for a Greener Planet

By Mandi Johansen

April 17, 2019

  Many students and faculty on campus are aware of the poor air quality in Utah. The University of Utah is a commuter campus, meaning that many students don’t live on campus and must travel to attend school, work and events. There are incentives in place to encourage students to get to campus...

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...

University of Utah Begins Offering Income Share Agreements for 18 Majors

University of Utah Begins Offering Income Share Agreements for 18 Majors

By Jacqueline Mumford

April 16, 2019

  The University of Utah is offering students a new way to pay for school. Beginning this semester, the U is participating in a pilot program that provides income share agreements to students. ISAs are contracts between students and universities that allow the school to “invest” in ind...

U’s African Student Association Hosts African Night

U’s African Student Association Hosts African Night

By Amy Loret

April 16, 2019

  On Saturday, April 13, the African Student Association at the U hosted its biggest event of the year, African Night, at the Crimson View in the Union.  According to Madelaine Lamah, a third-year finance and theatre student and a co-chair of ASA, "ASA is a returning student group for African...

U’s Police Chief Speaks On New Victim-Survivor Advocate and Campus Safety

U’s Police Chief Speaks On New Victim-Survivor Advocate and Campus Safety

By Amy Loret

April 16, 2019

  The Daily Utah Chronicle sat down with University of Utah's Director of Public Safety, Chief of Police Dale Brophy to discuss the new Victim-Survivor Advocate and campus safety in general at the U. The new Victim-Survivor Advocate for the U's Department of Public Safety, Jaimie Justice,...

Vice President of Student Relations Censured by the Student Senate at the U

Vice President of Student Relations Censured by the Student Senate at the U

By Mandi Johansen

April 15, 2019

  Associated Students of the University of Utah (ASUU) Vice President of Student Relations Xandra Pryor has been censured by the U's Student Senate and has been called on to resign by members of the ASUU body. Pryor could not be reached for comment. A formal censure, according to ASUU President...

U Receives Funding for Power Grid Research

U Receives Funding for Power Grid Research

By Mandi Johansen

April 14, 2019

  Masood Parvania, an electrical and computer engineering assistant professor at the U and director of the Utah Smart Energy Laboratory, and his team were chosen to receive funding from the U.S. Department of Energy for a three-year project. The competitive funding opportunity was announced in Octob...

U’s Asia Campus Review: Kim’s Presidency

U’s Asia Campus Review: Kim’s Presidency

By Mitch Shin

April 13, 2019

  With an upcoming election in May 2019 to select a new student government at the University of Utah Asia Campus (UAC), here's a look at what their current student government has accomplished over the past year. While there were originally four members in the cabinet, the Chief of Staff, Yehyun...

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