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Activist Talks About White Supremacy, Capitalism and Change on Campus

Activist Talks About White Supremacy, Capitalism and Change on Campus

By Miacel Spotted Elk

April 11, 2019

  On Friday April 5, ASUU’s Diversity Board held a public event called “United Against White Supremacy” at the Gould Auditorium in the Marriott Library. The Q&A format event, featuring activist Takiyah Thompson, was dedicated to addressing recent incidents on campus which have been descr...

ASUU Passes Resolution to Include Campus Safety Info on All U Syllabi

ASUU Passes Resolution to Include Campus Safety Info on All U Syllabi

By Nicholas Rush

April 11, 2019

  With campus safety affairs being all too close to home here at the University of Utah, there is some good news regarding steps to enhance awareness of safety resources here on campus. On April 1, in an Academic Senate meeting, ASUU passed a resolution to include elements related to campus safe...

Students Speak About Their Passions in this Year’s HIP Talks

Students Speak About Their Passions in this Year’s HIP Talks

By Mandi Johansen

April 10, 2019

  This year’s HIP Talks final round at the University of Utah's Hinckley Institute of Politics brought a large turnout of people in support of the speakers. The event was sponsored by the Hinckley Institute along with Associated Students of the University of Utah. Students each prepared a two-minute...

Academic Advising Coordinator from the U’s Department of Communication Visits Asia Campus

Academic Advising Coordinator from the U’s Department of Communication Visits Asia Campus

By Mitch Shin

April 10, 2019

  Travis James Ciaramella, an academic advising coordinator from the Department of Communication at the University of Utah's Salt Lake City campus, visited the University of Utah Asia Campus (UAC) on April 1. The U's Department of Communication sends an academic advising coordinator once a year...

Paul Reeve Named Latter-day Saint Studies Chair

Paul Reeve Named Latter-day Saint Studies Chair

By Nicholas Rush

April 8, 2019

  The first-ever professor of Latter-day Saint studies at the University of Utah, award-winning author Paul Reeve, has been appointed chair of the Latter-day Saint Studies Steering Committee. According to the Tanner Humanities Center, the committee was initiated in 2010 to “encourage vibrant...

U Law Professor Erika George Promoted to Director of the Tanner Humanities Center

U Law Professor Erika George Promoted to Director of the Tanner Humanities Center

By Nicholas Rush

April 4, 2019

  Erika George, former Interim Director of the Tanner Center for Human Rights, has been appointed to the Director of the Tanner Humanities Center, succeeding Dr. Robert Goldberg, who served for thirteen years as director. Stuart Culver, Dean of the College of Humanities looks forward to the new chapte...

The Honors College Praxis Labs Holds Interpersonal Violence Seminar

The Honors College Praxis Labs Holds Interpersonal Violence Seminar

By Nicholas Rush

April 3, 2019

  Praxis Labs, a program within the University of Utah's Honors College aimed at “drawing students from all disciplines to collaborate on innovative project-based solutions to pressing societal challenges.” The 2018-19 lab, "Family Violence Across the Life Course: Child, Partner and Elde...

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...

Grief, Faith and Gay: Coping With Loss When Faith and Sexuality Collide

Grief, Faith and Gay: Coping With Loss When Faith and Sexuality Collide

By Amy Loret

April 2, 2019

  When faith and sexuality collide, stories involving personal feelings of grief and loss experienced by those in Utah and the University of Utah's LGBTQ+ community are common. "Grief, Faith, and Gay: Coping with Loss when Faith and Sexuality Collide" was hosted by the U's College of Social Work...

New Hydroponic Gardens Sprouting at the U

New Hydroponic Gardens Sprouting at the U

By Nicholas Rush

March 31, 2019

  The Sustainable Campus Initiative Fund here at the U, which was set up for faculty and students alike to “propose projects that enhance the sustainability of our campus and community,” has granted thousands of dollars towards a project proposed by the U's Hydroponics Club which plans to...

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