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UAC Deals With COVID-19

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer April 7, 2020

  At first, the University of Utah sent out two emails notifying students about how to protect themselves from the Coronavirus (COVID-19), how to prevent the spread of the virus and also a recommendation...

Shelves of food at the Feed U Pantry | Chronicle archives.

Feeding Utah During a Pandemic

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer April 6, 2020

  The Salt Lake County Health Department has deemed food pantries to be essential businesses. Essential businesses are supposed to remain open, but are “required to exclude employees with fever,...

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...

University of Utah Police Cars | Chronicle archives.

Chief Safety Officer and Chief of Police Outline Plans for Officer Training

By Joseph Moss, News Writer March 24, 2020

  Chief Safety Officer Marlon Lynch and Chief of Police Rodney Chatman plan to revamp police training at the University of Utah. During the event “Reframing the Conversation: Expanding the...

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...

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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...

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Utah Experiences Largest Earthquake Since 1992: What U Need to Know

By Ivana Martinez, Assistant News Editor March 18, 2020

  On March 18, 2020, at 7:09 a.m. the Wasatch Front experienced its largest earthquake since 1992. According to the University of Utah Seismograph station, the earthquake had a preliminary magnitude...

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...