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What Do National Rankings and Acceptance Rates Mean to U?

By Marshall Foster, News Writer January 22, 2020

  On Nov. 6, 2019, the University of Utah announced that it would be one of three universities across the country selected to join the Association of American Universities. With this invitation,...

(Courtesy of UAC)

Former Chief Administrator of UAC is Running for Congress

By Mitch Shin, News Writer January 15, 2020

  Former University of Utah Asia Campus Chief Administrator Todd Kent is running for Congress in Texas. Kent was born in Texas, where his family currently resides, and he got his Ph.D. from Texas...

Recover operations with victims of Flight 752 (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

Iranian Students Speak Up as US-Iran Tensions Escalate

By Maddy La Turner January 15, 2020

  On Jan. 9 at noon, the Iranian Student Association protested with the Students for a Democratic Society in response to escalating tensions between Iran and the United States on the University...

(Courtesy University of Utah Hospital)

U’s Healthcare System Ranks in the Top Ten Hospitals Nationwide for the Tenth Year in a Row

By Angelyn Ramos, News Writer December 30, 2019

  In 1965, the University of Utah Hospital opened its doors for the first time. For the past fifty years, those doors have handled thousands of patients. This year, the U was ranked in the top...

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No April Fools — April 1 Will Be National Census Day

By Barbara Pace, News Writer December 28, 2019

  The U.S. Constitution requires everyone living in the United States to be counted every ten years. The first census was in 1790, and since 1902 the U.S. Census Bureau has owned the daunting...

Handicap accessible parking lots at the Marriott Honors Community at the University of Utah have been removed during construction of new building addition.(Justin Prather | Daily Utah Chronicle)

MHC Parking Lot is Not Compliant with ADA Regulations

By Natalie Colby, News Editor December 21, 2019

Located behind the Marriott Honors Community at the University of Utah, there is a small parking lot with around 10 to 12 parking spots and no accessible parking spaces, better known as handicap parking....

(Courtesy of the Utah Asia Campus)

Students Transition from the Korea to Utah Campus

By Nina Yu, News Writer December 16, 2019

  The University of Utah Asia Campus regularly accepts international students into the school and its programs. The school also offers its position as a study abroad option for students on the...

Students learn in one of the edible campus gardens. (Courtesy of Jessica Kemper)

The U’s Sustainability Office Launches Giving Tuesday Campaign

By Natalie Colby, News Editor December 4, 2019

The Sustainability Office at the University of Utah is launching a Giving Tuesday campaign to raise money to buy benches for their Edible Campus Gardens. The folding benches, which could also double as...

Park Building (Courtesy Marriot Library Archive)

The AAU Brings Greater Value to a U Degree

By Joseph Moss, News Writer December 4, 2019

  As of Nov. 6, 2019, the University of Utah has joined the Association of American Universities. The AAU was founded in 1900, and has 65 members split between public and private institutions....

(Courtesy of Dale Brophy)

The U is Hiring a Chief Safety Officer. Here’s What You Need to Know.

By Marshall Foster, News Writer December 3, 2019

It has been over a year since University of Utah student Lauren McCluskey was murdered on campus. The position of chief safety officer was one of the recommendations of an independent review that was done...