The Daily Utah Chronicle

Construction on Campus Brings Improvements

Construction on Campus Brings Improvements

By Mckenzie Alder

July 22, 2017

Multiple construction and renovation projects are in the works at the University of Utah. Some of these projects are replacing buildings constructed between 1951 and 1975 that were out of date and in disrepair. Bob Simonton, the director of Capital Projects at the U — a group responsible for repair ...

Students Sign Steel Beam to Commemorate OSH

Students Sign Steel Beam to Commemorate OSH

By Connor Richards

April 21, 2017

As Orson Spencer Hall goes down and construction begins for the new Carolyn and Kem Gardner Building, campus developers are asking students to leave their mark in time by signing a commemorative steel beam in the Union that will be built in with the new building. Shireen Ghorbani works with Facilities Mana...

Utah Should Switch to Solar Energy

Utah Should Switch to Solar Energy

February 8, 2017

Utah is the second most wasteful state in the U.S. Everyone always complains about how much construction there is all the time — on campus you can't walk 10 steps without running into another pit or condemned building — but no one seems to be doing anything about it. Every year the city has a surplus...

Milton Bennion Hall to be Demolished to Make Way for Another Business Building

January 16, 2017

Milton Bennion Hall (MBH) has been home to the College of Education since 1960, and this year they are saying goodbye. The building is being demolished to make room for the expanding David Eccles School of Business. The building was named after Milton Bennion, a former Dean of the College of Education...

The Utes Ski Program Finally Gets Their Own “Home”

The Utes Ski Program Finally Gets Their Own “Home”

December 7, 2016

After  long eight years of being housed in a shed near the football facility, the Utah ski program will finally get their own, well-deserved ski facility early next year. The 5,800 square foot three story building will be equipped with men's and women's locker rooms, equipment storage, a ski tuning...

Student Feedback Wanted for Improvements to Foothill Drive

Student Feedback Wanted for Improvements to Foothill Drive

By Autumn Barney

June 21, 2016

For years the traffic on Foothill Drive has delayed students' commute to the U. Transportation authorities have struggled to find a solution, so they've enlisted the help of those who know the road best -- Salt Lake City residents that travel on Foothill Drive everyday. The U has partnered with Salt...

Construction Underway With Big Renovation Plans For LNCO

Construction Underway With Big Renovation Plans For LNCO

June 6, 2016

LNCO is just one of many renovation projects currently in progress on campus. The good news is LNCO, along with a few other construction projects, will be finished in time for the beginning of fall semester. The University of Utah has undertaken not one, but three updates to the interior of LNCO. Improvements...

Countdown to OSH Demolition

Countdown to OSH Demolition

May 21, 2016

Students and faculty said goodbye to OSH with the conclusion of finals, and plans have begun for demolition. The current objective involves removing all materials from the inside of the building, then crews will tear down the structure during fall semester. Here is an approximate timeline of construction...

Construction On Sidewalks Outside OSH Delayed Until After Finals

Construction On Sidewalks Outside OSH Delayed Until After Finals

April 20, 2016

Students unlucky enough to have to sit through a final in OSH can be grateful for at least one thing: It will be quieter than anticipated. The plan to jackhammer 60 feet into the surrounding lawn has been delayed until after Commencement. “It comes with some impossible-to-miss noise making,” said...

Construction To Begin On Huntsman Cancer Institute Extension And Connecting Bridge

April 18, 2016

Large pieces of a pedestrian bridge and walkway sat ready at the construction site of the extension to the Huntsman Cancer Institute this weekend. Frank Sitton, HRE associate director for facilities, said the pieces were brought up Red Butte Road from Friday to Sunday night. The bridge will connect...

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