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University of Utah student and track athlete Lauren McCluskey was killed in a shooting on campus on Tuesday, Oct 22. Photo by Steve C. Wilson, courtesy of the University of Utah.

U Track Athlete Killed in Shooting on Campus

  University of Utah student and track athlete Lauren McCluskey was killed in a shooting on campus Monday night, U president Ruth Watkins announced in a statement Tuesday morning.   McCluskey,...

Austin Boutain plead guilty to aggravated murder in the Oct. 30, 2017, shooting death of University of Utah student ChenWei Guo.

Austin Boutain Pleads Guilty in U Student Shooting Death Case

By Christina Giardinelli September 21, 2018

On Sept. 12, nearly one year after the shooting of University of Utah student ChenWei Guo, his killer entered a guilty plea and was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole by third...

S.J. Quinney Law School on the University of Utahs campus. (Chronicle archives)

U Law Professor Files Amicus Brief in Capital Punishment Case

By Christina Giardinelli September 1, 2018

On Aug. 23, University of Utah law professor, Paul Cassell, and Allyson Ho of the Washington, D.C. law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP filed an amicus curiae brief in the U.S. Supreme Court. The...

Moran Eye Center Theft Causes Patient Information Disclosure

Moran Eye Center Theft Causes Patient Information Disclosure

By Shaelyn Barber June 20, 2018

A theft at the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah may have caused a disclosure of the information of 607 patients — 602 infants and five adults. On April 3, the Moran Eye Center discovered...

Students for Choice holding their signs during the sexual assault protest in the MEB parking lot on Friday, Nov 4, 2016

Campus Climate Survey Addresses Sexual Assault

By Emily Anderson March 1, 2018

The University of Utah found in a 2016 Campus Climate Survey that the majority of students didn’t know where to report a sexual assault, what happens once they make that complaint or where victims can...

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U Community Members Scammed by Callers Posing as UPD

By Claudia Robles February 1, 2018

The University of Utah sent out an alert last week informing the public of spam calls from someone posing as a campus police officer. Calls were reported to come from the university police department’s...

How Emergency Management Services Kept Students Safe After a Crisis on Campus

How Emergency Management Services Kept Students Safe After a Crisis on Campus

By Emily Anderson November 25, 2017

University of Utah Police (UPD) responded to a domestic violence call at the Peterson Heritage Center on the evening of Oct. 30. Kathleen Boutain was distressed and speaking in fragments, according...

Austin Boutain plead guilty to aggravated murder in the Oct. 30, 2017, shooting death of University of Utah student ChenWei Guo.

Charges Filed in Shooting Death of U Student

By Emily Anderson November 16, 2017

More details emerged with charging documents filed Thursday in the shooting death of ChenWei Guo on Oct. 30 at the mouth of Red Butte Canyon on the University of Utah's campus. When University Police...

Students, staff, and friends of ChenWei Guo came to show their support after the recent shooting tragedy in Red Butte Canyon by lighting candles and walking from the Marriott Library to Presidents circle for a candle light vigil to share their condolences on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017 | Chronicle archive

Students Honor ChenWei Guo With Candlelight Vigil

By Jacqueline Mumford, Managing Editor November 2, 2017

Two days after ChenWei Guo, a student at the University of Utah, was shot and killed near Red Butte Canyon on the evening of Oct. 30, the Asian American Student Association at the U held a candlelight...

Wazir Jefferson, a student success advocate, came to speak in front of students, staff, and friends of ChenWei Guo to show the Universitys support after the recent shooting tragedy in Red Butte Canyon in the Student Union building on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017

(Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

ASUU Organizes Gathering to Remember Slain U Student

By Cara MacDonald November 2, 2017

The Associated Students of the University of Utah (ASUU) gathered students Tuesday night to remember ChenWei Guo, who was shot and killed at the mouth of Red Butte Canyon on Monday evening. Held in...