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U College of Humanities Receives $500,000 Donation, Makes Plans to Grow

By Devin Oldroyd, News Writer August 25, 2021

  In early August 2021, the College of Humanities received a $500,000 donation from the ESRR Humanities/Arts Endowment Fund at The Chicago Community Foundation. The donation will continue annually...

(Photo by Gwen Christopherson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Orientation Leaders Welcome Class of 2025

By Natalie Colby, News Editor August 24, 2021

  As the University of Utah prepares to welcome the class of 2025 to campus this fall, 13 orientation leaders are running an all-virtual orientation for incoming freshmen and transfer...

(Graphic by Cyan Larson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Major Exploration: 200 Undergraduate Programs, One U

By Natalie Colby and Kayleigh Silverstein August 23, 2021

  For the academic year 2020-2021 at the University of Utah, the second most popular undergraduate major, just under computer science, was undeclared. The Academic Advising Center’s...

Interacting face-to-face with masks on. (Photo by Hailey Danielson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Vaccinating the U Community: Protecting Against the Delta Variant of COVID-19

By Lizzy Seitz, News Writer August 19, 2021

  Fall 2021 at the University of Utah is going to look different from last year. The U is hoping to provide students with a fully in-person experience if they would prefer that to an online format.  This...

The University of Utah Campus Store on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling)

Campus Facilities Jumps To Action As Rain Floods Multiple Buildings

By Devin Oldroyd, News Writer August 10, 2021

  On Sunday, Aug. 1, the University of Utah campus was soaked by the storm that reached much of northern Utah, causing flooding in various places around campus. One of many buildings on campus...

Inside the Utah State Capitol Building on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 (Photo by Brooklyn Critchley | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Legislature Set to Begin Redistricting Process

By Chandler Joost, News Writer August 8, 2021

  Following the 2020 Census, the Utah state legislature has begun the process of redistricting. When a state redistricts, legislative boundaries are redrawn in order to better represent the population...

A portrait of Taylor Randall on the David Eccles School of Business website.

Taylor R. Randall Named Next President of the U

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Assistant News Editor August 5, 2021

  On Aug. 5, 2021 — eight months after former President Ruth Watkins announced her intended resignation from her position — the Utah System of Higher Education announced the University of Utah’s...

The block U on campus on Feb. 2, 2021. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Three Finalists Selected in Search for New U President

By Jack O'Leary, News Writer August 3, 2021

  On July 21, the University of Utah Presidential Search Committee announced the top three finalists in its search for a new President to replace Ruth Watkins, who resigned in April 2021. The three...

Groundbreaking at the new Juniper Canyon Campus. (Courtesy U Communications)

The U and SLCC Join Together to Break Ground on Campus in Herriman 

By Lizzy Seitz, News Writer August 1, 2021

  On July 15, 2021, at 9 a.m. MDT, Salt Lake Community College and the University of Utah came together to break ground on the new joint Juniper Canyon Campus. The campus is set to open Fall 2023. “Never...