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U Class of 2025 Breaks Records as Largest Class to Date

By Devin Oldroyd, News Writer December 9, 2021

  With over 5,000 students, the class of 2025 is the largest the University of Utah has ever seen, keeping true to an annual trend of the freshman class getting larger with each passing academic year. “Every...

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Applying to Pre-Professional Programs at the U

By Alison McCowin December 8, 2021

  The University of Utah offers more than 200 majors, promising a successful and unique academic experience. Psychology, nursing and business just so happen to be three top-ranked majors at the...

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Social Determinants of Health and COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy in Marginalized Groups

By Haley Utendorfer and Abhilasha Khatri December 8, 2021

  As of Dec. 2, 5,224,655 worldwide have died from COVID-19, and the numbers only continue to rise. At first, vaccines seemed to be a light at the end of the tunnel. However, doses of Pfizer,...

Traveling Around Campus: Student Desires and Transportation Realities

Traveling Around Campus: Student Desires and Transportation Realities

By Stephanie Hong, News Writer December 4, 2021

  The University of Utah's main campus in Salt Lake City covers 1,534 acres of land and students use various means to get around it. The U has Utah Transit Authority TRAX and buses, SafeRide and...

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‘Mountain Revelations’ and Beyond: Increasing BIPOC Representation in the Outdoor Industry

By Haley Utendorfer, News Writer December 3, 2021

  According to National Geographic, national parks in the United States remained officially segregated until 1945, when a bulletin decreed the end of segregation, though unofficial discriminatory...

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Native American Heritage Month: Recognizing History and Moving Forward

By Haley Utendorfer and Abhilasha Khatri November 25, 2021

  The Historical Untruths of Thanksgiving  In the United States, students learn the 1621 harvest feast that started Thanksgiving was a peaceful sharing of food between the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag...

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The U Goes Global in Celebration of International Education Week

By Abhilasha Khatri, News Writer November 25, 2021

  As a home to almost 3,000 international students, a student body that represents 208 countries and global programs in 43 countries, the University of Utah is a place for students looking for...

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U Health Vaccine Mandate Affects Employee Relationships

By Alison McCowin November 24, 2021

  University of Utah Health's vaccine mandate, approved by the U Medical Board and executive leadership team, was implemented in late September as a way to further stop the spread of the coronavirus....

University of Utah Hospital main entrance in Salt Lake City on June 23, 2021. (Photo by Kevin Cody | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Health Ranked Top 10 in Nation in Quality and Accountability

By Allison Stuart, News Writer November 24, 2021

  In 2021, University of Utah Health was ranked top 10 in the nation of the Vizient Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award, for the 12th year in a row. This ranking is provided by...

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The Red Flag Project: U’s Counseling Center Spreads Awareness of Interpersonal Violence

By Devin Oldroyd, News Writer November 24, 2021

  October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. At the University of Utah, this is a time to support both survivors of interpersonal violence and secondary survivors, those who are "affected by...