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The U and BYU Share A Founder, But Similarities Stop There

The U and BYU Share A Founder, But Similarities Stop There

By Miacel Spotted Elk

June 12, 2019

  Brigham Young University has recently come under scrutiny for their honor code, including their severe disciplinary actions toward reported students. On April 12, BYU students and alumni gathered on campus to protest against the honor code. The tenor of these protests isn't a call to eradicate...

The Takeaway Panelists Discuss Troubling Rates of Violence Against Indigenous Women in Utah

The Takeaway Panelists Discuss Troubling Rates of Violence Against Indigenous Women in Utah

By Miacel Spotted Elk

June 10, 2019

  On June 6, KUER hosted National Public Radio’s "The Takeaway" at the University of Utah's S.J. Quincy Law School. The live event featured a panel discussion about violence against women and two-spirit people in the American West. The panel included Democratic Representative Angela Romero,...

U’s Asia Campus Opens Career and Internship Development Center

U’s Asia Campus Opens Career and Internship Development Center

By Mitch Shin

June 6, 2019

  University of Utah Asia Campus (UAC) opened the Career and Internship Development Center during the past semester. UAC hired Jinnie Park as an assistant director for the Career and Internship Development Center in late March. The Dean of Students office organized the interviews for this...

What’s Child Care at the U Like?

What’s Child Care at the U Like?

By Miacel Spotted Elk

June 4, 2019

  It’s small, on the fourth floor in the Union and shrouded in boxes of Huggies. A quote on the wall by late anthropologist George Dorsey reads “Play is the beginning of knowledge.” This is the University of Utah’s Center for Child Care and Family Resources, tasked with overseeing multiple...

U’s Asia Campus Leadership Team Reflects on the Past Five Years

U’s Asia Campus Leadership Team Reflects on the Past Five Years

By Mitch Shin

June 3, 2019

  Chief administrator and dean of faculty Todd Kent and dean of students Randall McCrillis at the University of Utah Asia Campus (UAC) in South Korea have had a busy year. Now, they're coming forward with a common vision for improvement on the Korean campus. UAC hosted a celebration for the...

What’s Building at the U?

What’s Building at the U?

By Jacqueline Mumford

May 28, 2019

  From Presidents Circle up to the University of Utah Medical Center, banners that read “Excitement is Building” can be found. With the completion of new buildings and more underway in the planning and in-progress stages, the U seems to be living up to its promise. As the U begins, completes...

Students Lack Confidence in UAC’s Election Security for the 2019-20 Student Council Election

Students Lack Confidence in UAC’s Election Security for the 2019-20 Student Council Election

By Mitch Shin

May 25, 2019

Susan Park and Sandy Kim won a landslide victory against John Kim and Wonji Kim in the 2019-2020 student council election at the University of Utah Asia Campus (UAC) after three separate elections were held. Park and Sandy Kim were elected as the new student council president and vice president with 76...

Keeping the Student Voice: Student Involvement in the Tenure Process

Keeping the Student Voice: Student Involvement in the Tenure Process

By Katelyn Collett

May 22, 2019

    No time to read? Check out this story’s episode of the Floodlights podcast. University of Utah officials recently changed students' role in decisions about retention, promotion and tenure of faculty members at the U. This comes in response to a report that found students may have implicit bias against minorities and women in the process.   Student Input in RPT Policy The University of Utah uses the Retention, Promotion and...

Religion on Campus More Diverse Than Rest of State, With Proportion of Latter-day Saints Over 15% Lower

Religion on Campus More Diverse Than Rest of State, With Proportion of Latter-day Saints Over 15% Lower

By Emily Anderson

May 10, 2019

  Statewide, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints comprise 61.55% — nearly two-thirds — of the state population, according to a December 2018 article published by The Salt Lake Tribune. Although the University of Utah is the state’s flagship institution, its demographics lo...

U Librarian Visits U’s Asia Campus

U Librarian Visits U’s Asia Campus

By Mitch Shin

May 10, 2019

  Nicole Pankiewicz, a research assistant librarian from the U's Salt Lake Campus, visited the University of Utah Asia Campus (UAC) on April 11. Pankiewicz taught political science in Ohio before she started her librarian job in January 2019. She is dedicated to supporting UAC students in...

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