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Evening on University of Utah campus, Thursday in Salt Lake City.

U President Randall Joins Excelencia in Education to Support Latinx Students

By Stevie Shaughnessey, News Writer October 11, 2022

  Recently, President Taylor Randall of University of Utah joined the Excelencia in Education Presidents for Latino Student Success Network. Excelencia in Education is designed to help Latinx...

University of Utah Campus in Salt Lake on Oct. 11, 2020.

Newly Announced Wilkes Center to Provide Research Opportunities for U Students Focused on Climate Change

By Chandler Joost, News Writer October 11, 2022

  Recently announced at the University of Utah, the Wilkes Center for Climate Science and Policy will provide many opportunities for students and faculty alike to engage in meaningful research...

U alum Karen Ashton (right) stands with student Emma Richardson (left) in front of the Cleone Peterson Eccles Alumni House on the University of Utahs campus on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. (Photo by Kayleigh Silverstein | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Home Away From Home Program: Forging Connections Across Decades and Miles

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer October 10, 2022

  With rent in Salt Lake City rising faster in the last two years than the previous 10 and students who were relying on on-campus housing being added to a long waitlist, some University of Utah...

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U Studies Meteorite that Caused Sonic Boom in August

By Caelan Roberts, News Writer October 9, 2022

  On the morning of Aug. 13, a loud boom was heard across the Salt Lake Valley. As it turned out, it was the sound of a falling meteorite that eventually landed in the salt flats west of Salt Lake...

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U to Create Updated Climate Change Action Plan to Meet Local and Global Challenges

By Caelan Roberts, News Writer October 8, 2022

  The University of Utah recently announced plans to create a new Climate Change Action Plan and move up its target date for net-zero emissions from 2050 to 2040. “The university has made...

Famous Native American poet and author, Joy Harjo, reads excerpts of her poetry for the audience in Kingsbury Hall on the University of Utah campus, in Salt lake City, Utah, on Oct. 6, 2022.

U Welcomes Former U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo for Author Meets Readers Series

By Caelan Roberts, News Writer October 7, 2022

  The University of Utah welcomed former U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo for the Author Meets Readers series in Kingsbury Hall on Oct. 6. Harjo discussed her writing and life experiences with Elizabeth...

Noah Gottlieb (right) and Eli Wolk, who run Elijahs Deli, present at the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institutes Get Seeded event held at Lassonde Studios on campus in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022.

The Get Seeded Program: How to Receive Funding to Start a Business at the U

By Stevie Shaughnessey, News Writer October 7, 2022

  Lassonde Studios at the University of Utah offers a program to students that not many other universities have — the Get Seeded Program. This program helps encourage those who have any sort of...

A University of Utah student getting information at one of the many stands at the Learning Abroad Fair on Oct. 5, 2022.

Learning Abroad Fair Showcases Opportunities Available to U Students

By Caelan Roberts, News Writer October 6, 2022

  The University of Utah held its annual Learning Abroad Fair on Oct. 5. There were a total of 42 tables set up in the A. Ray Olpin Student Union ballroom that detailed different learning abroad...

Dream Center for DACA Students at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Sept. 19, 2022. (Photo by Andrea Oltra | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Biden Administration Finalizes Rule to Make DACA a Federal Regulation

By Vanessa Hudson, News Writer October 5, 2022

  The Biden administration recently finalized a rule to codify Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) into federal regulation, replacing the original 2012 memorandum. However, it remains...

Evening on University of Utah campus, Thursday in Salt Lake City.

CIS-gendered: Names and Pronouns in the Age of Campus Information Systems

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer October 5, 2022

  When transgender youth are able to use their chosen name in any given space, their risks of depression and suicide decrease. For a community that already faces higher rates of suicidal ideation,...