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Presidents Circle at University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah on Sept. 18, 2022.

U Makes Strides to Build a More ‘transfer student-receptive culture’

By Andrew Christiansen, Online Managing Editor May 27, 2023

  Before Emily Nina started classes at the University of Utah after transferring from Salt Lake Community College, she was unsure of what to study and lacked a sense of community. “I was intimidated...

The desk of the Learning Abroad office inside the A. Ray Olpin Student Union in Salt Lake City on May 19, 2023.

U’s Learning Abroad Program Offers Immersive Learning Experiences

By TJ Ross, News Writer May 25, 2023

  When film and media arts major Grace Watters voyaged to Osaka, Japan in the summer of 2019 through the intensive Japanese language program offered through the University of Utah, she had a great...

The Feed U Pantry at the A. Ray Olpin Student Union in Salt Lake City on Nov. 1, 2022.

Options on Campus and in SLC for Students with Food Insecurity

By Caelan Roberts, News Editor May 24, 2023

Food insecurity is a growing national problem, and Utah is no exception. According to Feeding America, one in 11 people — and one in ten children — face hunger in Utah. Nationally, an estimated 40%...

Nadia Yahyapour, a student from Iran, graduated in May with a bachelor of science in biology, posing for a photo on May 16, 2023

Student Refugees and Immigrants Face Barriers in Higher Education

  Despite a national increase in the overall graduation rate, the dropout rate for foreign-born refugee and immigrant students remains above 30% — three times that of U.S.-born white students,...

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New to the U? Here’s the Places and Events to Know About

By Jake Duffy, News Writer May 22, 2023

  "Ain't nothing to do in this boring-ass city," said Charles Barkley. "Can't smoke, can't drink. These people going to heaven." The former NBA player and commentator was in Salt Lake City for...

Students gather outside of the J. Willard Marriott Library to protest the event held by the Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on April 21, 2023.

Latine Students Recount Negative Experience with Campus Police During Protest

By Vanessa Hudson, Assistant News Editor May 18, 2023

  On April 21, Young Americans for Freedom at Utah held an event that sparked protests from multiple campus organizations. University of Utah Campus Police removed protestors from the event a few...

The ASUU Presidents office inside the A. Ray Olpin Student Union in Salt Lake City on March 28, 2023. (Photo by Marco Lozzi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

VanderToolen Presidency Reflects on Time in Office

By Allison Stuart, News Writer May 16, 2023

  With the 2022-2023 school year over, the transition between the VanderToolen and O'Leary administrations has happened and the previous ASUU presidency gathered to reflect on their time in office. Benvin...

A University of Utah student following the COVID-19 guidelines by a wearing mask while working on campus in September 2020.

The Impact Of COVID-19: Studying the Mental and Physical Challenges Three Years Later

By Jake Duffy, News Writer May 10, 2023

  On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 virus a pandemic. Three years later, in-person courses have returned, masks are no longer required in public spaces and...

Eric Peterson posing outside the Salt Lake City Public Library in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, May 2, 2023.

Eric Peterson: Helping the Public Through Investigative Journalism

By Stevie Shaughnessey, Podcast Producer May 7, 2023

  Eric Peterson, a communications professor at the University of Utah started out his college career jumping between different majors, unable to figure out what he wanted to focus on professionally....

Natalie Stephens (right) with her classmates in the Air Force Reserve Officers’ Training Corp in Novemeber, 2020.

Natalie Stephens Awarded Air Force Cadet of the Year

By Vanessa Hudson, Assistant News Editor May 3, 2023

  University of Utah senior Natalie Stephens was named Navy Federal Credit Union’s Air Force ROTC Student of the Year for 2022. The prestigious award honors "the best and brightest ROTC seniors...

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