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What the MHC Summer Closure Has Meant for Students

What the MHC Summer Closure Has Meant for Students

By Delaney Manson

August 14, 2019

  Earlier this summer, the students of the Marriott Honors Community (MHC) experienced an upheaval. For the first time in seven years, students living in the MHC were relocated to other housing on campus, due to the predicted impact of construction that the South Campus Housing & Dining pr...

University of Utah Now Accessible on the Common App

University of Utah Now Accessible on the Common App

By Angelyn Ramos

August 6, 2019

  In an effort to make the University of Utah a more accessible and diverse school, the U has been working to join the many other schools using the Common Application. On Aug. 1, the U announced that it had been officially added to the list of international institutions on the Common Application.  ...

What’s Child Care at the U Like?

What’s Child Care at the U Like?

By Miacel Spotted

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...

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...

U’s Asia Campus Hosts Seoul Bureau Chief for Bloomberg

U’s Asia Campus Hosts Seoul Bureau Chief for Bloomberg

By Mitch Shin

April 30, 2019

  Peter Pae, Seoul Bureau Chief for Bloomberg, visited the University of Utah Asia Campus (UAC) on April 19, 2019. Pae has been the bureau chief for Bloomberg Korea since July 2015 when he returned to his homeland after 45 years in the U.S. He oversees a foreign bureau with 60 employees. Before...

ASUU Inauguration Welcomes Incoming Presidency

ASUU Inauguration Welcomes Incoming Presidency

By Katelyn Collett

April 27, 2019

  The Associated Students of the University of Utah held an inauguration for the new student body presidency and other elected student government officers on April 24, 2019. Outgoing officers and student body presidency were also recognized.  Caroline Ranger, outgoing elections registrar, welcomed those in...

Kindness and a Love of Learning: Meet the 2019 Commencement Speakers

Kindness and a Love of Learning: Meet the 2019 Commencement Speakers

By Amy Loret

April 23, 2019

  May 2019 Commencement Attendees at the University of Utah’s 150th commencement ceremony can look forward to hearing speeches from two incredible individuals: Reverend France A. Davis and student speaker T. Alisa Cloward. The commencement ceremony will take place on Thursday, May 2 at 6 p.m...

U’s Asia Campus Leadership Consultants Host ‘Sex Week’

U’s Asia Campus Leadership Consultants Host ‘Sex Week’

By Mitch Shin

April 21, 2019

  Leadership consultants of the University of Utah Asia Campus hosted the event "Sex Week" from April 22 to April 26. “Sex Week” is an annual event for students to share their opinions about issues related to sexuality. Leadership consultants hosted a special session at "Cafe U," the student...

U Students Seek to Start Coalition for Utah Science and Policy Knowledge Student Group

U Students Seek to Start Coalition for Utah Science and Policy Knowledge Student Group

By Mandi Johansen

April 18, 2019

  Four University of Utah students attended a four-day CASE workshop in Washington D.C. put on by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The workshop was designed for graduate students interested in working in science policy. Rebecca Hardenbrook, a graduate student in math and...

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