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Students and Staff Brave Unruly Classroom Temperatures Last Week

Students and Staff Brave Unruly Classroom Temperatures Last Week

By Delaney Sheppard

September 12, 2019

  On Monday, Sept. 2, the Department of Public Safety (DPS) sent out an announcement regarding the equipment failure of a chilled water plant on campus. This failure inhibited cooling capabilities across eleven buildings on campus, causing a spiral of issues for students, staff, and faculty. The...

#SafeU: Students Advocate for Changes in Campus Safety

#SafeU: Students Advocate for Changes in Campus Safety

By Delaney Sheppard

August 29, 2019

  “The loss of Lauren McCluskey and Mackenzie Lueck were tragedies that I believe have permanently changed this campus and our commitment to safety. My thoughts, and the thoughts of our student body, are with their family, friends, and loved ones as they continue to mourn their deaths," said...

Reese: The University of Utah Failed Lauren McCluskey

Reese: The University of Utah Failed Lauren McCluskey

By Isaac Reese

July 4, 2019

  Lauren McCluskey’s death was preventable. While the University of Utah has claimed that there was no action it could've taken to prevent this, their assertions are obviously untrue — so much so that it's disturbing that that three university employees of the Department of Safety were given awards for how they ...

U’s Police Chief Speaks On New Victim-Survivor Advocate and Campus Safety

U’s Police Chief Speaks On New Victim-Survivor Advocate and Campus Safety

By Amy Loret

April 16, 2019

  The Daily Utah Chronicle sat down with University of Utah's Director of Public Safety, Chief of Police Dale Brophy to discuss the new Victim-Survivor Advocate and campus safety in general at the U. The new Victim-Survivor Advocate for the U's Department of Public Safety, Jaimie Justice,...

ASUU Passes Resolution to Include Campus Safety Info on All U Syllabi

ASUU Passes Resolution to Include Campus Safety Info on All U Syllabi

By Nicholas Rush

April 11, 2019

  With campus safety affairs being all too close to home here at the University of Utah, there is some good news regarding steps to enhance awareness of safety resources here on campus. On April 1, in an Academic Senate meeting, ASUU passed a resolution to include elements related to campus safe...

The Honors College Praxis Labs Holds Interpersonal Violence Seminar

The Honors College Praxis Labs Holds Interpersonal Violence Seminar

By Nicholas Rush

April 3, 2019

  Praxis Labs, a program within the University of Utah's Honors College aimed at “drawing students from all disciplines to collaborate on innovative project-based solutions to pressing societal challenges.” The 2018-19 lab, "Family Violence Across the Life Course: Child, Partner and Elde...

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Campus Initiatives To Look Forward To

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Campus Initiatives To Look Forward To

By Amy Loret

March 30, 2019

  April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and University of Utah students can plan to engage with SAAM in several different ways thanks to initiatives planned by the U's SAAM Committee. Further information and a full list of events during SAAM is posted on the Center for Student Wellness...

What to Expect From the Upcoming State of ASUU Address

What to Expect From the Upcoming State of ASUU Address

By Miacel Spotted Elk

March 19, 2019

  ASUU’s 2018-19 Student Body President Connor Morgan will deliver the State of ASUU address this Thursday, March 21 in the Union Ballroom from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The event will be conducted as a town hall and will kick off with Morgan providing a summary of his administration's accomplish...

Utah Senate Passes Campus Safety Amendments Bill Inspired by Lauren McCluskey

Utah Senate Passes Campus Safety Amendments Bill Inspired by Lauren McCluskey

By Mandi Johansen

March 8, 2019

  Lauren McCluskey is remembered fondly at the University of Utah and by everyone who knew her. McCluskey was a bright and kind student with a great future whose tragic death on Oct. 22, 2018 has caused several pushes for changes in Utah law as well as procedures at the U involving sexual assault and lockdown protocols. The U’s response includes implementing changes aimed at further addressing campus safety is...

Promoting a Safer University: Campus Safety Recommendations in Review

Promoting a Safer University: Campus Safety Recommendations in Review

By Connor Applegate and Katelyn Collett

March 8, 2019

  On Feb. 12, 2019, a report was released by the University of Utah leadership, including U President Ruth Watkins, to propose an update regarding 30 campus safety recommendations made by an independent review team to the U’s Board of Trustees. The recommendations came as a result of the independent...

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