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A Small Step For Campus Safety: New Nighttime Ride Share Service Launches at the U

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By Angelyn Ramos, News Writer

August 22, 2019

  Within the Academic year of 2018-2019, the University of Utah witnessed very violent and very public crimes. In October of 2018, senior and All-Star track athlete Lauren McCluskey was murdered on campus. A few months later a student was sexually assaulted in the parking lot of the Marriott...

UMFA’s ACME Awarded $35,000 Grant

The ACME Lab in May 2016. Chronicle archives.

By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor

May 28, 2019

  The Utah Museum of Fine Arts here at the University of Utah recently received a prestigious grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The $35,000 grant was awarded to the museum to support and continue the growth of their “Art, Community, Museum, Education” program. While this is the larg...

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

The Muslim Student Association held a Friday prayer in the Union ballroom to honor victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings.

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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...

Sonnenberg: University of BeUtahful

Chronicle archives.

By Kristiane Sonnenberg

April 26, 2019

  The University of Utah campus is always beautiful, especially during the spring and summer months when fresh grass is laid down, flowers are planted and new banners are hung. The process of beautification picks up during the summer semester, preparing for freshmen orientation when eager new stud...

The Philosophy of Science Major: A Proposed Marriage

Books on Phiulosophy inside the stacks of the J. Willard Marriott  Library on the University of Utah Campus, Salt Lake City, UT on Thursday, July 13, 2017

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By Nicholas Rush

April 25, 2019

  Science and Philosophy are to be married here at the U in the proposal of a new major called “Philosophy of Science.” The major was first proposed in the Fall of 2018 by Department Chair of Philosophy, Matthew Haber. The Daily Utah Chronicle spoke with Professor Haber about the pending u...

U Student Named Truman Scholar for Utah

University of Utah President Ruth Watkins, Truman Scholarship Recipient Samantha Thorne and Hinckely Institute of Politics Director Jason Perry (Courtesy of Samantha Thorne)

By Jacqueline Mumford, Digital Managing Editor

April 24, 2019

  On April 15, the University of Utah named its first Truman Scholarship recipient since 2014. The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation began in 1975 in honor of President Harry S. Truman. The Foundation is an executive branch agency that distributes $30,000 scholarships annually to unive...

U’s African Student Association Hosts African Night

From left to right: Fatoumata Barrow, Maxwell Ayeliya, Christian Appiah-Knudsen, Madelaine Lamah, Naomi Baende at ASA African Night on Saturday, April 13, 2019 (Courtesy of Madelaine Lamah)

By Amy Loret

April 16, 2019

  On Saturday, April 13, the African Student Association at the U hosted its biggest event of the year, African Night, at the Crimson View in the Union.  According to Madelaine Lamah, a third-year finance and theatre student and a co-chair of ASA, "ASA is a returning student group for African...

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

Kaitlin McLean, ASUU Senate Chair, speaks at Academic Senate on April 1, 2019 (Courtesy of Kaitlin McLean)

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...

Buzzing with Excitement: Honors College to Soon Construct Innovative Beehives

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By Connor Applegate

February 22, 2019

  The Marriott Honors Community (MHC) will be installing an artificial beehive during the spring semester. The hive is expected to be the most innovative and academically engaging of its kind on campus. The two “Flow Hives” are coming to the University of Utah as part of a program headed...

Navigation Know-How: Life Hacks for Finding Your Way Around Campus

Photos capturing the essence of the University of Utah's student transportation.
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By Madge Slack

February 20, 2019

  For all the freshman, transfer students and non-Utah natives out there, we have bad news: the University of Utah is built on a mountain. This means you will spend a lot of time climbing stairs and walking up hills. When I was a freshman we called it the "negative 15." As innovative college stud...

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