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What’s Child Care at the U Like?

What’s Child Care at the U Like?

By Miacel Spotted Elk, News Writer

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...

ASUU’s First “University Gift” Going Toward University Child Care Fund

ASUU’s First “University Gift” Going Toward University Child Care Fund

By Connor Richards

May 6, 2017

"It’s the gift that keeps giving." This is how Jessica Patterson, the outgoing ASUU Vice President of Student Relations, describes a $25,000 donation to the ASUU Child Care Endowment Fund overseen by herself and other outgoing ASUU administrations. Previous donations on behalf of outgoing ASUU administrations...

U Child Care Expands Services for Student Parents

U Child Care Expands Services for Student Parents

By Kylee Ehmann

January 15, 2015

  With snacks in the entryway and blue booties to cover visitors’ shoes, the ASUU Child Care Center hosted an open house to celebrate its new infant care room. The new room began accepting kids on Monday, providing students access to part-time, on-campus infant care for children as young as six wee...

Lactation Stations Bring Comfort and Convenience to Student Mothers

October 27, 2014

Breastfeeding in public is a contended issue across college campuses, but the U is making efforts to end the controversy. Lactation stations have been set up across campus, at the library, the Student Services building and the Women’s Resource Center in the Union. Shauna Lower, the director of ...

The U’s Child Care Program Helps Student Parents

The U’s Child Care Program Helps Student Parents

September 14, 2014

  Walk through the doors of the basement of the Alfred Emery Building on President’s Circle, and you will see a sight not unfamiliar to the rest of the U campus. People rush through the doors, ready to start a new day of learning. Teachers welcome students into their classrooms and begin to take roll....

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