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Lowell Bennion’s Legacy Continues

Lowell Bennion’s Legacy Continues

By Stephany Cortez

September 17, 2019

The Bennion Center at the University of Utah is preparing for its biggest service project of the academic school year, aiding about 35 different community agencies and programs — five more projects than last year. Currently, there are about 450 volunteers signed up and 1100 volunteer spots still open. Each year, there is a variety of service projects that ...

Former Ute Becomes Health Advocate

Former Ute Becomes Health Advocate

By Casey Overfield

February 20, 2019

  Every year, the University of Utah student athletes graduate from their Pac-12 sports teams. Some of these athletes leave their sport behind while some take their game to the next level with professional teams across the world. Emily Potter was one of the driving forces on the women’s bask...

Positive Impacts: Community Outreach with the Bennion Center Scholars Program

Positive Impacts: Community Outreach with the Bennion Center Scholars Program

By Connor Applegate

February 19, 2019

  The Bennion Center Scholars program is one of many campus programs offering students a chance to experience community outreach through their university studies. The program’s website highlights the Bennion Center as an effort in “collaboration and collective impact as we seek to create d...

Show Me the Money: Finding Funding for Utah Athletics

Show Me the Money: Finding Funding for Utah Athletics

By Casey Overfield

February 14, 2019

  It’s no secret that in college athletics, more people attend men’s sports than women's, and by default, they collect more money for their schools and athletic programs. Athletic departments at universities still provide money to programs with lower attendance rates through various funds an...

From the Court to the Community: Leaders in Athletics and Service

From the Court to the Community: Leaders in Athletics and Service

By Leilani Gastelum

February 12, 2019

  When Title IX was announced in 1972, everything changed for women in sports. Women were finally allowed to be treated as equals to men in both athletics and their educational career. The exact law signed by President Richard Nixon said, “No person in the United States shall, on the bas...

MLK Week at the U: Activism and Coalition Building are Key

MLK Week at the U: Activism and Coalition Building are Key

By Miacel Spotted Elk

January 20, 2019

  In dedication to Martin Luther King’s legacy this week, the University of Utah’s Office for Equity and Diversity (OED) will host programming focused on service, activism and raising awareness of Black issues. Highlighted events include a keynote address by Charlene Carruthers, a rally an...

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