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As the University of Utah’s Class Sizes Grow, the Feed U Pantry Hopes to Keep Up

As the University of Utah’s Class Sizes Grow, the Feed U Pantry Hopes to Keep Up

By Jacqueline Mumford

August 29, 2019

In October 2014, the University of Utah unveiled the Feed U Pantry, accessible to all students, staff and faculty with a valid uID. Almost five years later, the pantry is still growing and working to sustain the largest class the U has seen yet.   What is the Feed U Pantry? The Feed U Pantry is p...

SummerArts Piano Competition Provides Key Opportunities to Pianists

SummerArts Piano Competition Provides Key Opportunities to Pianists

By Hannah Keating

June 17, 2019

  Held annually through the University of Utah's School of Music, the SummerArts Piano Competition acts as an opportunity for young pianists of the Salt Lake Valley to showcase their talents while providing a springboard for the brightest students to receive scholarships and perform with some of Utahâ€...

Keeping the Student Voice: Student Involvement in the Tenure Process

Keeping the Student Voice: Student Involvement in the Tenure Process

By Katelyn Collett

May 22, 2019

    No time to read? Check out this story’s episode of the Floodlights podcast. University of Utah officials recently changed students' role in decisions about retention, promotion and tenure of faculty members at the U. This comes in response to a report that found students may have implicit bias against minorities and women in the process.   Student Input in RPT Policy The University of Utah uses the Retention, Promotion and...

Bennion Center Honors Community Engaged Faculty

Bennion Center Honors Community Engaged Faculty

By Katelyn Collett

January 17, 2019

  On Jan. 16, the Bennion Center, joined by President Ruth Watkins, unveiled a new digital display honoring community-engaged faculty. The selected university faculty members are passionate about ensuring community engagement in their teaching, research and scholarship. It was a simple ceremony but on...

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