The Daily Utah Chronicle

Reese: Utah’s 2020 GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Have A Rocky Primary Ahead

Reese: Utah’s 2020 GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Have A Rocky Primary Ahead

By Isaac Reese, Opinion Writer

December 23, 2019

As the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries are heating up, so too are several state-wide races. Most notable to Utahns is Utah’s 2020 gubernatorial race. An announcement by Jon Huntsman’s campaign to reclaim the governorship has rattled the prospects of the other Republican primary candidates. Huntsman has joined Lt. Governor Spencer Cox, Salt Lake County Co...

U Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute Receive Grant to Extend Hope For Potential Cancer Patients

U Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute Receive Grant to Extend Hope For Potential Cancer Patients

By Claudia Robles

November 16, 2018

  Researchers at the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah were awarded a prestigious award to further research genetics. This science grant, awarded through the National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Moonshot Initiative, will allow researchers to study genetic counseling, genetic...

U Donor, Founder of HCI Jon Huntsman Sr. Dies at 80

U Donor, Founder of HCI Jon Huntsman Sr. Dies at 80

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey, Investigative Coordinator

February 2, 2018

Utah billionaire and prominent philanthropist Jon Huntsman Sr. died Friday at the age of 80, confirmed by a statement released by the Huntsman Cancer Institute. At the apex of Huntsman's often-bumpy journey, he found himself one of America’s wealthiest people and among the nation’s top 25 all-time...

Barron: Huntsman is No Man’s Puppet

Barron: Huntsman is No Man’s Puppet

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer

September 24, 2017

Sitting at a table facing a room of inquisitors, Jon Huntsman Jr. looks the role of a diplomat, not quite relaxed, but obviously resolved. His answers to the members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are succinct and definite, each word throwing the gray areas which have defined the current ...

In the Aftermath of the Huntsman Cancer Institute Debacle, It’s Clear Money Talks at the U

In the Aftermath of the Huntsman Cancer Institute Debacle, It’s Clear Money Talks at the U

By Connor Richards

May 22, 2017

For weeks now, the University of Utah has been in a whirlwind of unrest, confusion and controversy. In late April, U students, faculty and the greater Salt Lake City community were caught off guard by the sudden firing of Dr. Mary Beckerle, head of the Huntsman Cancer Institute. After days of outrage...

Huntsman Cancer Institute Searches for the Cure

Huntsman Cancer Institute Searches for the Cure

November 18, 2014

  A cancer diagnosis can be shocking, depressing and even debilitating. It can turn a patient’s world upside down and transform them from an ordinary citizen to a warrior overnight. Cancer does not discriminate — it comes in many forms and across all ages, socioeconomic statuses, ethnicities and relig...

U breaks ground on new basketball facility

May 13, 2014

The U brought out the construction hats, shovels and neon orange vests as some of the university’s biggest figures were featured in a ground-breaking ceremony Monday, May 5 for a new basketball facility. The 80,000-square-foot facility will cost roughly $36 million and should be completed by next summer. The ceremony included...

Sigma Chi raises one million for Huntsman

Sigma Chi raises one million for Huntsman

April 14, 2013

The national Sigma Chi fraternity donated its one millionth dollar to the Huntsman Cancer Foundation on Friday. HCF founder Jon Huntsman Sr. accepted the large dollar bill cutout symbolizing the millionth dollar donated for cancer research. “We will conquer this disease — we are going to overcome...

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