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Dark Sky Studies Makes Its Debut at the U

Dark Sky Studies Makes Its Debut at the U

By Stephany Cortez

September 12, 2019

The University of Utah is truly reaching for the stars as it launches the country's first Dark Sky Studies minor. This announcement comes with three new core classes followed by the first issue of the Journal of Dark Sky Studies (JDSS), which will be the first college-sourced publication about the...

Kindness and a Love of Learning: Meet the 2019 Commencement Speakers

Kindness and a Love of Learning: Meet the 2019 Commencement Speakers

By Amy Loret

April 23, 2019

  May 2019 Commencement Attendees at the University of Utah’s 150th commencement ceremony can look forward to hearing speeches from two incredible individuals: Reverend France A. Davis and student speaker T. Alisa Cloward. The commencement ceremony will take place on Thursday, May 2 at 6 p.m...

Students Speak About Their Passions in this Year’s HIP Talks

Students Speak About Their Passions in this Year’s HIP Talks

By Mandi Johansen

April 10, 2019

  This year’s HIP Talks final round at the University of Utah's Hinckley Institute of Politics brought a large turnout of people in support of the speakers. The event was sponsored by the Hinckley Institute along with Associated Students of the University of Utah. Students each prepared a two-minute...

He Survived Conversion Therapy. Now, He Wants To Make Sure No One Else Has To

He Survived Conversion Therapy. Now, He Wants To Make Sure No One Else Has To

By Christina Giardinelli

April 5, 2019

  University of Utah student Nathan Dalley grew up a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Orem, Utah. He knew that he was not like most of his peers from a young age, however. “I knew I was different pretty early on, probably when I was about five years old,” he sai...

Elizabeth Warner Named as New Dean of S.J. Quinney College of Law

Elizabeth Warner Named as New Dean of S.J. Quinney College of Law

By Amy Loret and Katelyn Collett

April 3, 2019

  Elizabeth Kronk Warner will be the next dean of the University of Utah's S.J. Quinney College of Law. Warner will be the first ever female dean in the law school's 106-year history. Warner was announced as the new dean by the U’s Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Dan Reed. She...

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Campus Initiatives To Look Forward To

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Campus Initiatives To Look Forward To

By Amy Loret

March 30, 2019

  April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and University of Utah students can plan to engage with SAAM in several different ways thanks to initiatives planned by the U's SAAM Committee. Further information and a full list of events during SAAM is posted on the Center for Student Wellness...

Sexual Assault Reported On U Campus

Sexual Assault Reported On U Campus

By Amy Loret

March 26, 2019

  Content Warning: This article deals with sexual assault and campus safety. A list of campus resources is provided at the bottom. University of Utah police are investigating a sexual assault that reportedly occurred on the U’s campus. In the victim’s report, a woman described being se...

Community Members Show Support for Christchurch with Friday Prayer at the U

Community Members Show Support for Christchurch with Friday Prayer at the U

By Mandi Johansen

March 24, 2019

  The Muslim Student Association at the University of Utah hosted a Friday Prayer for Christchurch in the Union Ballroom. Following the tragic events in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand, the Muslim community has been affected across the globe. In order to stand in solidarity with the victims...

Student Veterans at Utah Invite Community Members Out to ‘Sweat for a Vet 5K’ Fundraiser

Student Veterans at Utah Invite Community Members Out to ‘Sweat for a Vet 5K’ Fundraiser

By Mandi Johansen

March 21, 2019

  The Student Veterans at Utah (SVU) is holding the second annual 5K run fundraiser at the University of Utah on Saturday, March 23. According to the “Sweat for a Vet 5K” event page, “the Student Veterans at the U are celebrating the sacrifice that all Vets have made for our country.” SVU is a club at the U that provides veterans with re...

U Student Startups Making a Difference in Utah

U Student Startups Making a Difference in Utah

By Mandi Johansen

March 17, 2019

  The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute has helped many students launch startup companies that have been innovative in their respective fields. The Lassonde Studios building launched in 2016 and has many resources available to students. The Institute provides residential living on campus and space...

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