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A Scholar and an Artist: The Difficulty of Studying Fine Arts in the Honors College

A Scholar and an Artist: The Difficulty of Studying Fine Arts in the Honors College

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer

April 22, 2019

  “About 30% of honors students complete the Honors Bachelor Degree, the highest degree an undergraduate can earn at the University of Utah,” said Dean of the Honors College, Sylvia Torti. “This year, 175 students are scheduled to complete the degree and they will represent about 45 di...

U Chemistry Festival Makes Science a Hands-On Experience

U Chemistry Festival Makes Science a Hands-On Experience

March 29, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Last Saturday, there was only one place to see mini explosions and nitrogen ice cream: the U’s second annual Chemistry Festival, hosted by the student chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS). [HINCKLEY INSTITUTE HOPES TO BREAK RECORD] Held outside of the Skaggs Biology Building, the event had...

How the Utah Legislature Supported the U this Session

How the Utah Legislature Supported the U this Session

By Mary Royal

March 24, 2015

Among the bills on Capitol Hill this legislative session were funding proposals to benefit disciplines and buildings at the U. One of the most widely publicized bills, SB009, suggested $45 million go toward renovations of OSH. The U’s Office of the Vice President of Academic Affairs said constructio...

U Rugby Team Gets Financial Boost

U Rugby Team Gets Financial Boost

By Carolyn Webber

March 24, 2015

At the BYU-Utah rugby game this weekend, one business wasn’t choosing favorites. Cambridge Financial Center and partners donated $3,000 to each team at the match. Bryan Washburn, managing partner for the center, said he is hoping to make this an annual event, increasing the amount each year. The compa...

Instagram Contest to Highlight “Humans of the U”

Instagram Contest to Highlight “Humans of the U”

By Carolyn Webber

January 27, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   While the “Humans of New York” blog is building a sense of community in the big city, a “Humans of the U” Facebook page is doing the same on campus. Tyler McDaniel, a junior in mathematics and sociology, currently runs the page. It began as “Voices of Salt Lake...

U Sees Increase in Philanthropic Donations

U Sees Increase in Philanthropic Donations

November 17, 2014

  During the recent recession and with recent campaigning by the university, donations to the U have exceeded expectations. And this sense of charity was mimicked by the entire state as well. An analysis from philanthropy.com found that out of the nation’s 50 largest metropolitan areas, Salt Lake ...

U Program Teaches Leadership Skills

November 13, 2014

ULEAD is dedicated to crafting student leaders. It’s a program hosted by the Office of Orientation & Leadership Development for any student at the U, regardless of major, who wants to learn about leadership in ways that cannot be taught in a formal classroom setting. ULEAD stands for Utah Leaders...

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