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A Utah-based university president was announced Tuesday as the next president of Salisbury University. ... "In an era of competing pressures on higher education, Charles Wight realized an impressive number of milestones during roughly five years of leading Weber State," said USM Chancellor Robert L.
Moolman, who is stepping in as executive director, is a native of Australia who has lived in Utah for two years. A graduate of the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, he earned a Master of Education Leadership at the University of Melbourne and is completing a Ph.D. in education with emphasis ...

Jensen recently wrapped up a series of workshops to connect students with resources, including SNAP benefits - formerly known as food stamps - at Salt Lake Community College. She said with rising tuition costs and mounting student-loan debt, some people skip meals to make ends meet, and many ... Utah
Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'Promised Land' nowhere in sight for black University of Utah students. (Steve Griffin
... what barriers hold Utah women back when it comes to pursuing higher education. According to their findings, 53 percent of Utah college students are women, but the state ranks one of the lowest in the country, 46th, when it comes to female enrollment. The study, led by Dr. Catherine Jeppsen at the Utah Valley ...
In Salt Lake City, black people and their allies "discovered that the racism that was so clearly identified with the American South was alive and well in the Intermountain West," said Ronald Coleman, professor emeritus of history at the University of Utah -- who was a star running back at the U. from 1963 ... activists academics

Report shows Utah women falling behind in higher education ... Commission unveiled a report Tuesday detailing the state of higher education among women in Utah and found that while women in Utah are getting ... Utah women pursue shorter programs and lower-paying fields of study than Utah men.
More Utah women are enrolling in college, but new report says many fail to finish or they pursue lower-paying careers than male peers ... A new report suggests women now outnumber men at Utah's colleges and universities, but male students still rank higher in terms of completing their degrees and ...
There is very good news for Utahns focused on value in higher education. ... As the state's flagship university, the University of Utah honors the responsibility that designation entails when ensuring value remains central to our ... and "How will a degree from this institution help me get a job after college?
This isn't a Utah State University problem. While sexual assault is certainly a campus-wide issue, this isn't a campus problem. This is a fraternity problem. As Occidental College sociology professor Lisa Wade wrote for Time Magazine in May 2017, “Young rich men invented 'social' fraternities to isolate ...
SALT LAKE CITY — Brigham Young University's graduate-level accounting program and the University of Utah's graduate programs in nursing ... Although Utah public and private universities had ranked schools and programs across most disciplines, most rated below 50, according to the rankings.
The University of Pittsburgh has selected a former Supreme Court law clerk and current associate vice president at the University of Utah as the new dean for Pitt's School of Law, officials announced Tuesday. Amy J. Wildermuth, who is currently the associate vice president for faculty and academic affairs at ...
Utah doesn't offer comprehensive sex education in schools, but therapists, educators and health officials — many of them with backgrounds in The Church of Jesus Christ of .... “There's been so much historic suppression in Utah,” says Hodson, who also teaches human sexuality at the University of Utah.
The open court session was held at Utah State University for the first time in recent years. Afterwards, Chief Justice Matthew B. Durrant said the court travels twice a year, primarily visiting universities. The open court sessions are meant to allow citizens to see first-hand, how the judicial system in Utah ...
As a college student, I constantly find myself stressing out. Not only do I have to ... Panic and stress is more of a state of being for college students because it often seems endless. ... As for my mom, she was enthusiastic since she is a self-made entrepreneur who never pursued higher education. They both ...
Commentary: Utah's HB241 would undermine the role of news in society ... 22, 2018, file photo shows the Utah Capitol in Salt Lake City. ... Writing in the Alabama Law Review in 2014, University of Utah law professor RonNell Andersen Jones discussed Supreme Court cases on the educational role of the ...

The USC baseball team opened its season Friday at Dedeaux Field against Utah Valley University, the beginning of a three-game home stand. The Trojans entered opening day looking to rebound from a disappointing 2017 season in which the team went 21-34 and finished tied for last in the Pac-12 ...
Intermountain Healthcare has donated $15 million to the University of Utah to pay for building a new medical education building. The new building will replace the 52-year-old School of Medicine building on the Salt Lake City campus. Construction is expected to begin in 2019, and is scheduled to be ...
Romney's announcement that he's running for the U.S. Senate seat in Utah creates the potential for future battles, or even deal-making. ... responded to Trump's presidential campaign by calling him a “phony” during a 20-minute speech condemning the then-candidate at the University of Utah in 2016.
While many sources connected this incident to the recent Tide Pod challenge, a representative for Utah State University claims the incident is unrelated. ... For college students, many universities have a respective hotline or building where counselors can chat with students about their thoughts or pressing ...
Parker and his dad is Christopher Layton show off the bike that was developed for their family by Utah State University's Assistive Technology Lab. Parker has Down Syndrome ... The Assistive Technology Program at USU serves individuals with disabilities of all ages in Utah. They do remarkable things in ...
Ironically, even though the U's campus is filled with over 30,000 students, successful college relationships are rare and difficult to maintain. ... According to a study from University of Chicago researchers, being in a committed relationship (married or not) decreases your levels of the stress hormone cortisol.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Three Utah State University officials have been dismissed from a lawsuit filed by a student who says she was raped at a 2015 ... The Deseret News reports Victoria Hewlett sued her now-former university, three of its employees and the school's Sigma Chi Fraternity chapter in November 2016.
Utah lawmaker's resignation over claims he solicited sex complicates a proposed overhaul for the state's technical colleges ... Legislature to alter governance of the state's higher education systems is intended to “harmonize” oversight of traditional colleges and universities with that of its technical colleges, ...
Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune Victoria Hewlett, shown in November 2016, has filed a lawsuit against Utah State University after she was raped and sexually assaulted by Jason Relopez in 2015. Relopez is in prison, but Hewlett is suing, she says, because USU knew about accusations leveled ...
(AP file photo) Warren Jeffs, former leader of the Utah- and Arizona-based Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center. A new study from University of Utah geographers has found unique regional differences in what drives ...
Traveling to Norway may be a luxury, but happiness is not, said University of Utah psychology professor Ed Diener. ... Its offshore oil fields help pay for universal paid parental leave, subsidized day care, free medical care and higher education, along with generous pension and unemployment benefits.
What do you expect from a woman who grew up on a Montana cattle ranch, working from dawn to dusk and never took a vacation until she went off to college. She not only oversees a university, but also continues to do animal genetics research — her original career — and has a husband and two children.
“For one thing, we have to revisit our tagline,” said Lynne Ward, executive director of Utah Educational Savings Plan, or UESP. ... What were traditionally longterm savings accounts for higher education can now, under the new tax law, be used as a current expense account for private- and religious-school ...
At about 1:50 a.m. on the day of the crash, Estrada was driving north in a southbound lane on University Avenue when his Jeep crashed ...
Benjamin Scott begins to crochet a bed during the Bags to Beds service project at the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City on Monday, ...
SALT LAKE CITY — The death penalty is a possibility for an ex-convict accused of gunning down a University of Utah student with a weapon ...
Utah's third medical school will be named the Noorda College of ... school in the state, alongside the University of Utah in Salt Lake City and the ...
University of Utah graduate student Thomas Brussel paid roughly $1,000 ... of salary and would be forced to consider leaving higher education.
In complaint to USDA, Ohio-based Stop Animal Exploitation NOW! says deaths of a rabbit, a marmoset and a macaque in U. labs in the span of ...
A new program spearheaded by the University of Utah is reviving higher education classes for incarcerated people at the Utah State ...
U.S. project participants include the University of Utah and University of Denver, joined by scientists from research institutions in Belgium, ...
Walt Disney himself said that if your only target is children, then your company is doomed, because children grow up. This why his movies all ...
The recent Brigham Young University graduate plays Deb, an office manager, in the national tour of “Elf,” the good-hearted musical.
The University of Utah ski team posed with President Donald Trump and ... Thanks to the national champion Utah Ski Team and the POTUS for ...
Park City Librarian Adriane Juarez, left, Mountain West Digital Library Director Kinza Masood, former Park City Council member Sally Elliott, ...
Days after they killed a man in Colorado, court documents say, a married couple looked for someone to carjack at the University of Utah.
This undated photo provided by University of Utah shows ChenWei Guo, a student killed in an attempted carjacking near campus Monday, Oct.
SALT LAKE CITY -- A Utah nurse who was arrested for refusing to let a ... The payout will be divided among the city and the University of Utah.
The University of Utah student shot and killed Monday at the mouth of Red Butte Canyon was not alone in the car that night, police said ...
As the sun set Wednesday evening, students at the University of Utah gathered around a small table that held a framed photo of ChenWei Guo, ...
(CNN) A man accused of gunning down an international student at the University of Utah on Monday has been captured after an overnight ...
Utah State University police have issued a “Code Blue” alert for the Logan campus after a female student reported being raped over the ...
Utah's dual language immersion programs for school kids ... We want our students to leave the program ready for college and careers. Yes, we ...


 

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