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Higher education leaders seek $337 million in state funding

Utah higher education leaders have asked state lawmakers to provide more than $337 million to provide better compensation for instructors and better services for... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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Helping students 'climb the mountain' of higher education

Fewer than half of Utah's college freshmen graduate within six years of consecutive enrollment, many of them falling from the ranks before their sophomore year.... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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VA Secretary Robert McDonald to speak at U. commencement

U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald, a University of Utah alumnus, will deliver the university’s general commencement address on Thursday, May 7. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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Sportsmanship — a love of the game

A love for the game's what sportsmanship is really about. It’s a respect one athlete has for another; it’s a respect that one true fan has for another. It... Read more »

Nov. 30, 2014

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Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney to speak at BYU

As part of a lecture series, former Massachusetts governor and presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be speaking at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at the Marriott Center for the... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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So just what is it that makes Utah tops for business?

Utah has ranked No. 1 in Forbes' list of best states for business three times in the past four years. Local experts say the state's growth is due to a... Read more »

Nov. 14, 2014

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