Education
Spenser Heaps, Deseret News
U. to lease 290 beds downtown for student housing
The University of Utah will lease dozens of apartments in a single complex downtown to provide 290 beds of student housing to meet a growing demand. The university's board of trustees approved the lease at its meeting Tuesday.
Jordan Allred, Deseret News
Faculty concerns prompt added patrols at U. Research Park
University of Utah police are increasing patrols and implementing other safety measures in Research Park in response to concerns raised by faculty, Margaret Clayton, president of the Academic Senate, told the U. trustees Tuesday.
Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
Utah's high school graduation rate up 5 years running
Utah's public high school graduation rate — now 86 percent — has increased five years running, according to data released by the Utah State Board of Education on Monday. Cyprus High School experienced an 11 percent jump in one year.