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LEGISLATIVE SESSION AND U

January 22, 2018

The 2018 Utah legislative session begins today, and according to Jason Perry, U vice president for government relations, the U has four key priorities.



CLEAR THE AIR CHALLENGE

January 19, 2018

Throughout February, the U will compete in the Clear the Air Challenge to reduce the number of single-occupant vehicles on the road and reduce emissions from personal vehicles.



LEGAL EDUCATION TOOL FOR NON-LAWYERS

January 22, 2018

New Master of Legal Studies program will launch in fall of 2018 to provide non-law professionals training on the legal system.



QUIET HEROES

January 22, 2018

During the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, a documentary will premiere depicting the courageous story of physician Kristen Reis, a retired U professor, and her partner (both in life and work) Maggie Snyder. “Quiet Heroes” depicts Reis’ selfless career as the first doctor in Utah to treat HIV/AIDS patients at a time when others cruelly turned them away.



MLK DAY OF SERVICE

January 22, 2018

Hundreds of volunteers banded together Jan. 13 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to make these and other projects come to life. In all, Bennion Center student leader Bryan Luu coordinated 11 different projects community partners identified as priorities.