One Sunday in October four years ago, Beau Burgess came to work at the Fort Douglas Military Museum and peered into a utility trench cut the day before at the historic U.S. Army outpost established in 1862 just outside the nascent Salt Lake City.
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The University of Utah inaugurated the first female president in its 168-year history Friday — and she joins a historic roster in the state’s history as well, with five of the colleges in Utah now being led by women.
When Franco Jin was a student at Hillcrest High School four years ago, all of his friends were applying for college and he wasn’t sure if he should be, too.
More than 600 students stayed home from school in Utah County earlier this month — some sick with the highly contagious norovirus, but most just afraid of catching it.
Utah schools are charging students excessive and unreasonable dues to participate in sports and extracurricular clubs, and, in many cases, are ignoring fee waivers for low-income students, according to a scathing state audit.
On her first day in office as Utah Valley University’s new president, Astrid Tuminez was already discussing how she plans to address the Orem campus’ biggest challenge: growth.
Weber High School was evacuated Monday morning and classes were canceled after five students reported feeling suddenly sick.
A lawyer for the state of Utah argued Friday that the Utah Board of Education is above and apart from the state’s education system, and not subject to constitutional protections against religious and partisan job requirements.
Last week, 94 percent of you knew about a radio advertisement that included “false and misleading statements” about medical marijuana, but only 61 percent knew which Utah city is in desperate need of a flag makeover. Think you kept up with the news this week? Take our quiz to find out. A new quiz will post every Friday morning. You can find previous quizzes here. If you’re using The Salt Lake Tribune mobile app, click here.
An adjunct professor at Utah Valley University has quit after facing criticism for sharing his experience of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with students this week in an online post that ended with him declaring he is “very opposed” to Muslims immigrating to the U.S. because “they hate us and always will.”
Jordan School District now has the largest fleet of natural-gas fueled school buses in Utah.
Gov. Gary Herbert is pleading Utah teachers to stay in their classrooms and for those who have left to come back.
Students at South Jordan Middle School gathered early Tuesday for a “Sunrise Salute to Patriots' Day.”
In Bryce Chamberlain’s percussion ensemble class, there are almost twice as many students as instruments.
Kellie May was named Utah’s Teacher of the Year on Thursday night. The funny thing is: She’s not a teacher anymore.
Last week, 99 percent of you knew about John McCain’s impact on Utah politicians, but only 50 percent knew why Mormons are upset with The Amazing Spider-Man. Think you did better keeping up with the news this week? Take our quiz to find out. A new quiz will post every Friday morning. You can find previous quizzes here. If you’re using The Salt Lake Tribune mobile app, click here.
The Utah Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to review the state panel that investigates teacher misconduct following accusations that it has handed out uneven and unfair punishments.
Liz Romrell approached the microphone at the Utah town hall held by Parkland students who had survived a mass shooting at their Florida high school. Nervously, she read the question she had typed out on her phone.
Utah has long had some of the largest class sizes in the nation, with rooms sometimes bursting with 40 or even 50 students. With school starting this month across the state, we want to hear from parents and teachers who have seen the overcrowding firsthand. Your responses won’t be published without your permission. A reporter from The Salt Lake Tribune might reach out for further comment.
Are you a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? Do you ever worry about whether there will be food to eat at home? Have you or anyone you know ever had thoughts or feelings of suicide? Are you adopted?