University of Utah

January 05, 2022 10:55 AM MST
Latter-day Saints often compete at the highest levels of sports, but 2021 was an exceptionally exciting year for many of them.
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By  Emily Abel
January 04, 2022 12:15 PM MST
A missionary’s call home on Christmas is often special, but this year, Elder Spencer Cox was in for a surprise that left him wide-eyed and speechless.
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December 30, 2021 07:00 AM MST
“In some ways, the only way you deal with tragedy is to turn to God... many faith on that team... were brought to bear in getting this group through this tragedy.”
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May 07, 2021 12:10 PM MDT
The University of Utah awarded an honorary doctoral degree to President Russell M. Nelson on Thursday, May 6.
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August 28, 2019 02:00 PM MDT
The following story originally ran in September 2017 but has been updated.
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August 28, 2019 02:00 PM MDT
The following story originally ran in September 2017 but has been updated.
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October 24, 2018 04:21 PM MDT
The higher education community in Utah was left grief-stricken after student-athlete Lauren McCluskey was shot and killed on Monday night. The tragedy has proved to be larger and more significant than any collegiate sports rivalry as students from Brigham Young University and Utah State are reportedly wearing red in memory of McCluskey, a talented track and field athlete.
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July 11, 2017 05:06 PM MDT
Based on rankings from 2,400 colleges around the country, BYU pulled ahead of the University of Utah on Time magazine's new best college list.
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By  LDS Living
March 24, 2017 03:29 PM MDT
Chase Hansen, a safety for the University of Utah, recently shared some of his experiences as a football player, missionary, and Latter-day Saint for a new #BecomingU institute video.
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August 24, 2016 08:15 PM MDT
"Am I going to regret this?" Jason Whittingham remembers thinking as he approached the Assistant General Manager of the Minnesota Vikings.
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August 24, 2016 05:17 PM MDT
A newly renovated mansion on the U of U's campus has been given a new name: the Thomas S. Monson Center. The mansion, west wing, and carriage house will house the university's Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute and will also act as a place to host dignitaries, wedding receptions, and other events.
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June 06, 2016 02:10 PM MDT
After traveling to Mount Everest's base camp in 2012, Bart Williams decided he wanted to make it to the summit. But during his first attempt in 2015, a terrible earthquake hit Nepal and all of the climbers on Everest had to be airlifted down the mountain. But Williams was undeterred.
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February 03, 2016 02:47 PM MST
What does dynamite have to do with the largest Family History conference in the world? And where else can you see a U of U football player and BYU quarterback promoting the same good cause, all for free?
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January 21, 2016 07:59 PM MST
As the brother of former BYU quarterback Stephen Covey, Britain Covey has quite a few ties to BYU. That's why many were surprised when Britain chose to play for the Utah Utes not the Cougars in the 2015 season.
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December 07, 2015 04:59 PM MST
For Mendenhall's last game with BYU, he will get to play the school's biggest rivals: the University of Utah. Mendenhall said in a news release that this gives the game "some historic significance, as well [as] being a great matchup between two teams that have had outstanding seasons."
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October 21, 2015 03:56 PM MDT
A Washington, D.C.-based organization has asked the University of Utah to stop the school’s football coaches from teaching an optional LDS religion class for players.
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October 13, 2015 05:36 PM MDT
Elder Joseph W. Sitati of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints spoke at the “Black, White and Mormon” conference Friday, October 9, 2015, at the University of Utah on the topic of “Race and the International Church.” Elder Sitati, who is from Kenya, addressed self-reliance, race and the growth of the Church in Africa.
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October 09, 2015 04:37 PM MDT
A video of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir performing the University of Utah's fight song, "Utah Man," was posted to YouTube Thursday night following the choir's weekly rehearsal. Check it out!
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October 09, 2015 01:17 PM MDT
For most Utahns, President Russell M. Nelson is synonymous with his ecclesiastical ministry.
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August 10, 2015 01:32 PM MDT
MR says: As a professional football player, Claron Bailey embraced the Church. But his conversion wasn't an easy one as he quickly came up against opposition from his family.
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