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Westminster community explores ChatGPT, examines artificial intelligence in higher education

ChatGPT has sparked discussions across the country about the role of artificial intelligence in higher education and how institutions are adapting their curriculum and teaching methods to this new pla...Read More

Some students, faculty said they feel optimistic about proposed community hour

Dean of Students Glenn Smith proposed “Community Hour,” a time when students, faculty and staff “might gather informally or at structured events during weekdays,” in an email sent Oct. 27.  “We p...Read More

Education, planning are crucial elements to safety in Utah’s backcountry, according to Westminster faculty, student

There’s nothing like the solitude in the wintertime that can be experienced through recreation in the backcountry of nearby mountains, according to Westminster College mathematics professor Jonas D’An...Read More

Westminster student-athletes share their experience with home advantage

“There is definitely an advantage playing at home,” said Mailey Ballard, a sophomore sports management major on the Westminster College women’s basketball team. “Not only do you have the support of yo...Read More

Staff, students say Westminster’s drinking culture is ‘unique’ and good for community

Westminster College’s wet campus is different from other Utah schools and brings a sense of community belonging at events, according to Carlie Hiatt, a senior psychology major.  “Being able to co...Read More

Students, faculty respond to Westminster University name change

CORRECTION: A previous version of this story published misspelled Django Clarke. This error is now fixed. Westminster College will become Westminster University as of Fall 2023, according to a social ...Read More

Students reflect on Westminster’s George Washington statue

Before any student from Stock Hall, Behnken Hall or Olwell Hall can walk to Westminster College’s residential parking lot, they must pass a 3 feet by 9 feet bust of George Washington’s expressionless ...Read More

Westminster removes mask requirements in classrooms

Westminster College relaxed mask requirements on Monday, March 28. The new guidelines only require masks in Student Health Services and the Counseling Center, according to a campus-wide safety email. ...Read More

COVID-19 shows the necessity of accessibility in education

Disability and student wellness have become more of a focus at Westminster College over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Christie Fox, the director of student success and retention.&n...Read More

Westminster updates mask protocols to align with new CDC guidelines

With continued drops in COVID-19 case numbers and lower hospitalizations in Utah, Westminster College announced in a Feb. 17 email it would be implementing changes to its mask policy, starting Feb. 21...Read More

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