News Clips | April 24-26, 2021

How this University of Utah grad became a major Oscar contender

Lee Isaac Chung had just completed a biology degree at Yale when he applied to the University of Utah for film studies. Here’s how he became a major Oscar contender.

Armenians In Utah Gather To Honor Genocide Anniversary

Armenians in Utah gathered in Salt Lake City to honor the anniversary of the genocide and to celebrate President Biden’s distinction. They met Saturday afternoon, exactly 106 years after the mass killings.

Need plans? University of Utah invites public to fun activities Saturday

It’s the weekend, and the University of Utah is inviting the public to come play outside. On April 24, The University of Utah’s Westside Studio in partnership with Salt Lake City Public Lands is hosting an Earth Day celebration.

How an infrastructure bill can help rural communities in the West

Communities across the rural West have a long list of infrastructure needs. Will the Biden administration’s or a GOP counterproposal, make the difference?

Confluence: Turning 'what if' into 'what is'

Using the example of a journey up Mount Kilimanjaro, the Confluence keynote speaker urged potential entrepreneurs to map out where they want to be.

Baby Your Baby: Report suspected child abuse

In honor of April’s Child Abuse Prevention Month, Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital has planted more than 1,800 pinwheels in honor of children who have died as a result of child abuse nationwide.

Utah cases of COVID-19 have hit ‘a clear plateau,’ Gov. Spencer Cox says, stalling their decline

But the good news is that Utah has been holding off a surge that other states have seen, state epidemiologist adds.