News Clips | April 29, 2021

No more oil and gas company investments for University of Utah?

U. Academic Senate wants the school to change how it invests, and offers environment-friendly recommendations.

COVID-19 vaccine passports

With more than 2 million COVID-19 vaccines administered across the state of Utah so far, more and more people want to resume pre-pandemic activities as we inch closer to herd immunity.

State of the COVID-19 pandemic

The current state of the COVID-19 pandemic is continuously evolving, depending on a variety of factors such as location, population, and vaccinations.

How hospitals worldwide are trying to find ways to treat ‘sickest of the sick’ COVID-19 patients

Stumped in finding a way to treat a “devastating” syndrome brought on by COVID-19, doctors and hospitals worldwide are joining a new effort to combat the deadliest damage caused by the novel coronavirus.

Don’t call me czar!

Naming a point person to coordinate its homelessness response may be Utah’s most important move yet

How Do You Spell Releaf?

Now that Utah has a medical cannabis program (for its rollicking timeline, see City Weekly's "Get on the Canna-bus," published April 22), it should be easy for anyone to sign up and start smoking, right? Wrong. There are plenty more steps and hoops to jump through before you're able to even visit a pharmacy.

Inside the (Virtual) Actor's Studio

At the University of Utah Actor Training Program, pandemic instruction necessitated radical readjustment.

Patients in neighborhoods with lower socioeconomic status experience worse stroke outcomes

Neighborhood socioeconomic status significantly influenced recovery outcomes following a stroke, particularly a moderate to severe stroke, according to a population-based surveillance study published in Neurology.

DOE Awards $19 Million for Initiatives to Produce Rare Earth Elements and Critical Minerals

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded $19 million for 13 projects in traditionally fossil fuel-producing communities across the country to support production of rare earth elements and critical minerals vital to the manufacturing of batteries, magnets, and other components important to the clean energy economy.