News Clips for April 18, 2019

Let’s solve the college debt crisis by treating students like startups

Headlines would have you believe the main problem with college in the United States is the price tag. The figures are ghastly: College costs in the US have grown at a rapid clip, outpacing inflation in every other major sector of the economy, and outstanding student debt currently stands at $1.5 trillion.

Salt Lake County’s population may be twice as big, but Utah County attracted more new residents last year

Jeremy and Ember Ulrich are a young couple with a baby daughter who wanted to build a home in Sandy, where they grew up and near where their families live.

Elizabeth Warren’s 2020 campaign stops in Utah

On Wednesday, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democratic candidate for president made a stop in Utah. “Yes, I stand with Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante,” Senator Warren said to a cheering crowd inside the Depot in downtown Salt Lake City.

Universities Leverage High-Performance Computing for Multiple Returns on Investment

If you build it, they will come — or, at the very least, if you don’t build it, they’ll probably go somewhere else. The “it” here refers to high-performance computing resources, and “they” refers to talented faculty members.

Parenteral antimicrobial tx at home burdens children's caregivers

The overall burden of outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) is substantially higher than that of oral therapy for caregivers of children on prolonged antimicrobial therapy after hospital discharge, according to a study published in the April issue of Hospital Pediatrics.