News Clips for April 21, 2020

University of Utah invests $1.3 million in COVID-19 research

The University of Utah announced Monday morning that they will invest $1.3 million in COVID-19 research. The funding will support 56 projects across campus, from investigating domestic violence to drug development.

Hydroxychloroquine Purchase, Navajo Nation Tests & University of Utah Energy

The University of Utah has surpassed its goal of reducing its energy use by 20% by this year. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the U has reduced its usage by 25% since 2008.

University of Utah’s new Master of Business Creation recognized

The University of Utah was recognized Tuesday morning by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) for their unique Master of Business Creation (MBC) program.

University of Utah lights up hillside to thank health care providers

The Block U on the hill was flashing white Monday night in a show of gratitude for health care providers at the University and around the world.

University of Utah to hold Virtual video gaming event

As the nation continues to tread through the COVID-19 pandemic, many people may be looking for an outlet for some relief.

Utah health officials plan to buy 200K doses of unproven treatment for COVID-19

State officials are planning to buy a stockpile of malaria drugs to treat as many as 200,000 coronavirus patients in Utah, even though medical experts have discouraged them from purchasing the unproven medication.