News Clips for Aug. 1, 2019

A Finger on the Pulse of Genome Editing

An interview with Dana Carroll, Ph.D.

Utah Takes First Step Toward Effort To Add College Advisors To All Public High Schools

The Utah System of Higher Education has kicked off an effort to put college advisors in the state’s approximately 150 public high schools by the 2021-22 school year. The University of Utah’s Utah College Advising Corps previously had 12 college advisors at 11 Salt Lake County schools and one Washington County school. Starting Thursday, 22 new college advisors will start working in schools in Weber, Davis, Utah and Washington counties for a total of 34 college advisors across the state.

Future of the European Union

Panelists delve into the historical unification of Europe, and why one country—the United Kingdom—is in the process of leaving the EU. “Brexit,” or the British exit from the EU, has defined the premiership of now-former Prime Minister Theresa May, who for three years tried and failed to work out and pass a trade deal between EU officials and the UK Parliament.

Silicon Slopes vs. Downtown–Who’s winning the battle to attract tech companies?

While the suburbs of Utah and Salt Lake Counties continue to add new office space at a greater rate than Salt Lake City, a new report on technology sector growth contains good news for Downtown enthusiasts.