News Clips for August 14-17, 2020

Survey reveals how hypoglycemia is referred to, treated in real world

People with diabetes reported identifying and treating “low” and “hypo” at relatively high blood glucose levels, and that symptoms of hypoglycemia changed over time, according to survey results.

Here’s what performing arts classes will look like in Utah high schools during the COVID-19 pandemic

When Woods Cross High School students return to band class, the classroom will look different than the way they left it.

University of Utah Asia Campus offers US education in Incheon

For students who had planned to head to the U.S. to complete their higher education, the COVID-19 pandemic has made that goal more difficult to achieve. However, Gregory Hill, the new chief administrative officer of the University of Utah Asia Campus (UAC) in Songdo, Incheon, said UAC could be of help to such students as it offers a U.S. education on Korean soil.

Turning a blind eye: U of U law professor explores bystanders' role in sex abuse cases

A law professor at the University of Utah is looking to shed light on another aspect of abuse: bystanders who fail to intervene to stop the behavior.

Dio Tararrel: Biking in the age of coronavirus is the least we can do

Someday, when my daughter asks what life was like during the coronavirus, I have three things in mind for what I’m going to tell her.

Now hiring: Someone to help eliminate racism in Utah courts

The state of Utah is now hiring someone to lead a new effort to root out racism and bias in the court system. It’s a new position in a whole new office: the Office of Fairness and Accountability, which is being established by the Utah Judicial Council, a group of policy-making judges.

Ana Sanchez-Birkhead: Utah’s Hispanics are bearing the brunt of COVID-19. Now we must boost the ranks of Hispanic nurses

As Utah takes stock of the rising toll of COVID-19 cases, one brutal statistic stands out: the toll of the coronavirus on the Hispanic community. Despite making up just 14 percent of state’s population, we accounted for 39 percent of cases.

How Nature Brings Green Calm in the Midst of Urban Chaos (and COVID-19)

As David Strayer, a cognitive psychologist from the University of Utah says, “At the end of the day, we come out in nature not because science says it does something to us, but because of how it makes us feel.” A walk in nature is a walk back to our very home where our soul finds peace and comfort.

Utah Museum of Fine Arts sets a reopening date of Aug. 26

The Utah Museum of Fine Arts is getting ready to reopen, five months after the COVID-19 pandemic forced it to close its doors.

Artificial intelligence recognizes deteriorating photoreceptors

A software based on artificial intelligence (AI), which was developed by researchers at the Eye Clinic of the University Hospital Bonn, Stanford University and University of Utah, enables the precise assessment of the progression of geographic atrophy (GA), a disease of the light sensitive retina caused by age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research names Dr. Rena D’Souza next director

Dr. Rena D’Souza will be the next director of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, the National Institutes of Health announced Aug. 13.

In Utah this week: Natural History Museum of Utah and BYU Museum of Art reopen to the public

Visit the Natural History Museum of Utah or the Brigham Young University Museum of Art when they reopen to the public this week, or check out the Geezerfest Classic Rock Festival in Orem.

What to know about the 2020 presidential debates

The first presidential debate between President Trump and former vice president Joe Biden is scheduled to take place Sept. 29, and there are two more set for Oct. 15 and 22. The debate between Vice President Pence and Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) is slated for Oct. 7. Here’s what you need to know about how and where to watch them.