News Clips for Feb. 13, 2019

University of Utah details changes to campus safety as Lauren McCluskey’s mother calls for accountability

During a Board of Trustees meeting held Tuesday, the University explained how they've been implementing a list of specific changes, stemming from an independent review released late last year that listed 30 recommendations to improve campus safety. Also in ABC4, KUTV 1, KUTV 2, and KUTV 3.

‘Walls divide. We must build bridges,’ former Mexico President Vicente Fox tells University of Utah audience

Building a border wall won’t solve problems, nor will focusing only on ways to put America first. But building bridges to help neighbors will improve everybody’s lives, former Mexico President Vicente Fox said Tuesday at the University of Utah. Also in the Deseret News.

This Snail's Venom May Restore Unhealthy Blood Sugar Levels

“Nature is the best medicine” takes on a whole new meaning after scientists have discovered a type of snail that holds blood-sugar balancing venom. Also in ABC4 and The Quint.

U of U theater students win national award

he University of Utah's Youth Theatre won a national award during this year's Junior Theater Festival West competition held in Sacramento.

50 best healthcare supply chains in North America, rated by GHX

Several big-name health systems in the U.S. made the Global Health Exchange's annual list of 50 best healthcare supply chains in North America. The 2018 GHX Best 50 Supply Chains in North America list recognizes healthcare organizations for improving operational performance and driving down costs.

National Bilingual Education Expert Dr. Maria Franquiz to Speak at Baylor

Maria Franquiz, Ph.D., a national expert on bilingual education and professor at the University of Utah College of Education, has chosen a Baylor University-related theme of “Illuminate” for her Feb. 19 campus lecture, “Illuminating the World Through the Gift of Bilingualism.”