News Clips for Feb. 5, 2020

How It's Done: VR Meets Higher Ed - Did You Bring Enough for the Whole Class?

What’s better than offering a VR headset for a student to borrow? A whole class full, according to the University of Utah.

Utah legislative panel to consider making it a crime to not call 911

A Utah House committee will consider making it a crime if you do not call 911 in an emergency on Wednesday afternoon.

U of U students can now order on-demand 'Pleasure Packs' for delivery

Condoms on-demand are being delivered to students living on the University of Utah campus.

Lawmakers Review 'Utah Roadmap': Suggestions To Improve Air Quality, Climate

As lawmakers returned to the Capitol this week, they found copies of The Utah Roadmap, a paper aimed at developing policies — or mileposts — to improve air quality and address changing climate.

Red Butte Garden names new executive director

The University of Utah has named Jimmy L. Turner as executive director of Red Butte Garden.

Study shows smoke from burning wood along the Wasatch Front dramatically reduced

A new study shows Utah’s campaign against burning wood or other solid fuel during an inversion has grown increasingly effective over the years, with three monitoring stations showing decreases in wood smoke pollution by as much as a factor of five.