News Clips for Feb. 7-11, 2020

Most of the University of Utah’s electricity will now be fueled by renewable energy

It’s going to be much more sustainable to light up Rice-Eccles Stadium, the hospital at the University of Utah and all of the classrooms on campus in between.

Students at the U register to vote in honor of the 150th anniversary of the first vote cast by a woman

Students at the University of Utah were given the opportunity to celebrate a milestone in the women’s suffrage movement on Tuesday.

Pac-12 and Copia extend partnership through academic season

The Pac-12 today announced that the Conference’s sustainability platform, Pac-12 Team Green, has extended its efforts with Copia through the 2019-20 academic season, ensuring all remaining Conference championships in 2020 will be zero-food-waste events.

Capitol Hill going to the dogs (and cats) as animal shelters visit Utah lawmakers

Utah lawmakers will be getting a visit from four-legged constituents as the 2020 legislative session continues Tuesday.

Democratic Presidential Candidate Mike Bloomberg Ramps Up Utah Campaign Ahead of March 3 Primary

As Utah inches closer to its March 3 presidential primary, Democratic candidate and former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg is stepping up his already robust campaign in the state.

New Campus Sexual Misconduct Rules Will Tackle Dating Violence

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s contentious regulations on sexual misconduct at schools will cement domestic and dating violence and stalking as forms of gender discrimination.

Why are children 'missing' from coronavirus outbreak cases?

The outbreak of a new coronavirus in China has killed more than 900 people, but one group has escaped with minimal damage: children.

Scientists identify key protein in cerebral malaria; findings can benefit millions of children in Africa

The study by the University of Utah Health in collaboration with Centre Pasteur du Cameroun suggests that targeting a particular protein known as EphA2 can help in treating the condition

Proposed bill aims to block local governments from enacting gun-control measures

Well, you figured this was going to happen: A bill has been introduced by a GOP legislator aimed at stopping Democratic Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson from requiring universal background checks on gun purchases in all county facilities.

6 hospitals partnering on drone deliveries

Drone delivery has the potential to disrupt the transportation industry and improve access to medical supplies, particularly in rural areas.