News Clips for Jan. 25, 2019

ASTRONAUTS’ BRAINS FLOAT A LITTLE HIGHER IN THEIR SKULLS

Brain scans of astronauts before and after spaceflight show changes to their white matter in areas that control movement and process sensory information, according to a new small study.

As Utah Growth Continues, Expect To See Development At Resort Bases In Park City

Bonds approved by Park City voters will allow Treasure Hill and Armstrong/Snow Ranch Pasture to remain open space. With more green space off the table, where will the city build in the future? KPCW’s Emily Means has more.

Utah biologist to discuss human engagement with nature

Nalini Nadkarni, a biology professor at the University of Utah, will continue to explore this year’s theme of “The Common Good” by discussing how her experiences as a scientist led to her explorations into diverse ways of engaging humans with the natural world. Her lecture, titled “Tapestry Thinking: Weaving the Threads of Humans and Nature,” will take place Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Room 156, Straub Hall.

In their first media interview since their daughter’s murder, Jill and Matt McCluskey blame the U. for failing to protect her

Friday on ABC’s “Good Morning America," the parents of Lauren McCluskey put the blame squarely on the University of Utah for failing to protect their daughter from the man who killed her.

'Into the Woods' combines Minot area talent on one stage

“This show has been a bucket list show for me, meaning I've wanted to be a part of it in one way shape or form since it's been written,” said Julie Wright Costa, stage director. As voice area head at the University of Utah, she now gets the chance to pass on her knowledge to Minot State students.