News Clips for January 12, 2021

The surprising truth about which men do the most chores

A study by University of Utah researchers debunks stereotype of what type of men do the most domestic chores.

University of Utah President Ruth Watkins moving on after 3 years

Watkins has accepted top post at Strada Impact.

What will Utah’s energy landscape look like under Biden?

Will it spur technological advancements to emphasize an embrace of clean energy or will it cost more than a trillion dollars without tangible benefits that accrue to Utah?

Front-line COVID-19 caregivers face risks to their mental health, University of Utah study says

Doctors, nurses and first responders are at risk of stress, depression, anxiety, insomnia and alcohol abuse.

Why your New Year’s resolution might be doing more harm than good

The new year can be the start of so many new opportunities for Utahns. It’s also the time for New Year’s resolution — for better and worse. Dr. Matt Woolley, a licensed psychologist for the University of Utah, spoke about the unrealistic expectations that come with a New Year’s resolution on the Project Recovery podcast.

GOVERNOR COX: Faster vaccine distribution may lower COVID-19 infection rate

Monday, the state continues to see record-high new cases and rolling seven-day averages. Governor Spencer Cox says fast tracking vaccines to eligible folks could help reduce numbers. “We have to get that vaccine out as quickly as possible,” Cox shares.

Utah students, professor discuss need for healthy discussions

College is often a time where students engage in thoughtful discussions and debates. Those discussions have been oftentimes turning aggressive, University of Utah freshman Kate Forth said.