News Clips for July 24-27, 2020

The 4 key lessons COVID-19 has taught the University of Utah

President Ruth V. Watkins weighs in on the future.

University of Utah’s theater students of color describe systemic racism and call for change

Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) students have sent a clear message to the University of Utah’s Department of Theatre: “You have lost our trust.”

Can Having a Happier Outlook on Life Make Us Healthier?

Happiness and physical well-being may go hand-in-hand, a new study reports.

University of Utah Health reports data breach affecting 10,000 patients

On July 20, University of Utah Health in Salt Lake City reported a data breach to HHS.

State has ‘enormous opportunity’ to transition from coal

The third of four webinars hosted by the Powder River Basin Resource Council on Reclaiming and Growing Wyoming’s Future held earlier this month focused on securitization as a finance tool for energy transition.

University of Utah challenges release of Lauren McCluskey’s records

The University of Utah said it shouldn’t have to release Lauren McCluskey’s counseling records to her parents. And her mother said that information would help in their efforts to improve campus safety.

Robert Gehrke: Can Utah become a swing state? Maybe, just maybe, in my lifetime.

Nate Silver, the data guru behind fivethirtyeight.com, got my attention when he offered his thoughts on the possibility that Utah could turn into a political battleground.

‘World’s longest art gallery’ makes Nine Mile Canyon unique

The team of archaeologists and students who arrived in Utah from Harvard University’s Peabody Museum in 1931 were familiar with the abundance of prehistoric ruins and images throughout the region. Even so, Nine Mile Canyon surprised them.

Research Roundup: Progress on COVID-19 Vaccines and More

Every week there are numerous scientific studies published. Here’s a look at some of the more interesting ones.

Will Utah governor’s race start heating up soon?

GOP nominee wants to wait until fall to launch general election campaign.