News Clips for July 3, 2018

Marriott Library creates digital access to historic Hill Air Force Base newspapers

The University of Utah’s J. Willard Marriott Library is celebrating a new addition to Utah Digital Newspapers — the complete run of Hill Air Force Base’s Hilltop Times.

County airport seen as economic driver

While most people think of the Utah Department of Transportation only concerning itself with roads, in reality the agency also deals with many other kinds of transportation infrastructure, including airports.

With deaths on the rise, Utah officials raise OHV safety awareness

A rise in off-highway vehicle accidents in Utah — resulting in the deaths of nine people since April — has prompted state and University of Utah Health officials to partner to remind the public of proper OHV safety.

Mike Lee, Thomas Lee, and Replacing Justice Kennedy

Brothers Mike Lee and Thomas Lee are both on President Trump's list for potential nominees to replace Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. Mike is, of course, Utah United States Senator, and Thomas is Associate Chief Justice of the Utah Supreme Court. But what are the chances of either of them getting the nod?

Utah Historian Records History of Early Black Mormons

A University of Utah history professor is creating a database to try to record the history of black Mormons who joined the faith from 1830-1930.

Database Tracking History of African-American Mormons Released During Conference In Salt Lake City

A Utah scholar has released a database for tracking the history of African American members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The University of Utah History Professor Paul Reeve has spent the past five years creating the database.

Officials worry about OHV-related accidents on the rise

The 4th of July holiday is approaching and many people have taken an extended vacation which could involve off-road recreation. The University of Utah and Parks and Recreation worry about the rise in Off-Highway Vehicle-related accidents.

Leonhardt’s Launchpads Utah Medtech Innovation Accelerator Expands in Salt Lake City

Leonhardt’s Launchpads Utah, Inc., an innovation and startup accelerator focused on organ regeneration and recovery technologies, is expanding its research laboratory space and personnel in Salt Lake City, Utah. The company is adding a new dedicated research lab at BioInnovations Gateway and has acquired additional lab research space in Research Park at 417 S. Wakara Way, Suite 3321, Salt Lake City, UT 84108 adjacent to the University of Utah campus.