News Clips for June 11, 2019

Sex, lice and videotape

A few years ago, Scott Villa of Emory University had a problem. Then a graduate student at the University of Utah, he was stumped with an issue never addressed in school: How does one film lice having sex?

University of Utah appoints new director of neighborhood partners

University of Utah President Ruth Watkins has appointed Jennifer Mayer-Glenn as the special assistant to the president for campus-community partnerships.

U of U tops new Forbes' list for best employers in Utah

The University of Utah is dominating BYU not only in football but also when it comes to the best places in Utah to work. Forbes has released its first-ever "America’s Best Employers By State" list, and the University of Utah is the best place to work in the state. BYU came in 19th.

5 safety positions created at U. following death of Lauren McCluskey

There are five new faces on the University of Utah’s campus in direct response to an independent investigation of the university’s safety protocols following the death of student, Lauren McCluskey.

NBC's 'Dateline' to report on Lauren McCluskey's murder Monday night

Dateline will report on the investigation into the death of Lauren McCluskey, a University of Utah student who was murdered by her ex-boyfriend Melvin Rowland in 2018. Also on KSL. welcomes Cisco to Lehi, leading economist joins People's Utah Bancorp board, Women's Network Executive Council adds new member

Monday, welcomed Cisco to Lehi as the company continues to expand its presence in the Silicon Slopes.

Powerful Landowner Hugh Culverhouse Jr. Takes Aim at the Political Establishment

Wealthy donor Culverhouse Jr. makes national news after urging a boycott over Alabama’s abortion law.


Just about everybody loves peanut butter. We put it on sandwiches and in candy. We use it to trick our dogs into taking their heartworm pills. When we have to, we bait mouse traps with it.

Congressional Committee Advances Psychedelics Amendment But Blocks Marijuana Proposal

A powerful House Committee cleared a drug policy reform amendment for consideration on the House floor on Monday. But at the same time, it blocked a separate marijuana reform proposal from advancing.

Water district denies that it’s ‘playing fast and loose’ with water supply numbers

A group that opposes the Lake Powell Pipeline claims the Washington County Water Conservancy District is hiding a massive surplus of water from the public and is manipulating the numbers in order to justify building the pipeline.