News Clips for June 11, 2020

Uof U announces creation of George Floyd Memorial Fund in the Black Cultural Center

President Ruth Watkins announced the creation of the George Floyd Memorial Fund in the Black Cultural Center at the University of Utah Monday.

5 Ways To Keep Kids Mentally, Emotionally Healthy This Summer

When the pandemic hit, a West Jordan mom saw it as an opportunity for more family time. But now with the summer here, her kids are bursting at the seams to get out of the house and have fun.

Utah almost gave company legal immunity against harm from anti-malarial drugs

Before plan was scrapped, agreement would have put taxpayers on the hook for legal claims, documents show

Immunity to the coronavirus remains a mystery. Scientists are trying to crack the case

Scientists stress that just because someone has recovered from Covid-19 and produced antibodies to the coronavirus does not mean they are protected from contracting it a second time. No one’s yet proven that.

Study Provides New Insights About Internal Whistleblowing

A recent study published in the Journal of Accounting Research finds that, when it comes to whistleblower hotlines, a greater number of internal reports are linked to fewer subsequent external problems like lawsuits and regulatory fines.

Pac-12 supports any form of peaceful protest by its athletes

There are many issues that our country is currently facing, with none bigger than how we will come together as one and strive for a better tomorrow.

FDA data shows numerous drugs in shortage, including a leading antidepressant

When Dr. Jeremy Faust ordered medications for a coronavirus patient he planned to put on a mechanical ventilator several weeks ago, he saw warning messages pop up on his computer.

Repudiate the Anti-Police Narrative

Comments submitted to the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives in response to the Oversight Hearing on Policing Practices

Who Loves a Leader in a Lockdown?

When history books recount the worldwide coronavirus crisis, they will praise some leaders for taking actions that limited health and economic damage. Others will be derided for their ineffective, insufficient or counterproductive responses.

Three Headstones in American Military Cemeteries Bear Swastikas

MORE THAN 1,300 VETERANS HAVE been laid to rest in the Fort Douglas Post Cemetery in Salt Lake City since it was established in 1862. Each of these graves, of course, tells a story. But one of them, on its own, complicates the entire narrative.

After a century of searching, scientists find new liquid phase

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Soft Materials Research Center (SMRC) have discovered an elusive phase of matter, first proposed more than 100 years ago and sought after ever since.

COVID-19 hospitalizations in Utah are up 42%, why?

Covid-19 hospitalizations in Utah are still rising. This is leading the state’s healthcare providers to worry about future hospital capacity.

University of Utah deputy police chief resigns amid investigation

The deputy police chief at the University of Utah has resigned, a departure that comes less than a month after he was put on leave during an independent investigation into how one of his officers handled sensitive photos of student-athlete Lauren McCluskey before she was killed.