News Clips for June 16, 2020

Utah Athletics Supports Black Lives Matter: ‘Do Not Watch Us On The Field If You Won’t Say Our Names’

The University of Utah Athletics department is showing support for Black Lives Matter with a video that they sent out on Twitter on Monday.

Women's communication plays key role in household during lockdown

Partner communication is the most important factor linking the division of household.

University of Utah doctor leads national study on COVID-19 and pregnancy

A new national study, led by a University of Utah researcher, will explore how COVID-19 and the societal reactions to the pandemic have affected pregnant women and their babies.

AM News Brief: Stewart On Food Assistance, U George Floyd Scholarship & Permits For 'The Wave'

The University of Utah started a new scholarship last week in honor of George Floyd, who was killed by police in Minneapolis on Memorial Day. It’s a response to a request from Scott Hagan, president of North Central University in Minneapolis, asking that every college and university in the country create a scholarship in Floyd’s name.

University of Utah Police say they’re making changes to “re-establish” trust

The University of Utah Police Department has come under heavy criticism for how they’ve handled the case of Lauren McCluskey, who was murdered on campus in 2018. One former officer is also accused of showing intimate photos of her to at least one co-worker.

Money Moves for Recent Grads: Utah Professor Ann C. House

Getting a handle on your finances straight out of school isn't easy, but it's one of the most important things new graduates can do.

The University of Utah added these police rules after an officer displayed photos of Lauren McCluskey

The University of Utah’s new chief safety officer is changing how campus police handle sensitive evidence and will create a committee of students and faculty to review any misconduct by the force — moves that come, at least in part, in response to an officer who displayed an explicit photo of student-athlete Lauren McCluskey before she was killed.

Landmark decision expands employment civil rights to LGBTQ Americans

On Monday, the Supreme Court heard three cases that provided clarification to questions ultimately answered in the decision “Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia.”

Lawmakers Want To Build On Pandemic Air Quality Improvements By Taking More Commuters Off Roads

Utah’s Economic Development and Workforce Services Interim Committee met Monday to discuss improvements to the Wasatch Front’s air quality during the coronavirus pandemic.

Utah’s hospitals faced revenue loss due to pandemic but avoided layoffs, officials say

Intermountain Healthcare saw $435 million reduction in revenue since March, officials say.

Utah leaders are being sued over COVID-19 restrictions. Do the plaintiffs have a case?

A lawsuit filed in 3rd District Court earlier this month against Gov. Gary Herbert, Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson, Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall and many other Utah leaders may just be the start of lawsuits against local leaders over the economic handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Phase one: Utes back on campus for voluntary workouts

Strict procedures being followed because of pandemic.