News Clips for June 20, 2018

Inaugural Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chairs named at University of Utah

The inaugural Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chairs at the University of Utah were announced Tuesday, a distinction that recognizes health sciences faculty for excellence in research, clinical care and career progression.

University of Utah names first batch of presidential chairs, thanks to Huntsman Sr.’s ‘last donation’

During his medical residency, some 32 years ago, Lowry Bushnell told his fiancée that he wanted to become a psychiatrist, which was — and may still be — viewed as the “bottom of the barrel” of medical specialties.

Bias detectives: the researchers striving to make algorithms fair

As machine learning infiltrates society, scientists are trying to help ward off injustice.

Nobel Prize Winners lead the call for greater openness in animal research

USA Today has published our open letter calling for increased openness about the important role of animals in health research. Below, we provide the full list of almost 600 signatures, including fo…

2 public art projects in Utah given national recognition

Public art projects at the Utah Department of Health and the University of Utah — as well as the Utah Public Art Program — have been recognized among the best projects nationally in 2017.

This Green Earth - June 19, 2018 Logan Mitchell

For nearly 20-years, TRAX light rail trains have shuttled riders up and down the Salt Lake Valley, saving countless car trips and sparing Salt Lake’s air

Syracuse theater manager faces obscenity charge over 'Deep Throat' in 1973

Following a landmark Supreme Court ruling on obscenity, a Syracuse theater manager is charged for showing the film "Deep Throat."

Vision of Virtue | June 19, 2018 | Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | PBS

Through his imagining of a crucial point in the life of medieval visionary Hildegard von Bingen, playwright and University of Utah professor Tim Slover has posited the notion of a direct, personal experience of the divine against the earthy practicalities … More →

Innovations in Eyewear and Eye Care - TFOT

When it comes to staying healthy, your eyes are one of the key areas to focus on. Humans are mainly visual animals and our eyes play a vital role in our daily lives. They not only help us to interpret the world around us but also allow us to stay safe from any dangers close ...

Colorado News You Trust

Our region ranks in the top ten for suicide. A new study from the University of Utah shows there may be a reason for that.

Some third-party pathway partnerships have ended

Some third-party pathway partnerships have ended.