News Clips for March 12-24, 2020

Ruth V. Watkins: Now more than ever, stay in school

This is an unsettling time. With classes moving online, our students and faculty are adapting to new ways of learning. Many of our students hold part- or full-time jobs that are also changing and, in some cases, disappearing, creating real and immediate financial challenges. With family, friends and the community not gathering as usual, it is understandable that many are feeling anxious and alone.

Kim On-soo awarded for boosting academic exchanges at University of Utah Asia Campus

Kim On-soo, the PR and marketing director of the University of Utah Asia Campus, has won an award from the American school for his contribution to international cooperation and academic exchanges.

Utah scientists awarded grant to study coronavirus amid rising number of Utah cases

Physicists at the University of Utah have been awarded a grant to study how environmental conditions might affect the spread of the novel coronavirus. This is ongoing as a rising number of cases are being confirmed in Utah.

University of Utah experts advise caution over drugs hyped as possible coronavirus treatments

University of Utah experts are expressing concern about the hype surrounding two medications that President Donald Trump and state officials have held up as potential treatments for the coronavirus.

University of Utah issues statement regarding aftershocks, 9.0 earthquakes

The University of Utah responds to rumors of another earthquake.

Director of University of Utah Seismograph Stations talks about big earthquake

Dr. Keith Koper is the Director of the Utah Seismograph Stations at the University of Utah. He detailed the latest information about the 5.7 magnitude earthquake in a live interview with Fox 13's Tamara Vaifanua.

Utah’s 8 public colleges cancel or postpone their graduation ceremonies due to coronavirus

Graduation ceremonies have been canceled or postponed at all of Utah’s public colleges and universities as the coronavirus pandemic worsens and restrictions on large gatherings tighten even more in response.