News Clips for March 13-16, 2021

The University of Utah will hold some graduation ceremonies in person

College convocations will be at Rice-Eccles Stadium and Red Butte Garden; commencement will be virtual.

Complicated Environmental Regulation in Indian Country

It is complicated! This common euphemism could not be more apropos for describing environmental regulation in Indian country. Tribal, federal, and state governments may all have regulatory authority in Indian country depending on the subject matter, which means that confusion and uncertainty are not uncommon.

How University of Utah medical students are adapting during the pandemic

Everyone from every aspect of, life including at the University of Utah, faced a real-life course they didn’t sign up for. “I was in the middle of an internal medicine rotation and basically received an email that said all clinicals are postponed until further notice."

Get out and about (safely) this weekend with these 8 events

Women’s Week 2021 with the University of Utah office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion online. Women’s Week is an annual, weeklong event focused on the issues and challenges faced by those who identify as female or women.

FOX 13 Investigates: Hikers pay deadly price on Zion's Angels Landing trail

Corbin McMillen liked hiking in Zion National Park and its most infamous trail – the summit to Angels Landing. “I think he liked Angels Landing,” said Margie Barron, McMillen’s mother, “because it was… it gave him some adrenaline.”

Why did the University of Utah cancel spring break 2021?

The University of Utah has canceled Spring Break of 2021. According to the university’s academic calendar, Spring break for 2021 was scheduled for March 7 through 14 but was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Robots help to get rehab patients back on their feet

Almost 800,000 people suffer a stroke each year. More than 250,000 people are living with a spinal cord injury. Almost as many people will be diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury in 2021.

‘Minari’ writer-director Lee Isaac Chung, a University of Utah alumnus, earns two Oscar nominations

An alumnus of the University of Utah film program has been nominated for two Academy Awards. Lee Isaac Chung, who earned his MFA from the U. of U. in 2004, received Oscar nominations for directing and writing his semi-autobiographical immigrant drama “Minari,” the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday morning.

Utah lawmakers are pouring millions into mental health. Here’s their plan.

Focus includes limiting firearm access and focusing on school children.