News Clips for March 26, 2019

University of Utah warns students of an overnight assault near library

Police at the University of Utah say someone reported being sexually assaulted late Monday near the Marriott Library, but are disclosing few other details. Also: ABC4, Fox13, KSL, KJZZ, Gephardt Daily and Deseret News.

'Many' parents concerned by behavior of ex-teacher at U of U day care

Many parents of kids at a University of Utah day care center raised “significant concerns” about a man who taught at the facility until just several weeks ago. It was enough to prompt a University police investigation and reviews into policy violations and “appropriate staffing” at the UKids Guardsman Way center.

Economy and sociology experts discuss Utah's gender wage gap with state senator

Utah women are cornered into fewer jobs than women nationally, which contributes to the state's wide gender wage gap, according to a panel gathered to discuss pay disparity in the Beehive State.

Forum to highlight contributions of Utah's 'Invisible Workforce'

As Utah and the nation debate the decades-old immigration issue, local advocates along with supporters from the University of Utah are planning to shed light on the plight of undocumented workers during an event on Salt Lake City's near-west side.

University of Utah law school names first female dean

The S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah has named its first female dean, it was announced Monday. Elizabeth Kronk Warner is the first woman named to the deanship in the 106-year history of the U of U’s law school, according to a news release.

North Star Academy Hosts Temporary Weather Station

Students had a front-row seat to science in action when local weather scientists chose to place a weather monitoring station on the east lawn of North Star Academy (NSA).

What Did All Those Earthquakes Near Bluffdale Mean?

After a wave of earthquakes hit the southwest end of the Salt Lake Valley in February, many started to worry if that meant the “big one” was right around the corner. Seismologists weighed in on the concerns and were quick to jump in and try to help ease residents’ fears.