News Clips for May 19-21, 2018

Cycling advocates say more Utah women should commute by bike

For Kira Johnson, the love of cycling to work led her to her current job at Provo Bicycle Collective, a nonprofit used bike shop. Though she says she doesn't consider herself an avid bicyclist per se, “we can experience our community more and experience human interaction more when we’re on a bike rather than when we’re in a car," Johnson said.

Steamboat's big year: World's tallest active geyser mysteriously awakens in Yellowstone

Yellowstone's Steamboat Geyser has erupted five times already this year. That's more than it has in any single year since 1984.

24 Esports Scholarships For Gamers | The University Network

Many colleges and universities across the country are recruiting top gamers just as they recruit players for other sports. So, if you are an avid gamer and are thinking of playing competitively in college or university, check out these esports scholarships. After all, it’s FREE money!

University of Utah to Study Cannabinoids' Effects on the Brain

University of Utah health researchers plan to look for trial participants in early 2019 for a new study of advanced brain-imaging technology to map out personalized effects of cannabinoids.

Regents designate Pershing 'president emeritus,' OK land sale for Hatch Center

Former University of Utah President David Pershing has a new mantle: president emeritus. The Utah State Board of Regents, meeting Friday at Salt Lake Community College, unanimously adopted a policy that creates the emeritus designation and immediately extended the title to Pershing. His retirement was effective at the end of March. He has returned to the faculty of the U.'s College of Engineering.

Park City groups make push for sports equity for Latino youth

On a recent Saturday, 10 soccer players — all Latino, mostly high schoolers — gathered for a game in the Park City High School gym. The event was the

In our opinion: Boosting the middle class will spring from local efforts

A newly announced partnership between the University of Utah and a private foundation will discover and develop new income opportunities for middle class residents.

Sally Magnusson on how music can help tame dementia

IN the darkest days of her mother’s battle with dementia, Sally Magnusson found hope in an unexpected place. “My mother was always singing,”…

Play opens up Alzheimer’s caregivers minds and emotions

Alzheimer’s Disease is a form of dementia that causes not only a decline in memory, but also affects reasoning and thinking skills, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, a nonprofit

As Meghan Markle ties the knot at 36, experts reveal the ideal age to get married

FROM Meghan Markle to Emily Ratajkowski, it seems like everyone is saying ‘I do’. And now experts from the University of Utah have revealed the best age to get hitched, for those contem…

Intermountain, Home Care Provider Team Up in New Joint Venture - Home Health Care News

For almost two years, Intermountain Healthcare—a Utah-based health system that boasts 22 hospitals, more than 180 clinics and its own health insurance plan—has been searching for the perfect home care partner to help it proactively keep elderly patients well and away from its own facilities. It found that partner more than 1,400 miles away. Earlier …