News Clips for May 2, 2019

Mixed company: Utah's first all-gender, multi-user public restroom to debut in 2020

Would you be comfortable sharing a public restroom with members of the opposite sex? That's not a hypothetical question because Utah's first all-gender public bathroom is scheduled to open next year.

People Don’t Mind Government Nudges, but Prefer Them Free of Politics

When an unloved cause or political adversary is attached to a nudge, the method itself becomes suspect

She was the “queen of the mommy bloggers.” Then her life fell apart.

It wasn’t long ago that millions of people knew every detail of Heather Armstrong’s life.

Autism Researcher Gets $217K More in Retaliation Lawsuit

A University of Utah autism researcher who accused college administrators of retaliating against her for raising concerns about data privacy has been awarded an additional $217,000 by a federal judge. Also in the Deseret News.

Booker’s argument for environmental justice stays within the lines

As part of Sen. Cory Booker’s presidential primary campaign, the New Jersey Democrat talks about "environmental justice" — which seems to mean addressing the environmental factors that disproportionately affect people who are low-income and from minority backgrounds.

University of Utah police 'go the extra mile' to help a professor find his valuable stamp collection

University of Utah economics professor Minqi Li has been collecting stamps for decades. He kept about six books of them stashed in a drawer in his office.

Ex-University of Utah adviser arrested 3 years after criminal charges were filed

A former academic adviser at the University of Utah accused of misusing public funds was booked into jail this week — three years after charges were filed against him.