News Clips for Oct. 25, 2018

Huntsman Cancer Institute gets funding to continue collecting cancer data

The National Cancer Institute is renewing its collaboration with the Huntsman Cancer Institute to continue collecting data on cancer patients treated in Utah.

Odyssey Dance Theatre alters ‘Thriller’ performances at University of Utah in response to fatal shooting

Odyssey Dance Theatre is making changes to their performances of “Thriller” at Kingsbury Hall in response to Monday’s fatal on-campus shooting.

Lawmaker wants licensed dealers in on private gun sales following U of U murder

One Democratic lawmaker plans to introduce legislation in 2019 that he believes would make it harder for criminals to obtain firearms like the one used in the murder of University of Utah student Lauren McCluskey Monday.

University of Utah emeriti professors awarded two of nation's top physics prizes

Bill Sutherland, emeritus professor of physics at the University of Utah, was awarded the 2019 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics, which he will share with Professor Michel Gaudin at the Institute for Advanced Study and Francesco Calogero, professor of physics at Sapienza University of Rome. The prize is one of the nation's highest awards for physics; seven previous winners have gone on to receive the Nobel Prize.