News Clips for Sept. 21, 2018

Inauguration symposium explores future of America's public universities

University of Utah research attracted almost $460 million last year, money which helped generate $176 million in wages and $22 million in state and local tax revenues.

Facebook to drop on-site support for political campaigns

Facebook Inc said on Thursday that it would no longer dispatch employees to the offices of political campaigns to offer support ahead of elections, as it did with U.S. President Donald Trump in the 2016 race.

Donors pledge $40 million toward proposed 100,000 square foot expansion of Huntsman Cancer Institute

Donors have pledged half the money needed to build a proposed expansion of the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah, which officials say is needed to accommodate the growing number of patients seeking treatment there.

Artifacts discovered by explorer John Wesley Powell return to Utah

Cultural artifacts first collected by the famed explorer John Wesley Powell are returning "back home" to Utah this September.

Brigham Young University's law school admits first class with more women than men

For the first time since Brigham Young University’s J. Reuben Clark Law School opened its doors in 1973, the incoming class has more women than men.

Groups donate $40 million for proposed Huntsman Cancer Institute expansion

When Elaine Walters-Case at age 37 learned she had breast cancer, everything changed. "It was devastating. I mean, getting that diagnosis any time, but especially at the age of 37, it's pretty devastating. I received the news on the day I picked up our wedding invitations. I was just getting married two months later," Walters-Case said.