News Clips for Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2018

Top 10 Low-Profile, High-Value Colleges

If you watch college ranking lists every year, you know the drill. The top colleges are usually Harvard, Princeton, Yale and an assortment of other elite schools. This list usually changes little from year to year.

Headlines, dividing lines and other lines are prominent in exhibit of works by University of Utah faculty

A line can serve “as a path, a break, a division,” says Felicia Baca. In the new exhibit Baca curated for the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, all kinds of lines can be found: lines on canvas or paper, lines of poetry, fault lines in the Earth, the line tethering a kite, even newspaper headlines.

“SHOCKING AND DISHEARTENING”: STUDENTS TOLD US HOW THEY FELT WATCHING THE KAVANAUGH HEARINGS

"Gut-wrenching.” “Disgusted.” “Inconclusive.” “Disheartening.” “Shocking.” These are the words that college students across America are using to describe how they feel about the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Archaeologists search for military artifacts at Fort Douglas

University of Utah archaeologists are excavating a sandstone foundation believed to be a military barracks built during the Civil War era at Fort Douglas.

The Salt Lake Valley sees a wave of new homebuilding, but prices are still rising

Homebuilding has surged along the Wasatch Front, but those waves of new construction are doing little to make housing more affordable.

Facing Crisis, Sloan Kettering Tells Exec to Hand Over Profits From Biotech

A vice president at Memorial Sloan Kettering received a stake of nearly $1.4 million in a biotech company for representing the hospital on its board. He will give back his stake as the cancer center grapples with questions about conflicts of interest.

Alydia Health raises $10 million for a device to stop postpartum hemorrhage

The 10-person startup will use the funding to conduct a clinical trial featuring 107 participants at hospitals including the University of Utah, the University of Alabama and Columbia University.

Utah athletic director Mark Harlan plans to spend a football game in the student section and make his stadium expansion decision soon

Mark Harlan is so impressed with Utah's football fans that he wants to meet them in the MUSS. He’s continuing to study the potential expansion of Rice-Eccles Stadium, intending to make a decision sometime during this season.

Letter: Women face inequality in college athletics, too

The University of Utah and our state at-large fails to provide women equal opportunity throughout their college experience. As Frances Geerlings noted in her Sept. 20 commentary, this issue is present in education when women are motivated to stand in line for free panties but not drawn to attend an internship event. The inequality isn’t just apparent in education but in our beloved Utes athletics.

The Press, the President, and Enemy Construction

Law professors Lisa Sun and RonNell Andersen Jones on morphing the media into enemies of the people.

Three words at Kavanaugh hearing show how #MeToo has changed our culture, expert says

The decision to confirm U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh may or may not be viewed as a potential marker for #MeToo's success, but the testimony of Christine Blasey Ford alone is showing the movement's significant influence.

Archaeologists search for military artifacts at Fort Douglas

University of Utah archaeologists are excavating a sandstone foundation believed to be a military barracks built during the Civil War era at Fort Douglas.

Archaeologists search for military artifacts at Fort Douglas

University of Utah archaeologists are excavating a sandstone foundation believed to be a military barracks built during the Civil War era at Fort Douglas.