News Clips for Sept. 6, 2018

Univ. of Utah launches microaggression awareness campaign to foster inclusive campus

"What are you? You're pretty for a dark-skin girl" - Statements that seem harmless, but can actually be really hurtful to others. This type of dialogue is called a microaggression, subtle and often unintentional statements or actions that reveal unconscious biases toward members of marginalized communities.

Generic-Drug Venture Backed by Hospitals Taps CEO From Amgen

A drugmaking venture backed by major U.S. hospitals has picked a chief executive officer, hastening the arrival of another threat to generic pharmaceutical manufacturers.

Expert: Coal can have purpose in new fuel future

As coal production has waned in the past decade, thanks in part to the rise of natural gas as an energy source, at least one industry expert is looking at some alternative uses for the fossil fuel. Eric Eddings, associate dean of research in the College of Engineering at the University of Utah has conducted research on how coal might be a fit for some alternative uses rather than simply burning it for fuel.

The best hospital for orthopedics in every state, ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Each year, U.S. News & World Report ranks the top hospitals across the country and includes both state and specialty rankings. Here are the top hospitals in every state for orthopedics in 2018, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

Research Brief: Roles of web analytics companies in news production

Today, web analytics are increasingly used to gauge the success, present and future, of news content and related news products. Valerie Belair-Gagnon, an assistant professor in the University of Minnesota Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and Avery E. Holton, an assistant professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Utah, conducted in-depth interviews with the suppliers of those analytics—web analytics companies—to examine how managers for analytics companies understand and position their work in relation to news production.

As Utah's population booms more stress is put on transportation

he population boom in Utah has caused several issues that organizations, cities, and the state are trying to get ahead of. Transportation is where many drivers have noticed a difference. Although experts note step to alleviate it are about more than roads and transit.