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News Clips | April 11-17, 2023

Utah’s gender-affirming care ban is impacting physicians, too

Colleen Kuhn’s office is filled with subtle rainbows. The books on the shelves are color-coordinated, a framed photograph of a rainbow arching over Utah’s Lake Blanche covers one wall and little wooden dinosaurs painted the colors of the transgender and LGBTQ pride flags perch on the window sill.

Judge delays Fox News-Dominion Voting trial start without giving a reason

Without citing a reason, the Delaware judge overseeing a voting machine company’s $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News announced late Sunday that he was delaying the start of the trial until Tuesday.

U of U Pow Wow brings together tribes for competition & celebration

The University of Utah recently held its 51st Annual Pow Wow, organized by the Inter-Tribal Student Association and the American Indian Resource Center. The two-day event is a celebration that includes social, competitive and spiritual aspects of Indigenous culture.

University of Utah board of trustees approve plans for new baseball stadium on campus

After years of waiting and speculation, the University of Utah may soon start the construction of a new baseball stadium on campus to host its team.

Has the West's housing market bottomed out? Prices $90K down from peak in this Utah county

As the U.S. housing market shows signs of stabilizing after over two years of upheaval amid the pandemic housing frenzy, followed by skyrocketing mortgage interest rates, the West continues to be the heart of home price correction.

The Supreme Court Should Move to Protect Victims of True Threats

Allyson Ho of Gibson Dunn and Paul Cassell of University of Utah say prosecutors shouldn’t have to prove a defendant’s state of mind in cases involving threats of violence to avoid violating a defendant’s First Amendment rights.

One-fifth of Utah’s total workforce now working from home

The U.S. Census Bureau has released another report seeking to quantify the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on work-from-home trends in the United States. That report (Home-Based Workers and the COVID-129 Pandemic) indicates that home-based workers have more than tripled between 2019 and 2021.

Data dashboard maps future college enrollment trends

New tool aims to help institutions visualize future enrollment and student population trends to the year 2030.

U of U students took part in counterterrorism simulation last weekend

As part of their law education, students at the University of Utah participated in a counterterrorism simulation on Friday, April 7. U of U law professor Amos Guiora created the exercise to help educate students studying national security and foreign policy. Guiora was trained in counterterrorism while serving in the Israeli military.

Smart rooms: Giving patients control when they need it the most

More than 36 million people are admitted into hospitals in the U.S. each year. That’s an average of almost 100,000 people each and every day. And this comes as the country faces a nursing shortage. That’s where smart rooms come in.

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