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News Clips | August 27-30, 2021

University of Utah, Utah State and Weber State will require students to get the COVID-19 vaccine

The three schools announced the mandates after the Pfizer vaccine received full federal authorization this week.

University of Utah will not institute vaccination, mask mandates at Rice-Eccles Stadium

The 24th-ranked Utes open Thursday evening against in-state FCS power Weber State, the first of six games this season at Rice-Eccles.

More Utah babies who test positive for COVID-19 are being hospitalized — but it’s probably because fewer babies are getting tested

Meanwhile, cases among Utah children ages 5 to 10 are reaching unusually high levels, compared to previous months of the pandemic.

U of U’s iconic fieldhouse to become state-of-the-art performance theater

Utes can look forward to a brand new arts space taking over the iconic Einar Nielsen Fieldhouse in the future.

National Science Foundation Commits $75 Million To University Innovation Hubs

The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced this week that, as part of its Innovation Corps, (I-Corps™) program, it will establish five I-Corps Hubs.

11,000-year-old solution to modern problem: Ancient potato could thrive in changing climate

Indigenous communities of the Southwest work to ‘rematriate’ the Four Corners Potato.

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