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News Clips | June 11-15, 2022

A Decade After DACA, the Rise of a New Generation of Undocumented Students

A vast majority of undocumented teenagers are graduating high school this year without protection from deportation and the ability to legally work.

Meet The 2022 Class Of Pew Scholars In Biomedical Sciences

The Pew Charitable Trusts announced the newest class of Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences on Tuesday, June, 14.

Helping older Utahns who are homeless will take a cultural shift, expert says

James DeLuna, 52, has been homeless on and off in the Salt Lake area for the past decade. On a sunny day at Murray Park, a few miles from where he had been rooming at a friend’s house, DeLuna compared aging while homeless to a changing golf swing.

University of Utah Athletics launches exchange for Elevate U NIL program

Utes’ student-athletes now have a one-stop NIL marketplace to connect with possible business associates, thanks to partnership with INFLCR.

University of Utah aims to improve waste management as it continues sustainability efforts

The university is hosting the sixth annual Pac-12 Sustainability Conference this week.

Utahns eligible to aid in study exploring if nicotine can improve memory

When you think of nicotine, heart disease, lung cancer and emphysema might come to mind, but in reality, the substance doesn’t cause any of those things. In fact, researchers believe it can help improve memory.

University of Utah student from Lehi crowned Miss Utah 2022

On June 11, Miss Utah County, Lindsey Larsen was crowned Miss Utah 2022 and awarded a $10,000 scholarship at the Capitol Theatre in Salt Lake City.

Medical Students to use VR to Address Social Determinants of Health

Boise State University and the University of Utah are collaborating on a new program that will use virtual reality to help medical students identify and address social determinants of health.

As COVID-19 cases increased, so did attacks on health care workers, documents show

Reported instances of threats or verbal abuse went up 13% from 2019 to 2021 at the state’s four largest health care systems.

Utah housing expert predicts pullback in activity because of mortgage rates

An expert in Utah’s housing market expects that rising mortgage rates will cause a pullback in real estate activity and a slowdown in home price increases.

What occupation has the highest burnout? Study points to your neighborhood school

Alleviating educator burnout has never been more important, according to Gallup researchers.

Gov. Spencer Cox to present annual artists’ awards on Wednesday

Gov. Spencer Cox and First Lady Abby Cox will honor Utahns who impact the arts and their communities with the 2022 Governor’s Mansion Artist Awards.

Racism drives environmental inequality—but most Americans don’t realize

Survey finds that most people think poverty is why pollution disproportionately affects Black people, despite evidence that racism is the major cause.

Utah environmental group warns about summer's invisible pollution

Utah is moving into what is projected to be a hotter and drier summer than usual this year, according to the Healthy Environment Alliance of Utah.

Winter Olympics 2030: Will it be in Utah? What can Utahns expect?

Not everyone is excited about the possibility another Olympics could be coming to Utah.

How does long COVID affect children?

Here’s what we know about how long COVID manifests in children.

New Tool Shows Air Pollution’s Path

Air Tracker traces air pollution in Houston, Salt Lake City and Pittsburgh, illuminating potential sources and making data more accessible.

Two Black men were once lynched in SLC. Here’s what we know about their stories.

The community gathered to remember Thomas Coleman and William “Sam Joe” Harvey in the places where they were killed.

3 Ways to Meet the Digital Challenge from Retail Disruptors

Health care’s digital transformation has been hastened by many factors, not the least of which is competition from consumer-savvy retailers in the primary care space.

Six Utahns in a white nationalist group arrested at Idaho Pride

Six Utahns are among the 31 men suspected of planning a white nationalist riot at a Pride celebration Saturday in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

Educating Students with Disabilities During COVID-19

Scholars reflect on regulatory gaps in special education for students with disabilities during the pandemic.

Master these 5 domains to succeed as a senior resident physician

The move from junior resident to senior resident marks a significant shift in training, from acolyte to leader. It is the stage at which physicians in training are transitioning to greater independence, and managing the shift successfully can be a challenge.

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