News Clips Email

News Clips | June 28-July 6, 2023

He crushed the bar exam, but the legal profession remains disproportionately White

Matthew Graham owes his new career path to his fraternity brothers and Thurgood Marshall, the late Supreme Court justice.

How schools are reacting to the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down affirmative action

Whether or not higher education institutions are on the same page, a recent poll shows that Americans are willing to move past traditional affirmative action.

Supreme Court ruling on college affirmative action will minimally impact Utah

Colleges and universities will have to find alternative ways of building a diverse student population after the Supreme Court ended affirmative action in the admissions process.

Salt Lake City’s wide streets are a pedestrian problem, but also an opportunity

Salt Lake City’s streets are famously wide enough to turn around a horse-drawn wagon. But what might have made sense in the 1800s has caused problems for pedestrians and bikers alike today.

Hawaii's first poet laureate helping Utah students tell their own stories

"Are you even sisters? You don't even look alike." It's a question sisters Julia and Tali Herrera Falute hear often.

University of Utah students hoping to help NASA get back to the moon

Sixty years have passed since John F. Kennedy uttered the famous words, "we choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard," at the beginning of a new space race.

Air pollution could harm child brain development, study shows

Researchers are revealing air pollution has negative impacts on children’s brains. According to a study released this month, even at levels that the Environmental Protection Agency considers “safe,” air pollution can change how brains function and develop.

Earth’s inner core is ‘textured’, new study reveals

A new study reveals that Earth's inner core is not homogenous mass as once assumed by scientists.

Growing pains: What the I-15 expansion will mean for Utah

As UDOT moves forward with its plan to expand I-15, residents and local business owners explain the potential impacts on their community.

People of color fueled Utah's population growth

Utah's population is becoming more racially and ethnically diverse, according to a fact sheet analyzing Census data that the University of Utah's Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute released this month.

HTTP/2 stream 1 was not closed cleanly: INTERNAL_ERROR (err 2)