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News Clips | March 16-26, 2024

'I was just numb': Utah forced to move hotels after racial hate crimes during NCAA Tournament

The NCAA Tournament was supposed to be a fun experience for the University of Utah women's basketball team. Instead, the team was met with racial hate crimes the first night the team was in its host location.

Utah Muslims mark their holiest month: ‘During Ramadan, our spirituality is heightened’

Sure, Ramadan means going a long time without eating or drinking each day. Now, entering its third week, though, Zain Kergaye has adjusted to the fasting. “We can manage. It’s not like we’re struggling to get through the day,” he said.

Lookbook: Deranged Easter bonnets of the Gilded Age

This weekend is Easter Sunday, so let's all take a moment to appreciate what we don't have to wear.

Utah students could soon earn bachelor's degree in 3 years

A new degree program being developed across Utah System of Higher Education institutions would allow students to graduate with a bachelor's degree in just three years.

2 remaining Pac-12 schools finalize financial agreement with departing members

Oregon State and Washington State have finalized a settlement over financial distributions with the 10 schools leaving the Pac-12.

Stem programs: encouraging an early start with engineering design

Nancy Butler Songer, Associate Provost of STEM Education at the University of Utah, highlights the importance of introducing STEM programs to younger students

All of Utah’s colleges will increase tuition and fees. Here’s a rundown.

All eight of the state’s public colleges and universities will increase tuition and fees for fall 2024. Students can see what’s happening at their institution in this breakdown.

West High School opens on-campus clinic for students

A new University of Utah Health clinic is now open inside West High School. It is the first of its kind in Utah. During a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday, school officials, policymakers and health professionals came together to unveil West High’s new clinic.

Utah quietly legalizes psilocybin, MDMA for mental health treatment at these hospitals

The psilocybin program was pitched as another option to help solve the state’s mental health crisis. Utah Gov. Spencer Cox will let the program take effect later this spring.

Move over, brine shrimp: Scientists discover new animal living in the Great Salt Lake

If two’s company and three’s a crowd, the Great Salt Lake is getting crowded after scientists discovered a species of nematode, known also as a roundworm, making it just the third multicellular animal known to inhabit the lake.

U of U police host second annual Campus Safety Summit

The university plans to make this conference an annual event.

Best of Utah: Body and Mind 2024

Readers choose their best health care providers, medical institutions, fitness guides and more.

The West is UFO country, so why ‘not approach that scientifically’ asks a Utah study

The study sorted through nearly 100,000 UFO sightings reported to a national database from 2001-2020.

Long-Time WashU Prof Heads West To Become Public B-School Dean

Kurt Dirks has spent nearly all of his academic career at Washington University in St. Louis. Now he’ll have to get used to new surroundings—and WashU will have a huge hole to fill.

Artificial Mucus Helps the University of Utah Researchers Unravel Links to Tumor Growth

Health experts unlock mystery that could help beat cancer.

Former Gov. Leavitt shares lessons of the past as leaders work to tackle Utah’s future

In the ‘90s, Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt faced daunting transportation issues, an education system struggling to keep up with employment needs and an upcoming Olympic bid. Not much has changed.

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