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News Clips | March 21-27, 2023

The Limits of Dominion’s Lawsuit Against Fox

The “big lie” is not on trial. That doesn’t mean the case isn’t worth it.

Nearly half of Utah women have felt chronically unsafe

Nearly half of Utah women have experienced chronic unsafety at some point in their lives, and almost 15% currently feel chronically unsafe. That’s according to new research from Lisa Diamond, a distinguished professor of psychology and gender studies at the University of Utah.

College life got ya down? These campus grandparents are here to help

University of Utah students hungrily pour through the student union food court. Even with lunch on their mind, some stop and stare at an incredibly red sign that reads: “The grandparents are in, giving advice. The advice may be BAD, but it’s FREE.”

Rising Rate of Drug Shortages Is Framed as a National Security Threat

A Senate homeland security committee examined growing health care shortages amid reports of rationing within hospitals.

Climate Change Is Making Allergy Season Last Longer

The warming climate is causing a lengthier pollen season, worsening allergies and respiratory conditions.

Salesforce Wields Old Patent License as Shield Against New Suits

Nearly seven years ago, Inc. paid $4 million and entered into a patent licensing agreement with the most active patent-assertion company at the time, Uniloc USA, which dropped its infringement lawsuit against the software company.

Utah’s record snow is so deep it buried measuring equipment

“The snow really has not stopped,” said McKenzie Skiles, an assistant professor at the University of Utah, and head of the Snow Hydrology Research to Operations Lab. “This winter we’ve just been getting storm after storm after storm, and we have finally just matched the record for peak snow water equivalent that was set in 83.“

University of Utah leaders weigh the possibilities of AI in higher education

The discourse around artificial intelligence is nuanced in that there isn't a one-size-fits-all solution for how to handle it — much like the technology behind the phenomenon itself, it requires nonlinear ways of thinking as it integrates into the many different avenues of society.

University of Utah earns distinction as 'Military Friendly School'

The University of Utah on Wednesday announced that it has earned the Military Friendly School designation, a prestigious distinction recognizing how closely the institution works with the U.S. military.

Utah law professor comments on Paltrow ski crash trial as actress takes the stand

“What it’s all going to come down to is what the jury believes,” Teneille Brown, professor of law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, said. “Because this is a fact dispute, one person says this, the other says something different, and both of those things cannot be true.”

Exhibit: Concerns about Utah’s air quality go back to Brigham Young

A century ago, women dealt with the soot from coal as they cleaned it out of clothes and curtains and cared for people sickened by smoke. Alice Horne and Cornelius Lund advocated for city ordinances to reduce pollution.

University of Utah plans for renewed criticism following ESPN+ Lauren McCluskey documentary

ESPN is releasing a 90-minute documentary titled “Listen,” detailing Lauren's life and tragic death and the University of Utah is reminding its community of its progress.

Fans excited to cheer on University of Utah basketball team in 'Sweet 16' game

College basketball fans are gearing up for a huge game on Friday as the University of Utah women's basketball team is taking on Louisiana State after making it into the "Sweet 16."

Scholarship helps local high school students attend University of Utah

A scholarship program is helping Utah high school students who are ready to attend the University of Utah and have the grades to prove it, but don't think they can financially afford it.

Skiers at Alta, Snowbird stranded by unusual midday interlodge

A 300-foot wide avalanche that crossed State Route 210 near one of the Snowbird entries triggered the closure.

Are most LA locals excited about hosting the 2028 Summer Games? Yes, new poll finds

But Utahns have shown even more support for Salt Lake City’s Winter Games bid.

Utah president address media deal speculation: 'Still got a ways to go'

University of Utah president Taylor Randall might not be sweating a new PAC-12 media deal, but he also recognizes there’s still work to be done.

PETA Exhibit Exposes Violent History of Animal Experiments, Including at University of Utah

PETA is set to unveil its eye-opening exhibit “Without Consent,” which explores the troubled history of experiments on nonconsenting animals.

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