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News Clips | May 17, 2022

New U of U housing groundbreaking in collaboration with Ivory Foundation and local church

Friday marked the groundbreaking of new housing for thousands of students in a collaboration between the Clark and Christine Ivory Trust, the University of Utah, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Opinion: Utah is promoting mental health in three central industries

Mental illness has been worsening even before the pandemic. Utah boasts the best economy, but we can only maintain that if we promote mental health.

Two University Presidents Join Forces To Build Frontline DEI In Utah

In an exclusive interview with the President’s of the University of Utah and Howard University, Silicon Slopes’ CEO and Co-Founder, Clint Betts, explores the topics of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion as the two universities enter the third year of a partnership that brings black students to Utah for 10-week internships.

If Roe v. Wade Falls, Women Will Travel Much Farther for Abortion Care

Tens of millions of American women will have to journey much farther for abortion care if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade as expected, researchers say.

Campuses Resume In-Person Pride Events Following Pandemic Hiatus

Over the past two years, many major LGBTQ Pride celebrations have been canceled, postponed, or moved online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, especially those at colleges and universities.

What a law professor says the Buffalo shooting tells us about racism in America

As familiar scenes of hate and heartache continue to pour in from Buffalo, New York, the conversation for many turns to the motivation behind the shooting that killed 10 people and injured three others.

Dead Human Eyes Respond to Light Five Hours After Donor Passed

Scientists have managed to re-activate certain cells in human eyes that were removed up to five hours after the donor's death, raising questions about when neurons can be said to have truly died.

Art exhibit shows a mom’s love for her gay son and the LGBTQ community

50 LGBTQ-related paintings, including one massive one, will be on display and for sale at Trolley Square—all painted by a mom through the pandemic as she shows her love for her son and his community.

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