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News Clips | November 15-16, 2022

University of Utah medical students urging the public to donate winter essentials to homeless community in Navajo Nation

A group of University of Utah medical students is turning to the public to ask for their help in getting winter essentials to the homeless community in Navajo Nation.

Utah athletics graduation rates near tops among collegiate programs

University of Utah student-athletes are winning on the field and in the classroom, placing the school among the best collegiate programs in the country.

New Data Tool Aims to Help Campus Leaders Examine Inequities

The Sorenson Impact Center at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business recently launched a new tool intended to help campus leaders, policy makers and other higher ed stakeholders explore student outcomes data at individual campuses and identify racial and socioeconomic inequities.

Police respond to potential bomb threat at University of Utah Hospital

The Salt Lake City Police Department has confirmed that the suspicious item found near the University of Utah Hospital does not pose any threat. No injuries have been reported.

How using ‘oasis’ models can fight drought and urban heat effect

Completely removing all lawns and plants can raise the temperature of neighborhoods.

The future of free student lunches is now in the hands of Utah schools and lawmakers

Most Utah K-12 students are paying for school lunches once again this school year after getting free meals since March 2020. But some in Utah are working to make sure the free meals continue.

Opinion: Utah Women Run—built in support to get women in office

Utah Women Run gives women the resources and guidance to run for public office.

RSV cases are now starting to overwhelm Utah hospitals

Utah hospitals are starting to be overwhelmed with RSV cases and it’s a trend that could last all winter if we don’t change our behaviors.

If former Rep. Joel Ferry resigns again, what happens to his Utah Legislature seat?

After Joel Ferry was confirmed by the Utah Senate in August to be the state’s new Department of Natural Resources executive director, he resigned from his seat in the Legislature.

In a stunning move, LDS Church comes out for bill that recognizes same-sex marriage

Church doctrine still supports only man-woman marriage, but scholar says the news reflects a “dramatic reversal of previous teachings.”

Repertory Dance Theatre’s Sojourn will feature world premiere of 2022 Regalia commission winner, newly acquired repertoire work, reprises of two recent commissions

A choreographic journey of spiritual, social and natural connections, Sojourn, Repertory Dance Theatre’s (RDT) forthcoming concert, will feature a world premiere by the 2022 winner of the company’s Regalia commission competition and a newly acquired work from 2012 by an internationally acclaimed choreographer, along with reprises of two RDT commissioned pieces in recent years.

Parole and probation staffing woes, outdated tracking system could risk public safety, audit finds

Legislative auditors reviewed Adult Probation and Parole and the Board of Pardons and Parole after high-profile cases in which people under supervision reoffended.

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