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News Clips | October 10-11, 2023

Utah author’s children’s book about a kitten is being pulled from school libraries over claims it is ‘sexually suggestive’

After a challenge to Utah author Shannon Hale’s book ‘Itty-Bitty Kitty-Corn,’ a Texas school district halted students’ access to all new library books.

Amos N. Guiora: Where does Israel go from here, and what awaits in the coming days?

The larger, far more complex question is how we break this endless, tragic cycle of violence.

Winner for Utah uni P3 project

The University of Utah has selected a preferred bidder for its campus transformation P3. Led by Blackstone-backed American Campus Communities, the consortium will deliver around 5,000 new student accommodation units over the next 10 years.

Utahns use tech to promote wellness on World Mental Health Day

October 10 is World Mental Health Day, which is an annual opportunity to raise awareness of and get more people to support efforts to improve mental health globally.

Pilot reading program helps Kearns-St. Ann Catholic School students reach grade-level expectations

Through the generosity of the Dahle Family Foundation, intervention specialists from the University of Utah Reading Clinic are training dedicated volunteers to provide reading intervention to students at Kearns-St. Ann School.

The power dynamic in labor has shifted and pickets are seemingly everywhere. But for how long?

From auto production lines to Hollywood, the power of labor unions is back in the national spotlight. But despite historic strikes and record contract negotiations this year, there’s a lot stacked against labor organizers today.

Passing Planetary Boundaries Requires Synergistic Solutions

Considering Earth’s interacting systems could pull the planet back into a stable operating space.

Civic discourse: Washoe County Commission to discuss dignity

What is “dignity in public discourse”? It’s a question community engagement expert Tami Pyfer will explore later this month during a special meeting of Washoe’s Board of County Commissioners.

Sheryl Sandberg's Classic Advice on How Women Can Brag Effectively Was Just Confirmed by Science

Women are often judged harshly when they toot their own horns, but there's a way around this annoying bias.

Fact check: Trump blames Biden for 'catastrophic increase' in drug shortages

In a recent campaign video, former President Donald Trump blasted President Joe Biden for "a catastrophic increase" in drug shortages.

The difficulties facing Hollywood super-producer Ryan Murphy’s TV empire

From Glee to his huge Netflix deal, Murphy has long been Hollywood's golden boy. But new claims about his show American Horror Story have provided the latest unwanted headlines for his empire.

Equity-Focused Possibilities for Dual Enrollment

A new Community College Research Center report examines the positive outcomes of expanding program participation to diverse student groups.

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