8 students presumed dead in Japan avalanche
Eight Japanese high school students were presumed dead after being caught in an avalanche Monday while being trained in mountain climbing at a ski resort, authorities and media said.
Dixie State University hires 2 new administrators
Dixie State University has hired Darlene Dilley as assistant vice president of enrollment management and Catherine Odera as director of international student services.
U. to offer fully online degree programs
The University of Utah will offer fully online undergraduate degrees beginning in fall 2017. A new package of courses, called Block U, will be available online and will fulfill all general education requirements.
A family story: UVU President Matt Holland staying true to his roots
If it seems an odd fit that Ivy-League educated Matt Holland is leading UVU — the former vocational school — there is symmetry to it. He is only two generations removed from swinging a pick for his living and perhaps mining coal.
Singing and supping: Students treated pasta, meatballs and opera
Fourth-graders Griffin Stark, Evelyn Meiwes and Avinash Joshi eat pasta and meatballs as Julie Barker sings during a Pop-up Opera at Wasatch Elementary School in Salt Lake City on Friday.
Chemistry demonstrations are a real gas
Alejandro Preciado creates “ghost bubbles” with the help of Amber Bowler, a senior chemistry major at the University of Utah, during the American Chemical Society Student Chapter’s spring chemistry festival in at the U.
Starting in kindergarten, Park City schoolchildren learn computer coding under unique initiative
Starting in kindergarten, students in Park City School District elementary schools are learning the basics of computer coding through an innovative instructional program a donor hopes will result in more women and minorities entering tech fields.
U. researchers develop innovative brain photography technique
A unique, collaborative University of Utah research effort has developed a technique for taking photographs in the deep recesses of the brain of a live subject.
Beehive Science and Technology Academy ninth-grader wins statewide design contest
Cade Langsdon, a ninth-grader at Beehive Science and Technology Academy charter school, has won first place in a graphic design contest sponsored by the Utah State Board of Education.
WSU computer science professor receives community engagement award
Richard Fry, an associate professor of computer science at Weber State University, is the recipient of this year’s Lindquist Award. The award will be presented at a luncheon on Tuesday.