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Twelve U of U graduate students release net neutrality-themed video game

The thesis project of 12 University of Utah graduate students has amassed more than 82,000 downloads

The Great Utah ShakeOut: 920,000 drop, cover, hold on

More than 920,000 Utahns participated in the statewide earthquake drill, the Great Utah ShakeOut, on Thursday to practice and prepare for a major earthquake along the Wasatch Front. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Teens’ e-cigarette use triples in a year, alarming many experts

The use of electronic cigarettes by high school students tripled from 2013 to 2014 — a surprising boom that threatens to wipe out hard-won gains in the fight against teen smoking, a new government report says. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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BYU ranked 'best value college' in Utah

BYU topped Utah's ranks as the "best value college" in a recent report by SmartAsset, ranking 27th nationally based on tuition, student living costs, average financial aid awarded, student... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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As student tests move online, keyboarding enters curriculum

Seven-year-old Ja'Niyah Smith's first-grade class filed into a computer lab at a suburban San Francisco school recently and, as they do every week, practiced using mouses to pop bubbles with a... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Nearly every college student in America has this addiction

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Most university students send and receive more than 100 texts per day, and often these texts are sent at the most inappropriate times, according to a recent study published in the Social Science... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Secrecy shrouds decade-old oil spill in Gulf of Mexico

A blanket of fog lifts, exposing a band of rainbow sheen that stretches for miles off the coast of Louisiana. From the vantage point of an airplane, it's easy to see gas bubbles in the slick that... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Unemployment rate for recent college grads rose in 2014

The Labor Department says job prospects for recent college graduates deteriorated slightly last year despite an improvement in the overall job market. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Innovative Salt Lake high school recognized for learning success

Innovations Early College High School in Salt Lake City is getting the attention and praise of educators across the country for its innovative strategies to boost student success. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Embrace your days, Elder Andersen urges LDS Business College grads

Graduation for LDS Business College was held in the Tabernacle on April 15. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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This professor makes a case for religious education in school

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Though there's been a lot of concern about teaching religion in school, this professor makes a case for it. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Virginia tops the nation in sending kids to jail

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The state of Virginia is No. 1 in the nation for referring kids to the justice system — a dubious distinction followed closely at the top with Florida and Delaware. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Education officials fine for-profit college for false claims

The Education Department says it will fine Heald College $30 million, alleging the Corinthian Colleges subsidiary had engaged in egregious misconduct and misled students. Read more »

April 14, 2015

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New Provo High construction to be discussed at meeting

A public information meeting will be held regarding the construction of the new Provo High School. Read more »

April 14, 2015

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Don't blame your child for not being motivated at school

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A new study of 13,000 twins by researchers at The Ohio State University has found that student motivation is tied to genetics. Read more »

April 14, 2015

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Global teaching award winner urges students to shun Common Core

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Nancie Atwell's comments on the new curriculm standards provoke outrage from public school defender. Read more »

April 14, 2015

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U. pistol team wins four events at national college championships

University of Utah students won two individual events, two team events and placed fourth overall at this year’s National Inter-Collegiate Pistol Championships at Fort Benning, Georgia. Read more »

April 13, 2015

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Manhunt on for ex-college student in campus shooting

A 20-year-old former community college student fatally shot a campus print shop director who had recently fired him, just as his old boss arrived for work Monday morning, school officials and... Read more »

April 13, 2015

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Thousands likely to sit out New York English, math tests

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Parent leaders of the movement to boycott New York's standardized tests say opting children out could do more for their education than the tests themselves. Read more »

April 13, 2015

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U. names new humanities dean

The University of Utah College of Humanities has named a new dean. Read more »

April 13, 2015

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Biden wants community college to be free, while Arizona cuts them loose

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The "most flexible" institutions in American higher learning should be as automatic as high school, Vice President Joe Biden says. Read more »

April 13, 2015

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Q&A: Should the Education Department discharge federal student loans?

Students from the troubled Corinthian Colleges are getting support from state attorneys general and U.S. senators in their quest to have their federal student loans forgiven. Read more »

April 13, 2015

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Photos: Officers, Easter Bunny bring cheer to school

Children at a Riverton school received a visit from the Easter Bunny as well as some friendly police officers. Read more »

April 13, 2015

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Impoverished tribe struggles to stop surge in teen suicides

The people of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation are no strangers to hardship or to the risk of lives being cut short. But a string of seven suicides by teenagers in recent months has shaken this... Read more »

April 13, 2015

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Teacher goes from spectator to Masters champion caddie

Michael Greller thought his Masters' experience peaked in 2012 when he won Augusta National's ticket lottery and he leaned over the ropes to get his picture snapped with Phil Mickelson and his caddie. Read more »

April 12, 2015

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College degree does little to resolve income inequality, study says

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A new study suggest more college degrees would benefit the poorest Americans, but would do little to change the circumstances of the middle class. Read more »

April 12, 2015

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