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7 12, 2018

UBR: December 3-7

By |2018-11-28T12:30:41+00:00December 7th, 2018|Blog, UBR|0 Comments

December 3, 2018 'Tis the season for donating to the food bank, volunteering at the homeless shelter, and buying presents for Sub for Santa. But did you know that Utahns do volunteering better than any other state? According to a report released by the Corporation for National and Community Service, Utah holds the number one [...]

6 12, 2018

Gov. Gary Herbert Says He Isn’t Proposing a Food Tax Hike. His Budget Plan Suggests Otherwise

By |2018-12-07T14:55:09+00:00December 6th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Benjamin Wood in The Salt Lake Tribune on December 6, 2018 Lehi • A booming Utah economy has produced more than $1 billion in surplus revenues for policymakers to spend next year, and Gov. Gary Herbert would like a chunk of that cash handed back to the taxpayers. Herbert released his budget recommendations on Thursday, [...]

6 12, 2018

Over $60,000 Worth of Instruments Donated to Salt Lake City Middle School

By |2018-12-07T14:51:59+00:00December 6th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by McKenzie Stauffer in KJZZ on December 6, 2018 (KUTV) -- Band students at Bryant Middle School in Salt Lake City spent a part of their school day on Tuesday unpacking new instruments. The institution was awarded a donation of over $60,000 worth of band instruments, according to Jason Olsen, a public information [...]

6 12, 2018

As Winter Inversion Sets in, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert Proposes $100 Million in New Funding to Address Air Quality

By |2018-12-07T14:49:27+00:00December 6th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by The Salt Lake Tribune on December 6, 2018 Thursday was a moderate air quality day, as Salt Lake City’s winter inversion began to creep in. The state Division of Air Quality called for Utahns to not burn solid fuels and the division asked residents to reduce or stop open burning and limit [...]

6 12, 2018

‘Fiercely Loyal to This School’: Brad Mortensen — a University Administrator and Community Advocate — Named Weber State’s New President

By |2018-12-07T14:47:15+00:00December 6th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Courtney Tanner in The Salt Lake Tribune on December 6, 2018 For the past decade, Brad Mortensen has had a picture hanging in his office that his 9-year-old daughter drew. In red crayon, it said “BYU” with a thumbs down next to it and “Weber” with a thumbs up. Mortensen said he [...]

6 12, 2018

UTA Seeks Comments on Proposed Murray-Taylorsville-West Valley City Bus Rapid Transit Line

By |2018-12-07T14:43:43+00:00December 6th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Lee Davidson in The Salt Lake Tribune on December 6, 2018 A new bus rapid transit (BRT) line could come soon that would run from Murray through Taylorsville to the West Valley City Central Station — and the Utah Transit Authority is seeking comment on an updated environmental study report about it. [...]

5 12, 2018

At Home and Online: Utah Households Among the Most Connected, Census Shows

By |2018-12-07T15:17:34+00:00December 5th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Annie Knox and Art Raymond in Deseret News on December 5, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — When they're at home, Utahns are more connected to the internet than the nation as a whole, new census estimates show, but the numbers also point to a stark digital divide. About 84 percent of Utah [...]

5 12, 2018

Puerto Rico is Open for Business with Utah, Secretary Says

By |2018-12-07T15:14:39+00:00December 5th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Jasen Lee in Deseret News on December 5, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — Puerto Rico is ready to do more business with Utahns. That was the message Wednesday from the secretary of Puerto Rico's Department of Economic Development and Commerce, who was visiting Salt Lake City. "We want to send the message [...]

5 12, 2018

Biotechnology Startup Applied Biosensors Gets a Leg up From USTAR

By |2018-12-07T15:09:27+00:00December 5th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Brian Somers in Utah Policy on December 5, 2018 For Applied Biosensors, the Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative (USTAR) has played a critical role in helping to accelerate the company’s technology development plans. A spinout of the University of Utah, Applied Biosensors produces continuous biochemical monitoring systems and biosensors that can [...]

5 12, 2018

Salt Lake County Library to Open New Branch at Junior Achievement City

By |2018-12-06T11:16:12+00:00December 5th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Deseret News on December 5, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — Junior Achievement of Utah and the Salt Lake County Library will celebrate the installation of a library branch at Junior Achievement City with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday. The ribbon-cutting will take place at 10:30 a.m. at the learning center located above [...]