4 12, 2018

Utah Adds 52K New Residents in 2018 — but Growth is Slowing as Fewer People Have Babies, and Fewer Immigrants Move Here

By |2018-12-06T12:14:05+00:00December 4th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Lee Davidson in The Salt Lake Tribune on December 4, 2018 Utah’s population grew by an estimated 52,664 people this year — equivalent to adding a city the size of Logan. But growth is slowing as Utahns have fewer children and immigration decelerates. The state’s population now is 3,166,647, according to the Utah [...]

6 08, 2018

New Secured Research Center at the U. Will Hold Trove of Federal Data

By |2018-08-07T11:47:07+00:00August 6th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Ben Lockhart in Deseret News on August 6, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — The state's academic researchers will soon have significantly easier access to restricted-use federal data thanks to a new data center coming to the University of Utah next year. The so-named Wasatch Front Research Data Center will be installed at [...]

16 07, 2018

Security Experts Raise 2020 Census Hacking Concerns

By |2018-07-19T10:04:26+00:00July 16th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Art Raymond in Deseret News on July 16, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — While national conversations about hacking attempts aimed at disrupting U.S. elections are ongoing, security experts raised red flags Monday about the 2020 Census and the U.S. Census Bureau's failure to share details about keeping the effort safe from digital [...]

5 07, 2018

What Do You Think of All This Construction? About Half of Utah Voters Say They Support New Apartment Buildings, Condos and Houses

By |2018-07-18T11:40:04+00:00July 5th, 2018|Policy|0 Comments

Originally published by Tony Semerad in The Salt Lake Tribune on July 5, 2018 Is adding apartment buildings and condos to the Salt Lake Valley a good thing? What about all of those homes in places like South Jordan and Lehi? A recent Salt Lake Tribune-Hinckley Institute of Politics poll finds that 49 percent of [...]

26 06, 2018

Downtown’s Booming But Demand Still Outpaces Supply

By |2018-07-18T10:09:06+00:00June 26th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Isaac Riddle in Building Salt Lake on June 26, 2018 Like the rest of the state, downtown Salt Lake City is benefitting from the region’s healthy economy.  More people live and work downtown than ever before.  But according to local real estate experts and representatives from the Downtown Alliance, despite the boom, [...]

23 06, 2018

Utah Picks up Speed on Path to Greater Diversity

By |2018-07-18T09:56:16+00:00June 23rd, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Annie Knox in Deseret News on June 23, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — When their family first moved to Bountiful, Yetlanecy Mendez’s daughter, who was 5 at the time, cried every day. "Please bring us back to Mexico," the girl said during prayers. Her mother at times felt the same way. The [...]