TRAINING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TRAINING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Microsoft CEO launches diversity training effort http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58532711-79/nadella-microsoft-women-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58532711-79/nadella-microsoft-women-company.html.csp">Microsoft CEO launches diversity training effort</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRANDON BAILEY </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-17T11:40:28.834-06:00">Updated Oct 17, 2014 11:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Still working to repair damage caused by his gaffe about women seeking pay raises, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has again apologized to employees and announced in a company-wide memo that all workers will receive expanded training on how to foster an inclusive culture. Microsoft’s female employees in the United States earn 99.7 percent of what men earned in similar positions last year, Nadella said in a new memo to workers this week. He suggested that such slight variations are not unu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585327112014-10-17T11:40:28.834-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-17T11:40:28.834-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58532711@www.sltrib.com Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:40:28 MDT Ellis leading U.S. women into World Cup qualifying http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58524383-77/ellis-qualifying-cup-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58524383-77/ellis-qualifying-cup-team.html.csp">Ellis leading U.S. women into World Cup qualifying</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE SKRETTA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-15T23:36:46.566-06:00">Updated Oct 15, 2014 11:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kansas City, Kan. • Jill Ellis was chatting with some of her U.S. women’s national team players this week when one of them mentioned that it was about time they played some games that mattered. They had endured weeks of training camps, and it seemed to them they went on forever. And that struck Ellis as kind of funny, because everything has flown by for her. Since taking over the U.S team on a full-time basis in May, after two stints as interim coach, Ellis has been consumed by training camps an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585243832014-10-15T23:36:46.566-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-15T23:36:46.566-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58524383@www.sltrib.com Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:36:46 MDT Defense officials want to expand Utah Test and Training Range http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58521584-78/range-training-utah-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58521584-78/range-training-utah-county.html.csp">Defense officials want to expand Utah Test and Training Range</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-15T07:26:04.784-06:00">Updated Oct 15, 2014 07:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The U.S. Department of Defense is proposing to expand the Utah Test and Training Range by more than 700,000 acres into Utah’s West Desert, according to Juab County officials. Most of the possible addition to the range is public land overseen by the Bureau of Land Management, along with some school trust lands. But county commissioners have been assured that current uses of these lands, mostly grazing and some mining, would continue. The Department of Defense considers the training range vital ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58521584@www.sltrib.com Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:26:04 MDT Humane Society training set for Utah police after dog killing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58515654-78/police-officers-dog-dogs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58515654-78/police-officers-dog-dogs.html.csp">Humane Society training set for Utah police after dog killing</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-13T21:23:41.764-06:00">Updated Oct 13, 2014 09:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Unified Police Department and Humane Society of Utah will collaborate in a program of specialized training for officers who find themselves in potentially dangerous confrontations with dogs. Police in general have faced criticism in recent months after a Salt Lake City police officer shot and killed a dog in its backyard while searching for a purportedly missing neighbor child in June. That shooting later was ruled justified after a prolonged and extensive review, but the incident generated...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58515654@www.sltrib.com Mon, 13 Oct 2014 21:23:41 MDT Utah Olympic Park getting more ski ramps, bigger pool http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58504977-78/olympic-park-winter-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58504977-78/olympic-park-winter-utah.html.csp">Utah Olympic Park getting more ski ramps, bigger pool</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-13T13:34:59.842-06:00">Updated Oct 13, 2014 01:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah’s long-term commitment to provide top-flight training facilities for the country’s winter-sports athletes is continuing with a $3 million modernization project underway at Utah Olympic Park outside of Park City. The park’s aerials training facility — four wooden ramps that skiers use to go airborne before descending into an 700,000-gallon swimming pool — is being revitalized over the winter after 22 years of consistent use. When the facility reopens next June, there will be eight ramps inst...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58504977@www.sltrib.com Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:34:59 MDT Op-ed: Police shootings are symptom of a disengaged society http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58505924-82/force-police-officers-taylor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58505924-82/force-police-officers-taylor.html.csp">Op-ed: Police shootings are symptom of a disengaged society</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Henri Sisneros</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-12T15:17:10.946-06:00">Updated Oct 12, 2014 03:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After watching video of the Salt Lake City police officer shooting Dillon Taylor, the impact is immediate: volatile, emotional, upsetting. Officer Bron Cruz’ voice is shaky, scared and adrenalin-filled as he orders a retreating Taylor to stop and raise his hands. There is no indication that Cruz is anything other than a responsible officer in a situation fraught with potential danger. Some of my favorite people, including family and friends, are officers. I think of them in a similar situation ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58505924@www.sltrib.com Sun, 12 Oct 2014 15:17:10 MDT Training changes as U.S. troops head to Ebola-stricken West Africa http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58505501-68/troops-ebola-army-soldiers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58505501-68/troops-ebola-army-soldiers.html.csp">Training changes as U.S. troops head to Ebola-stricken West Africa</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WILL WEISSERT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-09T15:04:56.686-06:00">Updated Oct 9, 2014 03:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fort Hood, Texas • Forgoing combat rifles and body armor, U.S. troops preparing to fight Ebola in Liberia were instead stepping gingerly Thursday into white germ-proof suits and pulling on thick, blue rubber gloves and gas masks. About 500 soldiers were doing three days of infectious disease training inside a concrete-floored building on Texas’ sprawling Fort Hood — getting ready to join as many as 3,900 troops nationwide authorized to go to areas affected by the virus. Army medical personnel wi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585055012014-10-09T15:04:56.686-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-09T15:04:56.686-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58505501@www.sltrib.com Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:04:56 MDT Ebola training focuses on astronaut-like gear http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58499994-68/ebola-training-medical-cdc.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58499994-68/ebola-training-medical-cdc.html.csp">Ebola training focuses on astronaut-like gear</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LINDSEY TANNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-08T09:13:41.402-06:00">Updated Oct 8, 2014 09:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • The serious-faced physicians practice pulling on bulky white suits and helmets that make them look more like astronauts than doctors preparing to fight a deadly enemy. These training sessions at U.S. hospitals on Ebola alert and for health workers heading to Africa can make the reality sink in: Learning how to safely put on and take off the medical armor is crucial. “When you’re in the real deal, remember to take your time,” biosafety expert John Bivona told doctors during a course thi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584999942014-10-08T09:13:41.402-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-08T09:13:41.402-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58499994@www.sltrib.com Wed, 08 Oct 2014 09:13:41 MDT Study: More job training needed for Utah’s disabled students http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58472654-78/students-job-utah-center.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58472654-78/students-job-utah-center.html.csp">Study: More job training needed for Utah’s disabled students</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNIE KNOX</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-06T08:50:44.9-06:00">Updated Oct 6, 2014 08:50AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Patrick Utzinger doesn’t want other students to face the kind of bullying he did as a kid. So the autistic high school senior is interviewing this week for a job to mentor grade-school students. He put together a resume and refined his pitch in a job training program at City Academy, a charter school in Salt Lake City. Getting a job, he said Thursday, “is just harder for kids with autism.” But, he added, “It’s good experience to have that employment when you go off to college.” Utzinger is on...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58472654@www.sltrib.com Mon, 06 Oct 2014 08:50:44 MDT Pennsylvania trooper shot dead during gun training http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58476556-68/state-police-pennsylvania-training.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58476556-68/state-police-pennsylvania-training.html.csp">Pennsylvania trooper shot dead during gun training</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-01T10:44:17.586-06:00">Updated Oct 1, 2014 10:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Conshohocken, Pa. • Gov. Tom Corbett on Wednesday ordered Pennsylvania flags to fly at half-staff at the state Capitol and in Montgomery County in honor of a state trooper who was accidentally shot and killed during a gun training exercise at a safety facility. Trooper David Kedra was shot in the chest Tuesday during a yearly training exercise at the Montgomery County Public Safety Training Complex in Conshohocken, near Philadelphia, state police said. He is the second trooper to be shot dead th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584765562014-10-01T10:44:17.586-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-01T10:44:17.586-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58476556@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:44:17 MDT Utah basketball: Utes seek more toughness in SEAL training http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58455264-89/team-seal-training-basketball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58455264-89/team-seal-training-basketball.html.csp">Utah basketball: Utes seek more toughness in SEAL training</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T23:25:12.438-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah men’s basketball team had their new gear on: camo pants, shirts, and boots. They had just run to the pool on campus. So far, so good with this Navy SEAL training. Then, their instructors told them to jump. Hop right into that pool there. “We had all of our clothes on, weighing us down in the water,” junior guard Branyon Taylor said. “From that point on, nothing was easy. It was not a game at all.” The Utes spent last weekend living the lives of Navy SEAL recruits, or at least running th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58455264@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 23:25:12 MDT U.S.: Syrian rebel training may take 12 months http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58430438-68/dempsey-training-group-islamic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58430438-68/dempsey-training-group-islamic.html.csp">U.S.: Syrian rebel training may take 12 months</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROBERT BURNS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T18:32:02.241-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 06:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • Moderate Syrian rebels, once they are made battle-ready by a U.S.-led coalition, may be asked to help restore the border between Syria and Iraq that Islamic State group militants have effectively wiped out, the top American military official said Thursday. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey cautioned, however, that it may be a year before the Syrian rebel force that President Barack Obama calls a key element of his strategy for destroying the Islamic State group is ready for action. “We think if ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584304382014-09-18T18:32:02.241-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T18:32:02.241-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58430438@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:32:02 MDT Candidates debate in race for Salt Lake County Council seat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58421534-90/wilson-county-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58421534-90/wilson-county-lake-salt.html.csp">Candidates debate in race for Salt Lake County Council seat</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By mallory jesperson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T11:08:43.399-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 11:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There were more agreements than disagreements Tuesday night in a debate pitting candidates running for the Salt Lake County Council seat to be vacated by longtime Democratic Councilman Randy Horiuchi. But one clear distinction between Democrat Jenny Wilson and Republican Micah Bruner was that the former stressed her government experience and ties with established leaders while the latter took pride in being a first-time candidate with a “fresh approach.” Wilson, who served on the county council ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58421534@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:08:43 MDT Five findings in Congress’s report on safety agency http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58421748-79/agency-safety-bags-investigators.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58421748-79/agency-safety-bags-investigators.html.csp">Five findings in Congress’s report on safety agency</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DEE-ANN DURBIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T17:30:02.439-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 05:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • Republicans on the House Commerce Committee released a report Tuesday critical of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the government’s top auto safety agency, and its handling of General Motors’ delayed recall of 2.6 million cars with defective ignition switches. NHTSA was also the subject of a Senate subcommittee hearing later Tuesday. Here are the top five findings from the House report: — SEVEN-YEAR GAP: As early as 2007, NHTSA had information from multiple sources s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584217482014-09-16T17:30:02.439-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-16T17:30:02.439-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58421748@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:30:02 MDT Colorado woman must aid FBI as part of terror plea http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58399552-68/conley-authorities-group-islamic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58399552-68/conley-authorities-group-islamic.html.csp">Colorado woman must aid FBI as part of terror plea</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SADIE GURMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T18:35:02.395-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 06:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • A 19-year-old Colorado woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to trying to help the militant Islamic State group under a plea deal in the terrorism case that requires her to give authorities information about other Americans with the same intentions. Shannon Conley, wearing a black and brown headscarf over her striped jail jumpsuit, entered the plea in federal court to one count of conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization. She could face up to five years in fe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583995522014-09-10T18:35:02.395-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T18:35:02.395-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58399552@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 18:35:02 MDT Salt Lake City police chief to recruits: Be ready for scrutiny http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58371953-78/burbank-police-recruits-officer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58371953-78/burbank-police-recruits-officer.html.csp">Salt Lake City police chief to recruits: Be ready for scrutiny</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T10:54:13.686-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 10:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Addressing his latest recruits last week, Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank gave them a choice. They will work long, hard hours, be forced to make split-second decisions, and be scrutinized much more than the average person — sometimes by millions of people on the Internet — in the aftermath of some of those decisions. “And if anyone thinks they need to be treated fairly, like the rest of the public, then you should get up and leave now,” Burbank told the recruits. All 26 recruits staye...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58371953@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 10:54:13 MDT Photos: Ballet West opens dance training academy in Utah County http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58318964-223/ballet-academy-training-west.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58318964-223/ballet-academy-training-west.html.csp">Photos: Ballet West opens dance training academy in Utah County</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T07:24:23.512-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 07:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ballet West celebrated the opening of a dance training academy in Lehi on Friday. The Barbara Barrington Jones Family Foundation Ballet West Academy at Thanksgiving Point, will provide comprehensive ballet training and performance opportunities for children and adults throughout Utah County. Already, 125 children have enrolled, with up to 250 students expected, officials said at the ceremony. Here are photos from a press tour and ribbon-cutting ceremony.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58318964@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:24:23 MDT