UNIVERSITY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/UNIVERSITY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah football: Zane Beadles donates $750,000 to Ute program http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58233072-89/beadles-utah-football-zane.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58233072-89/beadles-utah-football-zane.html.csp">Utah football: Zane Beadles donates $750,000 to Ute program</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="2014-07-28T16:15:58.373-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As a Utah lineman, Zane Beadles left behind a collection of memorable seasons, bowl trophies and individual accolades. As a five-year veteran of the NFL, Beadles has given the Utes the largest-ever donation from a former football player that he hopes will have just as lasting an impact. The U. announced Monday morning that Beadles, a guard with the Jacksonville Jaguars, is donating $750,000 to a sports medicine center, as well as an offensive lineman schoolarship. Both the center and the scholar...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58233072@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:15:58 MDT Ohio State to form task force after band scandal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227195-68/band-university-waters-columbus.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227195-68/band-university-waters-columbus.html.csp">Ohio State to form task force after band scandal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T11:32:25.151-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 11:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Columbus, Ohio • Ohio State University says a task force will be formed to help bring changes after the firing of its celebrated marching band’s director amid allegations he ignored rampant sexual harassment. The university intends to name the task force members within days, the Columbus Dispatch reported Saturday (http://bit.ly/1AjaGfp ). They will study how to reverse a band culture of sexual harassment and objectionable traditions. The university dismissed director Jonathan Waters on Thursday...</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> 58227195@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:32:25 MDT 2 Texas football players charged with sex assault http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58220811-77/police-sanders-assault-meander.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58220811-77/police-sanders-assault-meander.html.csp">2 Texas football players charged with sex assault</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM VERTUNO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T22:45:05.644-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 10:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Austin, Texas • Two University of Texas football players were arrested and charged Thursday with felony sexual assault after a female student said she was raped in a campus dorm room last month. Wide receivers Kendall Sanders and Montrel Meander were in custody at the university police station. According to an arrest affidavit, Sanders and Meander texted each other during earlier interviews with police to “get their story straight” and Sanders also faces a charge of improper photography tied to ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582208112014-07-24T22:45:05.644-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-24T22:45:05.644-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58220811@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:45:05 MDT Folklorists working to reveal Utah identity — through food http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58175035-223/utah-folklorists-book-eliason.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58175035-223/utah-folklorists-book-eliason.html.csp">Folklorists working to reveal Utah identity — through food</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T19:33:56.065-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 07:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Three Utah folklorists are working on the ultimate Utah food book. The yet-to-be-titled publication will have chapters devoted to iconic foods (think green Jell-O, pink fry sauce and funeral potatoes), local specialties (such as Green River melons, Bear Lake raspberries and Sanpete County turkey), Utah liquor laws, Dutch oven and pioneer foods and ethnic food contributions. Co-author Eric Eliason, a folklorist and English professor at Brigham Young University, said that too often residents of ...</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> 58175035@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:33:56 MDT Suspect arrested in bomb scare on Louisiana college campus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58210804-68/bomb-police-lafayette-arrested.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58210804-68/bomb-police-lafayette-arrested.html.csp">Suspect arrested in bomb scare on Louisiana college campus</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T10:15:01.611-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lafayette, La. • Police say a 30-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a July 16 bomb threat that closed the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. At a news conference Tuesday, Lafayette police and FBI agents identified the suspect as Devin Haywood of Lafayette. Police Sgt. Randal Leger (lay-zhay) says Haywood also was booked with trying to rob a bank before it opened the day of the bomb threat. Authorities say more arrests are possible. Investigators say a man had called KATC-TV and po...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582108042014-07-22T10:15:01.611-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T10:15:01.611-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Afif was getting set to begin his university studies in architecture, and his father was preparing to move back to Malaysia with his wife and three of their children after working overseas for several years. But what was supposed to be a joyous return home turned into a tragedy when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down over Ukraine last week en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, killing al...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582062472014-07-21T11:18:03.257-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T11:18:03.257-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206247@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:18:03 MDT Gale Dick, co-founder of Save Our Canyons, dies at 88 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58201363-78/dick-canyons-save-tim.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58201363-78/dick-canyons-save-tim.html.csp">Gale Dick, co-founder of Save Our Canyons, dies at 88</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T23:01:35.29-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 11:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After traveling the world, Gale Dick, a retired University of Utah physics professor, decided the best place he had ever visited was in his own backyard. “The most amazing place I’ve ever been, the most stunning place in the world is the Lone Peak Cirque, without a doubt. It is truly a magnificent and wonderful place,” Dick said a few years ago, according to Carl Fisher, executive director of Save Our Canyons. That love of the Wasatch Mountains, as well as of the community, prompted Dick to co...</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> 58201363@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 23:01:35 MDT Dixie State University chooses 18th president http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58195749-78/university-state-williams-president.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58195749-78/university-state-williams-president.html.csp">Dixie State University chooses 18th president</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T22:47:29.38-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A northern Utah boy who attended college at Weber State and then left the state is returning home after being named Thursday as the 18th president of Dixie State University. Richard “Biff” Williams grew up in Brigham City and attended Weber State University before heading off to hold various positions at Indiana State University and the University of Northern Iowa. “I’m so excited to finally get the call and be appointed. I’m very emotional,” said Williams, 43. “This is such a great institution...</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> 58195749@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:47:29 MDT Man accused of being ‘BYU groper’ is charged http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57807626-200/campus-lemmon-byu-fletcher.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57807626-200/campus-lemmon-byu-fletcher.html.csp">Man accused of being ‘BYU groper’ is charged</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T11:18:19.84-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 11:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man who gained notoriety for allegedly committing more than a dozen sexual assaults on Brigham Young University’s campus was charged Thursday with two misdemeanors. Nathan Eric Fletcher, 22, whose alleged misdeeds earned him the nickname of the “BYU groper,” has been charged with two counts of misdemeanor sexual battery. He could face up to a year in jail for each count, and more charges may be coming. “These are two cases of the 16 that were ready to be presented to the prosecutors office,” ...</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> 57807626@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:18:19 MDT Appeals court: Texas can use race in admissions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58187704-68/court-appeals-race-admissions.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58187704-68/court-appeals-race-admissions.html.csp">Appeals court: Texas can use race in admissions</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="2014-07-15T15:35:10.689-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 03:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Austin, Texas • A federal appeals court panel ruled Tuesday that the University of Texas can continue using race in its undergraduate admissions, a year after the U.S. Supreme Court sent the case back to a lower court. A 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled 2-1 that barring the university from using race would hurt diversity on campus. The ruling came in a lawsuit filed in 2008 by Abigail Fisher, who is white and was denied admission. “We are persuaded that to deny UT Austin its limited...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581877042014-07-15T15:35:10.689-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T15:35:10.689-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58187704@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:35:10 MDT Orszag: Congress does nothing because we love extremists http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58186013-82/congress-polarization-view-democrats.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58186013-82/congress-polarization-view-democrats.html.csp">Orszag: Congress does nothing because we love extremists</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Peter R. Orszag</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T08:22:24.122-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 08:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The most important problem facing our national government is political polarization, because it makes governing virtually impossible — unless one party can dominate the House, Senate and White House. What’s driving the problem? One view, favored by political scientist Alan Abramowitz of Emory University, is that Americans are growing more polarized and their increasingly extreme differences are reflected in Congress. Another view, associated with Morris Fiorina of Stanford University, is that po...</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> 58186013@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:22:24 MDT University of Phoenix faces financial aid review http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58183943-79/education-review-department-phoenix.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58183943-79/education-review-department-phoenix.html.csp">University of Phoenix faces financial aid review</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T17:00:33.404-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 05:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Apollo Education Group said the U.S. Department of Education will review the administration of federal student financial aid programs by its University of Phoenix subsidiary. The for-profit education company said Monday that the government review, which is scheduled to start Aug. 4, will initially cover the 2012-13 and 2013-14 years. The review will also cover the University of Phoenix’s compliance with laws governing campus security and crime statistics and drug policy. The universit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581839432014-07-14T17:00:33.404-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-14T17:00:33.404-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58183943@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:00:33 MDT State Amateur: Ex-Ute Jon Wright, UVU’s Preston Richards advance to finals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58175095-77/richards-wright-def-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58175095-77/richards-wright-def-utah.html.csp">State Amateur: Ex-Ute Jon Wright, UVU’s Preston Richards advance to finals</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kurt Kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T23:08:35.985-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 11:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden • With his caddie carrying a University of Utah golf bag in the State Amateur, Jon Wright might have talked about how he defeated two BYU players Friday. He also could be motivated to show that his 2012 victory was more than a product of home-course knowledge. And then there’s the matter of proving that golfers in their 40s can beat the collegians. All that matters to Wright is having a shot at a second title. “I just want to win another one,” he said, dismissing any extra incentives. His ...</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> 58175095@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 23:08:35 MDT John Seigenthaler, Tennessee journalist, dies at 86 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58175299-79/seigenthaler-john-nashville-kennedy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58175299-79/seigenthaler-john-nashville-kennedy.html.csp">John Seigenthaler, Tennessee journalist, dies at 86</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KRISTIN M. HALL and LUCAS L. JOHNSON II</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T17:55:02.313-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 05:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nashville • John Seigenthaler, the journalist who edited The Tennessean newspaper, helped shape USA Today and worked for civil rights during the John F. Kennedy administration, died Friday at his Nashville home at age 86, his son said. In his wide-ranging career, Seigenthaler also served on Robert Kennedy’s presidential campaign and founded the First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. A statement from his son, broadcast journalist John Seigenthaler Jr., said his father died ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581752992014-07-11T17:55:02.313-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-11T17:55:02.313-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58175299@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:55:02 MDT Three finalists picked for Dixie State University presidency http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58173830-78/university-state-dixie-college.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58173830-78/university-state-dixie-college.html.csp">Three finalists picked for Dixie State University presidency</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T13:47:10.825-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 01:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Three men, including the leader of the LDS Church’s Church History Department, have been selected as finalists to become the president of Dixie State University. Previous president Stephen Nadauld, who oversaw the college’s transformation into a university amid controversy over whether to keep the name Dixie, a word associated with the Southern Confederacy, announced his retirement in October 2013. The finalists will meet privately with groups representing faculty, staff, students and administra...</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> 58173830@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:47:10 MDT College fundraiser memorializes Utah murder victim Lori Hacking http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58169630-78/hacking-fund-lori-scholarship.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58169630-78/hacking-fund-lori-scholarship.html.csp">College fundraiser memorializes Utah murder victim Lori Hacking</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T22:41:58.972-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 10:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lori Hacking is gone, but a scholarship fund is helping others follow in her educational footsteps. The Lori Kay Soares Hacking Memorial Scholarship Fund helps women in their junior year of the University of Utah’s business school. Hacking is a graduate of the school who was murdered in by her husband 2004. Two groups — Men of Justice and Compassion, and Ladies of Justice and Compassion — are holding a fundraiser the evening of July 19 to benefit the fund. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the event,...</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> 58169630@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 22:41:58 MDT Editorial: No more fighting over Ute fight song http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58166138-82/song-com-fight-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58166138-82/song-com-fight-http.html.csp">Editorial: No more fighting over Ute fight song</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T11:36:46.191-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 11:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Witch King: “No man can kill me.” Princess Eowyn: “I am no man.” — Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers If the physics, chemistry and engineering professors at the University of Utah still used the same lectures and texts, still taught the same theories and facts, as they did in 1904, they might find it hard to keep their jobs. At the same time, a full understanding of what we know is incomplete without the history, Neil deGrasse Tyson-style, of how we came to know it. That’s why University Pre...</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> 58166138@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:36:46 MDT Emails: Calls to update U. of Utah’s fight song evoked anger, pain http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58157127-78/song-utah-fight-wrote.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58157127-78/song-utah-fight-wrote.html.csp">Emails: Calls to update U. of Utah’s fight song evoked anger, pain</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T20:42:49.835-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 08:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Most University of Utah fans who offered opinions on whether to change the school’s fight song opposed the idea, sharing their memories and hopes of singing it — as is — with everyone from grandparents to future children. But others felt that ignoring calls to update the lyrics of “Utah Man” would be damaging, even dangerous. READ MORE: Hear from even more commenters who weighed in on changes to “Utah Man.” One freshman, who identified himself or herself as gay, began to feel unsafe on campus...</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> 58157127@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 20:42:49 MDT More emails: The fight over the University of Utah fight song http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58157326-78/utah-song-fight-university.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58157326-78/utah-song-fight-university.html.csp">More emails: The fight over the University of Utah fight song</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T09:51:40.661-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 09:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Through a open records request under the Government Records Access and Management Act, The Salt Lake Tribune received copies of the about 1,300 comments from students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members regarding possible changes to “Utah Man” school fight song. The U. redacted names of current students under FERPA concerns. Here is a selection of comments the U. received. “The beloved tradition of gender inequality is all too pervasive in our culture, the University of Utah should c...</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> 58157326@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 09:51:40 MDT University of Utah study: TRAX reduces car traffic http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58147365-90/400-500-corridor-development.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58147365-90/400-500-corridor-development.html.csp">University of Utah study: TRAX reduces car traffic</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T21:56:25.885-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 09:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A new University of Utah study shows, for the first time, that adding a light rail line along a busy street in a growing area may not merely hold down future traffic growth, but can even reduce volume to below initial levels over time. The study looked at effects of TRAX on 400 and 500 South in Salt Lake City, and “is the first study to document important effects of light rail transit on traffic volumes,” said Reid Ewing, a professor of civil and metropolitan planning and lead author. “Since 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> 58147365@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 21:56:25 MDT