Colleges + Universities

The Utah Prison Education Project has officially accepted 15 students. They now can pursue their ag...
Emma Keddington

Utah Prison Education Project accepts first class of students

The Utah Prison Education Project has admitted 15 students in the project's first effort to help inmates earn their degree.
1 day ago
Chris Jay and and "Army of Freshmen" from Ventura, California play Kilby Court Sunday June 15, 2003...
Josuee Sanchez

Heavy metal isn’t as damaging to the voice as you may think

Heavy Metal singers might sound like they're screaming, but it's not damaging their voices the way a normal scream might.
3 days ago
Benefits of higher education...
Heather Peterson

Data shows benefits of getting a higher education

A new study confirms that perusing higher education has multiple benefits including economic and positive societal impacts.
6 days ago
Getting along with the in-laws can be a tricky - but essential - part of the marriage journey. Utah...
Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com

Struggling with in-laws? USU experts have some advice

Struggling with in-laws? You're not alone. The University of Utah has conducted a research study to help people out who have in-law troubles.
10 days ago
Rare earth minerals...
Don Brinkerhoff

U. researchers ask: Is it worth mining rare-earth minerals in eastern Utah and western Colorado?

University of Utah researchers are asking for grant money to see if there are enough rare-earth minerals in Utah and Colorado worth extracting.
12 days ago
Students at Weber State University work to xeriscape areas on campus. This is part of a goal to red...
Heather Peterson

Weber State University conserving water through xeriscaping

Weber State is making changes to conserve water, by implementing a "water action plan." They want to reduce water use by 30%.
12 days ago
The Utah State University sign....
Britt Johnson

Utah State University to open Utah’s first veterinary college

Utah State University will break ground Friday on for Utah's very first veterinary college. This is a big step, according to USU.
13 days ago
Utah school sports...
Curt Gresseth

Kids burning out on sports. Is focus on only one sport the problem?

Kids are burning out on sports because they are focusing their energies on only one sport. Mix it up by trying other sports. It helps prevent burnout, both physically and psychologically, says a BYU professor of exercise sciences.
13 days ago
Rare earth minerals...
Don Brinkerhoff

Rare earth minerals found in Utah, Colorado, are critical for cleaner energy sources

Rare earth minerals have been found in Utah and Colorado mines according to University of Utah researchers.
16 days ago
Photo courtesy of Getty Images...
Curt Gresseth

Liberal arts education is a good choice for students, says professor

Education in the liberal arts is trending down in the US, but a University of Pennsylvania professor argues for pursuing liberal arts.
19 days ago
students walk on the U of U campus,...
Aimee Cobabe

University of Utah changes policy on tuition coverage for student employees

The University of Utah is changing its policy on covering tuition costs for employees. Not everyone is pleased with this change.
19 days ago
The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT), in collaboration with Utah State University (USU), su...
Diana Jones

Vertiports: The future is coming to Utah sooner rather than later

The Utah Department of Transportation, or UDOT, is pushing Utah into the future by taking steps to integrate vertiports around the state. But what are they? 
20 days ago
Financial technology, or FinTech is a new minor offered at the University of Utah. This year, they ...
Josuee Sanchez

Graduates from U’s FinTech program join a popular, growing field

FinTech grads will fill roles in businesses that include digital banking, blockchain technology, and artificial intelligence.
20 days ago
mitt romney at johns hopkins commencement ceremony...
Sam Herrera

Mitt Romney’s commencement speech at Johns Hopkins University interrupted by protesters

Sen. Mitt Romney was briefly interrupted by protestors as he spoke at Johns Hopkins University's commencement ceremony on Thursday,
21 days ago
a helicopter shown, vertiport demonstration tonight...
Sam Herrera

LISTEN: UDOT and USU to conduct vertiport demonstration

The Utah Department of Transportation and Utah State University will conduct the state's first vertiport demonstration Monday night.
23 days ago
BYU nursing student Jane Pearson smiles before donating her bone marrow in late 2023....
Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.COM

BYU student donates bone marrow to potentially save stranger’s life

BYU nursing student Jane Pearson is donating bone marrow to a stranger through the National Marrow Donor Program.
24 days ago
Disagree better toolkit...
Don Brinkerhoff

Local professors create ‘Disagree Better’ toolkit for parents

Professors created "Disagree Better" toolkit which includes free online courses to help parents teach kids ways to handle disagreements.
28 days ago
A fly fisherman casts near snow banks in Big Cottonwood Creek in Big Cottonwood Canyon....
Heather Peterson

Restoring biodiversity to wetlands sites in Salt Lake

Along with the U of U and others, Salt Lake City Public Lands hopes to return biodiversity to the wetlands of the Jordan River watershed.
29 days ago
31 students received their associate's degrees Monday from SLCC's Prison Education Program....
Kyle Remund

Record number of inmates earn degrees through SLCC program

A record number of inmates at the Utah State Correctional Facility received their degree from Salt Lake Community College's Prison Education Program this year.
29 days ago
Police in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, detain people pulled from a U-Haul truck near the city's Pride cele...
Curt Gresseth

Lawyer rips Idaho prosecutor for not charging 18-year-old man, who allegedly yelled racist and sexual slurs at U. women’s basketball players

KSL's legal analyst criticizes a northern Idaho prosecutor's decision not to charge a young man accused of shouting racist and sexual slurs at black players on the University of Utah women's basketball team while in Coeur d'Alene.
1 month ago
The protests grew after an encampment on the campus of Columbia University in New York City led to ...
Alex Leeds Matthews, Krystina Shveda, Amy O'Kruk and Renée Rigdon, CNN

Map: Where university protesters have been arrested

As pro-Palestinian protests have erupted on college campuses nationwide, protesters continue to be arrested.
1 month ago
utah valley university sign pictured, uvu freshman housing now available for first time...
Simone Seikaly

‘Don’t listen to the nos’ UVU commencement speaker tells students

UVU grads were just as inspiring to speaker Jamie Kern Lima as she hoped to be for them, she said of her 2024 commencement speech.
1 month ago
President Elizabeth "Betsy" Cantwell, left, applauds after Gail Miller gave the commencement addres...
Collin Leonard, KSL.com

Gail Miller tells USU graduates to ‘lead with love’

Gail Miller gave students advice based on her decades of business experience and philanthropy, saying one of the guiding principles of the Larry H. Miller Company has been "be a student, be a teacher, be a leader."
1 month ago
A pro-Palestinian protest happened outside the Jon M. Huntsman Center during the University of Utah...
Emma Keddington

Pro-Palestinian protestors gather outside University of Utah commencement, move to county jail

Dozens of pro-Palestinian protestors gathered outside the University of Utah commencement ceremony, moved to the Salt Lake County Jail.
1 month ago