Starting in kindergarten, students in Park City School District elementary schools are learning the basics of computer coding through an innovative instructional program a donor hopes will result in more women and minorities entering tech fields.
A new funding boost from the state Legislature is expected to help the Utah Technology Council grow the number of STEM-area college grads and help address growing, unmet demand in the state's tech sector.
Michelle L. Price, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 18th - 10:48pm
A group backed by business leaders said this week they plan to move ahead with a push to get Utah voters to raise the state income tax to generate an extra $750 million annually to address a teacher shortage, crowded classrooms and other school needs.
Two Davis County high schools received a $1.7 million donation for STEM education and training over the next three years. The schools were selected based on their large population of military dependents.
Friday was Match Day, when fourth-year medical students across the country, among them 92 members of the University of Utah School of Medicine's Class of 2017, found out where they will conduct their medical residencies.
The University of Utah’s health colleges and programs remain among the best in the nation in primary care, research, physician assistant training, nurse midwifery, pharmacy and other areas, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.
Mark Sherman, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 6th - 3:21pm
The Supreme Court is leaving the issue of transgender rights in schools to lower courts for now after backing out of a high-profile case Monday of a Virginia high school student who sued to be able to use the boys' bathroom.
Thousands of people are in Salt Lake City this weekend to attend the CAmpus Market EXpo — an annual educational conference and trade show that deals with everything students and fans will find in a college bookstore.