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Snow College President Gary Carlston announces retirement

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   May 27th - 8:24am

Snow College President Gary L. Carlston has announced his plans to retire but will remain on the job until his successor is named, likely in early 2019.

Jordan School District breaks ground on new Bluffdale schools

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:05pm

Many students are starting summer vacation as we head into Memorial Day weekend, and the Jordan School District is making sure they all have classrooms in the future.

Students from past 20 years surprise choir director with special performance

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:02am

A Pleasant Grove choir teacher got an anniversary gift to remember Wednesday evening.

The University of Utah will become tobacco-free in July

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 6:28pm

About 1,800 universities across the U.S. have gone tobacco-free, according to the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation.The University of Utah is joining those numbers and will officially become tobacco-free starting in July.

After yearbook flap, students say sorry with paper hearts

Annie Knox, KSL and Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 21st - 10:35pm

Students arrived at Springville High School Monday morning to find hundreds of paper hearts with kind messages posted on the doors and similar notes written in sidewalk chalk outside.

UVU, RSL Youth Academy to develop soccer facility in Vineyard

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   May 20th - 4:02pm

The Utah State Board of Regents on Friday approved an agreement between Utah Valley University and Real Salt Lake Youth Academy Foundation to develop a youth soccer training facility at UVU's Vineyard campus.

'Being a nerd is maybe not so bad' — 10K kids see physics in motion at Lagoon

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   May 20th - 8:17am

Once every year, students from around Utah and neighboring states converge on Lagoon to put skills they've learned in school to the test and to see physics in motion during what may be the most fun day in science class.

Maple Mountain High yearbook page called 'prank' and 'mistake'

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted   May 19th - 5:18pm

Students at Maple Mountain High School had some pretty strong words to describe the Red Devils at Springville High School in their yearbook this year.

Utah teens convince lawmakers to recognize climate change

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 4:31pm

A group of Utah teenagers has convinced state lawmakers to adopt a resolution that recognizes the consequences of climate change and encourages the reduction of emissions.

West Valley preschool granted STEM Imagination Playground

McKenna Park, KSL  |  Posted   May 19th - 8:34am

Utah Community Action granted a new Imagination Playground system to Catherine C. Hoskins Head Start preschool Monday, consisting of custom-designed, oversized foam pieces allowing children to create and re-create play spaces.

Herriman community searching for solutions after teen suicides

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 17th - 10:41pm

For Utah teen Elijah Dean, it was the fear of worrying his friends and family that kept him silent.

Increasing number of entertainers, teachers put phones on lockdown

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 16th - 11:03am

Concert venues and comedy clubs have been overwhelmed for years by a sea of smartphones, and classrooms have been battling against the constant distraction.

New commission begins talks on long-term vision for higher education in Utah

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   May 14th - 8:50pm

For the first time Monday, members of a new state commission met at the state Capitol to discuss their work to create a long-term vision for higher education in Utah.

Former Title IX director sues UVU over alleged civil rights violations, retaliation

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   May 11th - 7:00pm

Utah Valley University's former Title IX director claims in a lawsuit that she was fired in retaliation for alleging the Orem school failed to comply with federal and state civil rights laws.

Ogden elementary school vulnerable to earthquake, firms find

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 11th - 6:31pm

Two engineering firms say an Ogden elementary school building is so deteriorated it could not withstand a significant earthquake.

U. mathematics professor elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   May 7th - 4:13pm

A University of Utah professor of mathematics who has significantly advanced the field of algebraic geometry has been elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

Computational science scholar named U.'s senior VP of academic affairs

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   May 6th - 9:24pm

Daniel Reed, a computational science scholar at the University of Iowa and a former Microsoft executive, has been named senior vice president of academic affairs at the University of Utah.

Provo students have their eyes on history through 'Hamilton'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 6th - 7:46pm

Students at a Utah high school are learning about U.S. history through the tunes of the hit musical "Hamilton," while also getting an opportunity to see the show during its Utah stop for just $10.

U. gives 8,568 students an enthusiastic send-off and encouragement to follow their dreams

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   May 4th - 4:51pm

A record 8,568 University of Utah students earned degrees, a class that included graduates ranging in age from 19 to 69. Commencement exercises were conducted Thursday at the Jon. M. Huntsman Center.

'Take advantage of your passion,' Wolf Blitzer tells UVU grads

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   May 4th - 8:03am

As esteemed journalist Wolf Blitzer delivered the keynote address at Utah Valley University's 77th graduation ceremony, he urged the new graduates to recognize their parents, family members and those who sacrificed to help them make it there.