The University of Utah launches Center for FinTech and Student Entrepreneurship

University of Utah President Taylor Randall and Stena Foundation founder Steve Smith speaks about the new financial technology Stena Center, at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Monday. The new donor initiative aims to enhance the student entrepreneurial experience and Utah’s reputation in the financial technology space. (Scott G. Winterton, Deseret News) Estimated reading … Read more

3 dead and one missing due to rain in New Zealand’s largest city

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Three people have died and at least one is missing after record levels of rain battered New Zealand’s largest city, causing widespread disruption, authorities said Saturday. Prime Minister Chris Hepkins flew to Auckland on a military plane after declaring a state of emergency in the region. “Our priority is ensuring … Read more

5 Incredible Stories of Wild Animal Encounters in Utah

Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes As you explore Utah’s great outdoors, you’re likely to encounter a variety of wildlife, especially with heavy snowfall driving many animals to lower elevations. It is noted that the state is home to more than 600 species of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles and amphibians. Although watching a wild animal … Read more

President Biden expands California’s declaration of a major disaster

President Joe Biden expanded a federal disaster declaration to three more California counties in the wake of devastating storms that have battered the state and been linked to at least 20 deaths. Monterey, San Luis Obispo, and Santa Barbara counties are the most recent counties to be added to the list. The declaration allows residents … Read more

American Baseball Glacer on various brackets from Killeenwick Mariners, Rodriguez

this time two years agoit seemed as though the Mariners had the makings of a stadium that could be the envy of Major League Baseball. Mariners director scouting Vilnin Celestin details other notable signings Jared Kilic and Julio Rodriguez were also among the top five prospects of the game, and while they were fast approaching … Read more

Climate change is turning into safer hunting weather

This article was originally published by Hakay Magazine. George Thomas Frison was 4 years old the first time his grandfather put him in Lakaa wooden sailing boat, and head out into the Indian Ocean. It was the late 1980s, and on the western shores of Madagascar, Frizon’s grandfather began teaching him the traditional fishing ways … Read more

OSU Research in Hereditary Blindness

Photo: OSU Oregon State University College of Pharmacy scientists have demonstrated in animal models the possibility of using lipid nanoparticles and messenger RNA, the technology underlying COVID-19 vaccines, to treat blindness associated with a rare genetic condition. Researchers have developed nanoparticles that are able to penetrate the neural retina and deliver messenger RNA to the … Read more

A Utah man was sentenced to 25 years in prison for coercion and solicitation of minors on the Internet

Salt Lake City – A Utah man has pleaded guilty to coercing and soliciting minors over the Internet across the United States On Monday, 34-year-old Landon Jermaine of Woods Cross, Utah, was sentenced to 25 years in prison and parole for life after agreeing to a plea deal, according to the United States Attorney’s Office … Read more

The nutrition company associates the state of Utah with the weight-loss industry with these three tips

Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes For years, experts have tried to determine the most effective and easiest way to help people lose weight. Diet after diet has come and gone, but recent scientific findings may provide the ultimate long-term solution to safe weight management. According to Joel Beckman, longtime nutrition executive and co-founder of a … Read more

St. Louis women have taken the field at separate times

Don’t tell us what kind of history Norma Taveh will traverse once she starts rummaging through her basement. About two years ago, Taaffe came across some old newspaper clippings and photos, sitting in manila envelopes packed in boxes for years. One such package contained information that validated an old family tale about relatives who once … Read more