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Too many texts: Cellphone experiment shows impact on learning

Cellphones are a distraction in school. That well-researched fact surprises no one. What may be a surprise is to what extent they impact concentration.
1 month ago

New aptitude tests help match Utah students with careers

Utah has a new tool to better help its high school students plan for their future.
3 months ago

Social media gives behind the scenes look at Team USA in Beijing

Much of our lives revolves around social media. Liking, retweeting, snapping, swiping right — it's all a normal part of the day. But it's also giving us a behind the scenes look at a day in the life of Team USA athletes during their time in Beijing.
5 months ago

The affordable home challenge: See what a Utah homebuyer can find for $350K

Does finding an affordable home for your family seem like a hopeless challenge? See what options are available for $350K across the state, and what advice realtors have for homebuyers.
5 months ago

Utah charity group collecting emergency supplies for Tonga

Charity group Honor 365, which helps veterans, first responders and their families, has created a way people can help and send supplies to Tonga.
5 months ago

While Olympic venues sit mostly unused, Utah’s face a different problem

Olympic venues are the legacy of every host city. But Utah’s venues face the opposite situation of many around the world: They are almost too much in high-demand.
6 months ago

Upgrades at Utah’s Olympic Park lead to record times 

Utah's Olympic venues were state of the art for the Winter Games in 2002. Thanks to a multi-million-dollar upgrade at Utah Olympic Park, some facilities are like-new and already paying dividends in record times. 
6 months ago

Utah High Schools Get Creative To Send Off Seniors

With high schools closed and social distancing measures still in effect, administrators across Utah are getting creative to honor the Class of 2020.
2 years ago