Why masking and testing continues

…and uninfected individuals wore them. Wearing a mask meant that I was protecting both me and you. This is still the case. Wearing a mask should still be seen as…

Evacuating under dire wildfire scenarios

…unprecedented, which is a tough thing to do.” PHOTO CREDIT: Cova et. al. (2021) Nat Hazards Rev Dire evacuation scenario category based on a score. Download Full-Res Image Most emergency…

Will COVID-19 become a seasonal nuisance?

…viral dose. Children are unlikely to develop severe disease. Adults who have had COVID-19 or have been vaccinated are protected against severe disease. Running several versions of these scenarios showed…

May 17 town hall on telecommuting and parking

…them reach out to HR. Jeff Herring: Yep, for sure. Chris Nelson: This one is probably for Jeff and for Cathy. This is around expenses. Folks who have been working…

Ranked-Choice Voting gives voice to diverse electorate

…a Washington, D.C.-based policy institute. Traditional voting follows a first-past-the-post model, where the candidate with the most votes wins. But in five states in 2020, the Democratic Party used the…

Mindfulness

…Recommendations are for informational purposes only. The University of Utah does not endorse commercial products. Trinh Mai, “Mindfulness”, Accelerate University of Utah Health curriculum, Aug. 31, 2018. Available at: http://accelerate.uofuhealth.utah.edu/explore/mindfulness…

Mindfulness and comfort in the face of racism

…at: https://accelerate.uofuhealth.utah.edu/connect/how-to-respond-with-compassion-when-someone-is-hurt-by-racism Jean Whitlock and Trinh Mai, “How to Respond with Compassion when Someone is Hurt by Racism”, Accelerate University of Utah Health curriculum, Aug. 27, 2020. Available at: https://accelerate.uofuhealth.utah.edu/connect/how-to-respond-with-compassion-when-someone-is-hurt-by-racism…

New Leadership Academy applications open

…from policy-related and philanthropic organizations are also encouraged to apply. The early-bird deadline to apply is Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. PT. The regular deadline is Saturday, July…