Tessa Kim

General News Reporter

Tessa Kim is a general assignment reporter here at UPR. Interviewing is her favorite part about writing stories because she gets to meet interesting people. She will be graduating this summer from Utah State University in Public Relations and Corporate Communications with a minor in Sociology. She love fantasy novels, action movies, and writing songs with her husband.

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Nomi Health has recently partnered with the Tuacahn Center of the Arts and Utah's Shakespeare Festival to provide daily COVID-19 testing to the organization's workers. This testing initiative is the final step for Tuacahn’s professional live Broadway performances, and the Utah Shakespeare Festival to take place this year. 

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The Utah Women and Leadership Project recently released a study that examines the status of women leaders in higher education in the state. They have been following the status of women in higher education since 2014, with research updates in 2017 and now in 2021.

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Art Around the Corner is presenting their annual spring Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit in St. George, Utah with new pieces from nationally renowned artists. 

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Local religious organizations are preparing for Easter worship this Sunday while taking extra steps to maintain COVID-19 precautions.

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Utah State University Arts Are Core is conducting the second annual Creativity Unbound, a visual art exhibition that showcases a collection of works by K-8 grade student artists from Logan, Cache County, and Box Elder School Districts. 

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Utah State University alumni, Lindsay and Lexie Kite, recently published a book focusing on body-image resilience. The Utah Women and Leadership Project at USU hosted the sisters for a virtual seminar last week.

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have turned to the outdoors for recreation. And during Utah winters, that often means hitting the slopes. For at least 30-years, the Ski Utah Passport program has provided an affordable way for 5th and 6th graders to try out the sport. 

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A new semester is underway at Utah State University and school officials are continuing to provide support to students who test positive for COVID-19 or are quarantined due to exposure. 

A nurse wearing a magenta coat preps a dose of the COVID 19 vaccination.
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Thanks to a drive-thru clinic at the Cache County fairgrounds on Thursday, the first group of residents over age 70 in the Bear River Health Department has been vaccinated. 

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On a Friday night at Logan High School, the stands are packed. After several states have shut down schools for COVID-19 many are making their way to Utah, just so their kids can participate in sports, and in-person learning.