Legislation inspired by University of Utah law professor’s research aims to protect consumers from predatory lenders
Research by Christopher L. Peterson, a professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, is at the foundation of the Veterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act, which aims to cap interest rates on consumer loans to all Americans,...
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New ‘For Utah Scholarship’ at the University of Utah creates a program to cover full tuition and fee costs over four years for qualified first-year freshmen
The University of Utah announced today the For Utah Scholarship, which will provide a fully funded path to a degree at the state’s flagship research university for eligible Utah students.
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A new study published Nov. 4, 2019, in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine details the first comprehensive look across the scientific literature at the role of mind-body therapies in addressing opioid-treated pain. The researchers found that certain...
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From 2005 to 2016, the average cost of a preterm birth increased by 25%. The results, Waitzman said, are a starting point for focusing intervention efforts.
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University of Utah mechanical engineers are developing the world’s first truly bionic legs, a self-powered prosthetic limb with a computer processor and motorized joints in the ankle and knee that enable an amputee to walk with more power, vigor...
30-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Recently, Longino compiled decades of work into a monograph detailing 234 species of the ant genus Pheidole. He’s now given names to 57 of those species himself. Longino formatted the monograph to emulate a bird guide, hoping to engage more ant...
23-Oct-2019 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites
According to new research from University of Utah psychologists Jasmine Norman and Jacqueline Chen, questions such as “What are you?” and other experiences of discrimination are related to mixed race people’s identification as multiracial,...
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Scientists discovered a new lineage of specialized brain cells, called Hoxb8-lineage microglia, and established a link between the lineage and OCD and anxiety in mice. Their experiments proved that Hoxb8-lineage microglia prevent mice from...
22-Oct-2019 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora available to comment on indictment of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges
28-Feb-2019 6:05 PM EST
University of Utah law professor drafts bill to protect youth from conversion therapy in Utah: Prof @cliffordrosky of @sjquinney & @uutah available to speak about proposed policy changes.
21-Feb-2019 12:05 AM EST
California has abolished cash bail, the latest state to move forward with bail reform. What's next? Bail reform expert Prof. @shimabaradaran of @sjquinney & @uutah can weigh in on bail reform and what's at stake.
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9-Jul-2018 4:05 PM EDT
University of Utah law professor available to comment about SCOTUS decision on NIFLA v. Becerra related to free speech and abortion
23-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT
University of Utah Professor Matthew Tokson (@mtokson) available to comment on #SCOTUS electronic privacy law decision in Carpenter v. United States
11-Jun-2018 6:05 PM EDT
In need of a source on the #SCOTUS decision in the same sex #masterpiececake case? Prof. Clifford Rosky (@cliffordrosky) is available to speak on the legal issues
4-Jun-2018 3:55 PM EDT
Karen Tao, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Utah, studies how children talk about and understand race. She stresses the importance of starting conversations about diversity early and provides tips...
8-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST