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2020 Economic Report to the Governor shows uncertainty and moderation, but still healthy growth

The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute today presented the 32nd Economic Report to the Governor to Utah Gov. Gary Herbert at the 2020 Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit, hosted by the Salt Lake Chamber. The report has been the preeminent source...
17-Jan-2020 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cracks in Arctic Sea Ice Turn Low Clouds on and Off


The prevailing view has been that more leads are associated with more low-level clouds during winter. But University of Utah atmospheric scientists noticed something strange in their study of these leads: when lead occurrence was greater, there...
9-Jan-2020 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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University of Utah selects Rodney Chatman as new chief of police at the Department of Public Safety

The University of Utah has selected Rodney Chatman as the new chief of police of the Department of Public Safety. Chatman, currently executive director of public safety and chief of police at the University of Dayton in Ohio, will assume his role...
9-Jan-2020 3:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

“Utah Statement” sets a new course in antitrust policy

In October, Steinbaum and other leading antitrust scholars met at the U to draft a statement that sets out a vision for a new antitrust policy, with specific recommendations for lawmakers to return antitrust laws to their original purpose of...
31-Dec-2019 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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University of Utah announces new chief sustainability officer

University of Utah Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Dan Reed announced Monday that Kerry Case has accepted an offer to serve as the U’s chief sustainability officer. Case is currently assistant provost for Integrative Learning at...
23-Dec-2019 2:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

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University of Utah appoints first chief safety officer to lead campus-wide improvements

The University of Utah announced Thursday that Marlon C. Lynch will serve as the university’s first chief safety officer. Lynch, currently senior vice president for campus services and safety at New York University, will assume his role on Feb. 1,...
19-Dec-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Following the lizard lung labyrinth

Mammals inhale oxygen-rich air and they exhale depleted air, exhibiting a so-called tidal flow pattern. In contrast, bird breath travels through part of the respiratory system, but in a one-way loop throughout most of the lung. Biologists have...
13-Dec-2019 3:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Utah Coal Country Strike Team Signs First-of-its-Kind Agreement to Help Utah’s Coal Country

The Utah Coal Country Strike Team signed a first-of-its-kind agreement to help Utah’s Coal Country (Carbon and Emery counties) diversify their economy.
12-Dec-2019 1:15 PM EST 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

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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

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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.

29-Aug-2018 6:05 PM EDT

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University of Utah Law Professor Aids in Creation of Main Street Growth Act

9-Jul-2018 4:05 PM EDT

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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

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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

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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

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How to Talk to Children About Race

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

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The University of Utah, located in Salt Lake City in the foothills of the Wasatch Range, is the flagship institution of higher learning in Utah. Founded in 1850, it serves more than 32,000 students from across the United States and the world. With more than 90 major subjects at the undergraduate level and more than 100 major fields of study at the graduate level, including law and medicine, the university prepares students to live and compete in the global workplace. Learn more about all the U has to offer online at http://www.utah.edu.

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