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New Lens Ready for Its Close-Up

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Researchers have always thought that flat, ultrathin optical lenses for cameras or other devices were impossible because of the way all the colors of light must bend through them. But University of Utah electrical and computer engineering professor...
11-Feb-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Mommy and Me

The first study of its kind, “The contributions of maternal sensitivity and maternal depressive symptoms to epigenetic processes and neuroendocrine functioning,” led by University of Utah assistant professor Elisabeth Conradt in the Department...
11-Feb-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

University of Utah Law Professor Paul Cassell Asks President Obama to Commute 55-Year Mandatory Minimum Sentence of Weldon Angelos

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In letter to White House, Cassell, a former federal judge, cites “unjust” 55-year mandatory minimum sentence he was forced to hand down in 2004 to Angelos, then a 24-year-old music producer.
9-Feb-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Is the Supreme Court a Supreme Failure? Provocative Legal Scholar Erwin Chemerinsky to Visit the University of Utah on Feb. 4 to Speak on ‘50 Years of the Constitution.’

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Erwin Chemerinsky, a controversial critic of the U.S. Supreme Court, will speak at the S.J. Quinney College of Law on Feb. 4 as part of the 50th Annual Leary Lecture. The lecture will explore how changes in society and in the court’s ideology have...
29-Jan-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

University of Utah Student Awarded Prestigious Churchill Scholarship

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Mackenzie Simper, Salt Lake City native and senior in mathematics at the University of Utah, has received the prestigious Churchill Scholarship to study at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. Simper becomes one of only 15 students...
28-Jan-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

What a Moth’s Nose Knows

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Moths sniff out others of their own species using specific pheromone blends. So if you transplant an antenna – the nose, essentially – from one species to another, which blend of pheromones does the moth respond to? The donor species’, or the...
25-Jan-2016 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Urban Sprawl Stunts Upward Mobility, U Study Finds

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A recent study by University of Utah Department of City & Metropolitan Planning professor Reid Ewing and his colleagues in Utah, Texas and Louisiana, tested the relationship between urban sprawl and upward mobility for metropolitan areas in the...
26-Jan-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Jason Perry Named Director of Hinckley Institute of Politics at University of Utah

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Jason Perry will take on a new dual role as the University of Utah's vice president for government relations and director of the Hinckley Institute of Politics.
15-Jan-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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