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Newswise: University of Utah law professor searches for COVID-19 answers through push to share intellectual property
Released: 21-Apr-2020 3:30 PM EDT
University of Utah law professor searches for COVID-19 answers through push to share intellectual property
University of Utah

The pledge emerged as a response to reports that intellectual property was emerging as a barrier to research and development of vaccines, diagnostics and therapies for COVID-19, as well as the manufacture and deployment of lifesaving equipment and parts needed to respond to the pandemic.

Newswise: How to Talk to Children About Race
Released: 8-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST
How to Talk to Children About Race
University of Utah

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 on how to engage in those discussions.

Released: 24-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT
How to Help Transfer Students Complete Their Degrees
University of Utah

University of Utah professor available to discuss college transfer and provide recommendations on how institutions can help students obtain degrees.

Newswise: “New Children of Israel”
Released: 13-Oct-2017 8:00 AM EDT
“New Children of Israel”
University of Utah

In his new book available today, “New Children of Israel: Emerging Jewish Communities in an Era of Globalization,” Nathan Devir, assistant professor of Jewish Studies at the University of Utah, explores the next defining moment for the Jewish people — the inclusion of millions of unrecognized Jews from Africa and Asia.

Newswise: University of Utah Honors College Dean Available to Comment on Deeply-Engaged Learning in a Large Research University
Released: 2-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT
University of Utah Honors College Dean Available to Comment on Deeply-Engaged Learning in a Large Research University
University of Utah

On Wednesday, June 8 and Thursday, June 9 U Honors College Dean Sylvia Torti will be in Southern California for two alumni gathering and student recruitment events. Torti can be reached by media to discuss the value of a college degree, deeply-engaged learning experiences for undergraduates and providing students with unique, hands-on experiences through Praxis Labs, which are year-long, project-based courses at the U's Honors College.

Newswise: Language Myth Buster
Released: 18-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT
Language Myth Buster
University of Utah

Women talk more than men, texting makes you dumb, sign language is pantomime. These are just a few of the myths Abby Kaplan, professor of linguistics at the University of Utah, debunks in her recently published book, “Women Talk More Than Men…And Other Myths about Language Explained.”

Newswise: University of Utah Law and Philosophy Professor Leslie Francis Makes a Mark in the Field of Applied Ethics
Released: 18-May-2016 9:05 AM EDT
University of Utah Law and Philosophy Professor Leslie Francis Makes a Mark in the Field of Applied Ethics
University of Utah

University of Utah law and philosophy professor Leslie Francis makes a mark in the field of applied ethics

Newswise: New Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences at University of Utah Paves the Way for Future Research in Era of Precision Medicine
Released: 23-Nov-2015 3:05 PM EST
New Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences at University of Utah Paves the Way for Future Research in Era of Precision Medicine
University of Utah

New Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences at University of Utah Paves the Way for Future Research in Era of Precision Medicine

Newswise: Science Behind Bars
Released: 18-Dec-2014 4:00 PM EST
Science Behind Bars
University of Utah

The University of Utah partners with the Utah Department of Corrections to provide monthly lectures for the inmates at the Utah State Prison.

Newswise: Romance and Aging: Challenges and Insights
Released: 30-Jan-2012 12:45 PM EST
Romance and Aging: Challenges and Insights
University of Utah

Amanda Barusch's research on what love and romance mean in seniors' lives sheds light on an area of growing interest as the population ages.

Released: 11-Mar-2011 3:55 PM EST
Experts on Earthquakes, Tsunamis and Power Plant Damage, Rebuilding
University of Utah

Seismology, geophysics, civil engineering and nuclear power experts at the University of Utah are available for comment and questions about today’s earthquake in Japan and its potential aftermath.

Released: 21-Oct-2010 4:15 PM EDT
Elections Experts Cover Issues from American Indian Voting to Water Politics
University of Utah

The run-up to the midterm elections has produced many surprises, even in the state of Utah. Political experts at the U of U are available to shed light on a range of issues involving races in the state, the West and across the country.

Released: 11-Feb-2010 8:00 AM EST
Product Recalls: Ethics and Business Impacts
University of Utah

Two UofU faculty members offer their insights into the behavioral and operational questions involved in product recalls like that underway at Toyota.

Newswise: When Love is on the Agenda...
Released: 8-Feb-2010 9:00 PM EST
When Love is on the Agenda...
University of Utah

Two faculty members at the University of Utah have over 35 years studying love, romance and relationships covering everyone from adolescents to couples in later life.

Newswise: Helping Heads, Not Bodies, of US Olympic Speedskaters
Released: 29-Jan-2010 1:00 PM EST
Helping Heads, Not Bodies, of US Olympic Speedskaters
University of Utah

Nicole Detling Miller knows honing the mental aspects of sport is a competetive advantage. Now as a "mental coach" she will be sharing those skills with US speedskaters at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

Released: 3-Dec-2009 8:30 PM EST
Legal Experts Available for Comment on Afghanistan
University of Utah

Trio of experts in global conflict, counter-terrorism and dispute resolution available for perspective on Afghanistan situation.

Released: 6-Nov-2009 5:00 PM EST
Expert on Issues Related to Veterans Suicide Available for Comment on Ft. Hood Shooting
University of Utah

David Rudd, dean of t the University of Utah's college of social and behavioral science, is a clinical suicidologist. He has also served as consultant to the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army and the Department of Defense.

Released: 31-Aug-2009 1:55 PM EDT
Fire Experts for Comment on California, Utah Wildfires
University of Utah

Two University of Utah professors are available for interviews about the fires burning in California and Utah.

Released: 5-Jan-2009 3:00 PM EST
Mideast Expert in Israel, Available for Comment on Gaza
University of Utah

An American academic, who also formerly served in the Israel Defense Forces, is in Israel now and is prepared to address issues related to the situation in Gaza from both academic and practical perspectives.

Released: 22-Sep-2008 6:00 AM EDT
Vote Count Critical Issue in '08, Says Elections Expert
University of Utah

It's time to turn attention to counting the votes, says University of Utah elections expert Thad Hall: in another close Presidential race, will the election process again make the headlines?

Released: 6-Aug-2008 2:35 PM EDT
Counterterrorism Expert Available to Discuss Hamdan Verdict
University of Utah

Prof. Guiora, a counterterrorism expert, argues that today's military court decision convicting Salim Hamdan merits discussing alternative forums to try individuals suspected of terrorism.

Released: 4-Jun-2008 8:00 AM EDT
Counterterrorism Expert Amos Guiora on Detainee Policy
University of Utah

University of Utah law professor Amos Guiora to testify before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on "Improving Detainee Policy: Handling Terrorism Detainees within the American Justice System." The hearing begins June 4 at 10:00 a.m. EDT in room 226 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building in Washington, D.C.

Released: 11-Apr-2008 8:35 AM EDT
Expert on Aircraft Wiring Available to Discuss Aging Jet Problems
University of Utah

Cancellations of flights on U.S. airlines due to safety checks mandated by the FAA has sparked debate over how to best solve the problems of aircraft wiring in aging jets. University of Utah engineering professor Cynthia Furse is available to provide commentary. She is nationally recognized for developing onboard automatic testing of aircraft wiring to prevent in-flight fires and loss of control signals.

Released: 11-Apr-2008 8:00 AM EDT
Aircraft Wiring Expert Can Discuss Woes of Aging Jets
University of Utah

Recent mass flight cancellations due to aircraft safety checks have sparked debate over how to solve problems with wiring in aging jets. Electrical engineer Cynthia Furse, of the University of Utah College of Engineering, developed a method of testing aircraft wiring and is available to comment on the current situation.

Released: 26-Nov-2007 1:30 PM EST
Law Faculty Can Analyze Mideast Talks
University of Utah

The S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah announced today that Professors Amos Guiora, who served for 19 years in the Israel Defense Forces, and Chibli Mallat, a longtime peace activist and candidate for the presidency of Lebanon, are available to provide informed commentary and analysis on the Israeli-Palestinian summit, which begins Tuesday, Nov. 27 in Annapolis, Maryland.


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