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University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law to Host Event on Conservation Easements and Federal Tax Law

"Trying Times: Conservation Easements and Federal Tax Law" will allow participants to learn from IRS and national experts about recent court cases, IRS guidance, and DOJ actions involving conservation easements.
15-Apr-2019 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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We now know how insects and bacteria control ice

Nature has come up with ways to control the formation of ice, though, and in a paper published today in the Journal of the American Chemical Society University of Utah professor Valeria Molinero and her colleagues show how key proteins produced in...
12-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sarah B. George to take on new role at the University of Utah

Sarah B. George will be the campus chief advancement officer. George is currently the executive director of the Natural History Museum of Utah.
11-Apr-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Birds’ surprising sound source

Birds, although they have larynges, use a different organ to sing. Called a syrinx, it’s a uniquely avian feature. Now, a team that brings together physics, biology, computation and engineering finds that the syrinx confers an advantage: by...
10-Apr-2019 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Preventing addiction with insight from scruffy dogs and ancient meditation

A new study shows that mindfulness training—a practice rooted in ancient meditative traditions—disrupts the development of conditioned behaviors. Based on the results, the study’s authors suggest that mindfulness training may protect...
9-Apr-2019 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Hate incidents are notoriously underreported. Now, there’s an app for that

The FBI is responsible for tracking hate crimes across the U.S., but the data are notoriously unreliable. University of Utah geographers want to fill the data gap with an app. The first of its kind, the app accepts reports beyond crimes captured in...
8-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of Utah law professor publishes review of national monument reductions in Harvard Environmental Law Review

Newly published research by John Ruple, a research professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, contains the first and only comprehensive review of every prior national monument reductions that occurred as a result of...
3-Apr-2019 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Predicting the uphill battle

Geographers developed a series of models that strongly predict how terrain slope impacts travel rates. Using a crowdsourced fitness-tracking database, they analyzed GPS data from nearly 30,000 people. The resulting models are the first to account...
1-Apr-2019 2:05 PM 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

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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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