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2019 Hack-A-House Winners Announced

Today Ivory Innovations announced the winners of the second annual Hack-A-House, a student driven entrepreneurial competition resulting in innovations to reduce housing costs.
16-Sep-2019 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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2020 Ivory Prize for Housing Affordability to Build on Success of Inaugural Year

Ivory Innovations launched the 2020 Ivory Prize for Housing Affordability at the University of Utah’s Davis Eccles School of Business.
11-Sep-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Native foods are key to preserving rodent gut bacteria in captivity

If a woodrat is in captivity and is eating an artificial diet, that finely tuned gut microbiome changes. In a paper published in the International Society for Microbial Ecology Journal
5-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

What we don’t know about prenatal opioid exposure

“Will the baby be OK?” In cases of prenatal opioid exposure, the answer is unclear. As part of a National Institutes of Health initiative to study the effects of a child’s environment on his or her life outcomes, University of Utah...
21-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of Utah launches first-ever Journal of Dark Sky Studies

University of Utah launched the first issue of The Journal of Dark Sky Studies, the only academic publication in the world dedicated to understanding and protecting the night skies.
27-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Should gun ownership be limited to the home?

As the country continues to grapple with how to stop the violence, the University of Utah on Sept. 5 will host two of the nation’s leading experts on the Second Amendment to explore this evolving topic for the S.J. Quinney College of Law’s 36th...
27-Aug-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New rider data shows how public transit reduces greenhouse gas and pollutant emissions

In a paper published in Environmental Research Communications, University of Utah researchers Daniel Mendoza, Martin Buchert and John Lin used tap-on tap-off rider data to quantify the emissions saved by buses and commuter rail lines, and also...
26-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Utah’s red rock metronome

At about the same rate that your heart beats, a Utah rock formation called Castleton Tower gently vibrates, keeping time and keeping watch over the sandstone desert. Swaying like a skyscraper, the red rock tower taps into the deep vibrations in the...
23-Aug-2019 3:05 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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