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SICILIANO LECTURE AT U FOCUSES ON OBESITY AND HEALTHY LIFESTYLES

Dr. David Satcher, 16th U.S. surgeon general and former assistant secretary for health, will address concerns of obesity and the importance of healthy lifestyles in the Eleventh Annual Rocco C. and Marion S. Siciliano Forum. Read More

September, 2007 from the U

DOCTOR-AIDED SUICIDE: NO SLIPPERY SLOPE

Contrary to arguments by critics, a University of Utah-led study found that legalizing physician-assisted suicide in Oregon and the Netherlands did not result in a disproportionate number of deaths among the elderly, poor, women, minorities, uninsured, minors, chronically ill, less educated or psychiatric patients.

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RECRUITING NEW ENGINEERS

The University of Utah is launching a new five-year, $2 million effort to recruit and retain more engineering students from high schools and community colleges, expanding on the success already created by the Utah Engineering Initiative. Read More

INTERNET FOOTPRINT PLACES U AMONG THE TOP UNIVERSITIES IN THE WORLD

An institution of higher education can be judged by its contribution to scientific research and other scholarship through the internet footprint it leaves behind. That’s the method by which the Webometric Ranking of World Universities selected institutions of higher education to be on its list. Read More

U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE PAUL G. CASSELL LEAVES BENCH TO RETURN TO LAW FACULTY

The Honorable Paul G. Cassell today announced he intends to return to the faculty of the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah and submitted his letter of resignation to President George W. Bush. His last day on the bench for the United States District Court for the District of Utah will be November 5, 2007. Read More