Jan Hare

When the Unthinkable Happens

“Siblings can be our longest-lived relationships. During childhood, we closely share life space and by the time we are old, these are the people we will have known longest. For many of us, they are our closest genetic ties,” says Jan Hare, professor of family studies and gerontology at the University of Wisconsin-Stout and an expert in the areas of death, bereavement and health care ethics. Read More

September, 2008 from the U

Friends Remember Victim of Domestic Violence

September 30, 2008 — One year after Patricia Rothermich was killed in a hit-and-run while walking near her Holladay home, her friends are doing their best to keep her memory alive. The newly established Patricia Rothermich Memorial Scholarship at the University of Utah College of Social Work will honor Rothermich’s lifelong dedication to serving children and families.
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Mary Golic

When Cells Go Bad

Oct. 1, 2008 – When a cell’s chromosomes lose their ends, the cell usually kills itself to stem the genetic damage. But University of Utah biologists discovered how those cells can evade suicide and start down the path to cancer. Read More

College of Law Hosts Timely Wall Street Panel

With the nation’s financial and banking sectors roiling in tumult, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will host a special public panel, entitled “Wall Street in Crisis” to address these vital legal and economic issues. The free panel will be presented at 12:15 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 6 in the Sutherland Moot Court Room at the College of Law. Read More

DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS NO BETTER THAN PLACEBO IN SLOWING CARTILAGE LOSS IN KNEES OF OSTEOARTHRITIS PATIENTS

In a two-year multicenter study led by University of Utah doctors, the dietary supplements glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate performed no better than placebo in slowing the rate of cartilage loss in the knees of osteoarthritis patients. Read More