Justice for all…If Not Now, When?

Marking a year of controversy and struggle for gay rights the University of Utah Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgendered Resource (LGBT) Center announced the theme of their annual Pride Week Celebration – “Justice for all… IF NOT NOW, WHEN?” The celebration runs October 3-9, 2009. Read More

September, 2009 from the U
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U Cardiologist’s Groundbreaking Model of Heart Disease is Rewarded With One of the NIH’s Top Research Honors

A pioneering model that a University of Utah cardiologist proposes as a cause of heart disease is the kind of creative thinking the National Institutes of Health (NIH) likes to see-and reward with one of its most prestigious honors, a $2.5 million 2009 Pioneer Award. Read More

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Visualizing the Aztecs

Anyone who has visited the ancient ruins of great civilizations can appreciate the difficulty of visualizing the buildings at their peak. Today’s visitor to the British Museum can see structures of the Aztecs, thanks to one professor’s research into the ancient architecture that served as the center stage of Aztec ceremonial life, combined with an ultra-modern electronic digital modeling process. Read More

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Utah Ethicist Heads Stem Cell Panel

University of Utah medical ethics expert Jeffrey R. Botkin will chair a federal panel that will review scientists’ requests to conduct government-funded research using embryonic stem cells left over from couples who used “test-tube fertilization” to have babies. Read More

Hunger: How will U make a change?

According to the Food Banks of Utah, hunger affects one out of every four children in the state. Globally, some 800 million people in the world suffer from hunger and malnutrition, about 100 times as many as those who actually die from it each year. Read More