Stock Up on Ways to Avoid Future Financial Meltdowns

Economists, business analysts, and financial experts all have their own thoughts about what happened to cause the current economic crisis facing the country. Now, the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law will bring some of the brightest economic experts together to discuss and debate the cause and effect of the financial meltdown. Read More

September, 2009 from the U

A Photographer, a Poet and a Performance Artist

The Department of Languages and Literature at the University of Utah will host a series of fall lectures and performances that explore the theme of “Border Crossings” from ethnic, artistic, cultural and linguistic angles. The series will include Zoriah, a war photographer, Croatian-Swiss poet Dragica Rajčić, and performance artist Adelina Anthony. All events in the series are free and open to the public. See below for a complete schedule. Read More

Courtesy of NASA

Water Quality in Orbit

Space is not a fun place to get a stomach bug. To ensure drinking water is adequately disinfected, University of Utah chemists developed a two-minute water quality monitoring method that just started six months of tests aboard the International Space Station. Read More

Courtesy of Nader Habibi

Iran’s Economy and the Post-Election Crisis

The Middle East Center at the University of Utah will host a community talk examining the current economic and political situation inside the Islamic Republic of Iran given by Dr. Nader Habibi of Brandeis University. The talk, entitled, “What’s Happening inside Iran: The Post-Election Crisis’ Impact on the Iranian Economy,” will take place Saturday, Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Salt Lake City Main Library Auditorium (210 East 400 South). The lecture is free and open to the public. Read More

Courtesy of Roger Ferguson, Jr.

Distinguished Economist Discusses Recession, Recovery, Retirement

Dubbed by Alan Greenspan as “one of the most effective vice chairmen in the history of the Federal Reserve,” Roger W. Ferguson, Jr. will share his insights and expertise with Utahns at a free lecture at the University of Utah. Read More