Courtesy of George Schaller

Renowned Naturalist George Schaller Calls for Protection of World’s Rarest Creatures

George Schaller, one of the world’s most famous conservation biologists, will discuss his research and efforts to protect some of the world’s most beautiful species in a reading and book signing at the Salt Lake City Public Library main auditorium on Feb. 23 at 7:00 p.m. The event, which is sponsored by the Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources and the Environment at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, is free and open to the public. No pre-registration is required. Read More

February, 2010 from the U
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Regulating Sexuality

Is sexual self-expression a fundamental human right? Should we treat harassment and victimization against sexual minorities the same as that committed against racial and ethnic minorities? What are the most effective strategies to prevent and address the violence that is used to control sexuality? Read More

Scientists Report on Promising Therapy for Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis

An international team of researchers has found that adding a humanized monoclonal antibody called daclizumab to standard treatment reduces the number of new or enlarged brain lesions in patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis. This new study was published online Feb. 16, 2010, and in the March edition of The Lancet Neurology. Read More

U of Utah Ranks First with MIT at Starting Companies

The University of Utah now is ranked first in the country along with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in creating new startup companies from research-based inventions. Read More

Law Symposium to Focus on Mandatory Minimum Sentences

During his time on the bench, Paul Cassell, a professor of law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and former federal judge, wrote opinions criticizing the rigidity of imposing mandatory minimum sentences, regardless of whether a defendant’s circumstances called for an adjustment in his or her sentence. Read More