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Could policy solutions researched by University of Utah students set the stage for improved water conservation and sustainability efforts in the future?

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March 5, 2015 —For those living in the west, concern over droughts and a scarcity of water in the future are issues on the minds of many. But supplying an adequate and affordable supply of drinking water to citizens isn’t a quandary limited to Utah: across the U.S., communities are assessing how to handle what’s […]

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U honors students examine air quality, health and society in the state of Utah

March 2, 2015— Students in the University of Utah’s Honors College are working towards real, implementable solutions for the hotly debated air quality problem in the state of Utah. A year-long honors Praxis Lab called “Air Quality, Health and Society” has afforded 10 students the opportunity to comprehensively study the problem and take matters into […]

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Air quality is theme of 20th annual Wallace Stegner Center Symposium at University of Utah

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Feb.27, 2015 —Across the nation, great strides have been made addressing air pollution over the last several decades, especially following adoption of the federal Clean Air Act in 1970.  Nevertheless, in the West and elsewhere, air quality remains a vexing environmental, economic and public health dilemma.  Families in polluted areas face asthma and other health […]

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The future of U.S and Latin American relations at center of 2015 Rocco C. and Marion S. Siciliano Forum

(Feb. 17, 2015) —U.S. ties with Latin America have never been more critical. The U.S. now recognizes the region as one of its fastest-growing trade partners, a key ally in developing alternative fuels, as well as its largest source of immigrants—both documented and undocumented—and illegal drugs. Furthermore, as Latin America’s global impact steadily increases, the […]

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University of Utah alum David Schwendiman to speak on reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan

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From investigating war crimes to working to put a stop to illegal organ trafficking, University of Utah graduate David Schwendiman’s career has spanned across the globe —including his most recent post as chief prosecutor of the European Union’s Special Investigative Task Force on Kosovo. Schwendiman, a 1976 graduate of the University of Utah College of […]

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