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U and BLM Team Up at Rio Mesa

The University of Utah and the U.S. Department of Interior Bureau of Land Management celebrated a unique partnership by dedicating a BLM-funded native plant demonstration garden at the Rio Mesa Center, a 400-acre research field station managed by the U on the Dolores River in southeastern Utah.

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How Tribal Courts Can End War

Mostly isolated from outsiders until the 1950s, Papua New Guinea’s Enga tribes fought with bows and arrows until 1990, when their young people and mercenary “Rambos” began using shotguns and semiautomatic rifles, igniting 20 years of warfare that killed 4,816 people.

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Connecting Geeks and Jocks

Scientists and athletes appear to be the strangest of bedfellows in the world of higher education, but the University of Utah is seeking to bridge the divide between geeks and jocks as the university enters a new era as a member of the Pac-12 athletic conference.

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