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University of Utah Faculty & Staff Honor the 150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

To honor the sesquicentennial of one of the most important speeches in U.S. history, University of Utah faculty and staff recited the Gettysburg Address in partnership with

John Prendergast delivers keynote for World Leaders Forum at the University of Utah

World Leaders Lecture Forum: The outlook in Africa

As part of the World Leaders Lecture Forum, the Tanner Humanities Center welcomed human-rights activist and best selling author, John Predergast to the University of Utah to discuss

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Op/Ed: “Armed Conflict” and War

Wayne McCormack, professor of law at the University of Utah S. J. Quinney College of Law, weighs in on the recent and widely-discussed U.S. Department of Justice "white paper" on

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Take a Longer View of Election Day

The 2012 American elections are finally upon us. A new book by a University of Utah professor provides anopportunity to step back from the immediacy of debates, campaign ads and stump

Dolores River runs through Rio Mesa Center, an important aquatic ecosystem of the Colorado Plateau.

What’s More Important Than Water?

That is, indeed, a potent question, especially when one lives in an arid state like Utah. And that is how Dan McCool responded when asked by a reporter why he

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Opinion: Why Vote? Count the Reasons…

Kirk Jowers, director of the Hinckley Institute of Politics at the University of Utah, recently responded to an article in the City Weekly that asserted results of the upcoming elections

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Opinion: Who’s guarding the pollution henhouse?

A recent audit of Utah's Division of Radiation Control generated news coverage as well as some debate.  In an op/ed piece in the

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Film: Argentine war three decades ago still touching lives

  From 1976 to1983, human-rights advocates estimate as many as 30,000 people were tortured and killed in Argentina—a result of The Dirty War, when a military dictatorship controlled

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Isolating the Iranian Problem

Casey L. Coombs, who holds a Master of Science in International Affairs and Global Enterprise from the U, is serving a fellowship in New York as United Nations

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Presidential Campaign 2012

Elections: It’s the subject on everyone’s mind. And with how the past few years have been shaping up, the upcoming primaries could arguably be the start of one

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