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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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Op/Ed: Increasing Primary Care Workforce is Key Step in Medicare Reform

"The national dialogue on the 'fiscal cliff' brings into question the long-term sustainability of Medicare as the primary source of medical care for older adults in the United

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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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Opinion: Utah is delivering a new breed of doctor

Opinions about how to reform medical care in the United States abound. Here's an approach that moves beyond opinion with real action. "What's underway in Utah is groundbreaking

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Op/Ed: Blame Unrealistic Expectations

The New York Times opinion section online recently tackled the arrest of Staff Sgt. Robert Bales and how it has raised questions about multiple deployments. Would military conscription help

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Op/Ed: Dean Newman Responds to Santorum’s Comments about Higher Ed

Robert Newman, dean of the University of Utah's College of Humanities, reflects on the value of higher education in an essay appearing in the

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Making the Most of the Beetles – an alternative use of standing dead forest wood

Brandon Loomis wrote an article in the September 22, 2011 Salt Lake Tribune titled, “Our Dying Forests, Beetles Gnaw Through Utah, West” in

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The Road to Everywhere

In an op/ed in the Salt Lake Tribune March 4, 2011, Robert Newman makes a persuasive case for study in the liberal arts.  In training students not only

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Employment numbers–down for the count

We've been down so long, it's beginning to look like up to the stock market.  For the week of Nov. 29 to Dec. 3, the Dow rose 290

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