Robert H. Lustig, M.D.

Is Sugar Poisoning Us?

Robert H. Lustig, the physician who raised alarm bells that a sugary diet is causing a global crisis in human health, will deliver the University of Utah’s latest Frontiers of Science Lecture at 6 p.m. Thursday Nov. 6. Read More

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In Amazon Wars, Bands of Brothers-in-Law

When Yanomamö men in the Amazon raided villages and killed decades ago, they formed alliances with men in other villages rather than just with close kin like chimpanzees do. And the spoils of war came from marrying their allies’ sisters and daughters, rather than taking their victims’ land and women. Read More

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Mormons in a Changing Religious Landscape

How do Mormons fit into a society where religious distinctions have blurred and secularism is on the rise? With their high levels of religious devotion and solidarity, Mormons in America are increasingly “peculiar.” Does their peculiarity come at a price? Did Mormonism cost Mitt Romney the White House? How has Mitt Romney’s campaign affected popular perceptions of Mormonism? Read More

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U’s Executive MBA Ranked 30 in U.S.

The Executive MBA program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business is ranked one of the best in the world, according to a new survey by the Financial Times. The program ranked No. 30 nationally and No. 95 globally. It is the only school in Utah to be ranked in the Financial Times’ top-100 Executive MBA programs. Read More

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The U Explores The Future Of Africa

Ebola, U.S. counterterrorism operations in Somalia and the potential drone base in Niger are just some of the recent events in Africa that have been making headlines recently. To explore the continent, economic development and the future of Africa, the University of Utah’s Hinckley Institute of Politics and the Council of American Ambassadors will host a summit, Oct. 20- 21 in the Spencer Fox Business Building at the U campus. Read More