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University of Utah’s Hinckley Institute of Politics Makes Debut at Sundance

(Jan.26, 2015) —Lights, camera, action! The Sundance Film Festival is in full swing, and with it, the glamour and glitz that accompanies Hollywood’s arrival to Park City for a front seat to some of the best features in indie film. This year, the Hinckley Institute of Politics is taking part in the annual event, through Read More

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Undergraduates study wildlife in Red Butte Canyon with camera traps

Jan. 26, 2015—Mountain lions, moose and bears, oh my! In the University of Utah’s own backyard lies Red Butte Canyon, the most pristine ecosystem along Utah’s Wasatch Front filled with a variety of wildlife species. Managed by the U.S. Forest Service and designated as a Research Natural Area, Red Butte is restricted to all except Read More

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Immune System Promotes Digestive Health by Fostering Community of “Good” Bacteria

Jan. 22, 2015 – As many as 1.4 million Americans suffer from uncomfortable abdominal cramping and diarrhea that come with ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. These conditions, collectively known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), are associated with an imbalance among the thousands of species of “good” bacteria that inhabit the gut. A University of Utah Read More

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Undergraduate students to present research on Utah’s Capitol Hill

Undergraduate students at the University of Utah and Utah State University will showcase their research for Utah lawmakers on Thursday, Jan. 29 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the rotunda of the Utah State Capitol. Read More

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Changing Latino demographic in Utah highlighted in new book by University of Utah professor

A new book by University of Utah professor Armando Solórzano is providing a roadmap of Latino history in Utah—a narrative that might soon make its way into more classrooms and could one day become part of state curriculum in Utah public schools. Read More