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Should Corporations Be Treated As People under the U.S. Constitution?

What constitutional rights should be afforded to corporations? Supporters of corporate personhood argue that corporations are organizations of people, and therefore, should not be deprived of their rights under the U.S. Constitution. Opponents counter that the doctrine of corporate personhood allows corporations to wield undue financial influence in elections and is contrary to the intent of the 14th Amendment. Read More

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Deadline Extended for Largest Community Solar Program in Utah

The University of Utah is extending the deadline for its community solar program to Oct. 24, 2014. The program offers U community members, including faculty, staff, students, alumni and campus guests, the opportunity to purchase discounted rooftop solar panels and installation for their homes. Read More

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Family Reading Room Designed With Children In Mind

Sept. 30, 2014 – Carrying a full load of college course work is stressful enough, but imagine adding to that the element of raising young children. Approximately 25 percent of University of Utah students have children before graduating, and the U’s Marriott Library is taking measures to accommodate and support these especially busy students. The Read More

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“Orange is the New Black” Star Headlines Pride Week at the U

The University of Utah celebrates its annual Pride Week Oct. 2-11 with the theme “Imagine U: Beyond Marriage, Moving Forward.” Read More

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Fisher Memorial Lecture: Debate in Antebellum Us

Established in 1847 by a group of young African American men, the Clionan Debating Society was a group unique to the antebellum United States. Professor Angela G. Ray, a communication scholar, will present the University of Utah’s 28th annual B. Aubrey Fisher Memorial Lecture with her narration on the history of this remarkable debating society. Sponsored by the Department of Communication, the event will take place on Oct. 2, 7:30 p.m. in the Language and Communication Building, Room 1110, and is free and open to the public. Read More