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Context from Campus: Sept. 15-19

The U has experts who can offer insight into the Scottish independence referendum, Hunger Action Month and domestic violence. Upcoming campus events that could provide context to current stories include a forum about issues surrounding the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, a lecture by the first female Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and a symposium celebrating the 50th anniversary of the American West Center. Read More

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Context from Campus: Sept. 8-12

The U has faculty who can offer insight into suicide and childhood obesity. Upcoming campus events that could provide context to current stories include a lecture about dementia from multiple perspectives and another lecture titled “Seeing the World through Blindness.” Read More

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Context from Campus: Sept. 1-5

The U has faculty who can offer insight into National College Savings Month and the upcoming Scottish independence referendum. Upcoming campus events that could provide context to current stories include a photographic exhibit that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act and a symposium on sex and gender differences research and women’s health. Read More

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Context from Campus: Aug. 25-29

The U has faculty who can offer insight into trending news topics, including Women’s Equality Day, Utah’s economic recovery, the ALS ice bucket challenge and racial profiling. Upcoming campus events that could provide context to current stories include a guest lecture about money management and the campus farmers market. Read More

College of Social Work, The University of Utah

Professor Can Discuss Mental Health and Suicide

Yesterday the world learned of the death of comedian and actor Robin Williams. While investigations into the circumstances of his death are underway,  California’s Marin County Sheriff’s  Office Coroner Division suspects the death to be a suicide due to asphyxia. U social work professor David Derezotes has worked as a counselor, presented in the area of suicide Read More