BlogBlogs

Check out the U’s various blogs to catch up on the latest content from faculty, staff and students, as well as important news and event information.

University of Utah News: U law professor’s research an emerging voice in “conflict mineral” debate

U law professor’s research an emerging voice in “conflict mineral” debate
May 28, 2015– On June 1, companies across the U.S. will provide reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission documenting whether the products they manufacture contain minerals mined in Congo —an area known to force people to mine for minerals amid armed conflict and human rights abuses. It’s only the second time in history companies Read More

sustainableUTAH: Regrowing roots: A trip to the heartland

By Ayrel Clark-Proffitt, Sustainability Resource Center My grandparents had a vibrant backyard garden in their small town in western Iowa. They grew tomatoes, strawberries, and according to my uncle, some […]

EHSLibrary: Appy Hour Recaps: March and May

On Tuesday, March 17, Amanda Truong, a School of Medicine student, presented “VisualDx”. VisualDx is a “decision support software designed by clinicians to aid medical professionals in the diagnosis of visually identifiable diseases.” Amanda is very interested in dermatology and discovered the app while working in Ghana with the University of Utah’s Department of Dermatology. […]