CONGO CONFLICT MINERALS

U law professor’s research published in Harvard Business Law Review a strong voice in conflict mineral debate.

WHEN RACIAL ACTIVISM HITS HOME

U professor William A. Smith says his father’s work with MLK and Jesse Jackson influences his own academic and community service.

Honoring our veterans

The U will pay tribute to 11 veterans at its 21st annual Veterans Day commemoration ceremony, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018.

THE JOURNEY HOME

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Jim Holbrook started his journey to becoming a skilled mediator, celebrated mentor and advocate for military veterans on the battlefields of Vietnam. He’s spent a lifetime coming to terms with the acts of war he experienced there. As Veterans Day approaches, he is part of a new documentary, β€œThe Journey Home,” which will be screened at the S.J. Quinney College of Law on Nov. 10 to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War.

Conflict, health and healing

The Tanner Center for Human Rights at the University of Utah will examine the long-term health consequences of exposure to conflict, including effects on veterans, children and victims of discrimination at its annual conference, Feb. 18-19.

Election hopes and fears

The U’s Peace and Conflict Club holds open dialogue ahead of the 2020 election.