NATIONAL PARKS: SUCCESSES AND CHALLENGES

In the centennial year of the National Park Service, authors David Quammen and Terry Tempest Williams will use Yellowstone National Park as a context for discussing the past and future of national parks.

DIVORCING DRUGS AND VIOLENCE

Research by Shima Baughman, an associate professor at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, is part of discussions surrounding changes to mandatory minimum sentences involving nonviolent drug.

SVP Dan Reed lands White House appointment

Reed has been selected to serve on the National Science Board, which provides advice and oversight for the National Science Foundation.

U RESEARCHER HONORED

Math professor Christopher Hacon elected to National Academy of Sciences.

NAM ELECTS LEE AND CAPECCHI

High honor for the U Medical School’s Vivian Lee, Mario Capecchi: Election to the National Academy of Medicine.

GUNNING FOR THE GOLD

U student wins national shooting championship and sets sights on 2020 Tokyo Olympics.