violence

Leading the initiative on violence prevention and education

Chris Linder’s appointment is part of efforts to increase safety and reduce domestic violence.


A SCIENTIFIC FISTFIGHT

U study set off renewed debate over the theory that the human hand evolved not only for manual dexterity, but so prehistoric human relatives could make clenched fists to protect hand bones during fights over females.


Family violence

Professor Sonia Salari releases new book on family violence, examining the issue from a multitude of angles.


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.