HHS Proposes Update to Rules Governing Research on Study Participants

HHS announces proposal to update rules governing research on study participants: http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/2015pres/09/20150902b.html

Updated Building Address

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog: Please note that the new address of the James E. Faust Law Library is 383 South University Street, Salt Lake City.

Grand Opening

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog – Thanks to all who came by for the S.J. Quinney College of Law Grand Opening celebration today. The James E. Faust Law Library remains closed but we hope to reopen soon – our tentative reopen date remains Monday, September 14. Your patience is much appreciated.

Finding Joy in Complexity: Managing Sage-Grouse

By Lorien Belton for EDRblog.org The greater sage-grouse give us the opportunity to find solutions in the midst of complexity.  Background Greater sage-grouse, a chicken-sized bird which inhabits the vast sagebrush landscapes of the Western US, has become the posterchild for current debates over the Endangered Species Act. Its declining numbers over many decades have […]

Responding to Climate-Related Risks: Why Collaboration is Key

By Hannah Payne for EDRblog.org. As I write this blog, 13,000 Californians are evacuating their homes to escape wildfires, which are spreading with unprecedented speed due to extremely dry conditions after five years of drought. Here in Utah, much of the state continues to experience drought conditions and water restrictions on the Virgin River have […]

Law Library Gets New Name

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog: The law library has a new name! We are now the James E. Faust Law Library. Our address has changed as well: we are located at 383 South University Street. The collection is still being moved over from our old building. We are tentatively planning to reopen […]

The US 2020 HIV/AIDS Strategy and the Limits of ACA

By Leslie Francis for BiolawToday.org, originally posted on Harvard Law “Bill of Health” blog. On July 30, the White House announced the updated 2020 HIV/AIDS strategy. The admirable vision of the strategy is that “The United States will become a place where new HIV infections are rare, and when they do occur, every person, regardless […]

Canyonlands Research Center Collaboration, a Student’s Perspective

By Alice de Anguera for EDRblog.org. The Canyonlands Research Center (CRC) in Southeast Utah is an excellent case study of collaboration between scientists and land managers. I have been studying this venture for my graduate work at Utah State University. CRC’s mission is to conduct research on land use and climate and help create sustainable […]

“I want to exercise my right to die tomorrow”

By Elizabeth Thomas for GlobalJusticeBlog.com On a daily basis, we see a fair number of mentally ill clients. Since starting my work with the SAHRC, I’ve read complaints that range from illegible markings on a napkin to eloquent quasi-slam poetry about the patriarchy of educational institutions. You never know where that person is coming from, or whether […]

Law Library Closure

By Melissa Bernstein for the Quinney Library Blog – As of Tuesday, July 28, the law library is closed to everyone. We will reopen in our new facility, date to be determined but not until after the start of the fall semester. You may visit the other libraries on campus – the Marriott Library and […]