Plan to Institute Military Oath Against Suicide Could Backfire, Some Experts Say
According to Craig Bryan, psychology professor and director of the National Center for Veterans Studies, the proposed no-suicide contract for departing service members will not work. He says at best it could have a neutral effect, but it could make things worse.
The Quiet Rise of Killer Technology
Psychology PhD student Kelly Funkhouser has inventoried driver assist technologies and found that similar names are given to different functions across manufacturers, which can lead to confusion and safety issues for those using them.
The Genes That Rewrite the History of Human Evolution
A new method of studying DNA, developed by a team led by anthropology professor Alan Rogers, reveals that there could have been tens of thousands more Neanderthals walking the Earth than scientists first thought.
Don Lewon has been an exemplary leader in and supporter of the University, the College, and the community. He received a B.S. in Geography from The University of Utah. He is President of Utah Metal Works and has served as president of his industry's national council. Among his civic contributions are his longterm participation on the board of trustees for Wasatch Academy, also his alma mater, and his support of the Ronald McDonald House and the United Way. He has served many terms on the vestry of St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral. In 2002 he was named "Father of the Year" by the Utah Diabetes Association.
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