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U Students Join BYU in Campaign to Raise Awareness About Climate Change

Environmental & Sustainability Studies major, Colin Green, and ten other students traveled to Provo in hopes of cooperating with Brigham Young University (BYU) students to raise awareness for climate change.

Veterans with a Crisis Response Plan 76 percent less likely to Attempt Suicide

Once every 72 minutes a U.S. military veteran commits suicide. But Craig Bryan, psychology professor and director of the National Center for Veterans Studies, says that number can be reduced with a crisis response plan.

Economics Faculty Warn Water Districts cannot Pay for Lake Powell Pipeline

Water managers are proposing some steep increases in the cost for new water connections, part of the plan to help fund the Lake Powell Pipeline and other projects. This plan comes after warnings from economics faculty that individual water districts will not be able to repay the costs.

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Kem C. Gardner

Kem C. Gardner

Kem C. Gardner earned a bachelor's in political science from the University of Utah in 1967 and a juris doctor from the S.J. Quinney College of Law in 1970. Kem currently serves as chairman of The Gardner Company, a private commercial real estate company. He has worked for 38 years in real estate development, including many years as president of The Boyer Company. Kem has developed over 2500 residential lots and more than 28 million square feet of corporate office, medical buildings, retail shopping centers, life-style centers, hotels and industrial/manufacturing facilities.

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Recent Awardees

  • jesus valeroValero and team awarded RWJF grant

    Congratulations to political science assistant professor Jesus Valero and team who were awarded a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).

  • Codding and DennisonCSBS professors receive NSF Grant

    Congratulations to Brian Codding, associate professor of anthropology; Philip Dennison, professor of geography, and their team, who received one of nine 2017 NSF CNH Awards.

  • Liz ConradtCongratulations to Liz Conradt!

    Congratulations to psychology assistant professor Liz Conradt, who has just received the Kucharski Young Investigator Award from the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology.

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Last Updated: 9/12/17