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Red Butte Garden launches first two TaleBlazer mobile games

March 2, 2015 – For the past year, Red Butte Garden has been collaborating on a pilot program with Missouri Botanical Garden, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, San Diego Zoo and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to create interactive, location-based, augmented-reality games through funding from the National Science Foundation.  Using GPS-enabled smart phones and MIT’s TaleBlazer Read More

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Air quality will be the theme of the 20th annual Wallace Stegner Center Symposium at the University of Utah's S.J. Quinney College of Law.

Air quality is theme of 20th annual Wallace Stegner Center Symposium at University of Utah

Feb.27, 2015 —Across the nation, great strides have been made addressing air pollution over the last several decades, especially following adoption of the federal Clean Air Act in 1970.  Nevertheless, in the West and elsewhere, air quality remains a vexing environmental, economic and public health dilemma.  Families in polluted areas face asthma and other health Read More

Rev. Tara Wilkins is one of several speakers who will present at a March 7 symposium.

University of Utah and Salt Lake City Public Library partner with religious communities to host symposium on sexuality and religion

Feb. 27, 2015 —Over the past two years, Utah has become the surprising epicenter of discussions around non-discrimination, marriage equality and religious freedom. The ongoing conversation in the state is a driving force behind a symposium on March 7 designed to build bridges between disparate groups and to create inclusive and welcoming faith communities. The Read More

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Marriott Library celebrates and archives lives of remarkable women from the 20th century

Feb. 27, 2015 – The English proverb, “necessity is the mother of invention” frames a view of 20th century women as innovators in the face of a rapidly changing world. Marie Cornwall, advisory board member of the Aileen H. Clyde 20th Century Women’s Legacy Archive at the University of Utah’s J. Willard Marriott Library, will deliver Read More

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New filter could advance terahertz data transmission

University of Utah engineers have discovered a new approach for designing filters capable of separating different frequencies in the terahertz spectrum, the next generation of communications bandwidth that could allow cellphone users and Internet surfers to download data a thousand times faster than today. Read More