Honors novel writing workshop

U students to complete first undergraduate novel writing course of its kind in the nation

March 10, 2015 —  For most students, having to wake up for class any time before noon is groan-worthy. Now imagine waking up at 4:30 a.m. every single weekday for a year—that’s exactly what 10 students in the University of Utah’s honors novel writing course did—and now they are all on the verge of completing Read More

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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

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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The Tower at Rice-Eccles Stadium named to the Foothill Cultural District

The Foothill Cultural District has elected to include The Tower at Rice-Eccles Stadium among its must-see destinations for visitors to the Salt Lake City east bench area. Read More