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U Chamber Choir named international champion

June 5, 2015 – The University of Utah Chamber Choir won what is considered by some as the world championship of amateur choral art, the European Choral Grand Prix. The competition includes choirs from all across the globe and has an international jury made up of judges from six different countries. The U’s choir, directed Read More

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Kingsbury Hall Presents series becomes UtahPresents, expands mission

June 1, 2015 – Since 2001, Kingsbury Hall Presents has offered an eclectic season of performing artists at Kingsbury Hall on the University of Utah campus. As part of an expanded mission that reaches beyond the boundaries of the Kingsbury Hall stage into other venues and spaces on campus and in the community, the performing Read More

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Tanner Humanities Center awards 2015-2016 research fellowships

May 27, 2015 – The Tanner Humanities Center at the University of Utah is proud to announce Maeera Schreiber, Hugh Cagle, Katherine Coles, Eric Hinderaker, David Kieran and Martin Padget have been selected as 2015-2016 research fellows. This annual program awards funds to selected U faculty and external scholars, enabling them to conduct research that Read More

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2015 Sundance Film Festival bolstered Utah’s economy, research shows

(May 14, 2015) Just how much does the glitz and glam of Utah’s famed Sundance Film Festival add to Utah’s economy? The answer: millions, according to a new report issued by the University of Utah’s Bureau of Economic and Business Research at the David Eccles School of Business. The report, “The Economic Impacts of Visitor Read More

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Beyond Facebook: The Social Media Alternatives Project

May 14, 2015 – There’s more to social networking than Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. That’s what Robert W. Gehl, assistant professor of communication at the University of Utah, is finding as he scours the Internet for what he calls “alternative social media” sites and services built as a critical response to corporate social Read More