thanksgiving

Context from Campus: Nov. 24-28

Trending Topics: Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is upon us. Many people focus on the food, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and traveling to see loved ones. We do all of this to commemorate the first Thanksgiving held in the 1600s. There is so much more to Thanksgiving than we were taught in elementary school. Eric Hinderaker, professor Read More

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University of Utah

Context from Campus: Nov. 17-21

The U has professors and students who can offer insight into standardized testing, winter inversion and the double your dollars program for those using SNAP benefits. Upcoming campus events that could provide context to current stories include a lecture about how geography relates to terrorism, a presentation about food workers’ fight for wage equality and an artist meet-and-greet prior to the Gallery Stroll. Read More

Office of Engagement

Context from Campus: Nov. 10-15

The U has experts who can offer insight into the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and National Family Literacy Month. Upcoming campus events that could provide context to current stories include a Veterans Day ceremony, a presentation about human trafficking, a lecture about treating mood disorders at high altitudes and more. Read More

Jim Steenburgh

Context from Campus: Nov. 3-7

The U has experts who can offer insight into quarantines for Ebola, the GI Bill and a new book about the greatest snow on Earth. Upcoming campus events that could provide context to current stories include a speech about mathematics teaching reforms, a presentation about the school-to-prison pipeline, a lecture about how sugar and processed foods changed society and more. Read More

David-Campbell

Context from Campus: Oct. 27-31

The U has experts who can offer insight into the U’s haunted history, the election, diabetes and more. Upcoming campus events that could provide context to current stories include a keynote address that is part of the U’s annual Days of Remembrance, a presentation that explores America during World War II, a lecture exploring Mormons’ place in a changing religious landscape and more. Read More