Red Butte Garden

Context from Campus: July 14-25

The U has faculty who can offer insight into trending news topics, including immigration, unrest in Israel and the Tour de France. Upcoming campus events that could provide context to current stories include the opening of a new exhibit at the Natural History Museum of Utah, a program that explores the chemistry of art, free admission to Red Butte Garden and more. Read More

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University of Utah

Context from Campus: June 30 – July 11

The U has faculty who can offer insight into trending news topics, including cell phone searches, firework safety and air quality. Upcoming campus events that could provide context to current stories include a volunteer activity at Red Butte Creek and a two-week pilot program to help autistic high school students. Read More

UNP

Context from Campus: June 16-27

The U has faculty who can offer insight into trending news topics, including wildfires, the World Cup and negotiating with terrorists. Upcoming campus events that could provide context to current stories include a workshop about reaching students with autism through arts education, the university’s annual “Partners in the Park” event and the debut of the Department of Theatre’s summer season. Read More

Guiora

Negotiating with Terrorists (and Sgt. Bergdahl’s release)

Amos Guiora, University of Utah law professor and expert on counter-terrorism and national security, recently wrote an article for the New York Times about his past involvement in prisoner release negotiations for Israel. He is available to share his perspective on negotiating with terrorists and the Bergdahl release. Read More

Jim Steenburgh

U Professors Involved with National Climate Assessment

Today the Obama administration released the third National Climate Assessment, which assesses the science of climate change and its impacts across the United States today and in the future. Read More