FRONTIERS OF NEW MEDIA

How have wired media technologies such as the telegraph, radio, television, film and the Internet shaped or been shaped by the American West? That is the question the “Frontiers of New Media” symposium will address for three days, September 27-29, at the University of Utah. Read More

September, 2007 from the U

A WORLD WITHOUT HUNGER

Sept. 20, 2007It is estimated that some 800 million people in the world suffer from hunger and malnutrition, about 100 times as many as those who actually die from it each year. In the U.S., one out of every eight children under the age of 12 goes to bed hungry every night. Read More

UNIQUE SEMINAR TAKES TEACHERS TO MIDDLE EAST

For anyone who has desired to visit the home of Jason and the Argonauts or explore the land submerged by Noah’s flood, a unique seminar at the University of Utah will offer these and many more intriguing experiences, while equipping K-12 teachers with the skills to bring some fascinating regions of the Middle East into Utah”s classrooms.

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FIGHTING FIRE WITH SCIENCE

As Utah ends one of its worst wildfire seasons, University of Utah geographers are embarking on research to help people protect themselves from flames, allow aircraft to better monitor fires and learn if beetle infestations contribute to wildfires. Read More