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Student driven solar project to be launched at U library


March 20, 2015 – It all started with an idea sprouted by a University of Utah student – creating awareness of campus solar energy projects with an electronic dashboard that details energy savings in real time, using examples of everyday use. Designed by sPower, the dashboard used in the U’s J. Willard Marriott Library’s solar […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Exploring long-term health consequences of conflict and oppression

Feb. 11, 2015 —The Tanner Center for Human Rights at the University of Utah will examine the long-term health consequences of exposure to conflict, including effects on veterans, children and victims of discrimination at its annual conference, Feb. 18-19. Founder of The Center for Mind-Body Medicine and Georgetown professor James S. Gordon will give the keynote […]

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Be who you are this Valentine’s Day

Feb. 5, 2015 – Tracy McMillan, a University of Utah graduate who has gone on to write for film, TV and books, as well as appearing on several TV shows including “Oprah,” will be returning to the U to present a lecture, “Be More You: How to Get Everything You Want By Being Exactly Who […]

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UMFA brings landmark Latino art exhibition to Utah

Feb. 3, 2015– “Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art” brings to Salt Lake City and the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) a dynamic gathering of more than 80 artworks from more than 60 leading modern and contemporary Latino artists from the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Community members are invited to a free […]

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U collaborates to create “Music for Healing”

Feb. 3, 2015 – Pablo Casals, legendary cellist and conductor, said,  “Perhaps music will save the world.” As a philanthropist and entrepreneur, Emily Richards, a U alum, musician and CEO of the nonprofit music community, is hoping to use music to change the lives of people battling neurological diseases. Richards is teaming up with the […]

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