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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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University of Utah and Salt Lake City Public Library partner with religious communities to host symposium on sexuality and religion

Feb. 27, 2015 —Over the past two years, Utah has become the surprising epicenter of discussions around non-discrimination, marriage equality and religious freedom. The ongoing conversation in the state is a driving force behind a symposium on March 7 designed to build bridges between disparate groups and to create inclusive and welcoming faith communities. The […]

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The future of U.S and Latin American relations at center of 2015 Rocco C. and Marion S. Siciliano Forum

(Feb. 17, 2015) —U.S. ties with Latin America have never been more critical. The U.S. now recognizes the region as one of its fastest-growing trade partners, a key ally in developing alternative fuels, as well as its largest source of immigrants—both documented and undocumented—and illegal drugs. Furthermore, as Latin America’s global impact steadily increases, the […]

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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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