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Getting to Tenure and Sanity with a Spreadsheet: One Writing Group’s Tale

As social as we academics can be, as often as we commiserate about teaching over coffee in the break room, as often as we tweet about our day

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NYRB features “Heaven’s Purge” by U’s Isabel Moreira

An ever-tantalizing subject – sin – has been revisited in the Dec. 20 issue of the New York Review of Books with help from two books, one by

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Good Urbanism: Making Places We Live and Love

Nan Ellin is known for helping transform undervalued urban spaces into interesting and thriving city places. Examples include Canalscape in Phoenix, and since coming to the University of Utah,

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Getting Up Close and Personal with Orcs and Dwarves

Sarah Shippobotham, associate professor and head of the Actor Training Program in the University of Utah’s Department of Theatre recently returned from living in the Shire for eight

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Antarctica 2012: Thankful for Freedom

We are all anxious to get home, and we are now officially going to be arriving late. Flights will need to be changed, meetings rescheduled, and we will

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Antarctica 2012: Halloween Heyday

The ice relaxed briefly, a welcome site following our five stationary days within the last floe system. We pushed and pushed ahead, making very slow progress. After nearly

Everyone looked pretty different the next morning

Antarctica 2012: The Great Shave and Other Distractions

The great shave has come! The crew of the Aurora Australis has supported Camp Quality for many years. Camp Quality's purpose is to "create a better life for

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Bike Friendly U

Salt Lake City is a bike-friendly town, so it comes as little surprise that the University of Utah was recently deemed a Bicycle Friendly University by the

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Take a Longer View of Election Day

The 2012 American elections are finally upon us. A new book by a University of Utah professor provides anopportunity to step back from the immediacy of debates, campaign ads and stump

Christian in 40 knot wind.

Antarctica 2012: Balmy Breezy Blizz

Warm weather welcomed us to our fourth ice station. This can be an indicator that a storm is coming in, and our subfreezing heat wave was no exception.

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RedThread Retiring

It’s been a good run all, but RedThread is ready for retirement. We’re consolidating with FYI, our faculty and staff newsletter, to create a comprehensive, campus-wide online publication dubbed @TheU, where you can find information for all of the …

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