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Loneliness Can be Year-Round for Older Adults

By Katie Hoskins, Master of Social Work Student and 2014-2015 George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Neighbors Helping Neighbors Scholar Since I first began seeing the participants involved in

Community Resources for Older Adults

By Preston Radford, Master of Social Work Student and 2014-2015 George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Neighbors Helping Neighbors Scholar Working with the University of Utah College of Social

Don’t be a guppy – Protect yourself online

October is national Cyber-security Awareness Month. For many of us, the Internet, social media and online business is a way of life. Almost all of our critical and

The Buzz About Backyard Beekeeping — Social Soup

The Buzz on Backyard Beekeeping

The next installment of the regular Social Soup series — a monthly reflection on the social, economic and environmental issues surrounding food — takes a closer look at

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Members of Pi Kappa Alpha Raise over 13K for Camp for Kids with Cancer

This past fall, members of the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity, Alpha Tau Chapter at the University of Utah held their 25th Kevin B. Kennedy Gameball Run fundraiser.

The Science of Slopestyle Skiing

The Science of Slopestyle Skiing

Editor's note: This article was originally published at Ski.Utah.edu. From an Olympic perspective, it's the new kid on the mountain. But for

Presidential Ambassadors - University of Utah

Presidential Ambassadorship Program

When it comes to what students are thinking and experiencing, the best representatives a university administration can have is its students. Consequently, President David Pershing has a

Advice From Current Students and Alumni to Incoming Freshmen

With fall semester 2013 soon upon us, we asked current U students and alumni on Facebook if they had

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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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Antarctica Bound: Preparations in Hobart

Today we underwent our ship induction. This allowed us to board the Aurora Australis for the first time. The ship is still under construction so we had to

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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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