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University of Utah Faculty & Staff Honor the 150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

To honor the sesquicentennial of one of the most important speeches in U.S. history, University of Utah faculty and staff recited the Gettysburg Address in partnership with

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“Path-breaking” new book by Matt Basso on World War II

In his path-breaking new book Meet Joe Copper: Masculinity and Race on Montana’s World War II Home Front (University of Chicago Press, 2013), Matthew L. Basso explores the ways in

Exploring Sustainability at UMFA

New UMFA Exhibition Features Sustainable Design Projects by Students

Exploring Sustainability at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts demonstrates how principles of ecological sustainability and affiliated design strategies can be applied

Arts Bash 2013

College of Fine Arts put on its annual “Arts Bash”, treating students to free food, live music, song and ballet performances, photo booths and a chance to design

Annual Student Art Exhibition 2013

Student Art Exhibition 2013

The best from the University of Utah's College of Fine Arts is on display, and it does not disappoint. The exhibit runs through May 3, so if you're

A History of "Like"

A History of “Like”

"A History of Like", by Robert Gehl, a professor at the University of Utah's Department

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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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Warren Buffett Billion Dollar Bracket

Odds On Winning the Buffett Bracket Challenge

Do you remember Lloyd Christmas’ line in Dumb and Dumber — “So you’re telling me there’s a chance…”? It’s a line that seems rather fitting for Warren Buffett’s Billion Dollar Bracket Challenge, where the perfect bracket wins you $1 …

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