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"The freedoms, equalities, and democracy we think we have – and say we want – need constant and diligent oversight, attention, and advocacy."

Public Education Needs Social Justice Education

The importance of a “good” education cannot be overemphasized.  Most people will agree that they want society’s children to be educated.  It’s in our best interest.  What can


Greenland Ice Sheet traverse team pinned down due to severe weather

I received a satellite phone call from Clement Miege (Geography Ph.D. student) with an update on the ACT Team status.  The temperatures started dropping and the winds picked

Alecs Barton, the garden composting intern, mixes organic materials to the proper carbon-nitrogen balance. (Photo by Ross Chambless)

Composting the U

The University of Utah has resolved to reduce almost 50 percent of its overall waste – as stated by the 2010 Climate Action Plan.  This is a pretty

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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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