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1 hr ago | KSL-TV

U. students, faculty help restore Midvale homeless shelter

In a labor of love, The Road Home's winter overflow shelter got an extreme makeover, complete with lilac-painted walls and lots of helping hands.


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8 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

UW-Madison Chosen for Federally Funded Cloud Computing Research

MADISON, Wis., Aug. 21 -- The University of Wisconsin-Madison issued the following news release: Cloud computing, which allows users of technology to tap into remote, shared infrastructure and services, is a major facet of today's world.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, University of Wisconsin Madison, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Madison, WI

Fri Aug 22, 2014

American Reporter

MomentumSOMEONE to have Your Back

There is one, and only one, answer to America's burgeoning national debt, now in the many trillions of dollars and seemingly impossible to repay.


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Salt Lake Tribune

Concert preview: Melissa Etheridge declares - This Is M.E.' in solo tour

When an artist comes out with a new album called "This Is M.E." in the midst of a much-lauded career - as Melissa Etheridge has just done - you have to wonder: Was that not you on all those other albums before? "That's funny!" the 53-year-old Kansas native responded in an email interview.


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Scientific American

What Is the Goal of a Math History Class?

Evelyn Lamb is a postdoc at the University of Utah. She writes about mathematics and other cool stuff.


Related Topix: Mathematics, Science

Alabama Live

Live in south Huntsville? Meet your City Council candidates for Tuesday's election

Three candidates - Walt Hennessee, Jennie Robinson and Rosemary Schexnayder -- are competing to replace District 3 Councilman John Olshefski, who is not seeking re-election .


Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Real Estate, Purdue University

Medical News

New mouse model to open door to research on epilepsy, Alzheimer's

University of Utah scientists have developed a genetically engineered line of mice that is expected to open the door to new research on epilepsy , Alzheimer's and other diseases.


Related Topix: Genetics, Health


The Gift of Sight - Rand Paul Joins University of Utah Moran Eye...

Bernardo Reyes didn't mind the long, winding bus ride that brought him from the remote hills of his 20-person village to a small clinic with one operating room in Salama, Guatemala.


Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US Politics, Guatemala, Medicine, Ophthalmology

Oregon prison tackles solitary confinement with Blue Room experiment

Oregon's most incorrigible prisoners spend 23 hours, 20 minutes a day alone in cells deep inside a sprawling prison complex near Ontario.


Related Topix: Prison, Ontario, OR, Snake River Correctional Institution, State Prisons, Evergreen State College

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Rand Paula s eye-opening summer recess

Sen. Rand Paul spent two and a half days here this week as part of a medical mission of roughly 70 surgeons, nurses, technicians and volunteers who shared the goal of conducting nearly 200 cataract surgeries and distributing nearly 8,000 pairs of eyeglasses.


Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Tom DeLay, Park City, UT, Rick Perry, US Governors


New CloudLab will help researchers test new cloud architectures

AMHERST, Mass. A A - Computer systems engineers Michael Zink and David Irwin at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently received a three-year, $390,000 National Science Foundation grant to help create a new instrument for the national research community known as a "cloud laboratory."


Related Topix: Amherst, MA, UMass Amherst, University of Wisconsin Madison, Clemson University, Weather

Deseret News

University of Utah law school names interim dean to permanent post

Robert W. Adler, distinguished professor of law and interim dean of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will fill that role as the next dean, pending approval by the board of trustees.


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Monterey County Herald

Family of woman who drank toxic tea set to talk

As prosecutors mull whether charges are warranted against employees at a Utah restaurant where a woman nearly died after unknowingly drinking toxic tea, the woman's husband and son are set to talk publicly Thursday about her recovery.


Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, South Jordan, UT, Salt Lake County, UT

Medical News Today

Blueprint for the next generation of chronic myeloid leukemia treatment

Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah have identified and characterized mutated forms of the gene that encodes BCR-ABL, the unregulated enzyme driving the blood cancer chronic myeloid leukemia .


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Leukemia, Recreational Vehicle, Huntsman, Hematology

Deseret News

Purple walls shed new light of happiness at homeless shelter

Johnny Jensen paints a room with Rick Gallacher, right, as students and faculty from the accounting master's degree program at the University of Utah's David Eccles School of Business cleaned up the Road Home Community Winter Shelter in Midvale for the coming winter season, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.


Wed Aug 20, 2014

Deseret News

Salt Lake County vacancy rate lowest in 13 years

Nate Bench recently signed a lease for a rental unit in a converted single-family property near the University of Utah, where he will be completing his final year of undergraduate studies in mining engineering.


Related Topix: Salt Lake County, UT, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT


Earthquake Threat in Yellowstone Region Bigger Than First Thought

In a new report that's sure to eventually set your Facebook feed all aflutter with fresh volcanically-charged paranoia, scientists say that the risk for damaging earthquakes in the Yellowstone region is greater than originally thought.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science

Deseret News

Utah college students prefer traditional textbooks to e-books, bookstore officials say

In a world where kids know how to use an iPad better than many adults, the traditional textbook has maintained popularity throughout the Utah college scene.


Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Ipad, Science / Technology, Family, Kids, Salt Lake City, UT

Hispanic Business

New Findings from University of Utah in the Area of Exercise Therapy...

The primary purpose was to determine whether intermuscular adipose tissue can be influenced by an exercise intervention and if a greater reduction in IMAT occurs with eccentric versus traditional resistance training."


B.o.B Announces 'The No Genre Tour' Beginning This October

Rebel Rock/Grand Hustle/Atlantic recording artist B.o.B has announced details of a major US headline tour.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, B.o.B, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL