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42 min ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Find local food, art Thursdays at University of Utah's farmers market

Celebrating themes from Utah's bees to pets to sustainable sweets, the University of Utah's on-campus farmer's market will offer local produce and art beginning this week through early October.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Paul Rolly: Republican Reyes snubs Rotary Club debate

Salt Lake City's Rotary Club may have witnessed history Tuesday, according to its president-elect, Floyd Hatch, when only one of two Utah attorney general candidates invited to a debate showed up to the scheduled luncheon.

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

Deseret News

Students bike to collect butterflies in a hands-on learning technique

Summer has not ended for eighth-graders at the Salt Lake Center for Science Education who will be learning about the life cycle of the monarch butterfly in a unique way.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Education Etc., Sundance Film Festival

Deseret News

Lawmaker's proposal would offer free tuition if student can't finish degree in 8 semesters

Sen. Stephen Urquhart, R-St. George, is working on legislation to create individual graduation maps for students that offer tuition incentives for graduating in four years.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Utah State University

OStatic

The NSF Pours $20 Million Into Experimental Cloud Test Beds

Never underestimate the impact that the U.S. National Science Foundation can have on technology.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Computers, University of Chicago, University of Texas at Austin

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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Related Topix: Illinois, Sundance Film Festival

Deseret News

The key to keeping faith in college

Nate Tunnell, minister and director of Cru, right, and Stephanie Knight, chat with incoming student Tyler Smith at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, University of Missouri, Missouri

Deseret News

My view: Now is the time to invest in NIH

As the senior vice president of the University of Utah Health Sciences , I have the privilege of working with some of the top researchers in the country who have devoted their lives to making discoveries that will change others' lives for the better.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daily Kos

Global #HandsUpWalkout is underway now

Today, Monday, August 25th would have been Mike Brown's first day of college. Instead, it is the day of his funeral.

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GlobeNewswire

Charles D. Hawker Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

CHICAGO, Aug. 25, 2014 -- The American Association for Clinical Chemistry presented one of its major awards to Charles D. Hawker, PhD, of Salt Lake City at its annual meeting.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT, Pathology, Medicine

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah Debate Commission names moderators

Broadcast veterans Ken Verdoia and Barbara Smith, along with Brigham Young University political scientist David Magleby, will moderate a series of congressional and attorney general candidate debates leading up to the Nov. 4 election.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Brigham Young University, Salt Lake City, UT

Fox News

These adorable fur balls survived a raging forest fire

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Johanna Varner thought a devastating forest fire meant the end of her pika research on Oregon's Mount Hood.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

Medical News Today

New mouse line offers new insights for treatments of 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.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine

Deseret News

Robert Bennett: WGU helping 'STEM' education slippage

Utah's innovative Western Governors University is helping keep the state ahead of slippage in science, technology, engineering and math education.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Robert Bennett, Utah, Sundance Film Festival, Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, UT

KurzweilAI.net

A new future for cloud computing

Apt, an NSF-funded precursor to CloudLab, is a testbed instrument that is adaptable to many different research domains through customizable profiles.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, CPU, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing, Computers, Downtown (San Antonio, TX)

Sun Aug 24, 2014

KSL-TV

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.

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Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Family, Kids

Monterey County Herald

Woman who drank toxic tea released from hospital

A Utah woman who nearly died after unknowingly drinking iced tea mixed with chemicals has been released from a Salt Lake City hospital.

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

Star-Telegram.com

Woman who drank toxic tea released from hospital

A Utah woman who nearly died after unknowingly drinking iced tea mixed with chemicals has been released from a Salt Lake City hospital.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Drink, Soft Drinks, Salt Lake City, UT, South Jordan, UT

Forward

6 Surprising Facts About Jewish Utah

3. In 1934, students at the University of Utah created an anti-fascist group to "defend minority rights in Germany."

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Salt Lake City, UT, Israel, World News, Middle East

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Examiner.com

Science vs. art and the winner isa ?

A recent study at the University of Utah that measured facial features in skulls over the last 80,000 years found a decline in testosterone levels and concluded that the decline is responsible for both a reduction of aggressive behavior and for the flourishing of artmaking over that time.

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