PaisleyPaisley Rekdal Wins 2016 AWP Award Series

Paisley Rekdal, Department of English, was the 2016 AWP Award Series winner for Creative Non-fiction.


Anne PetersonAnne Peterson Wins 2015 "Review of Metaphysics Dissertation Essay Contest"

Anne Peterson, Department of Philosophy, won the prize with her essay "The Primacy of the Organism: Being, Unity, and Diversification in Aristotle's Metaphysics."


Heavy Helene Shugart's Highly Anticipated Book Published

"Heavy: The Obesity Crisis in Cultural Context" was recently published by Oxford University Press


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What is Home? - An Exhibition

Ongoing through Thursday, August 11, 2016
Marriott Library - J. Willard (M LIB)

And when do houses become them? Is it how long we’ve lived there? The kinds of memories we’ve made there? Is it the people that live there? Salt Lake Valley Habitat for Humanity partners with families to build homes that they can afford. Just like the process of building a Habitat home, the “What is Home” exhibit is an example of what happens when people come together to create something on behalf of others.

John James Audubon Print Exhibition

Ongoing through Friday, September 9, 2016
Marriott Library - J. Willard (M LIB)

Housed in the Rare Books Department of Special Collections, 12 of these stunning pieces feature mammals from Audubon’s imperial folio “The Quadrupeds of North America.” The remaining print, entitled “Black Vulture/Carrion Crow,” is from Audubon’s landmark book “The Birds of America,” which contains 435 plates of birds and is one of the most famous and highly valued publications in American history.

Love Letters: A Gallery of Type

Ongoing through Friday, September 30, 2016
Marriott Library - J. Willard (M LIB)

From Gutenberg to Bruce Rogers and beyond, see examples from the 15th through the 20th centuries of why we love type.

Exaltation in the Valley

Ongoing through Monday, August 1, 2016
Taft-Nicholson Center

A workshop for Flagship and Project GO instructors

Saturday, July 30, 2016, 9am - 5pm

Join us this summer for a 5-day workshop designed for the faulty teaching in Flagship & Project GO programs. Travel, housing and meal expenses will be covered!  Find out more information here!

University Researcher Orientation

Thursday, August 4 - Sunday, August 7, 2016

Historical Society Barbeque

Saturday, August 6, 2016
Taft-Nicholson Center

Environmental Leadership

Thursday, August 11 - Monday, August 15, 2016
Taft-Nicholson Center

Salt Lake City Regional Conference for Inventors, Makers, and Entrepreneurs

Friday, August 12, 2016, 8am - 6pm
Marriott Library - J. Willard (M LIB)

The United States Patent and Trademark Office is proud to present the Salt Lake City Regional Conference for Inventors, Makers, and Entrepreneurs in Salt Lake City, Utah, on August 12, 2016. This free program will be presented by top USPTO officials, successful inventors and entrepreneurs, and intellectual property (IP) experts will provide practical advice and information for novice and seasoned inventors, makers and entrepreneurs. This program is free and your registration will include attendance to all sessions andpresentations.  Space is limited, so register early. The program includes a luncheon keynote speaker but does not include lunch since this event is free; participants will need to provide their own lunch. Please note that food and beverage will be available for purchase on site. This event will provide a unique opportunity for attendees to learn specifically about the value of patents and trademarks, federal and local resources available to help entrepreneurs start or grow a business, strategies to leverage IP assets, and networking opportunities with experts in the IP and the small business growth and development fields. These experts will be from both government and the private sector and will help attendees gain insight into the patent process.

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