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Youth education courses

Sign your kids up for no cost online after-school camps this fall.


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Education during a pandemic

How to improve family-school relationships during the pandemic.


Practice #SafeSix

The Center for Student Wellness has six steps for people to take to keep the community safe and slow the spread of COVID-19.


A massive line of cars wait in traffic to enter Zion National Park in the southern part of Utah in the United States. Midway in the line of traffic is a sign with the park’s name on it. In the background is a cliff of red rocks that the region is known for. Green trees tower over the cars.

The rise of ‘Zoom Towns’ in the rural west

COVID-19 has accelerated a trend of rapid growth in western gateway communities. This “amenity migration” is causing urgent planning challenges.


Trees and lawns beat the heat

As climate change pushes cities towards dangerous temperatures, planners must balance mitigating heat and preserving water resources.


an 18-wheel truck bed is loaded with firewood and is parked next to a large pile of more firewood

Operation Firewood Rescue

Utahns come together to help Najavo elders prepare for winter.


In a classroom setting, three learners sit at desks with laptops while two instructors look over their shoulders.

U rewarded for community engagement

University of Utah named finalist for 2020 C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship Award.


wide shot of the debate stage inside Kingsbury Hall featuring three student volunteers sitting in place of Kamala Harris, Mike Pence and VP debate moderator Susan Page.

The volunteer experience

From providing golf cart rides to members of the international media to ushering guests to their seats inside the debate hall, the 2020 Vice Presidential Debate volunteers reflect on the event.


Indian art market online all October

NHMU’s Indian Art Market brings top Native American artists to Salt Lake City for a resplendent shopping experience. Given the challenges of COVID-19, it’s online for the first time.


Reframing the Conversation: Queering Utah Legacies

This month’s Reframing the Conversation panel focuses on narratives of LGBTQIA+ folx in Utah.


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