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IN THE NEWS...

2016-2017

June 01, 2017 - BYU Professor named scholar and artist in residence at U | Deseret News

February 08, 2017 - Innocence Project director calls for higher ethical standards in court system | The Salt Lake Tribune

January 18, 2017 - Lecture series explores diverse perspectives in the Humanities | UNEWS

December 09, 2016 - The LDS church and the growing Mormon Studies field | Deseret News

November 02, 2016 - Panel discsusses old challenges, new prospects in writing women's history in Mormonism | Deseret News

October 24, 2016 - Social Entrepreneurism (lecture coverage) | @TheU

October 13, 2016 - Social Entrepreneurism: The new face of American innovation (lecture preview) | UNEWS

October 09, 2016 - Q&A: How culture wars eventually bring Americans closer togetherDeseret News

October 06, 2016 - Why Liberals Win the Culture Wars | RadioWest (KUER 90.1)

September 29, 2016 - Panel discusses the intellectual Mormon legacy of Nibley, Bennion, McMurrin and Arrington | Deseret News

August 09, 2016 - The Tanner Humanities Center receives federal grant award from the National Endowment for the Humanities | UNEWS

2015-2016

June 20, 2016 - Exploring Mormonism | UNEWS

June 01, 2016 - Mormon Study Initiative at U names Brian Birch as first scholar in residence | UNEWS

March 22, 2016 - Will Pulitzer winner's visit help U. raise its cancer-research profile? | The Salt Lake Tribune

March 14, 2016 - The U of U as the It of It | Salt Lake County ZAP Blog
February 17, 2016 - The Suzan-Lori Parks Show | Salt Lake City Weekly
February 16, 2016 - First African-American Woman to Win the Pulitzer Prize in Drama to Speak at the U | The Daily Utah Chronicle

February 08, 2016 - Contact in the Community National Theatre Live | KUED Channel 7

Januray 19, 2016 - U. establishes fellowship in honor of popular emeritus Mormon Leader Marlin Jensen | The Salt Lake Tribune

November 12, 2015 - Contact with Mary Dickson: The Case Against 8 | KUED Channel 7

October 12, 2015 - Black, White, and Mormon | Huffington Post
October 10, 2015 - Black Mormons Assess Church's Racial Progress | The New York Times
October 09, 2015 - Africa's Mormons more concerend about future than faith's past priesthood ban... | The Salt Lake Tribune
October 09, 2015 - Major LDS growth in Africa unaffected by priesthood restriction, Elder Sitati says | Deseret News
October 08, 2015 - Positive developments for LDS blacks weighed against troubled history by Lester Bush at McMurrin lecture at the U. | Deseret News
October 07, 2015 - What is the status of blacks in the Mormon Church? U. conference hopes to find out | The Salt Lake Tribune

September 22, 2015 - Former NATO chief to speak at U. of U. | The Salt Lake Tribune


2014-2015

April 03, 2015 - Margaret Atwood: The Best and Worst of Human Values in a Changing World | SLUG Magazine
March 23, 2015 - Writer Margaret Atwood to speak at U. of Utah on human values and change | The Salt Lake Tribune

February 13, 2015 - A Literary Icon: Tony Kushner | The Daily Utah Chronicle
January 31, 2015 - Playwright Tony Kushner to speak at U. | The Salt Lake Tribune
January 06, 2015 - Tony Kushner Speaks at Kingsbury Hall | Q Salt Lake Magazine

October 30, 2014 - Mormons and American Politics | RadioWest, KUER 90.1 FM
October 29, 2014 - Author: Mormons follow their leaders to left or right on politics | The Salt Lake Tribune
October 23, 2014 - Mormons in a Changing Religious Landscape | UNews

September 17, 2014 - Former Australia PM: China's growth is the opportunity of this century | The Salt Lake Tribune
Prime Minister in Prime Time | The Daily Utah Chronicle
September 10, 2014 - Former Australian leader to deliver World Leaders Lecture at U. of Utah | The Salt Lake Tribune

2013-2014
April 04, 2014 - The quest for Mormon intellectuals: how to balance facts and faith | The Salt Lake Tribune

April 01, 2014 - Brand new 'Mormon Studies' minor at the University of Utah  | ABC 4 Utah

March 31, 2014 - A first: University of Utah may offer a Mormon studies minor  | The Salt Lake Tribune

March 26, 2014 - Rock-star astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson urges crowd to embrace science | The Salt Lake Tribune
Cosmos' host speaks in Salt Lake City | Fox 13
'Rock star' of science still dreaming about tomorrow | Deseret News
Science 'rock star' wows crowd at sold-out U. lecture | KSL

January 14, 2014 - Actor/playwright to give lecture on humanity and health care | The Salt Lake Tribune

October 29, 2013 - Author Andrew Solomon to lecture on family issues at University of Utah | Deseret News

October 28, 2013 - Author Andrew Solomon to give lecture on families | The Salt Lake Tribune

October 04, 2013 - University of Utah class studies the Book of Mormon as literatureThe Salt Lake Tribune

September 06, 2013 - Activist to speak on peace at U | Deseret News


2012-2013

February 22, 2013 - University of Utah lecture to explore morals of market thinking | The Salt Lake Tribune

January 11, 2013 - Buzzing with possibility: The Utah-Morocco connection | The Salt Lake Tribune

September 13, 2012 - Nobel laureate tells Utah crowd that diplomacy, ideals needed to calm global turmoil | The Salt Lake Tribune

August 23, 2012 - University of Utah presents conference on 'Women and the LDS Church' | KSL


2011-2012

April 19, 2012 - George Mitchell at University of Utah forum: 'Israel will have to choose' | The Salt Lake Tribune

September 30, 2011 - Scholar: Political name-calling goes against Mormonism  | The Salt Lake Tribune


2010-2011

September 15, 2010 - Spike Lee, in Utah, says it's time to confront race | The Salt Lake Tribune

September 14, 2010 - Discussion of race is vital, Spike Lee says | Deseret News


2009-2010

November 28, 2009 - Allende: Chilean-American author stresses 'value the feminine' | The Salt Lake Tribune

Last Updated: 6/28/17