'Creating art is a spiritual act,' writer Sandra Cisneros tells Deseret News by Justin Adams | Acclaimed writer Sandra Cisneros is visiting Salt Lake City Tuesday, April 25, thanks to the University of Utah Tanner Humanities Center’s Artists in Residence program. Cisneros is a poet, novelist and essayist who has won many national awards, including the National Medal of Arts in 2016, according to the National Endowment for the Arts.
Salt Lake Tribune coverage of the 2017 Tanner Lecture on Human Values by Barry Scheck, attorney and co-founder of The Innocence Project. "It could happen to anybody," Scheck said of a wrongful conviction. "That's really the truth."
Accepting applications for NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture workshop for school teachers, “Manifest Destiny Reconsidered: The Utah Experience.” Two week long workshops will be held this summer beginning June, 2017.