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IN THE NEWS...

2017-2018

10/25/2017 - Shaping human understanding through literature and humanities | UNews

09/26/2017 - Mormon historian, scientist to speak on why his church needs to go further to embrace its LGBT members | The Salt Lake Tribune

09/25/2017 - A History of Mormons and Homosexuality | RadioWest (KUER 90.1 FM)

09/06/2017 - Researcher to discuss biology of homosexuality and the LDS Church | Q Salt Lake

2016-2017

06/01/2017 - BYU Professor named scholar and artist in residence at U | Deseret News

02/08/2017 - Innocence Project director calls for higher ethical standards in court system | The Salt Lake Tribune

01/18/2017 - Lecture series explores diverse perspectives in the Humanities | UNews

12/09/2016 - The LDS church and the growing Mormon Studies field | Deseret News

11/02/2016 - Panel discsusses old challenges, new prospects in writing women's history in Mormonism | Deseret News

10/24/2016 - Social Entrepreneurism (lecture coverage) | @TheU

10/13/2016 - Social Entrepreneurism: The new face of American innovation (lecture preview) | UNEWS

10/09/2016 - Q&A: How culture wars eventually bring Americans closer togetherDeseret News

10/06/2016 - Why Liberals Win the Culture Wars | RadioWest (KUER 90.1 FM)

09/29/2016 - Panel discusses the intellectual Mormon legacy of Nibley, Bennion, McMurrin and Arrington | Deseret News

08/09/2016 - The Tanner Humanities Center receives federal grant award from the National Endowment for the Humanities | UNews

2015-2016

06/20/2016 - Exploring Mormonism | UNews

06/01/2016 - Mormon Study Initiative at U names Brian Birch as first scholar in residence | UNews

03/22/2016 - Will Pulitzer winner's visit help U. raise its cancer-research profile? | The Salt Lake Tribune

03/14/2016 - The U of U as the It of It | Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts, and Parks (Blog)
02/17/2016 - The Suzan-Lori Parks Show | Salt Lake City Weekly
02/16/2016 - First African-American Woman to Win the Pulitzer Prize in Drama to Speak at the U | The Daily Utah Chronicle

02/08/2016 - Contact in the Community National Theatre Live | KUED Channel 7

01/19/2016 - U. establishes fellowship in honor of popular emeritus Mormon Leader Marlin Jensen | The Salt Lake Tribune

11/12/2015 - Contact with Mary Dickson: The Case Against 8 | KUED Channel 7

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

09/22/2015 - Former NATO chief to speak at U. of U. | The Salt Lake Tribune


2014-2015

04/03/2015 - Margaret Atwood: The Best and Worst of Human Values in a Changing World | SLUG Magazine
03/23/2015 - Writer Margaret Atwood to speak at U. of Utah on human values and change | The Salt Lake Tribune

02/13/2015 - A Literary Icon: Tony Kushner | The Daily Utah Chronicle
01/31/2015 - Playwright Tony Kushner to speak at U. | The Salt Lake Tribune
01/06/2015 - Tony Kushner Speaks at Kingsbury Hall | Q Salt Lake Magazine

10/30/2014 - Mormons and American Politics | RadioWest, KUER 90.1 FM
10/29/2014 - Author: Mormons follow their leaders to left or right on politics | The Salt Lake Tribune
10/23/2014 - Mormons in a Changing Religious Landscape | UNews

09/17/2014 - Former Australia PM: China's growth is the opportunity of this century | The Salt Lake Tribune
09/17/2014 - Prime Minister in Prime Time | The Daily Utah Chronicle

09/10/2014 - Former Australian leader to deliver World Leaders Lecture at U. of Utah | The Salt Lake Tribune

2013-2014

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

04/01/2014 - Brand new 'Mormon Studies' minor at the University of Utah  | ABC 4 Utah

03/31/ 2014 - A first: University of Utah may offer a Mormon studies minor  | The Salt Lake Tribune

03/26/2014 - Rock-star astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson urges crowd to embrace science | The Salt Lake Tribune
03/26/2014 - Cosmos' host speaks in Salt Lake City | Fox 13
03/26/2014 - 'Rock star' of science still dreaming about tomorrow | Deseret News
03/26/2014 - Science 'rock star' wows crowd at sold-out U. lecture | KSL

01/14/2014 - Actor/playwright to give lecture on humanity and health care | The Salt Lake Tribune

10/29/2013 - Author Andrew Solomon to lecture on family issues at University of Utah | Deseret News

10/28/2013 - Author Andrew Solomon to give lecture on families | The Salt Lake Tribune

10/04/2013 - University of Utah class studies the Book of Mormon as literatureThe Salt Lake Tribune

09/06/2013 - Activist to speak on peace at U | Deseret News

2012-2013

02/22/2013 - University of Utah lecture to explore morals of market thinking | The Salt Lake Tribune

01/11/2013 - Buzzing with possibility: The Utah-Morocco connection | The Salt Lake Tribune

09/13/2012 - Nobel laureate tells Utah crowd that diplomacy, ideals needed to calm global turmoil | The Salt Lake Tribune

08/23/2012 - University of Utah presents conference on 'Women and the LDS Church' | KSL


2011-2012

04/19/2012 - George Mitchell at University of Utah forum: 'Israel will have to choose' | The Salt Lake Tribune

09/30/2011 - Scholar: Political name-calling goes against Mormonism  | The Salt Lake Tribune


2010-2011

09/15/2010 - Spike Lee, in Utah, says it's time to confront race | The Salt Lake Tribune

09/14/2010 - Discussion of race is vital, Spike Lee says | Deseret News


2009-2010

11/28/2009 - Allende: Chilean-American author stresses 'value the feminine' | The Salt Lake Tribune

Last Updated: 2/28/18