The University of Utah

  1. Last year, the UN declared access to safe water a human right, but still over one-sixth of the world's population does not have that access. Tom Maloney, professor of economics and director of the Tanner Center for Nonviolent Human Rights Advocacy, talks about why water is kind of a big deal.
    (This video was recorded on Feb. 22, 2011.)

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  2. It was an epic year for snowfall in the Wasatch Mountains, with more than 700 inches recorded at the Cottonwood Canyons' resorts. We chatted with Department Chair of atmospheric sciences, Jim Steenburgh (AKA “Wasatch Weather Weenie”), to tell us why Utah has the “greatest snow on Earth.” Check out what he had to say.

    You can learn more about Prof. Steenburgh's work at

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  3. Gretchen Dietrich discusses some of the exhibits at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts at the University of Utah. (Video recorded March 5, 2011)

    To learn more about the UMFA, visit

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  4. What began as a design competition and then turned into the senior class gift of 2010, the "Re-Imagine the Plaza" project demonstrates how students' ideas and collaborations can turn into reality, transforming campus to a more engaging and vibrant environment.

    To learn more about this endeavor, visit

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  5. Hundreds of University of Utah students, faculty and staff cleaned up locations around Salt Lake Valley as part of the Bennion Center's 10th annual Earth Day service event, which consisted of four different service-learning opportunities. One of those four saw volunteers make Bend-in-the-River Park in Salt Lake City a more beautiful place for the entire community. For more information about the center's Earth Day activities (which were held on 4/16), visit

    To learn more about the Bennion Center and its service learning opportunities, visit

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