INSTITUTE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/INSTITUTE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 9 things to know about Utah’s ‘Top Chef’ contestant http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58421435-223/chef-lake-salt-culinary.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58421435-223/chef-lake-salt-culinary.html.csp">9 things to know about Utah’s ‘Top Chef’ contestant</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-14T17:59:01.359-06:00">Updated Oct 14, 2014 05:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The 12th season of “Top Chef” premieres Wednesday, Oct. 15, and Salt Lake City chef Katie Weinner still has no idea how she was picked to be one of the 16 cheftestants on the award-winning culinary reality show. She didn’t fill out an application and can’t imagine who nominated her. “It’s a mystery,” said the 35-year-old culinary instructor at the Art Institute of Salt Lake City and owner of SLC POP, a catering and pop-up restaurant businesses. “I guess I have this fairy godmother out there.” ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58421435@www.sltrib.com Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:59:01 MDT Huntsman’s book details trek from near-poverty to billionaire http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58485035-90/billionaire-book-cancer-details.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58485035-90/billionaire-book-cancer-details.html.csp">Huntsman’s book details trek from near-poverty to billionaire</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matt Canham </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-04T14:13:17.325-06:00">Updated Oct 4, 2014 02:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Thirty years in the making, the autobiography of billionaire philanthropist Jon Huntsman Sr. is being released, and on Friday he held a book signing at Deseret Book in downtown Salt Lake City. The first two people in line epitomize Huntsman’s life story as told in “Barefoot to Billionaire.” Penny Nichols, from Sandy, wanted to get the book signed for her boss, who just launched his own business. She hopes a little of the Huntsman magic rubs off on him. Next was Joyce Forman, from Reno, Nev., wh...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58485035@www.sltrib.com Sat, 04 Oct 2014 14:13:17 MDT Illegal activities boost Spain’s GDP by $11 billion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58454559-79/illegal-activities-billion-gdp.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58454559-79/illegal-activities-billion-gdp.html.csp">Illegal activities boost Spain’s GDP by $11 billion</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T09:24:01.936-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 09:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Madrid • Spain’s National Statistics Institute says money generated by drug trafficking, prostitution, smuggling and illegal gambling contributed some $11.4 billion to the national economy last year. The institute said illegal activities represented 0.9 percent of total economic activity. The figures are being included in GDP calculations on the recommendation of the European Union, which is trying to harmonize estimates across member states and get a full picture of economic activity, whether l...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584545592014-09-25T09:24:01.936-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-25T09:24:01.936-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58454559@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 09:24:01 MDT After scandal, ’Three Cups of Tea’ author plans reluctant return http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58428597-68/mortenson-institute-asia-central.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58428597-68/mortenson-institute-asia-central.html.csp">After scandal, ’Three Cups of Tea’ author plans reluctant return</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATT VOLZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T09:15:35.515-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 09:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bozeman, Mont. • Greg Mortenson doesn’t want to talk about his best-selling “Three Cups of Tea” book, but everybody else does — including his own charity. Three years ago, “60 Minutes” and author Jon Krakauer alleged that Mortenson fabricated much of the book and mismanaged the charity he co-founded, Central Asia Institute. The allegations pushed Mortenson to lock himself in his bedroom. He fought off depression and eventually underwent heart surgery. The Central Asia Institute lost most of its ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584285972014-09-18T09:15:35.515-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T09:15:35.515-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58428597@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:15:35 MDT Op-ed: S.L. meeting shows Utah’s leadership in health care efficiency http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58403645-82/health-care-utah-intermountain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58403645-82/health-care-utah-intermountain.html.csp">Op-ed: S.L. meeting shows Utah’s leadership in health care efficiency</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brent C. James</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T17:28:01.538-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 05:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On Sept. 16-17 the Board of Directors of the prestigious Massachusetts-based Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) will be in Salt Lake City for meetings at Intermountain Healthcare. IHI is renowned for its leadership around the world in improving health care systems, yet its visit is one of many examples of health care leaders who travel to Utah to learn more about how the state provides effective and efficient care for patients. Utah is particularly well-known for its medical research, b...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58403645@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:28:01 MDT Letter: No thinking at Sutherland tank http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58347639-82/hate-sutherland-tank-institute.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58347639-82/hate-sutherland-tank-institute.html.csp">Letter: No thinking at Sutherland tank</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T17:19:52.484-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 05:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stop it! Stop calling the Sutherland Institute a “think tank” or a “leading conservative voice.” They are none of these. The Sutherland Institute is an organization of hate mongers. Paul Mero has just been the head bigot, nothing more. He is, however, responsible for getting the World Congress of Families to have their convention here in Salt Lake. The World Congress of Families in listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, who tracks the likes of the KKK, the Aryan Brotherhood a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347639@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:19:52 MDT Board ousts Paul Mero as Sutherland Institute president http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58339799-90/2000-board-discrimination-family.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58339799-90/2000-board-discrimination-family.html.csp">Board ousts Paul Mero as Sutherland Institute president</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T21:18:58.091-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 09:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The board of the Sutherland Institute, the state’s most prominent conservative think tank, has asked its longtime president, Paul Mero, to resign after long-simmering disputes apparently reached a head. Mero, who ran the institute since 2000, said the disagreements were over “organizational matters” and executing the plans the group had made. “There is no disagreement over philosophy or direction or the projects we’ve been working on,” Mero said in an interview. “It’s just a matter of differenc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58339799@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:18:58 MDT