UNIVERSITY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/UNIVERSITY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Tribune Photo of the Day - September 26, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58460917-227/byu-protest-provo-bike.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58460917-227/byu-protest-provo-bike.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - September 26, 2014</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T23:06:03.182-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 11:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chris Detrick | The Salt Lake Tribune Beard supporters and enthusiasts cheer outside of the Abraham O. Smoot Administration Building at Brigham Young University during a "bike for beards" rally Friday September 26, 2014. Shane Pittson is petitioning school officials for the right to bear a beard. The university’s honor code — its mandatory contract that forbids premarital sex, drinking alcohol and tattoos, among other things — outlaws any scruff on campus. Read more</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58460917@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 23:06:03 MDT Utah regents seek $78M for higher education http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58459420-78/million-utah-funding-university.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58459420-78/million-utah-funding-university.html.csp">Utah regents seek $78M for higher education</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By benjamin wood</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-27T10:59:23.927-06:00">Updated Sep 27, 2014 10:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah’s colleges and universities are asking the State Legislature for more than $78 million in new funding for the 2015-2016 school year. The Utah State Board of Regents on Friday approved their annual budget request, which includes $28 million for salary increases and $15 million to hire additional faculty and relieve a bottleneck in popular courses. “I do feel like we have great support from our legislators and they are very interested in prioritizing education,” said David Buhler, Utah com...</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> 58459420@www.sltrib.com Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10:59:23 MDT McCarthey Family Foundation announces $2,500 essay competition http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58458439-78/mccarthey-university-utah-competition.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58458439-78/mccarthey-university-utah-competition.html.csp">McCarthey Family Foundation announces $2,500 essay competition</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Benjamin wood</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T12:10:30.07-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 12:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The McCarthey Family Foundation is offering a cash prize of $2,500 to the writer of a winning essay on independent journalism. The competition is open to Utah college and university students and is being held in conjunction with the annual McCarthey Family Foundation Lecture Series, which will feature David Axelrod at a free event at Rowland Hall’s upper campus on Nov. 1. Axelrod, former advisor and campaign strategist for President Barack Obama, currently serves as director of the University ...</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> 58458439@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:10:30 MDT University of Utah arts college picks new, community-focused dean http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58433171-78/theater-university-arts-college.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58433171-78/theater-university-arts-college.html.csp">University of Utah arts college picks new, community-focused dean</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Annie Knox</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T09:17:02.357-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 09:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The University of Utah College of Fine Arts has chosen a youth theater director as an assistant dean. Kelby McIntyre-Martinez will oversee community engagement in her new role. She comes from the Beverly Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program, where she trained teachers, choreographed and directed children in theater productions at elementary schools across the Wasatch Front. “We are thrilled,” college dean Raymond Tymas-Jones said in a prepared statement. McIntyre-Martinez takes the place of ...</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> 58433171@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 09:17:02 MDT Michigan university launches beer-making program http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58451513-79/michigan-beer-program-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58451513-79/michigan-beer-program-state.html.csp">Michigan university launches beer-making program</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID N. GOODMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T14:38:02.104-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 02:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • Colleges and beer have a long shared history. A university in Michigan is taking that partnership to a new level with the creation of a program to train and certify experts in “fermentation science.” Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant this week announced plans to launch the program in fall 2015, aimed particularly at supporting and boosting the state’s fast-growing craft brewing industry, now a $1 billion-plus annual business. “As of 2013, Michigan ranked fifth in the nation...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584515132014-09-24T14:38:02.104-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-24T14:38:02.104-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58451513@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:38:02 MDT Harvard’s endowment grows to $36.4 billion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58450171-79/billion-endowment-harvard-36.4.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58450171-79/billion-endowment-harvard-36.4.csp">Harvard’s endowment grows to $36.4 billion</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T09:05:02.293-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 09:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cambridge, Mass. • Harvard University’s largest-in-the-nation endowment grew to $36.4 billion in the fiscal year that ended in June on a 15.4 percent return. The endowment is now approaching its record high of $36.9 billion reached in 2008 before the worldwide financial crisis cost the Ivy League school about $11 billion. Although Harvard beat internal benchmarks, the return fell below the 16.1 median gain for educational endowments tracked by Wilshire Trust. Harvard Management Co. oversees the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584501712014-09-24T09:05:02.293-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-24T09:05:02.293-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58450171@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:05:02 MDT Utah theater swings into fall with curtain-raising shows http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58416272-223/says-utah-sept-hecuba.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58416272-223/says-utah-sept-hecuba.html.csp">Utah theater swings into fall with curtain-raising shows</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ellen Fagg Weist</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T09:23:30.189-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 09:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As the fall theater season gears up, three very different shows play on Salt Lake City stages this week. At Red Butte Garden, there are outdoor performances of Euripides’ “Hecuba,” a rarely performed tragedy featuring University of Utah acting professor Sandra Shotwell as the powerhouse title character. The Sting & Honey Company opens Peter Shaffer’s “The Private Ear,” a one-act play about falling in love with an idea. And at the Capitol Theatre, the Broadway Across America — Utah series kicks ...</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> 58416272@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:23:30 MDT Miss America admits she was forced out of sorority http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58446006-68/kazantsev-sorority-america-hazing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58446006-68/kazantsev-sorority-america-hazing.html.csp">Miss America admits she was forced out of sorority</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T10:00:18.917-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 10:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Miss America Kira Kazantsev said Tuesday that she was removed from her college sorority over a letter that made light of hazing, but she denied a report that she was involved in aggressively hazing fellow students. Kazantsev said on ABC’s “Good Morning America” that she was asked to leave the Alpha Phi sorority at Hofstra University after sending an email to alumni that included what she said was a joke about making an event “scary” for pledges. The website Jezebel reported Monday, ba...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584460062014-09-23T10:00:18.917-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T10:00:18.917-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58446006@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:00:18 MDT Firelight helped stoke life as we know it http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58441632-78/bushmen-groups-human-researchers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58441632-78/bushmen-groups-human-researchers.html.csp">Firelight helped stoke life as we know it</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNIE KNOX</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T22:47:17.025-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The earliest campfires likely stoked human bonding, traditions and imagination — helping us connect and form broader societies. Firelight “mellows and also excites people. It’s intimate,” writes University of Utah anthropology professor Polly Wiessner, who studied the Kalahari Bushmen, a group of hunters and gatherers in southern Africa for about 40 years. Wiessner’s findings were published online Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Such hearthside stories, ...</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> 58441632@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:47:17 MDT Wesleyan University orders fraternities to become coed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58442549-68/campus-fraternities-organizations-wesleyan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58442549-68/campus-fraternities-organizations-wesleyan.html.csp">Wesleyan University orders fraternities to become coed</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAT EATON-ROBB</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T14:11:02.751-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 02:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Middletown, Conn. • Wesleyan University in Connecticut on Monday ordered its residential fraternities to become coeducational within the next three years. The move was announced in a letter to the university community from President Michael Roth and trustees Chairman Joshua Boger. It requires Greek organizations with houses on campus to have both male and female members and to have each gender “well represented” in their organizational leadership in order to quality for housing and the use of so...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584425492014-09-22T14:11:02.751-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T14:11:02.751-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58442549@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:11:02 MDT Name dropping: Harry Reid, NFL team and SUU http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58433060-90/reid-harry-team-center.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58433060-90/reid-harry-team-center.html.csp">Name dropping: Harry Reid, NFL team and SUU</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Thomas Burr</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-21T18:43:33.629-06:00">Updated Sep 21, 2014 06:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid won’t attend another game of the Washington football team until the owner changes its “offensive” name. And it’s not likely Reid will be invited to a game of his Southern Utah University Thunderbirds until he changes his own name. It, too, apparently is offensive. Reid, like me, is an alum of the Cedar City university. In 2011, the school honored me as the young alumnus of the year and at about the same time named its Center for Outdoor Engagement...</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> 58433060@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 18:43:33 MDT Op-ed: Restore NIH funding so it can save more Utahns’ lives http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58429473-82/nih-research-funding-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58429473-82/nih-research-funding-utah.html.csp">Op-ed: Restore NIH funding so it can save more Utahns’ lives</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Carrie L. Byington</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T17:18:01.949-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 05:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Did you know that between 1900 and 2000 the average life expectancy in the U.S. increased from 44 years to 77? Or that the five-year survival rate for childhood cancer patients with acute lymphocytic leukemia in 1960 was less than 10 percent and is now almost 90 percent? These advancements in medicine and child health are directly linked to research funded by the National Institutes of Health. As a pediatrician and researcher at the University of Utah, I can personally attest to the vital roles ...</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> 58429473@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:18:01 MDT Former University of Utah President Chase Peterson dies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58413869-78/peterson-university-president-chase.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58413869-78/peterson-university-president-chase.html.csp">Former University of Utah President Chase Peterson dies</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Peggy Fletcher Stack</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T22:46:26.39-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chase N. Peterson was most at home on a college campus. The son of a university president, Peterson spent all but seven of his 84 years enveloped in the life of the mind — as student, professor, dean, researcher, and eventually reaching his father’s stature as president. But Peterson, the former University of Utah president who died in Salt Lake City on Sunday of complications from pneumonia, also relished the physical touch of medicine. “Chase began his career as a physician,” recalled longtime...</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> 58413869@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:46:26 MDT Appeals court: Hateful poem sent to professor a form of free speech http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58417752-78/court-heineman-email-poem.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58417752-78/court-heineman-email-poem.html.csp">Appeals court: Hateful poem sent to professor a form of free speech</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T07:39:18.064-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 07:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Aaron Michael Heineman wrote a University of Utah professor a poem filled with threats and hate. On Monday, a federal appeals court found that he was well within his rights to do so, and that merely threatening to kill someone isn’t necessarily a crime. “The district court found that [Heineman] knowingly sent an email that caused the recipient to reasonably fear bodily harm,” the court wrote. “[Heineman] argues that his conviction violated the First Amendment because the court did not also find...</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> 58417752@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:39:18 MDT Utah poll troubling for Democrats, third-party candidates http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58417604-90/commission-congressional-debate-district.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58417604-90/commission-congressional-debate-district.html.csp">Utah poll troubling for Democrats, third-party candidates</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="2014-09-15T21:59:04.077-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 09:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The new Utah Debate Commission said a third-party candidate had to reach 10 percent in its poll to earn a spot in one of its televised debates. None made the cut. And a few Democrats came surprisingly close to missing out as well. The commission released the survey conducted by Lighthouse Research on Monday, and it is devastating to every political party in the state except for Republicans. The state’s dominant party has massive advantages in each of the four congressional campaigns as well as t...</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> 58417604@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:59:04 MDT Police resume search for missing Virginia student http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420356-68/police-graham-area-search.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420356-68/police-graham-area-search.html.csp">Police resume search for missing Virginia student</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T11:07:01.683-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 11:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Charolettesville, Va. • Police prepared Tuesday to adjust their search area for a missing University of Virginia student, at least the fourth young woman to go missing in the area in the past five years. Charlottesville police Capt. Gary Pleasants said authorities received a new report of a possible sighting the night 18-year-old Hannah Elizabeth Graham disappeared. He said the tip prompted officials to move the search area farther east, though he could not provide details about the possible sig...</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> 58420356@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:07:01 MDT PETA project invites University of Utah students to be chicken http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58416329-78/chicken-students-peta-project.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58416329-78/chicken-students-peta-project.html.csp">PETA project invites University of Utah students to be chicken</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T18:26:46.823-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 06:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">University of Utah students were invited to experience “natural chicken behavior” Monday — from wing-flapping to dust baths — at a virtual reality exhibit presented by peta2, the youth division of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. The “I, Chicken” project is supported by a grant from “The Simpsons” co-creator and philanthropist Sam Simon. Allowing students to become a virtual chicken can lead them to stop eating chicken, said peta2 Director Marta Holmberg in a statement. The exhibit...</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> 58416329@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:26:46 MDT Letter: U. leads the way for its hard-of-hearing fans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58406891-82/hearing-utah-communications-deaf.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58406891-82/hearing-utah-communications-deaf.html.csp">Letter: U. leads the way for its hard-of-hearing fans</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T18:38:35.574-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 06:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hearing loss is a common problem caused by aging, disease, heredity and noise. One in five people have a hearing loss and are at a disadvantage because of hearing disability. Beginning with the start of this year’s football season, the University of Utah is providing accessibility to the deaf and hard of hearing by captioning in written form public address announcements at the Rice-Eccles Stadium. We greatly appreciate the support of President David Pershing, the athletic department, the stadiu...</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> 58406891@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:38:35 MDT Porchfest: 71 bands on 35 Salt Lake City porches http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58398129-223/lake-salt-neighborhood-porches.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58398129-223/lake-salt-neighborhood-porches.html.csp">Porchfest: 71 bands on 35 Salt Lake City porches</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T01:01:03.853-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On Saturday, porches become stages; gardens become art galleries; and hundreds of local musicians and artists share their talents in the picturesque neighborhood immediately west of the University of Utah. The festivities run from 1 to 10 p.m. Admission is free. “Porchfest Salt Lake celebrates the very essence of community,” says Esther Hunter, chairwoman of the East Central Community Council that organizes the event. “It’s friends performing for friends on the front porch, children dancing on ...</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> 58398129@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:01:03 MDT University of California signs major solar deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393158-79/university-solar-deal-system.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393158-79/university-solar-deal-system.html.csp">University of California signs major solar deal</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T09:43:02.11-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 09:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • The University of California says it has made one of the largest ever solar-energy purchases by a university system in the United States. The UC system, one of the largest public university systems in the nation, says the deal will provide enough solar power to offset 60 percent of the electricity use at five of the state’s 10 campuses, as well as some university medical centers. UC electricity manager Mark Byron said Monday that a 25-year deal with San Mateo-based Frontier Renew...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583931582014-09-09T09:43:02.11-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T09:43:02.11-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393158@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:43:02 MDT