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Loveland Living Planet Aquarium is open in Draper

DRAPER, Utah — Loveland Living Planet Aquarium is welcoming guests with a brand new plaza that includes hands-on learning experiences for people of all ages. As guests move through the three areas of the plaza; curiosity, connections, and choices, they can expect to learn more about microscopic organisms and how their choices impact nature. The… Keep Reading

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High School Athletes Missing Out On Scholarships Due To Pandemic

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah – Some high school athletes are missing possible scholarship opportunities due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. With no spring season, many of them did not have a chance to prove themselves or improve their personal bests to get those scholarship offers. “It’s definitely disappointing. I’ve worked so long and so hard for this,”… Keep Reading

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Families Adapt To School At Home

It’s a job they didn’t go to college for and yet, overnight, parents became teachers for their children as Utah schools closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Teachers transferred face-to-face learning to an online format and parents juggled their own workspaces and schedules to accommodate school at home. “I’m grateful for these teachers because this… Keep Reading

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Public education budget recommendations: 4% boost to per-student funding, $100 million for teacher retention

SALT LAKE CITY — The value of the weighted pupil unit, the basic building block of public education funding in Utah, would be boosted 4% under the latest recommendations of the Utah Legislature’s Public Education Appropriations Subcommittee. That’s slightly less than the 4.5% increase recommended by Gov. Gary Herbert and the 6% request by school… Keep Reading

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Social media rules: How to make sure you are not being creepy online

SALT LAKE CITY — Accepting a Facebook friend request from your boss, following a student on Instagram, liking photos from your co-worker’s beach vacation and connecting with your therapist on Twitter are all things that might seem appropriate, depending on your relationship and how you use social media. But in some cases, these actions can… Keep Reading

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Roseman University of Health Sciences Hosting Future of Medicine Symposium, Oct. 24

Roseman University of Health Sciences, celebrating 20 years, is sponsoring a special symposium on the “Future of Medicine” featuring some of the best and brightest thinkers in healthcare and education. Hope you can join us on Thursday, October 24 at Roseman University, 8:30am – 12noon. The program serves as a springboard for Roseman University’s plans… Keep Reading